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6% remove it94% keep it
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Afaria Client


Afaria Client is a program developed by Sybase. The most used version is 6.60, 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is xeupdate.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 12.28 MB (12,873,232 bytes). XeUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 96% of users of Afaria Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\aclient\bin
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AClient\Bin\XeUpdate.exe" /Uninstall
Estimated size: 12.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Afaria Client

Program executable:xeupdate.exe
Win32 client Setup/Update
Path:C:\Program Files\aclient\bin\xeupdate.exe
Additional files:
  • InstUtil.dll - Afaria (Installation Utility DLL)
  • XActiveScript.dll - Afaria Active Script Module
  • XCAlertEvent.dll - Component to raise Alert Events
  • XCDiffCache.dll - Client Differencing Cache DLL
  • XCDiffCache.exe - Client Differencing Cache Application
  • XcListener.exe - Afaria Client Listener
  • XCMonitor.exe - Event Monitor
  • XCOutbox.dll - Generic Outbox DLL
  • XCSessionXpressLoggingPS.dll - Session Channel Logging Proxy\Stub
  • XCSSL.dll - Client Secure Sockets Helper
  • XCUSRAUT.dll - Client Authentication DLL
  • XeClient.dll - Platform Client API
  • XeClient.exe - Afaria Client
  • XeService.exe - Platform Client Service
  • XeSysTray.exe - Platform Client Tray UI
  • XeUpdate.dll - Client Update API
  • SetupUtil.dll
  • XCIMClient.exe
  • XeClientUI.exe
  • bdewin32.dll (by aicas GmbH) - bde (Byte Level Differencing Engine)
  • sbgse2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • XeService.exe runs as a service named 'Afaria Client Service' (Afaria Client Service).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • XCMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Afaria Client Event Monitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\AClient\Bin\XCMonitor.exe.
  • XCDiffCache.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Afaria Client File Differencing' which loads as C:\Program Files\AClient\Bin\XCDiffCache.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • XcListener.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AClient\Bin\XcListener.exe'.

How do I remove Afaria Client?

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Or, you can uninstall Afaria 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 Afaria 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 Afaria Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 22%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows XP 22.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 37.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.83%
  Germany 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Lenovo 14.29%
Intel 14.29%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 12.50%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 12.50%
HP ProBook 4540s 12.50%
HP ProBook 4530s 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 3647 12.50%
Matsushita Electric Indus... 12.50%

About Sybase

Sybase, an SAP company, is an enterprise software and services company offering software to manage, analyze, and mobilize information, using relational databases, analytics and data warehousing solutions and mobile applications development platforms.
Publisher URL: www.sybase.com


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