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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Global Rank #24,135
United States Rank #18,115
Reach 0.0084%


VersionDistribution 74.58% 14.41% 4.24% 0.85% 5.08% 0.85%

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Microsoft Security Compliance Manager


Microsoft Security Compliance Manager is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named scm.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.02 MB (2,122,752 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 57% of users of Microsoft Security Compliance Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=106187
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=106187
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft security compliance manager
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{17BD1FBC-6CD3-4E1C-A134-87EFCF442D44}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Security Compliance Manager

Program executable:scm.exe
Additional files:
  • security compliance manager.exe - Microsoft Security Compliance Manager
  • microsoft.deployment.compression.cab.dll - Windows Installer XML
  • microsoft.deployment.compression.dll

How do I remove Microsoft Security Compliance Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Security Compliance Manager 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 Security Compliance Manager 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 Compliance Manager, 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 Compliance Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 8 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.03%
Windows 8 19.49%
Windows Vista 7.63%
Windows XP 0.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 32.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.08%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.58%
  Germany 8.55%
  United Kingdom 3.95%
  Canada 2.63%
  South Africa 1.97%
  France 1.97%
  DK 1.97%
  Brazil 1.32%
  Greece 1.32%
  Israel 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Poland 1.32%
  Singapore 0.66%
  Dominican Republic 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.80%
Hewlett-Packard 29.27%
Acer 12.20%
Lenovo 6.10%
Toshiba 4.88%
ASUS 3.66%
American Megatrends 1.22%
MSI 1.22%
Intel 1.22%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6430 3.85%
LENOVO 20081 1.92%
Dell Latitude E6320 1.92%
HP ProBook 6560b 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.92%
Dell Studio 540 1.92%

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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