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Should I remove Intel Trusted Connect Service Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #218
United States Rank #267
Reach 3.0279%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.37 days
482.87 days >
Average installed length: 253.71 days


1.24.388.1 0.00%
1.23.605.1 59.71% 13.67% 26.25% 0.37%

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Intel Trusted Connect Service Client

What is Intel Trusted Connect Service Client?

Intel Trusted Connect Service Client is part of the IntelĀ® Management Engine which is installed with the Small Business/Security/Management Technology platform and is a requirement for the motherboard so it can accomplish with different tasks and processes at a hardware/software level. Trusted Network Connect or TNC is an open architecture for Network Access Control which is designed to improve computer security. Disabling this feature might cause erratic behavior.


The most used version is 1.23.605.1, 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 5.08 MB (5,328,896 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intel\icls client\system
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{09536BA1-E498-4CC3-B834-D884A67D7E34}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.08 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Trusted Connect Service Client

  • bevelline.dll (by DELMATIC) - BevelLine
  • dragdroplib.dll (by Microsoft) - DragDropLib
  • eraser.defaultplugins.dll (by The Eraser Project) - Eraser (Default Plugins)
  • eraser.defaultplugins.resources.dll (by The Eraser Project)
  • eraser.exe
  • eraser.manager.dll - Eraser Manager
  • eraser.manager.resources.dll
  • eraser.resources.dll
  • eraser.shell.dll - Eraser Shell Extension
  • eraser.util.dll - Eraser Platform Utilities
  • eraser.util.filesystem.dll - Eraser File System Utilities
  • eraser.util.unlocker.dll - Eraser File Handle Unlocker

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • eraser.shell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Eraser' with a class of {BC9B776A-90D7-4476-A791-79D835F30650}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • eraser.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Eraser' which loads as "C:\Program Files1\Eraser\Eraser.exe" --atRestart.

How do I remove Intel Trusted Connect Service Client?

Quickly and completely remove Intel® Trusted Connect Service Client from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Trusted Connect Service 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 Intel® Trusted Connect Service 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 Intel Trusted Connect Service Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.01%
Windows 8 6.19%
Windows XP 0.76%
Windows Vista 0.03%
Windows 8.1 0.00%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.03%
Windows 7 Professional 18.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.16%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.50%
Windows 10 Home 2.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.25%
  Germany 5.18%
  United Kingdom 4.27%
  Canada 3.63%
  France 3.40%
  Australia 3.03%
  India 2.72%
  Brazil 2.01%
  Italy 1.63%
  Netherlands 1.48%
  Taiwan 1.43%
  Japan 1.29%
  Belgium 1.20%
  Sweden 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.17%
Dell 18.52%
Hewlett-Packard 16.93%
ASUS 13.82%
Toshiba 9.63%
Lenovo 7.33%
Samsung 5.61%
Sony 3.59%
Alienware 2.35%
Medion 1.80%
MSI 0.70%
Intel 0.55%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 5520 4.27%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.63%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.50%
Dell XPS 8500 3.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.09%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.81%

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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