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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,878
United States Rank #18,602
Reach 0.0042%


VersionDistribution 1.22% 4.88%
2.0.338.0 6.10% 2.44% 7.32% 14.63% 4.88% 2.44% 7.32% 3.66% 9.76% 14.63% 8.54% 1.22% 2.44% 2.44% 2.44% 1.22% 1.22% 1.22%

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Umbrella Roaming Client


Umbrella Roaming Client is a software program developed by OpenDNS. The most common release is, 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 16 files and is usually about 2.66 MB (2,789,376 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 89% of users of Umbrella Roaming Client come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\opendns\umbrella roaming client
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{67027DAA-E07D-44D1-B6D4-7440CACD60EB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Umbrella Roaming Client

  • core.dll - Umbrella Roaming Client (OpenDNS Core Library)
  • ercinterface.exe - Umbrella RC UI
  • ercservice.exe - Umbrella RC Service
  • umbrellaipsec.exe - UmbrellaIPSec
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL shared library)
  • umbrelladiagnostic.exe - OpenDnsDiagnostic
  • dnscrypt-proxy.exe (by Cisco Systems) - Cisco DNS Proxy
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • libldns-1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ercservice.exe runs as a service named 'Umbrella Roaming Client' (Umbrella_RC) "Roaming DNS Encryption".

How do I remove Umbrella Roaming Client?

Quickly and completely remove Umbrella Roaming Client from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Umbrella Roaming 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 Umbrella Roaming 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 Umbrella Roaming Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8 38%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.20%
Windows 10 37.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 51.22%
Windows 10 Pro 9.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.76%
Windows 8.1 7.32%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.32%
Windows 10 Enterprise 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.64%
  United Kingdom 3.79%
  Canada 1.52%
  Sweden 0.76%
  China 0.76%
  Israel 0.76%
  Netherlands 0.76%
  Germany 0.76%
  UA 0.76%
  Italy 0.76%
  Korea 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.70%
Lenovo 19.72%
Hewlett-Packard 16.90%
ASUS 5.63%
Acer 4.23%
MSI 1.41%
Toshiba 1.41%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6530 3.75%
Dell Latitude E7440 2.50%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.50%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.50%
Dell Latitude E7470 2.50%
Dell Latitude E5430 non-v... 2.50%


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