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Should I remove PowerBroker Endpoint Protection Platform for Desktops?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.4.3527 25.00%
8.0.2.3499 25.00%
7.0.3.3460 25.00%
7.0.2.3411 25.00%

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PowerBroker Endpoint Protection Platform for Desktops

Overview

PowerBroker Endpoint Protection Platform for Desktops is a software program developed by BeyondTrust Software. The most common release is 8.0.4.3527, 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 105 files. The installed file cpupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 78% of users of PowerBroker Endpoint Protection Platform for Desktops come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.eEye.com/Blink
Help link: www.eEye.com/Support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\beyondtrust\powerbrokerepp
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2AA5B60C-A775-416A-9867-4C0DF3450C30}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerBroker Endpoint Protection Platform for Desktops

  • avfltlib.dll - Blink (avfltlib Dll)
  • avupdatehandler.dll - Anti-Virus Update Handler DLL
  • bfp.dll - Blink Support DLL
  • blink.exe
  • blinkavscan.exe - Blink Anti-Virus Scanner
  • blinkdatahandler.dll - Blink Data Handler DLL
  • blinkdll.dll - blinkdll Dynamic Link Library
  • blinkevt.dll - Blink Event Handler DLL
  • blinkfix.exe - BlinkFix Application
  • blinkres.dll - PowerBroker EPP Resource DLL
  • blinkrm.exe - Blink Resource Manager
  • blinkrmps.dll - BLINKRMPS Dynamic Link Library
  • blinkrptgen.dll - Blink Report Generator DLL
  • blinkshlext.dll - Blink Shell Extension
  • blinkshlext64.dll
  • blinksvc.exe - Blink engine service
  • blinksvcps.dll - blinksvc Dynamic Link Library
  • blinkutl.dll - Blink Utility DLL
  • core.dll - eEye Core Dynamic Link Library
  • cpupdate.exe - CPUpdate Application
  • eeyeinthst.dll - eEye Script Host
  • ehlblink.dll - Blink AppBus Log Handler
  • iemimefilter.dll - eEye Digital IE plug-in
  • installdrivers.exe
  • scanhdl.dll - Scanner Handler
  • scheduler.dll - Blink Scheduler
  • auditdns.dll
  • auditfile.dll
  • auditftp.dll
  • auditgeneral.dll
  • audithardware.dll
  • audithotfix.dll
  • audithttp.dll
  • auditimap.dll
  • auditldap.dll
  • auditnetbios.dll
  • auditnfs.dll
  • auditnntp.dll
  • auditoracle.dll
  • auditpop.dll
  • auditport.dll
  • auditregistry.dll
  • auditrpc.dll
  • auditsmtp.dll
  • auditsnmp.dll
  • auditsql.dll
  • auditssh.dll
  • audittelnet.dll
  • auditvmdisk.dll
  • auditx.dll
  • librpc.dll
  • osd_nmap.dll
  • rattrapapi.dll
  • retapi.dll
  • retaws.dll
  • retcfg.dll
  • retcore.dll
  • retdrv.dll
  • retesx.dll
  • retrpc.dll
  • retsmb.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • blinkshlext64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Scan With PowerBroker EPP' with a class of {18C0CEFE-16BF-4B9E-8639-51671E8B2891}.
  • blinkshlext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Scan With PowerBroker EPP' with a class of {18C0CEFE-16BF-4B9E-8639-51671E8B2891}.
2 Services
  • blinksvc.exe runs as a service named 'BeyondTrust PowerBroker EPP Engine' (blinksvc) "Provides services for BeyondTrust PowerBroker EPP protection".
  • blinkrm.exe runs as a service named 'BeyondTrust PowerBroker EPP Rule Manager' (BlinkRM) "Provide rule management service to BeyondTrust PowerBroker EPP.".

How do I remove PowerBroker Endpoint Protection Platform for Desktops?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8 25%
 
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 75.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 25.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Netherlands 11.11%
  Canada 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 75.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Common models
HP 630 Notebook PC 25.00%
Dell OptiPlex 960 25.00%
Dell OptiPlex 780 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 530 25.00%

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