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10% remove it90% keep it
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VersionDistribution 15.63% 84.38%

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ERMInternalClient64 is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 9.35 MB (9,803,969 bytes). The installed file ErmClientUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of ERMInternalClient64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.IntelCorporation.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Security\ERM\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{61EEFC80-69DB-4EA2-A406-EEB4DE4B4915}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.35 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ERMInternalClient64

  • MsoIrmProtector.dll - ERM Microsoft Office legacy file format protector
  • OpcIrmProtector.dll - ERM Microsoft Office file format protector
  • Intel.Security.Erm.Common.Client.dll - Intel.Security.Erm.Common.Client
  • ContentProtectionApi.dll - ERM Content Protection API
  • Intel.Security.Erm.Common.dll - Intel.Security.Erm.Common
  • ERMDiagnostics.exe - ERM Diagnostic Tool (ERMDiagnostics)
  • ErmShellExtension.dll - ERM Shell Extension
  • PdfIrmProtector.dll - ERM PDF Protector
  • ErmClientUpdate.exe - ErmClientUpdate

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ErmShellExtension.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Intel ERM Shell Extension' with a class of {B36C2A03-0942-499C-B2E0-15F7E59AD957}.

How do I remove ERMInternalClient64?

You can uninstall ERMInternalClient64 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 ERMInternalClient64, 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 ERMInternalClient64.

Win 10 56%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.25%
Windows 7 43.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 40.63%
Windows 7 Enterprise 40.63%
Windows 8 Enterprise 15.63%
Windows 7 Professional 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.89%
  Israel 22.22%
  Germany 4.44%
  India 2.22%
  DK 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 51.61%
Hewlett-Packard 48.39%
Common models
HP EliteBook 840 G1 15.63%
LENOVO 3460CC6 6.25%
HP EliteBook Revolve 810 ... 6.25%
HP EliteBook Revolve 810 ... 6.25%
LENOVO 4236L51 6.25%
HP EliteBook 840 G2 6.25%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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