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6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #31,275
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1.5.10000 2.35%
1.5.1752 35.29% 44.71%

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Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant

What is Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant?  (from Microsoft)

The Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant (DCA) helps organizations reduce the cost of supporting DirectAccess users and significantly improve their connectivity experience.

DCA informs mobile users of their connectivity status at all times; provides tools to help them reconnect on their own if problems...  Read more


Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 3.34 MB (3,505,152 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 40% of users of Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10322
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\directaccess connectivity assistant\de-de
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{68E0CFE2-6681-4D0F-AF27-78CEA5E4AD0D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant

  • dcatray.resources.dll - Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant (Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant-Infobereich)

How do I remove Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant 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 DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant, 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 DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant.

Win 7 (SP1) 93%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 95.29%
Windows 10 4.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 87.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.71%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 2.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.35%
Windows 7 Professional 1.18%
Windows 8 Enterprise 1.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.20%
  Norway 10.78%
  India 5.88%
  Netherlands 5.88%
  France 4.90%
  Israel 4.90%
  Singapore 2.94%
  Germany 2.94%
  Belgium 1.96%
  Switzerland 1.96%
  Finland 1.96%
  Sweden 1.96%
  DK 1.96%
  United Kingdom 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.07%
Lenovo 36.07%
Dell 22.95%
Acer 1.64%
Intel 1.64%
Toshiba 1.64%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 2.41%
Dell Latitude E7240 2.41%
HP EliteBook 8460p 2.41%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 2.41%
HP EliteBook 8760w 2.41%

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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