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19% remove it81% keep it
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Microsoft Security Assessment Tool

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What is Microsoft Security Assessment Tool?  (from Ziff Davis Media)

The Microsoft Security Assessment Tool 4.0 is the revised version of the original Microsoft Security Risk Self-Assessment Tool (MSRSAT), released in 2004 and the Microsoft Security Assessment Tool 2.0 released in 2006. Security issues have evolved since 2004 so additional questions and answers were needed to ensure you...  Read more


Microsoft Security Assessment Tool is a software program developed by Ziff Davis Media. The primary executable is named msat.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 16.83 MB (17,648,071 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=12273
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\msat
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1695CF47-F54A-44D4-9EF9-3EE2864924DA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.83 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Security Assessment Tool

Program executable:msat.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\msat\msat.exe
Additional files:
  • ZDMAT.Controls.dll - ZDMAT (ZDMAT.Controls)
  • ZDMAT.Utility.dll - ZDMAT.Utility
  • MsHtmHstInterop.dll - Assembly imported from type library MsHtmHstInterop
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • syncfusion.grouping.base.dll (by Syncfusion) - Syncfusion Essential Suite (Syncfusion.Grouping.Base)
  • syncfusion.shared.base.dll (by Syncfusion) - Syncfusion.Shared.Base
  • syncfusion.shared.windows.dll - Syncfusion.Shared.Windows
  • ChilkatDotNet.dll (by Chilkat Software) - Chilkat .NET Components
  • syncfusion.chart.base.dll - Essential Chart (Syncfusion.Chart.Base)
  • syncfusion.chart.windows.dll - Syncfusion.Chart.Windows
  • AxInterop.SHDocVw.dll
  • BISTAC.Calculations.dll
  • BISTAC.Report.dll
  • MSAT.XmlSerializers.dll
  • syncfusion.core.dll - Syncfusion.Core

How do I remove Microsoft Security Assessment Tool?

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

Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%
Windows XP
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About Ziff Davis Media

Ziff Davis is a publisher and Internet company that has primarily published computer and technology related magazines, and its growing number of websites, spun off from its magazines, have established Ziff Davis as an Internet Information company.
Publisher URL: www.ziffdavis.com


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