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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Global Rank #38,966
United States Rank #25,370
Reach 0.0026%


8.2.1 MP9HF2 1.92%
8.2.1 MP9 1.92%
8.2.1 MP8 3.85%
8.2.1 MP6 9.62%
8.2.1 MP5 7.69%
8.2.1 MP4 3.85%
8.2.1 MP2 9.62%
8.2.1 MP16 1.92%
8.2.1 MP10 1.92%
8.2.1 MP1 3.85%
8.2.1 1.92%
8.2.0 MP2HF3 3.85%
8.2.0 MP2HF1 1.92%
8.2.0 MP2 7.69%
8.2.0 MP1HF2 3.85%
8.2.0 MP1HF1 5.77%
8.2.0 MP1 9.62%
8.2.0 7.69%
8.0.1 3.85%
8.0.0 1.92%
7.0.8 3.85%
7.0.7 1.92%

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Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Edition Client

What is Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Edition Client?  (from Symantec)

Symantec Endpoint Encryption software provides advanced data encryption and file encryption for desktops, laptops, and removable storage devices. It offers scalable, enterprise-wide security that prevents unauthorized access by using strong access control and powerful encryption. Symantec Endpoint Encryption provides a...  Read more


Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Edition Client is a program developed by Symantec. The most used version is 8.2.1 mp6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 53 files and is usually about 56.01 MB (58,729,141 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 83% of users of Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Edition Client come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Finland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com/endpoint-encryption
Help link: service.symantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Encryption Clients\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{EC901028-585B-4277-9FCD-2B3272C290EA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 56.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Edition Client

  • AuthMaxWrapper.dll - SEE Removable Storage Edition
  • CertLib.dll
  • EACommunicatorRSExt.dll - EAFRCliA Dynamic Link Library
  • EACaseConverter.dll - Symantec Endpoint Encryption (EACaseConverter Dynamic Link Library)
  • EAFrCliStringRes.dll - EAFrCliStringRes Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHdCliStringRes.dll - EAHdCliStringRes Dynamic Link Library
  • GECommunication.dll - GECommunication Dynamic Link Library
  • EACCL.dll - SEE Component (EACCL Dynamic Link Library)
  • EACommunicator.dll - SEE Framework (EAFRCliADSIComm Dynamic Link Library)
  • EACommunicatorFrmExt.dll - EAFRCliADSICommFrmExt Dynamic Link Library
  • EACommunicatorHDExt.dll - SEE Full Disk (EAFRCliADSICommHDExt Dynamic Link Library)
  • EACommunicatorSrv.exe - EACommunicatorSrv Application
  • EACommunicatorSrvPS.dll - EACommunicatorSrvPS
  • EAECC.dll - EAECC Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliDB.dll - EAFRCliDB Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliDefrag.exe - EAFRCliDefrag Application
  • EAFRCliManager.exe - Provides SEE services for the Client Console.
  • EAFRCliMgr.dll - EAFRCliMgr Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliNP.dll - EAFRCliNP Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliPwdUser.dll
  • EAFRCliSso.dll - EAFRCliSso Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliUserManagement.dll - EAFRCliUserManagement Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliWinGUI.dll
  • EAFREventLog.dll - EAFREventLog Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFREventLogMsg.dll - EAMsgRes Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFrmInitialSettings.dll - EAFrmInitialSettings Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliAutologon.dll - EAHDCliAutologon Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliDBWrapper.dll - EAHDCliDBWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliDumpFS.dll - EAHDCliDumpFS Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliEAFS.dll - EAHDCliEAFS Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliEncrypt.dll - EAHDCliEncrypt Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliEncryptServer.dll - EAHDCliEncryptServer Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliPwdUser.dll - EAHDCliPwdUser Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliPwdUserSSOsynch.dll
  • EAHDCliSSO.dll - EAHDCliSso Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDCliXlat.dll - EAHDCliXlat Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDEventLogMove.dll - EAHDEventLogMove Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDEventLogMsg.dll - EAHDEventLogMsg Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHDInitialSettings.dll - EAHDInitialSettings Dynamic Link Library
  • EAHook.dll - EAHook Dynamic Link Library
  • EAPolicySync.dll - EAPolicySync Dynamic Link Library
  • EAUnregisterUsers.dll - EAUnregisterUsers Dynamic Link Library
  • FDE.dll - FDE Dynamic Link Library
  • GECad.exe
  • EAFRCliManagerPS.dll - SEE (EAFRCliManagerPS Dynamic Link Library)
  • eahdcliplugin.dll
  • drivecontroldll.dll - DriveControl Dynamic Link Library
  • eahdclihtmlres.dll - EAHDCliHTMLRes Dynamic Link Library
  • easdclihtmlres.dll - EASDCliHTMLRes Dynamic Link Library
  • usercontroldll.dll - UserControl Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • EAFRCliManager.exe runs as a service named 'EAFRCliManager' (EAFRCliManager) "Provides SEE services for the Client Console.".

How do I remove Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Edition Client?

You can uninstall Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Edition 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 Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Edition 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 Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk Edition Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 10 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.38%
Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 10 1.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 47.06%
Windows 7 Enterprise 37.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.92%
Windows 8 Pro 1.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  Finland 2.56%
  India 2.56%
  Australia 1.28%
  Mexico 1.28%
  Canada 1.28%
  TZ 1.28%
  Ireland 1.28%
  Israel 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 68.63%
Hewlett-Packard 21.57%
Lenovo 7.84%
Intel 1.96%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 7010 6.00%
Dell Latitude E6510 4.00%
Dell Precision M6500 4.00%
Dell OptiPlex 780 4.00%
Dell OptiPlex 390 4.00%
Dell Latitude E6320 4.00%

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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