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Should I remove VIP Access?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,814
United States Rank #5,902
Reach 0.0718%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.86 days
186.31 days >
Average installed length: 97.89 days


VersionDistribution 88.66% 11.34%

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VIP Access

What is VIP Access?

This program is the Symantec Validation and ID Protection Service (VIP) Access Software Development Kit (SDK) software for supported notebook models running a supported operating system. This package provides middleware which, when used with HP SimplePass software, enables One-Time Password (OTP) authentication on selected web sites using the Intel Management Engine.

About  (from Symantec)

Symantec Validation and ID Protection Service is a leading cloud-based strong authentication service that enables enterprises to secure access to networks and applications while preventing access by malicious unauthorized attackers. A unified solution providing both two-factor and risk-based token-less authentication, ...  Read more
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\VIP Access Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{97C89A11-9AD7-49CE-9F90-54BF075623CE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 25.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VIP Access

  • Lue.dll - Symantec LiveUpdate Technologies (Symantec LiveUpdate Engine)
  • ccL100U.dll - Symantec Security Technologies (Symantec Library)
  • LiveUpdateUI.exe - VIP Access (Symantec LiveUpdateUI App)
  • LiveUpdateUIDEU.dll
  • LiveUpdateUIELL.dll
  • LiveUpdateUIESP.dll
  • LiveUpdateUIFRA.dll
  • LiveUpdateUIITA.dll
  • LiveUpdateUIJPN.dll
  • LiveUpdateUIPTB.dll
  • VIPAddOnForIE.dll - Symantec VIP Access Add-On
  • VIPAppService.exe - Symantec VIPAppService
  • VIPUIManager.exe - Symantec VIP Access
  • VIPUIManagerDEU.dll
  • VIPUIManagerELL.dll
  • VIPUIManagerESP.dll
  • VIPUIManagerFRA.dll
  • VIPUIManagerITA.dll
  • VIPUIManagerJPN.dll
  • VIPUIManagerPTB.dll
  • WhiteList.exe - Symantec WhiteList App
  • JSON.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • VIPAddOnForIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Symantec VIP Access Add-On' with the class of {C63CD127-A1CB-4D49-A4F7-D6F88A917BE6} (IEPlugin).
  • VIPAppService.exe runs as a service named 'VIPAppService' (VIPAppService) "VIP Service".

How do I remove VIP Access?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by VIP Access you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.04%
Windows 8 9.72%
Windows Vista 2.43%
Windows XP 0.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.25%
Windows 8 Pro 4.86%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.60%
  Japan 5.73%
  Germany 4.14%
  United Kingdom 3.82%
  Canada 3.50%
  Israel 2.23%
  Taiwan 1.91%
  France 1.59%
  Australia 1.27%
  Switzerland 0.96%
  India 0.96%
  Sweden 0.96%
  United Arab Emirates 0.64%
  Argentina 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 43.42%
Hewlett-Packard 36.40%
Dell 8.77%
Sony 7.46%
Acer 1.75%
Toshiba 0.88%
ASUS 0.44%
Gateway 0.44%
Common models
LENOVO 4239CTO 3.39%
LENOVO 4177CTO 1.27%
LENOVO 11433FU 1.27%
Hewlett-Packard 27-1054 1.27%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1216 1.27%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1241 1.27%

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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