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Should I remove EMET?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,570
United States Rank #3,123
Reach 0.1335%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.72 days
699.60 days >
Average installed length: 367.58 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.0 78.58%
2.1.0 4.49%
2.0.0.3 14.32%
2.0.0.2 1.50%
2.0.0.1 0.43%
2.0.0 0.69%

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EMET

What is EMET?

The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a utility that helps prevent vulnerabilities in software from being successfully exploited. EMET achieves this by using security mitigation technologies. These technologies function as special protections and obstacles that an exploit author must defeat to exploit software vulnerabilities. These security mitigation technologies do not guarantee that vulnerabilities cannot be exploited. However, they work to make exploitation as difficult to perform as possible. In many instances, a fully-functional exploit that can bypass EMET may never be dev

About  (from Microsoft)

EMET is designed to work with any software, regardless of when it was written or by whom it was written. This includes software that is developed by Microsoft and software that is developed by other vendors. However, you should be aware that some software may be incompatible with EMET. On Windows XP and Windows Server ...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/kb/2458544
Help link: social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/emet/threads
Installation folder: C:\windows\apppatch
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DE7A5DDF-47B3-42FF-A082-E158DEA37392}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.03 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EMET

Program module:emet.dll
EMET Shim
Path:C:\windows\apppatch\emet.dll
MD5:fa9e1e5b1ef65132cfcd33eeeb02944e
Additional files:
  • emet64.dll - EMET Shim

How do I remove EMET?

Quickly and completely remove EMET from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall EMET 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 EMET, 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 EMET.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,570
 
REACH
~0.13%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.02%
Windows Vista 9.62%
Windows XP 7.22%
Windows 8 6.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.98%
Windows 7 Professional 14.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.77%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.11%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.44%
  Germany 10.39%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  United Kingdom 2.30%
  Canada 2.26%
  Australia 1.94%
  Finland 1.51%
  Czech Republic 1.31%
  Japan 1.11%
  Austria 1.07%
  Spain 1.03%
  Brazil 0.99%
  Italy 0.87%
  Belgium 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.02%
Hewlett-Packard 27.42%
Acer 11.98%
GIGABYTE 8.34%
Toshiba 5.75%
Intel 4.03%
ASUS 3.93%
Samsung 2.49%
American Megatrends 1.44%
Lenovo 1.34%
Medion 1.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.10%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.24%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.37%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.37%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.37%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.15%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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