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Should I remove GuardianEdge Drive Encryption Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
9.5.3 SP4 20.00%
9.5.3 20.00%
9.5.1 60.00%

Typically installed together

GuardianEdge Drive Encryption Client

Overview

GuardianEdge Drive Encryption Client is a software program developed by GuardianEdge Technologies. The most common release is 9.5.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 82.76 MB (86,779,162 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.guardianedge.com
Help link: www.guardianedge.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GuardianEdge\GuardianEdge Clients\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{EC901028-585B-4277-9FCD-2B3272C290EA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 82.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GuardianEdge Drive Encryption Client

  • EPCL.dll - Encryption Plus Cryptographic Module (Encryption Library)
  • EPCL32.dll - Encryption library
  • AuthMaxWrapper.dll - GuardianEdge Removable Storage
  • CertLib.dll
  • EACommunicatorRSExt.dll - EAFRCliA Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSCliDBWrapper.dll - EARSCliDBWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • GECommunication.dll - GuardianEdge Common Component (GECommunication Dynamic Link Library)
  • EACCL.dll - GuardianEdge Component (EACCL Dynamic Link Library)
  • EACommunicator.dll - GuardianEdge Framework (EAFRCliADSIComm Dynamic Link Library)
  • EACommunicatorFrmExt.dll - EAFRCliADSICommFrmExt Dynamic Link Library
  • EACommunicatorHDExt.dll - GuardianEdge Hard Disk (EAFRCliADSICommHDExt Dynamic Link Library)
  • EACommunicatorSrv.exe - EACommunicatorSrv Application
  • EACommunicatorSrvPS.dll - EACommunicatorSrvPS
  • EAECC.dll - EAECC Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliDB.dll - EAFRCliDB Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliDefrag.exe - EAFRCliDefrag Application
  • EAFRCliManager.exe - Provides GuardianEdge services for the Client Console.
  • EAFRCliMgr.dll - EAFRCliMgr Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliNP.dll - EAFRCliNP Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliPwdUser.dll
  • EAFRCliSso.dll - EAFRCliSso Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFrCliStringRes.dll - EAFrCliStringRes Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliUserManagement.dll - EAFRCliUserManagement Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliWinGUI.dll
  • EAFREventLog.dll - EAFREventLog Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFREventLogMsg.dll - EAMsgRes Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFrmInitialSettings.dll - EAFrmInitialSettings Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliAutologon.dll - EAHDCliAutologon Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliDBWrapper.dll - EAHDCliDBWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliDumpFS.dll - EAHDCliDumpFS Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliEAFS.dll - EAHDCliEAFS Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliEncrypt.dll - EAHDCliEncrypt Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliEncryptServer.dll - EAHDCliEncryptServer Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliPwdUser.dll - EAHDCliPwdUser Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliSSO.dll - EAHDCliSso Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHdCliStringRes.dll - EAHdCliStringRes Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliXlat.dll - EAHDCliXlat Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDEventLogMove.dll - EAHDEventLogMove Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDEventLogMsg.dll - EAHDEventLogMsg Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDInitialSettings.dll - EAHDInitialSettings Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHook.dll - EAHook Dynamic Link Library
  • EAPolicySync.dll - EAPolicySync Dynamic Link Library
  • EAUnregisterUsers.dll - EAUnregisterUsers Dynamic Link Library
  • FDE.dll - FDE Dynamic Link Library
  • GECad.exe
  • EACaseConverter.dll - GuardianEdge (EACaseConverter Dynamic Link Library)
  • EAFRCliManagerPS.dll - EAFRCliManagerPS Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • EAFRCliManager.exe runs as a service named 'EAFRCliManager' (EAFRCliManager) "Provides GuardianEdge services for the Client Console.".

How do I remove GuardianEdge Drive Encryption Client?

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Or, you can uninstall GuardianEdge Drive Encryption Client 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 GuardianEdge Drive Encryption Client, 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 GuardianEdge Drive Encryption Client.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 30%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows XP 30.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 30.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Common models
HP ProBook 6560b 10.00%
Dell OptiPlex 780 10.00%
Dell Latitude E5520 10.00%
Dell Latitude D630 10.00%
Dell Vostro 3550 10.00%
Dell Latitude E6410 10.00%

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