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Workstation Security Tool 2.5


Workstation Security Tool 2.5 is a program developed by IBM. The main program executable is wst.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 10.62 MB (11,139,410 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 70% of users of Workstation Security Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: w3.ibm.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wst\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\wst\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Workstation Security Tool 2.5

Program executable:wst.exe
IBM Workstation Security Tool
Path:C:\Program Files\wst\wst.exe

How do I remove Workstation Security Tool?

You can uninstall Workstation Security Tool 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 Workstation Security Tool 2.5, 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 Workstation Security Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 14%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows XP 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 60.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Australia 10.00%
  India 10.00%
  Japan 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 71.43%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y58... 20.00%
LENOVO 3626RZ4 20.00%
LENOVO 2537P91 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6510f 20.00%
Dell Latitude E4310 20.00%

About IBM

International Business Machines (IBM) manufactures computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Publisher URL: www.ibm.com


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