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Should I remove Symantec Platform and Solutions?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0008%


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7.5.129 13.33%
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7.1.72 6.67%
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7.0.556 6.67%

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Symantec Platform and Solutions

What is Symantec Platform and Solutions?  (from Symantec)

The Symantec Management Platform provides a set of services that IT-related solutions can leverage. Solutions plug into the platform and take advantage of the platform services, such as security, reporting, communications, package deployment, and Configuration Management Database (CMDB) data. Because solutions share th...  Read more


Symantec Platform and Solutions is a software program developed by Symantec. The most common release is 7.5.129, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 15.39 MB (16,135,353 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Symantec Platform and Solutions come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: symantec.com/business/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Altiris\Symantec Installation Manager\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Altiris\Symantec Installation Manager\SymantecInstallationManager.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 15.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Platform and Solutions

  • Symantec.Installation.PlatformInterface.dll - Symantec.Installation.PlatformInterface
  • IInstallReadinessCheck.dll - Symantec Installation Manager
  • SimConsole.dll
  • SimConsole.dll.exe
  • SimSkin.dll
  • SimXmlParser.dll
  • SymantecInstallationManager.exe

How do I remove Symantec Platform and Solutions?

You can uninstall Symantec Platform and Solutions 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 Platform and Solutions, 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 Platform and Solutions.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 10 27%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.33%
Windows 10 26.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 46.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 13.33%
Windows 10 Pro 6.67%
Windows 7 Professional N 6.67%
Windows 8 Pro 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  Brazil 5.00%
  Indonesia 5.00%
  Italy 5.00%
  Romania 5.00%
  United Arab Emirates 5.00%
  Australia 5.00%
  Norway 5.00%
  Austria 5.00%
  France 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 58.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 390 14.29%
MSI MS-7737 7.14%
LENOVO 7522RG8 7.14%
Dell Precision WorkSt... 7.14%
Dell Latitude E6420 7.14%

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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