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Should I remove Windows Rights Management Client Backwards Compatibility SP2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,312
United States Rank #6,125
Reach 0.0670%

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.2.95 36.49%
5.2.70 63.40%
5.2.60 0.11%

Typically installed together

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Windows Rights Management Client Backwards Compatibility SP2

What is Windows Rights Management Client Backwards Compatibility SP2?

The Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services (RMS) Client Service Pack 2 is required for your computer to run applications that provide functionality based on Windows RMS technologies.

About  (from Microsoft)

Installing this client places software on your computer that allows RMS-aware applications to work with Rights Management Services (RMS) to provide licenses for publishing and consuming RMS-protected information. If you have a previous version of the RMS Client installed on your computer, installing this Client will re...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 5.2.70, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.microsoft.com?kbid=917275
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{EC905264-BCFE-423B-9C42-C3A106266790}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Windows Rights Management Client Backwards Compatibility SP2?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Rights Management Client Backwards Compatibility SP2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows Rights Management Client Backwards Compatibility SP2 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 Windows Rights Management Client Backwards Compatibility SP2, 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 Windows Rights Management Client Backwards Compatibility SP2.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 93%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,312

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 96.06%
Windows 7 2.66%
Windows Server 2003 0.85%
Windows Vista 0.32%
Windows 8 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 96.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.52%
Windows 7 Professional 0.87%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 0.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.30%
  India 6.56%
  United Kingdom 4.94%
  Canada 4.26%
  Iran 3.15%
  Israel 2.81%
  Australia 2.47%
  Romania 1.96%
  MK 1.79%
  Egypt 1.36%
  Croatia 1.36%
  Indonesia 1.28%
  Thailand 1.11%
  United Arab Emirates 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.45%
Intel 15.87%
GIGABYTE 14.16%
American Megatrends 10.07%
Hewlett-Packard 9.90%
Acer 6.14%
Sahara 5.97%
ASUS 1.71%
Toshiba 1.54%
Lenovo 0.68%
Gateway 0.51%
Common models
GBT AWRDACPI 6.34%
INTEL DG31PR 3.52%
INTELR AWRDACPI 2.46%
NVIDIA AWRDACPI 2.46%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.46%
Dell Dimension 8400 ... 2.11%

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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