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SEP Policy Update


SEP Policy Update is a software program developed by Symantec. The most common release is 1.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 25.63 MB (26,878,429 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 71% of users of SEP Policy Update come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\symantec\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{715BC4E1-674C-4C88-B770-5993F2E554DA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 25.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SEP Policy Update

  • Smc.exe - Symantec(R) Protection Agent and Personal Firewall (Symantec Agent Firewall)
  • rassymeap.dll - Symantec Network Access Control (Symantec 802.1x Transparent Mode)
  • symrasman.dll
  • wgxman.dll - Symantec Network Access Control Protocal Driver Manager
  • snacnp.dll - Symantec Enterprise Protection (SNAC Network Provider)
  • SSSensor.dll - Sygate ScreenSaver Sensor (ScreenSaver Sensor)
  • PSSensor.dll - Sygate PortScan Sensor (PortScan Sensor)
  • IdsTrafficPipe.dll - Sygate IdsTrafficPipe (IdsTrafficPiped)
  • trident.dll - Sygate TridentEngine (TridentEngine)
  • DataMan.dll - Sygate Data Manager (Data Manager)
  • SyLog.dll - Sygate Log System
  • SSHelper.dll - Sygate SSHelper (SSHelper)
  • Netport.dll - Sygate Netport (Netport)
  • SyLink.dll - Sygate SyLink (SyLink DLL)
  • sysfer.dll - Sygate SYSFER (sysfer)
  • wpsman.dll - Sygate wpsman (wpsman)
  • SmcGui.exe - Sygate SmcRC (SmcRC)
  • SmcRC1028.dll
  • SmcRC1041.dll
  • SmcRC1042.dll
  • SmcRC2052.dll
  • SpNet.dll - Sygate SpNet (SpNet)
  • tfman.dll - Sygate TFMAN (tfman)
  • wgman.dll - Sygate WSMAN (wgman)
  • wsman.dll - wsman
  • SgHI.dll - Sygate SgHI (SgHI)
  • tse.dll - Sygate TSE (tse)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • SNAC.EXE runs as a service named 'Symantec NAC Service' (SNAC).
  • Smc.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec Protection Agent 5.1' (SmcService) "Protects computers from malicious access and enforces security policies.".

How do I remove SEP Policy Update?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Italy 28.57%

About Symantec

Symantec developers security software for business and consumers and helps customers protect their computers, information, identities and infrastructure by delivering software and services that address risks to security with various products such as Norton AntiVirus, Internet security, and anti-spyware products e.
Publisher URL: www.symantec.com


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