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Should I remove SourceOffSite 5 Client?

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4% remove it96% keep it
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SourceOffSite 5 Client


SourceOffSite 5 Client is a program developed by SourceGear. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 20.17 MB (21,148,480 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sourcegear.com/sos
Help link: support.sourcegear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SourceGear\SourceOffSite 5 Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6FC79C23-AAAF-412B-B54A-4A69558EA7D4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SourceOffSite 5 Client

  • DiffMergeShellExtensionUAC.exe - SourceGear DiffMerge ShellExtension UAC Interlude
  • DiffMergeShellExtensionUAC64.exe
  • DiffMergeShellExtension.dll - SourceGear DiffMerge ShellExtension
  • DiffMergeShellExtension64.dll
  • sos.exe - SourceGear SourceOffSite (SourceOffSite 5 Client Professional Edition)
  • SosScc.dll
  • DiffMerge.exe - SourceGear DiffMerge

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • DiffMergeShellExtension.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SourceGearDiffMerge' with a class of {D1807478-413F-4EB2-97C8-90821C2358DB}.
  • DiffMergeShellExtension64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SourceGearDiffMerge' with a class of {D1807478-413F-4EB2-97C8-90821C2358DB}.

How do I remove SourceOffSite 5 Client?

You can uninstall SourceOffSite 5 Client 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 SourceOffSite 5 Client, 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 SourceOffSite 5 Client.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%

comments1 comment

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user comment
Beth K.over a year ago
Please contact SourceGear for additional information about this program. The website is www.sourcegear.com and the contact information can be found at http://www.sourcegear.com/company/. SourceOffSite is a program that allows you to access your Visual SourceSafe data quickly and securely both locally and remotely.