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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,201
United States Rank #38,275
Reach 0.0024%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.20 days
300.79 days >
Average installed length: 158.04 days


8.2.1 MP7 8.33%
8.2.1 MP6 6.25%
8.2.1 MP4 2.08%
8.2.1 MP3 31.25%
8.2.1 MP2 16.67%
8.2.1 MP13 2.08%
8.2.1 MP11 2.08%
8.2.1 MP10 2.08%
8.2.1 MP1 4.17%
8.2.0 MP2 4.17%
8.2.0 MP1HF2 2.08%
8.2.0 MP1HF1 4.17%
8.0.1 10.42%
7.0.7 2.08%
7.0.3 2.08%

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Symantec Endpoint Encryption - Removable Storage Edition Client

What is Symantec Endpoint Encryption - Removable Storage 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 - Removable Storage Edition Client is a software program developed by Symantec. The most common release is 8.2.1 mp3, 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 71 files and is usually about 63.87 MB (66,970,385 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 45% of users of Symantec Endpoint Encryption - Removable Storage Edition Client come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: service.symantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Encryption Clients\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7689B9A9-2359-4512-807C-F89D4F1A794C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 63.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Endpoint Encryption - Removable Storage Edition Client

  • AuthMaxWrapper.dll - SEE Removable Storage Edition
  • CertLib.dll
  • EACommunicatorRSExt.dll - EAFRCliA Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSCliDBWrapper.dll - EARSCliDBWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSCliPwdUser.dll - EARSCliPwdUser Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSCliStringRes.dll
  • EARSEventLogMsg.dll - EARSEventLogMsg Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSInitialSettings.dll - EARSInitialSettings Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSPolicySyncExt.dll - EARSPolicySyncExt Dynamic Link Library
  • EARSWlNotify.dll - Storage Login Notifier
  • GepdInstallCA.dll - GEPD Custom Action Dll
  • GEPDUtil.exe - GEPDUtil Application
  • 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)
  • EACommunication.exe - SEE Framework (EAFRCliADSIComm Application)
  • EACommunicator.dll - 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
  • GENovell.dll - GENovell Dynamic Link Library
  • GENovellLogonExt.dll
  • GENovellNP.dll - GENovellNP Dynamic Link Library
  • GEPolicyApplier.dll - GEPolicyApplier Dynamic Link Library
  • EAFRCliManagerPS.dll - SEE (EAFRCliManagerPS Dynamic Link Library)
  • earsclihtmlres.dll - EARSCliHTMLResource
  • earscliplugin.dll

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 - Removable Storage Edition Client?

You can uninstall Symantec Endpoint Encryption - Removable Storage 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 - Removable Storage 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 - Removable Storage Edition Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 7 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.58%
Windows XP 10.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 70.83%
Windows 7 Professional 18.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  France 8.33%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  India 6.67%
  Netherlands 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  Malaysia 3.33%
  Norway 3.33%
  Sweden 3.33%
  Brazil 1.67%
  Hong Kong 1.67%
  South Africa 1.67%
  Canada 1.67%
  Thailand 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 55.32%
Lenovo 25.53%
Hewlett-Packard 12.77%
Toshiba 6.38%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6230 6.25%
Dell Latitude E7240 6.25%
Dell Latitude E5430 vPro 6.25%
HP EliteDesk 800 G1 USDT 4.17%
Dell Latitude E7450 4.17%

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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