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Should I remove Microsoft S/MIME?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Global Rank #10,391
United States Rank #6,048
Reach 0.0341%


VersionDistribution 70.88% 18.72% 9.51% 0.15%
14.0.639.19 0.74%

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Microsoft S/MIME


Microsoft S/MIME 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 2 files and is usually about 2.18 MB (2,287,616 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 81% of users of Microsoft S/MIME come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft\smime client (2010)
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D4E54C39-AC87-4C48-B6E0-A073F21E9B8A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft S/MIME

  • exsmime.dll - Microsoft® Exchange (Microsoft S/MIME Interface)
  • mimectl.dll - MIME Edit binary behaviour

How do I remove Microsoft S/MIME?

You can uninstall Microsoft S/MIME 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 Microsoft S/MIME, 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 Microsoft S/MIME.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.48%
Windows 10 40.50%
Windows Vista 4.90%
Windows XP 2.97%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.65%
Windows 10 Home 15.35%
Windows 7 Professional 13.56%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.35%
Windows 8.1 8.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.80%
  Germany 4.30%
  Italy 1.20%
  United Kingdom 1.20%
  France 1.00%
  Korea 0.90%
  Taiwan 0.80%
  Canada 0.80%
  Austria 0.60%
  Russia 0.50%
  Japan 0.50%
  Netherlands 0.50%
  Brazil 0.40%
  India 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.24%
Hewlett-Packard 30.13%
ASUS 7.42%
Acer 7.42%
Toshiba 6.77%
Lenovo 4.15%
Samsung 2.84%
MSI 1.75%
Intel 1.31%
Sony 0.66%
Apple 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.37%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.72%
ASUS All Series 2.89%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.89%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.48%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.48%

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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