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Should I remove ActivClient CAC x86?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,494
United States Rank #11,841
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 407.61 days
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Average installed length: 510.31 days


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ActivClient CAC x86

What is ActivClient CAC x86?

ActivClient middleware is smart card software that enables computer applications to talk to the computer chip on the HHS smart card ID badge. ActivClient is licensed by HHS for use by NIH smart card badge holders. The ActivClient license is per badge, not per computer. You may install ActivClient on any computer where you need to use your smart card for login, digital signatures or encrypted email.

About  (from ActivIdentity)

ActivClient is the market-leading security application that helps organizations manage the access requirements of all their different users against an ever-changing threat landscape. With ActivClient, organizations can go beyond simple passwords to deploy the best Identity Assurance solution for their environment – cho...  Read more


The setup package generally installs about 89 files and is usually about 12.03 MB (12,612,096 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.actividentity.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\actividentity\activclient\resources
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1BE8806A-84F8-4655-A381-0D5524430944}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.03 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ActivClient CAC x86

  • acakdrc.dll - Smart Card Middleware (Aspcard for ActivKey Display)
  • acc16krc.dll - aspcard_cflex16
  • acc8krc.dll - aspcard_cflex8
  • accobapilrc.dll - acCobAPI resources DLL
  • accobapirc.dll
  • acerrmrc.dll - acerrmes DLL
  • acjavarc.dll - Aspcard for javacards
  • acjpivextrc.dll - Aspcard for javacards PIV + Extensions
  • acjpivrc.dll - Aspcard for javacards PIV
  • acjsc2rc.dll - Aspcard for javacards V2
  • asphatrc.dll - asphat32
  • acbsi21rc.dll - Smart Card APIs (Resources for ActivIdentity Basic Services Interface Provider)
  • accsprc.dll - ActivClient Cryptographic Service Provider
  • acpkcs201-en6rc.dll - ActivIdentity PKCS#11 2.01 API
  • acpkcs201-nsrc.dll
  • acpkcs201rc.dll
  • acpkcs211rc.dll - ActivIdentity PKCS#11 2.11 API
  • acdiagtoolplgrc.dll - ActivClient (SnapIn Resources for ActivClient Diagnostic)
  • acexchrc.dll - ActivIdentity Outlook extension DLL
  • acsagtrc.dll - ActivClient Agent
  • actswzrc.dll - ActivClient - Troubleshooting Wizard
  • acunlockrc.dll - acunlock DLL
  • acuscorc.dll - User Console Application
  • aicfgregrc.dll - ActivClient Advanced Configuration Manager plug-in resources
  • aipinchrc.dll - Change PIN tool
  • aipinguirc.dll - Common Application GUI resources
  • aipinitrc.dll - PIN Init tool
  • persodatasnapinrc.dll - Resources for User Console SnapIn: Personal Data support
  • skisnapinrc.dll - Resources for User Console SnapIn: SKI support
  • ucsnapinhelprc.dll - Resources for User Console SnapIn: common tools

How do I remove ActivClient CAC x86?

You can uninstall ActivClient CAC x86 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ActivClient CAC x86, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ActivClient CAC x86.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.69%
Windows Vista 39.18%
Windows XP 15.20%
Windows 10 2.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 30.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.71%
Windows 7 Professional 12.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.82%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.37%
  Germany 2.82%
  BH 0.35%
  United Kingdom 0.35%
  Kuwait 0.35%
  RS 0.35%
  Russia 0.35%
  Slovenia 0.35%
  Slovakia 0.35%
  Turkey 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 46.04%
Hewlett-Packard 23.02%
Toshiba 16.55%
Gateway 5.04%
Acer 2.88%
Lenovo 2.16%
Sahara 1.44%
Sony 1.44%
Compaq 0.72%
Apple 0.72%
Common models
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.99%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.99%
Dell Latitude E6400 2.24%
Dell Latitude E6430 2.24%
Dell Latitude D630 2.24%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 2.24%


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