• 2018
  • 11/09/2017
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Using Intel® Software Manager

Intel® Software Manager installs automatically with your Intel® Software Development Products in the following default locations, based on system settings and user privilege:
  • Windows* OS:
    • 32-bit:
      C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\Intel Software Manager
    • 64-bit:
      C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Intel\Intel Software Manager
    On Windows* OS, the Intel Software Manager loads automatically on system startup and product launches.
  • Linux* OS:
    Intel® Software Manager supports Linux* OS systems running on IA-32 architecture or Intel® 64 architecture.
    • Root (
      ) users:
    • Non-root users:
  • macOS*:
    • Root
    • Non-root users:
See the sections below for details on using Intel® Software Manager:

Product and Performance Information


Intel's compilers may or may not optimize to the same degree for non-Intel microprocessors for optimizations that are not unique to Intel microprocessors. These optimizations include SSE2, SSE3, and SSSE3 instruction sets and other optimizations. Intel does not guarantee the availability, functionality, or effectiveness of any optimization on microprocessors not manufactured by Intel. Microprocessor-dependent optimizations in this product are intended for use with Intel microprocessors. Certain optimizations not specific to Intel microarchitecture are reserved for Intel microprocessors. Please refer to the applicable product User and Reference Guides for more information regarding the specific instruction sets covered by this notice.

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