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Should I remove VMware vCenter Inventory Service?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.5.0.46876 12.50%
5.5.0.43013 12.50%
5.5.0.41927 12.50%
5.5.0.41218 12.50%
5.5.0.40799 12.50%
5.5.0.38845 12.50%
5.1.0.37189 12.50%
5.1.0.33762 12.50%

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VMware vCenter Inventory Service

Overview

VMware vCenter Inventory Service is a software program developed by VMware. The most common release is 5.5.0.46876, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 79 files and is usually about 1.08 MB (1,130,219 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 76% of users of VMware vCenter Inventory Service come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Kuwait.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vmware.com
Help link: www.vmware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{28D9C95C-F311-4368-A2FF-FFDF4D5BC8E4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VMware vCenter Inventory Service

  • vdcrepadmin.exe - VMware Directory Replication Admin Tool
  • deployPkg.dll - VMware Virtual Image Editing Framework (VMware Deployment Package Library)
  • vdcsetupldu.exe - VMware Directory SetupLDU Tool
  • vlicheck64.dll - VMware License Infrastructure (VMware License Verification)
  • vmlicense.dll - VMware License Library
  • vdcbackup.exe - VMware Directory Backup Tool
  • libvmdirclient.dll - VMware Directory Client DLL
  • vdcadmintool.exe - VMware Directory Admin Tool
  • vdccleanup.exe - VMware Directory Promo Tool (VMware Directory Cleanup Tool)
  • vdcmerge.exe - VMware Directory Merge Tool
  • vdcpromo.exe
  • vdcsplit.exe - VMware Directory Split Tool
  • vmdird.exe - VMware Directory Service
  • libvmkdcclient.dll - VMware KDC Client DLL
  • vmkdc_admin.exe - VMware KDC Admin Tool
  • jwinauth.dll - VMware VirtualCenter
  • pbmtypes.dll - VMware PBM API Types Library
  • smstypes.dll - VMware SMS API Types Library
  • types.dll - VMware VI API Types Library
  • vmacore.dll - Application Framework
  • vmomi.dll - Communications Subsystem
  • vpx-ilo.dll - vpxd ilo library
  • vpx-ipmi.dll - vpxd ipmi library
  • vmkdcd.exe - VMWare KDC Service (VMware KDC Service)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • vmdird.exe runs as a service named 'VMware Directory Service' (VMWareDirectoryService) "VMware Directory Service".
  • vmkdcd.exe runs as a service named 'VMware Kdc Service' (VMwareKdcService) "VMware Kdc Service".

How do I remove VMware vCenter Inventory Service?

Quickly and completely remove VMware vCenter Inventory Service from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VMware vCenter Inventory Service from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VMware vCenter Inventory Service, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove VMware vCenter Inventory Service.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 10 38%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 37.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 37.50%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 37.50%
Windows Server 2008 R2 En... 12.50%
Windows Server 2008 R2 Da... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.47%
  Spain 11.76%
  Kuwait 5.88%
  China 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 87.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 75.00%
INTEL DP43TF 12.50%
HP ProLiant DL380 G7 12.50%

About VMware

VMware provides virtualization platform products that include a player that enables users to run virtual machines on their desktops as well as Workstation for software developers and IT professionals, Server, which enables virtual partitioning of a server, Virtual SMP that enables a virtual machine to use four physical processors simultaneously and VMFS, which allows multiple ESX Servers to share block-based storage.
Publisher URL: www.vmware.com

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