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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,093
United States Rank #8,782
Reach 0.0241%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.19 days
0.61 days >
Average installed length: 0.32 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


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VIPAccess is a software program developed by VeriSign. 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named VIPUIManager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 13.98 MB (14,656,844 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 69% of users of VIPAccess come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.VeriSign.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\VIP Access Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E8D46836-CD55-453C-A107-A59EC51CB8DC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VIPAccess

Program executable:VIPUIManager.exe
Name:VIP Access
Symantec VIPUIManager
Path:C:\Program Files\Symantec\VIP Access Client\VIPUIManager.exe
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ATL90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • ccL100U.dll (by Symantec) - Symantec Security Technologies (Symantec Library)
  • JSON.dll
  • LiveUpdateUI.exe (by Symantec) - VIP Access (Symantec LiveUpdateUI App)
  • LiveUpdateUIDEU.dll - Symantec LiveUpdateUI Germany DLL
  • LiveUpdateUIELL.dll - Symantec LiveUpdateUI Greek DLL
  • LiveUpdateUIESP.dll - Symantec LiveUpdateUI Spanish DLL
  • LiveUpdateUIFRA.dll - Symantec LiveUpdateUI French DLL
  • LiveUpdateUIITA.dll - Symantec LiveUpdateUI Italian DLL
  • LiveUpdateUIJPN.dll - Symantec LiveUpdateUI Japanese DLL
  • LiveUpdateUIPTB.dll - Symantec LiveUpdateUI Brazilian DLL
  • Lue.dll - Symantec LiveUpdate Technologies (Symantec LiveUpdate Engine)
  • VIPAddOnForIE.dll - Symantec VIP Access Add-On
  • VIPAppService.exe - Symantec VIPAppService
  • VIPUIManager.exe - Symantec VIPUIManager
  • VIPUIManagerDEU.dll - Symantec VIPUIManager German DLL
  • VIPUIManagerELL.dll - Symantec VIPUIManager Greek DLL
  • VIPUIManagerESP.dll - Symantec VIPUIManager Spanish DLL
  • VIPUIManagerFRA.dll - Symantec VIPUIManager French DLL
  • VIPUIManagerITA.dll - Symantec VIPUIManager Italian DLL
  • VIPUIManagerJPN.dll - Symantec VIPUIManager Japanese DLL
  • VIPUIManagerPTB.dll - Symantec VIPUIManager Brazilian DLL
  • WhiteList.exe - Symantec WhiteList App

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • VIPAddOnForIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Symantec VIP Access Add-On' with the class of {C63CD127-A1CB-4D49-A4F7-D6F88A917BE6} (IEPlugin).
  • VIPAppService.exe runs as a service named 'VIPAppService' (VIPAppService) "VIP Service".

How do I remove VIPAccess?

Quickly and completely remove VIPAccess from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VIPAccess 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 VIPAccess, 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 VIPAccess.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by VIPAccess you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 92%
Win XP 0%
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 91.86%
Windows 10 7.71%
Windows XP 0.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 57.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.54%
Windows 10 Pro 3.45%
Windows 10 Home 2.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.02%
  Iran 3.37%
  Canada 3.07%
  United Kingdom 2.76%
  DK 1.69%
  Israel 1.69%
  India 1.53%
  Norway 1.38%
  Australia 1.23%
  Taiwan 0.92%
  Hong Kong 0.77%
  Switzerland 0.61%
  Indonesia 0.61%
  Japan 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 60.93%
Sony 39.07%
Common models
LENOVO 11433FU 4.93%
Sony VPCF236FM 4.64%
Sony VPCF23EFX 4.06%
LENOVO 4177CTO 3.77%
LENOVO 4286CTO 3.19%
Sony VPCSC31FM 3.19%


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