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Should I remove IRM Client For PDF?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0010%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.27 days
155.59 days >
Average installed length: 81.75 days


5.2.0001 5.00%
5.1.1027 5.00%
5.1.1024 10.00%
5.1.1017 5.00%
5.1.1011 5.00%
5.1.1010 5.00%
5.1.1009 5.00%
5.1.1006 10.00%
5.1.1004 5.00%
5.1.1000 20.00%
5.1.0000 10.00%
5.00.366 10.00%
5.00.273 5.00%

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IRM Client For PDF


IRM Client For PDF is a software program developed by EMC IRM. The most common release is 5.1.1000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 24.04 MB (25,212,390 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 65% of users of IRM Client For PDF come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.emc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EMC IRM\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F4FD1A2D-FE65-4260-94DA-AB47EFE4C0CC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IRM Client For PDF

  • ascd.dll (by EMC) - IRM Client (ASCD)
  • ASOShExt.dll (by EMC) - IRM Client Icon Overlay Extension
  • autoofflineprocess.exe - EMC IRM AutoOffline Agent (IRM AutoOffline Agent)
  • autoofflineproxy.dll - EMC IRM AutoOffline Agent proxy
  • ccme_base.dll (by RSA - The Security Division of EMC) - RSA BSAFE Crypto-C Micro Edition (Base cryptographic functionality)
  • ccme_ecc.dll (by RSA - The Security Division of EMC) - Elliptic Curve Cryptography
  • ccme_eccaccel.dll - Elliptic Curve Cryptography acceleration tables
  • ccme_eccnistaccel.dll - NIST Elliptic Curve Cryptography acceleration tables
  • cryptocme2.dll - Master library
  • emcirminj.dll - IRM Injection
  • emcirminjservice.exe - EMC IRM Injection Service
  • findmyproxy.exe - Proxy Finder
  • js32.dll
  • libemcirmextra.dll - EMC IRM Extra functions
  • proxydetect.dll - Proxy Detect COM DLL
  • ScanAndMarkPDF.exe - ScanAndMarkPDF
  • setcprops.exe - setcprops
  • trusted_service.exe
  • irmcontentconvert.exe - EMC IRM Content Conversion (IRM Content Conversion)
  • irmcontentconvertauto.exe
  • libemcirm_mem.dll - libemcirm_mem
  • libirmcontentconvert.dll
  • EMCIRMPDFBroker.exe
  • emcirminj64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • emcirminjservice.exe runs as a service named 'EMC IRM Injection Service' (EMC IRM Injection Service).

How do I remove IRM Client For PDF?

You can uninstall IRM Client For PDF 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 IRM Client For PDF, 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 IRM Client For PDF.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 30.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 15.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 8 Pro 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.52%
  Israel 6.45%
  Spain 6.45%
  United Kingdom 6.45%
  Taiwan 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  KE 3.23%
  Italy 3.23%
  South Africa 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.32%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Acer 21.05%
Lenovo 15.79%
Sony 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
Common models
Sony VGC-JS4EF_S 5.56%
LENOVO 20211 5.56%
HP EliteBook 8440p 5.56%
Acer Aspire 5742 5.56%
MSI MS-7751 5.56%
LENOVO 42363P9 5.56%


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