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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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1.1.1 40.00%
1.1 20.00%
1.0 40.00%

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Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

What is Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer?  (from Microsoft)

The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer provides a streamlined method to identify missing security updates and common security misconfigurations. MBSA 2.2 is a minor upgrade to correct minor issues and add optional catalog support. To easily assess the security state of Windows machines, Microsoft offers the free Micr...  Read more


Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.1.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 5 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Croatia.

Program detailsProgram details

Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{09131BDB-A91C-4D1C-830B-F2ADD80804E4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

  • mbsa.exe - Microsoft (R) Baseline Security Analyzer (Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer)
  • mbsacli.exe - Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer Command Line Interface)

How do I remove Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer?

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

Win XP 80%
Win 7 (SP1) 20%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 80.00%
Windows 7 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 80.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Germany 20.00%
  Croatia 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
MSI 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Intel 33.33%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-6728 20.00%
HP Pavilion 06 DF207A-ABA... 20.00%
ECS K7S5A 20.00%
Dell Studio XPS 435T 20.00%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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