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Should I remove Windows Resource Kit Tools - SubInAcl.exe?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,147
United States Rank #3,329
Reach 0.1294%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.31 days
422.13 days >
Average installed length: 221.80 days


5.2.3790.1164 99.65%
5.2.3790.1122 0.35%

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Windows Resource Kit Tools - SubInAcl.exe

What is Windows Resource Kit Tools - SubInAcl.exe?

Windows Resource Kit Tools Help includes documentation on tools designed to help system administrators and IT professionals deploy, support, and maintain Windows Server 2003 family operating systems. You can use Windows Resource Kit Tools to manage the Active Directory® directory service, administer security features, work with the registry, automate recurring jobs, and perform many other important tasks.


The most used version is 5.2.3790.1164, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.77 MB (1,856,512 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb491050.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows resource kits\tools
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D3EE034D-5B92-4A55-AA02-2E6D0A6A96EE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.77 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Resource Kit Tools - SubInAcl.exe

  • subinacl.exe - Microsoft Ressource Kit : SubInAcl (SubInAcl)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • subinacl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1A93BE64-5923-47EB-81FD-C4B4374A2498}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • subinacl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMAdvisor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\SUBINACL.exe" /verbose=1 /keyreg "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{8696D99C-E2D2-4614-85A8-90FB821470E0}" /grant="Everyone"=F.

How do I remove Windows Resource Kit Tools - SubInAcl.exe?

You can uninstall Windows Resource Kit Tools - SubInAcl.exe 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 Windows Resource Kit Tools - SubInAcl.exe, 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 Windows Resource Kit Tools - SubInAcl.exe.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.39%
Windows 10 25.72%
Windows XP 10.78%
Windows Vista 10.07%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.32%
Windows 7 Professional 14.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.65%
Windows 10 Home 8.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.18%
  United Kingdom 6.05%
  Canada 3.85%
  France 3.02%
  Germany 2.57%
  Australia 2.17%
  Netherlands 1.71%
  Italy 1.56%
  India 0.98%
  Taiwan 0.92%
  Belgium 0.89%
  Spain 0.89%
  Russia 0.73%
  Israel 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.46%
Hewlett-Packard 22.82%
Acer 11.97%
ASUS 7.89%
Toshiba 5.77%
Intel 4.72%
American Megatrends 2.25%
Samsung 2.25%
Lenovo 2.18%
Sahara 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.13%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.55%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.76%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.56%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.56%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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