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Should I remove Symantec Endpoint Protection Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,017
United States Rank #31,025
Reach 0.0026%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 71.11 days
630.92 days >
Average installed length: 331.50 days


12.0.1001.95 84.62% 15.38%

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Symantec Endpoint Protection Client

What is Symantec Endpoint Protection Client?  (from Symantec)

Customers have embraced Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 faster than any previous release. In Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2, we've worked hard to further the Unrivaled Security, Blazing Performance and support for Virtual Environments. By layering technologies like Insight and SONAR, antivirus scans are reduced an...  Read more


Symantec Endpoint Protection Client is a program developed by Symantec. The most used version is 12.0.1001.95, 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 54 files and is usually about 3.1 MB (3,251,945 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 59% of users of Symantec Endpoint Protection Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: www.symantec.com/enterprise/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{47611CAC-79A7-4ED6-8DF8-BA9FDCD98102}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Endpoint Protection Client

  • Checksum.exe - Symantec Client Management Component (Symantec CMC Checksum)
  • DataMan.dll - Symantec CMC Data Manager
  • deuParser.dll - Symantec CMC Firewall
  • LicenseMan.dll - Symantec CMC License Manager
  • LicenseMan64.dll
  • LuAuth.dll - LuAuth
  • LuHstEdt.dll - Symantec LiveUpdate Helper
  • Netport.dll - Symantec CMC Netport
  • dot1xtray.exe - Symantec Network Access Control (Symantec 802.1x Supplicant)
  • dot1xtray64.exe
  • RasSymEap.dll - Symantec 802.1x Transparent Mode
  • RasSymEap64.dll
  • OEHeur.dll - Symantec Security Technologies (Symantec OEH)
  • idstrafficpipe.dll - Symantec CMC Firewall (Symantec CMC Firewall IdsTrafficPipe)
  • PSSensor.dll - Symantec CMC Firewall PortScan Sensor
  • AvPluginImpl.dll - Symantec AntiVirus (AvPluginImpl)
  • Cliproxy.dll
  • ControlAP.exe
  • DoScan.exe
  • DWHWizrd.exe
  • dwLdPntScan.dll - dwLdPntScan
  • ExchngUI.ocx
  • HPPProtectionProviderUI.dll - Heuristic Process Protection
  • I2ldvp3.dll
  • IMail.dll
  • IMailUI.ocx
  • LDDateTm.ocx
  • LDVPCtls.ocx
  • LDVPDlgs.ocx
  • ldvpui.ocx
  • LuaWrap.exe - LuaWrap Module
  • ManagedUnloader.dll
  • ManagedUnloader64.dll
  • nlnhook.exe
  • nnewdefs.dll
  • ProtectionProviderPS.dll - ProtectionProvider
  • ProtectionProviderPS64.dll
  • ProtectionUtil.dll
  • ProtectionUtilSurrogate.exe
  • qscomm32.dll
  • QsInfo.dll
  • qspak32.dll
  • Rtvscan.exe
  • RTVScanPS.dll - RTVScanPS
  • RtvStart.exe
  • SAVCProd.dll
  • SavMainUI.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Rtvscan.exe runs as a service named 'Symantec Endpoint Protection' (Symantec AntiVirus) "Provides virus-scanning for Symantec Endpoint Protection.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:12.91 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0055599515%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00202661%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00353334%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Symantec Endpoint Protection Client?

You can uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection 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 Protection 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 Protection Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win 7 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.69%
Windows XP 13.46%
Windows Vista 1.92%
Windows Server 2003 1.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.92%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 1.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.42%
  Thailand 7.25%
  Israel 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Australia 2.90%
  France 1.45%
  Norway 1.45%
  India 1.45%
  Sweden 1.45%
  Pakistan 1.45%
  Venezuela 1.45%
  Japan 1.45%
  Ireland 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.00%
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Lenovo 14.00%
Acer 8.00%
ASUS 6.00%
Toshiba 6.00%
Intel 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Samsung 2.00%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6500 4.08%
Dell Latitude E6430 4.08%
HP 280 G1 MT 4.08%
Dell OptiPlex 390 4.08%
Dell MM061 2.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C66... 2.04%

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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