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Vernier NI 2010 Installer


Vernier NI 2010 Installer is a software program developed by Vernier Software & Technology. 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 71 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 87% of users of Vernier NI 2010 Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Slovakia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vernier.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\National Instruments\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A1CBF858-E048-4A38-82C8-7F2F77187149}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Vernier NI 2010 Installer

  • EWBCOMCtrl.dll (by National Instruments) - Assistants (EWB COMControls)
  • MAXComputerID.exe (by National Instruments) - SCS_MAX_COMPUTER_ID (MAX Computer Identification Tool)
  • mswUI.dll - AF_MSWUI (AF_mswUI)
  • mxMax.dll - SCS_MX_PROVIDER_FRAMEWORK (MAX Provider framework)
  • mxReportUI.dll - SCS_MAX_REPORTGEN_UI (MAX Report Generation UI)
  • mxRmCfgG.dll - LabVIEW RT Install Software wizard
  • mxs.dll - SCS_MXS_LIBRARY (MXS storage library bridge)
  • mxsdb.dll - SCS_MXS_DATABASE (MXS internal database implementation)
  • mxsin.dll - SCS_MXS_IN (MXS in-process transaction layer)
  • mxsmsxml.dll - SCS_MXS_MSXML (MXS storage from XML loader helper)
  • mxsout.dll - SCS_MXS_OUT (MXS out-of-process client)
  • mxssvr.dll - SCS_MXS_SERVER (MXS connection server)
  • mxsutils.dll - SCS_MXS_UTILS (MXS storage utility functions)
  • mxsxport.dll - SCS_MXS_EXPORT (MXS legacy configuration)
  • mxwOTask.dll - AF_OUTTASK (AF_OutTask)
  • mxwRCCHS.dll - AF_MXWRC (Assistant Framework Resource File)
  • mxwRCDEU.dll
  • mxwRCENG.dll
  • mxwRCFRA.dll
  • mxwRCJPN.dll
  • mxwRCKOR.dll
  • mxwTask.dll - AF_MXWTASK (AF_mxwTask)
  • NiAsstnt.exe - AF_NIASSISTANT (AF_NiAssistant)
  • nicont.dll - NI ActiveX Container
  • nicontdt.dll - NI ActiveX Container Design Time
  • NIMax.exe - SCS_MAX_LAUNCH (Measurement & Automation Explorer)
  • NIMaxImp.dll - SCS_MAX_IMPL (MAX stub implementation)
  • NIMaxRes.dll - SCS_MAX_RSRC (MAX UI resources)
  • NIMaxResChs.dll
  • NIMaxResDeu.dll
  • NIMaxResFra.dll
  • NIMaxResJpn.dll
  • NIMaxResKor.dll
  • NIMaxUI.dll - SCS_MAX_UI (Measurement & Automation Explorer UI implementation)
  • NiMxCtrl.dll - SCS_MX_ACTIVEX_CONTROL (MAX ActiveX control)
  • nimxs.exe - NIPALSM (NI-PAL Service Manager)
  • nimxsimp.dll - SCS_MXS_IMPL (MXS offline stub implementation)
  • nimxsMessage.dll - SCS_MXS_MESSAGE (MXS event messages)
  • nimxsoffline.exe - SCS_MXS_OFFLINE (MXS offline server)
  • nipxi_sysapi_expert.dll - NIPXI_SYSAPI_EXPERT (NI-PXI Expert for System API)
  • NIVisSvr.exe - NIVISSVR (NI Vision Remote Server)
  • rtInsRes.dll - SCS_PROVIDER_RTWIZ_RSRC (Remote Systems RT wizard resources)
  • CIntVIServer.dll - National Instruments C Interface to LabVIEW VI Server (C Interface to LabVIEW VI Server)
  • cwdss.exe - CWDSS (National Instruments DataSocket Server)
  • cwdssmgr.exe - MeasurementStudio (DataSocket Server Manager)
  • DNCInterface.dll
  • DNCInterface85.dll
  • InstallValidator.exe - Install Validator (Install Validator for National Instruments Software)
  • logosbrw.dll - National Instruments Logos (Part of Logos)
  • lvanlys.dll - LabVIEW (AAL for Win32)
  • lvblas.dll - LVBLAS for Win32
  • lvjpeg.dll
  • lvpng.dll
  • lvrt.dll - National Instruments LabVIEW Run-Time Engine (LabVIEW 8.5.1f5 Run-Time Engine)
  • LVSceneGraph.dll
  • mesa.dll - MESAGL32.DLL (mesa32 3D Graphics Library)
  • NationalInstruments.LabVIEW.dll
  • NationalInstruments.LabVIEW85.dll
  • NationalInstruments.RecipeProcessor.dll - Measurement Studio 8.0 Beta (National Instruments Assistant Recipe Processor)
  • NIAutoPlaySuppress.dll - NI AutoPlay Suppress (COM server DLL that suppresses AutoPlay on Vista.)
  • nipie2.exe - National Instruments UM Satellite (WinNestInst)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • nimxs.exe runs as a service named 'NI Configuration Manager' (mxssvr) "Manages National Instruments configuration data. If this service is stopped, some NI programs and hardware will not function properly.".

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  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 Vernier NI 2010 Installer, 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 Vernier NI 2010 Installer.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 43%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.67%
  Taiwan 6.67%
  Slovakia 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Acer 28.57%
Lenovo 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
LENOVO 34483W4 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 16.67%
Dell Inspiron N5010 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 7720 16.67%
ASUSTeK K55VD 16.67%
Acer Aspire E1-571 16.67%


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