Microsoft Security Client Microsoft Security Client

How to uninstall Microsoft Security Client from your computer

Microsoft Security Client is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Microsoft Corporation. You can read more on Microsoft Corporation or check for application updates here. The application is usually located in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client directory. Take into account that this path can differ depending on the user's preference. MsiExec.exe /X{E102B843-786A-4F58-AF75-6504570E207B} is the full command line if you want to uninstall Microsoft Security Client. The application's main executable file is titled setup.exe and its approximative size is 1,012.50 KB (1036800 bytes).

The following executables are incorporated in Microsoft Security Client. They occupy 4.45 MB (4669200 bytes) on disk.

  • MpCmdRun.exe (339.71 KB)
  • MsMpEng.exe (23.25 KB)
  • msseces.exe (1.21 MB)
  • msseoobe.exe (594.38 KB)
  • NisSrv.exe (340.21 KB)
  • setup.exe (1,012.50 KB) to view all...

This page is about Microsoft Security Client version 4.4.0304.0 only. You can find below a few links to other Microsoft Security Client releases: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you uninstall Microsoft Security Client.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Microsoft Security Client:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Microsoft\Microsoft Security Client
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client

The files below are left behind on your disk by Microsoft Security Client's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\en-us\MsMpRes.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\en-us\setupres.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\en-us\shellext.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\EppManifest.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\LegitLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MpAsDesc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MpClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MpCmdRun.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MpCommu.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\mpevmsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MpOAv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MpRTP.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MpSvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpCom.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpLics.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsseWat.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Setup.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\SetupRes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\shellext.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\SqmApi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\SymSrv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\SymSrv.yes

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\24174DC0F4AB0B64AA2962576894828B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Security Client
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0CD47142-BA4F-46B0-AA92-2675864928B8}

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\24174DC0F4AB0B64AA2962576894828B\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{0CD47142-BA4F-46B0-AA92-2675864928B8}\

How to uninstall Microsoft Security Client with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft Security Client is an application offered by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Sometimes, computer users decide to remove this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to PCs. The best SIMPLE approach to remove Microsoft Security Client is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Microsoft Security Client or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Microsoft Security Client". The Microsoft Security Client application will be found very quickly. When you select Microsoft Security Client in the list of applications, the following information about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Microsoft Security Client, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Microsoft Security Client.
Uninstall Microsoft Security Client

8. After uninstalling Microsoft Security Client, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Microsoft Security Client that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Microsoft Security Client with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Microsoft Security Client by Microsoft Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Microsoft Security Client by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Microsoft Security Client in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 23:35:01.267