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Should I remove SecuROM Diagnostic Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #22,082
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.61 days
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Average installed length: 179.95 days

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SecuROM Diagnostic Tool


SecuROM Diagnostic Tool is a software program developed by Sony. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.76 MB (1,848,046 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 36% of users of SecuROM Diagnostic Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\securom\diagnostic tool
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SecuROM\Diagnostic Tool\UNINST.EXE
Estimated size: 1.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SecuROM Diagnostic Tool

  • DiagnosticTool.exe (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - SecuROM Diagnostic Tool
  • sfdrvrem.exe (by Protection Technology (StarForce)) - SF FrontLine (FrontLine Drivers Removal Tool)
  • sfdrvup.exe (by Protection Technology (StarForce)) - FrontLine Drivers Update Tool

How do I remove SecuROM Diagnostic Tool?

You can uninstall SecuROM Diagnostic 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SecuROM Diagnostic Tool, 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 SecuROM Diagnostic Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.91%
Windows 10 28.30%
Windows Vista 5.66%
Windows XP 5.66%
Windows Server 2003 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.91%
Windows 7 Professional 9.95%
Windows 10 Home 7.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.56%
  Germany 8.79%
  United Kingdom 7.53%
  France 4.60%
  Australia 4.18%
  India 2.09%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  Canada 1.67%
  Italy 1.67%
  Belgium 1.26%
  Brazil 1.26%
  Egypt 1.26%
  Finland 1.26%
  Iran 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.01%
Acer 17.70%
Dell 15.93%
ASUS 15.04%
Samsung 6.19%
Lenovo 4.42%
Toshiba 3.54%
American Megatrends 3.54%
MSI 2.65%
Alienware 1.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
Alienware Alienware 14 1.92%
ASUSTeK U41SV 1.92%
Acer Aspire 5742G 1.92%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.92%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 1.92%

About Sony

Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronics products for the consumer markets and is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group.
Publisher URL: www.sony.com


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