What is ugslmd.exe?

The genuine ugslmd.exe file is a software component of NX series software by Siemens PLM Software.
The file "ugslmd.exe" is the Windows executable for Product Lifetime Management (PLM) software licensing of all NX program versions. NX is a CAD/CAM/CAE imaging program, originally developed by Unigraphics and later by the developer Siemens PLM Software. Siemens PLM software is an innovative technological company focused on CAD/CAM/CAE software and is part of the Siemens Industry Automation division of the Siemens Company.

UGsLMD stands for UniGraphics Licensing Management Daemon

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the ugslmd.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Ugslmd.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with ugslmd
Ugslmd.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Licensing Component or UGS NX 5.0 belongs to software UGSLicensing or Siemens PLM License Server or UGS NX by Ihr Firmenname or Siemens PLM Software.

Description: Ugslmd.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ugslmd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 643,072 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 680,960 bytes, 1,161,216 bytes or 1,396,736 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. There is no description of the program. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with ugslmd.exe, you can look for help [1][2] from the software company UGS, update [1][2] the program to the latest version or uninstall UGSLicensing or Siemens PLM License Server from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ugslmd.exe. Therefore, you should check the ugslmd.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving ugslmd issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ugslmd. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the ugslmd.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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