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Should I remove Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package?

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 #1,490
United States Rank #877
Reach 0.5394%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.60 days
224.24 days >
Average installed length: 117.82 days

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Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package

What is Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package?  (from Microsoft)

Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider (Base CSP) allows smart card vendors to more easily enable their smart cards on Windows with a lightweight proprietary card module instead of a full proprietary CSP.

Overview

Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package is a program developed by Microsoft. The main program executable is spuninst.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 1.48 MB (1,551,775 bytes). update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 70% of users of Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\windows\ie8\spuninst
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\$NtUninstallbasecsp$\spuninst\spuninst.exe"
Estimated size: 1.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package

Program executable:spuninst.exe
Name:Windows Service Pack Uninstall
Path:C:\windows\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe
MD5:ad8ef61af3b6654899bea533ac7f6d9e
Additional files:
  • updspapi.dll - Windows Servicing Setup API
  • iecustom.dll - Windows® Internet Explorer (Internet Explorer Setup DLL)
  • rasmans.dll - Remote Access Connection Manager
  • spcustom.dll - Microsoft Update Custom Component Locator
  • spmsg.dll - Service Pack Messages
  • update.exe - Windows Service Pack Setup

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  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 Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package, 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 Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 97%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,490

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 98.41%
Windows 7 1.26%
Windows Server 2003 0.17%
Windows Vista 0.09%
Windows 8 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 98.48%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.65%
Windows 7 Professional 0.44%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 0.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.40%
  United Kingdom 6.52%
  Canada 4.73%
  Australia 2.56%
  Israel 1.60%
  Sweden 1.16%
  Finland 0.99%
  Romania 0.98%
  Croatia 0.95%
  India 0.60%
  New Zealand 0.55%
  Estonia 0.48%
  RS 0.45%
  South Africa 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 48.05%
Intel 12.12%
American Megatrends 9.17%
Hewlett-Packard 9.13%
GIGABYTE 9.09%
Sahara 5.95%
Acer 2.43%
Toshiba 2.18%
ASUS 1.30%
Samsung 0.59%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 4.16%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 4.16%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 3.98%
Dell Dell DM051 3.29%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 3.25%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 2.99%

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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