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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,491
United States Rank #19,753
Reach 0.0059%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.53 days
635.18 days >
Average installed length: 333.74 days


8.2.1 MP9HF2 1.20%
8.2.1 MP8 2.41%
8.2.1 MP7 4.82%
8.2.1 MP6 6.02%
8.2.1 MP5 2.41%
8.2.1 MP4 2.41%
8.2.1 MP3 15.66%
8.2.1 MP2 15.66%
8.2.1 MP16 1.20%
8.2.1 MP13 1.20%
8.2.1 MP10 1.20%
8.2.1 MP1 4.82%
8.2.1 1.20%
8.2.0 MP2HF3 2.41%
8.2.0 MP2HF1 1.20%
8.2.0 MP2 4.82%
8.2.0 MP1HF2 2.41%
8.2.0 MP1HF1 3.61%
8.2.0 MP1 6.02%
8.2.0 6.02%
8.0.1 8.43%
7.0.8 2.41%
7.0.7 1.20%
7.0.3 1.20%

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Symantec Endpoint Encryption Framework Client

What is Symantec Endpoint Encryption Framework Client?  (from Symantec)

Symantec Endpoint Encryption software provides advanced data encryption and file encryption for desktops, laptops, and removable storage devices. It offers scalable, enterprise-wide security that prevents unauthorized access by using strong access control and powerful encryption. Symantec Endpoint Encryption provides a...  Read more


Symantec Endpoint Encryption Framework Client is a program developed by Symantec. The most used version is 8.2.1 mp3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 87 files and is usually about 117.85 KB (120,683 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 64% of users of Symantec Endpoint Encryption Framework Client come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: service.symantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Encryption Clients\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7EDD1CCA-F75D-4DB2-A958-B2E83C840EAF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 117.85 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Endpoint Encryption Framework Client

  • AuthMaxWrapper.dll - SEE Removable Storage Edition
  • CertLib.dll
  • EACommunicatorRSExt.dll - EAFRCliA Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSCliDBWrapper.dll - EARSCliDBWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSCliPwdUser.dll - EARSCliPwdUser Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSCliStringRes.dll
  • EARSEventLogMsg.dll - EARSEventLogMsg Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSInitialSettings.dll - EARSInitialSettings Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSPolicySyncExt.dll - EARSPolicySyncExt Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSWlNotify.dll - Storage Login Notifier
  • EACaseConverter.dll - Symantec Endpoint Encryption (EACaseConverter Dynamic Link Library)
  • EAFrCliStringRes.dll - EAFrCliStringRes Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHdCliStringRes.dll - EAHdCliStringRes Dynamic Link Library
  • GECommunication.dll - GECommunication Dynamic Link Library
  • EACCL.dll - SEE Component (EACCL Dynamic Link Library)
  • EACommunicator.dll - SEE Framework (EAFRCliADSIComm Dynamic Link Library)
  • EACommunicatorFrmExt.dll - EAFRCliADSICommFrmExt Dynamic Link Library
  • EACommunicatorHDExt.dll - SEE Full 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 SEE 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
  • 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
  • EAHDCliPwdUserSSOsynch.dll
  • EAHDCliSSO.dll - EAHDCliSso 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
  • GENovell.dll - GENovell Dynamic Link Library
  • GENovellLogonExt.dll
  • GENovellNP.dll - GENovellNP Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliManagerPS.dll - SEE (EAFRCliManagerPS Dynamic Link Library)
  • cdcc.dll
  • eaapi.dll - EAAPI
  • eabackendmanager.dll
  • eaclienthelper.dll
  • eaclientlib.dll
  • eadebug.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • EAFRCliManager.exe runs as a service named 'EAFRCliManager' (EAFRCliManager) "Provides SEE services for the Client Console.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • eafrclistart.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EAFRCliStart' which loads as C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Encryption Clients\Client Console\EAFRCliStart.exe /p.

How do I remove Symantec Endpoint Encryption Framework Client?

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Or, you can uninstall Symantec Endpoint Encryption Framework 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 Symantec Endpoint Encryption Framework 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 Symantec Endpoint Encryption Framework Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win 8 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.36%
Windows XP 8.43%
Windows 8 1.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 57.83%
Windows 7 Professional 28.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.20%
Windows 8 Pro 1.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.72%
  United Kingdom 5.31%
  India 4.42%
  France 4.42%
  Norway 1.77%
  Sweden 1.77%
  Netherlands 1.77%
  Finland 1.77%
  Malaysia 1.77%
  Germany 1.77%
  Australia 0.88%
  DK 0.88%
  Mexico 0.88%
  New Zealand 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 59.26%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Lenovo 18.52%
Toshiba 3.70%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 4.82%
Dell Latitude E5430 vPro 3.61%
Dell Latitude E7240 3.61%
Dell Latitude E6230 3.61%
Dell Latitude E6510 2.41%

About Symantec

Symantec developers security software for business and consumers and helps customers protect their computers, information, identities and infrastructure by delivering software and services that address risks to security with various products such as Norton AntiVirus, Internet security, and anti-spyware products e.
Publisher URL: www.symantec.com


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