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What does the cdslmd.exe file do?

The cdslmd.exe process is also known as cdslmd.exe and is a part of Cadence License Manager. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of cdslmd.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about cdslmd.exe cdslmd.exe

cdslmd.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file cdslmd.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,306,048 bytes (50% of all these files), 3,028,992 bytes, 1,564,672 bytes or, as the case may be, 6,049,280 bytes.
This file contains no information about the producer or the version. This cdslmd.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Cdslmd.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 52% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves cdslmd.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about cdslmd?

License Manager for Orcad
Marc Isherwood
This program is the licensing daemon used by Cadence Design Systems
Cadense License Manager Deamon
Part of OrCAD installation. Cadence License Manager
Cadence license deamon

Summary: 7 users judge cdslmd.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall Cadence License Manager

To remove cdslmd.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Cadence License Manager in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if cdslmd.exe (cdslmd.exe) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of cdslmd.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for cdslmd.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or cdslmd.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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