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Should I remove Symantec Security Information Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 14.29% 14.29% 28.57% 14.29% 14.29% 14.29%

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Symantec Security Information Manager

What is Symantec Security Information Manager?  (from Symantec)

Symantec Security Information Manager is a comprehensive SIEM solution, offering enterprise wide log collection, management and retention, enabling organizations to centralize and analyze large amounts of diverse log data. Our industry-leading correlation engine brings together organizational data, security event infor...  Read more


Symantec Security Information Manager is a program developed by Symantec. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is Security Information Manager.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 48.37 MB (50,714,470 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of Symantec Security Information Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Security Information Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Symantec\Security Information Manager\Uninstall_Symantec Security Information Manager\Uninstall Symantec Security Information Manage
Estimated size: 48.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Security Information Manager

Program executable:Security Information Manager.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Symantec\Security Information Manager\Security Information Manager.exe
  • Security Information Manager.exe (by Flexera Software) - InstallAnywhere (LaunchAnywhere)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Security Information Manager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7B83786F-B45E-4144-88E6-FD64621B8EA3}' (runs on registration).
  • Security Information Manager.exe runs as a service named 'LexiCom' (LexiCom) "CLEO Secure File Transfer".

How do I remove Symantec Security Information Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Symantec Security Information Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Symantec Security Information Manager 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 Security Information Manager, 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 Security Information Manager.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

69.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.23%
  Thailand 15.38%
  Hong Kong 7.69%
  JO 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 33.33%
Compaq 16.67%
Intel 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 14.29%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 14.29%
ASUSTeK K42JE 14.29%
LENOVO 2306A77 14.29%
LENOVO 10A7000QUS 14.29%
HP Compaq dc7100 SFF(DX87... 14.29%

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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