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GEICO Security Guard


GEICO Security Guard is a program developed by GEICO. 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 main program executable is dsatray.exe. The software installer includes 6 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 80% of users of GEICO Security Guard come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: patchsv.geico.net/gsg
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GEICO\GSG\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4A94379D-3F17-400F-84F6-76F6D37E9252}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GEICO Security Guard

Program executable:dsatray.exe
Name:GEICO Security Guard
GEICO Security Guard Tray
Path:C:\Program Files\geico\gsg\dsatray.exe
Additional files:
  • Dsa32.dll - GEICO Security Guard Third Party Interface
  • DsaProxy.dll - GEICO Security Guard (GEICO Security Guard Proxy Library)
  • DsaServ.exe - GEICO Security Guard Service
  • ClearAuCache.exe - ClearAuCache
  • Interop.WuApiLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WUApiLib'.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DsaServ.exe runs as a service named 'GEICO Security Guard' (DsaServ) "GEICO VPN Patch Compliance Engine".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DsaTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GEICOSecurityGuard' which loads as C:\Program Files\GEICO\GSG\DsaTray.exe /logon.

How do I remove GEICO Security Guard?

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

Win XP 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%


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