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Should I remove Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
11.0.1 42.86%
11.0.0 57.14%

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Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption Client

Overview

Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption Client is a program developed by Symantec. The most used version is 11.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 8.11 MB (8,499,200 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 69% of users of Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Qatar and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Symantec.com
Help link: www.symantec.com/bussiness/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\symantec\endpoint encryption clients\documentation\client admin\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{27198B64-C0AE-4EEA-80F2-2F216CFF3B04}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.11 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption Client

  • dealwrap.dll - Client for Symantec Endpoint Encryption (Wrapper Over DEAL)
  • eedadmincli.exe - Drive Encryption CLI
  • eedcredentialprovider.dll - Drive Encryption Credential Provider
  • eeddeal.dll - Drive Encryption Abstraction Layer
  • eedengine.dll - Drive Encryption Engine
  • eedpasswordfilter.dll - Drive Encryption Password Filter
  • eedpe.exe - PGP PE Tool
  • eedrecoverygui.exe - PGPRecoveryGUI
  • eedresources.dll - Drive Encryption Resources
  • eedservice.exe - Drive Encryption System Service
  • eedstart.exe - PGP PE Start
  • eeduser.exe - Drive Encryption User Demon
  • pgpce.dll - PGP Cryptographic Engine
  • debll.dll - DE BLL
  • seemaadminuiapp.exe - Symantec Endpoint Encryption (SeemaAdminUIApp)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • eedservice.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec Drive Encryption Service' (eedService) "Provides drive encryption services for the Symantec Endpoint Encryption application".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • eeduser.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DEUserDemon' which loads as C:\Program Files\Symantec\Endpoint Encryption Clients\Drive Encryption\eeduser.exe.

How do I remove Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption Client?

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Or, you can uninstall Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption Client, 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 Symantec Endpoint Encryption Drive Encryption Client.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 8 29%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 10 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 71.43%
Windows 10 Pro 14.29%
Windows 8.1 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.23%
  Qatar 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Portugal 7.69%
  Canada 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Lenovo 28.57%
Dell 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
HP ProBook 640 G1 28.57%
LENOVO 2537P95 14.29%
LENOVO 20BS0035US 14.29%
HP ProBook 650 G1 14.29%
Dell Latitude E5510 14.29%
ASUSTeK Q551LN 14.29%

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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