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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,854
United States Rank #9,209
Reach 0.0492%
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Versions

VersionDistribution
4.0 100.00%

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EMET 4.0

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: www.microsoft.com/emet
Help link: social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/emet/threads
Installation folder: C:\windows\apppatch\apppatch64
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1F7019BB-1C9A-4E54-9B59-1744629E63B1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.16 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EMET 4.0

Program executable:_993836BC7820C5AFA8B802.exe
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{1F7019BB-1C9A-4E54-9B59-1744629E63B1}\_993836BC7820C5AFA8B802.exe
MD5:af25bf36255ca27a88a0e6b353083d0a
Additional files:
  • emet64.dll - EMET SHIM
  • emet.dll

How do I remove EMET?

Quickly and completely remove EMET 4.0 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 4.0, 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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,854

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.57%
Windows 8 29.82%
Windows XP 4.09%
Windows Vista 3.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.24%
Windows 7 Professional 16.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.45%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 5.85%
Windows 8 Pro 5.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.04%
  Japan 12.29%
  Germany 10.06%
  Netherlands 5.03%
  Canada 3.35%
  Italy 2.79%
  Belgium 1.68%
  France 1.68%
  United Kingdom 1.68%
  New Zealand 1.68%
  Brazil 1.12%
  Poland 1.12%
  Russia 1.12%
  Taiwan 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.90%
Dell 16.79%
ASUS 11.45%
Toshiba 7.63%
Lenovo 7.63%
Acer 6.11%
Sony 5.34%
GIGABYTE 4.58%
Samsung 4.58%
NEC 3.05%
Intel 3.05%
American Megatrends 2.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.88%
BIOSTAR Group NF61D-A2 1.44%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.44%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.44%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.44%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 1.44%

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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