Microsoft Security Client Microsoft Security Client

A guide to uninstall Microsoft Security Client from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to remove Microsoft Security Client for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Microsoft Corporation. Additional info about Microsoft Corporation can be found here. Microsoft Security Client is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client directory, subject to the user's decision. The complete uninstall command line for Microsoft Security Client is MsiExec.exe /X{6E3939AE-9996-4D07-9A30-14C78AE93576}. The program's main executable file is labeled msseces.exe and occupies 958.68 KB (981688 bytes).

Microsoft Security Client is composed of the following executables which occupy 3.56 MB (3734424 bytes) on disk:

  • MpCmdRun.exe (318.37 KB)
  • MsMpEng.exe (21.70 KB)
  • msseces.exe (958.68 KB)
  • msseoobe.exe (441.18 KB)
  • NisSrv.exe (277.84 KB)
  • setup.exe (814.57 KB) to view all...

This info is about Microsoft Security Client version 4.8.0204.0 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of Microsoft Security Client: to view all...
Microsoft Security Client has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Security Client
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\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 (x86)\Microsoft Security Client\en-US\MpAsDesc.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Security Client\MpAsDesc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Security Client\MpClient.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Security Client\MpCommu.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Security Client\MpOAv.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpLics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Security Client\SqmApi.dll

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Reference Assemblies|Microsoft|Framework|.NETFramework|v4.0|Profile|Client|System.Security.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\EAABCF9D27BDB884690DA03A8C290C6D

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\EAABCF9D27BDB884690DA03A8C290C6D\ProductName

How to erase Microsoft Security Client with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft Security Client is a program by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Sometimes, computer users try to erase this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE practice to erase Microsoft Security Client is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Microsoft Security Client or simply activate the Search field and type in "Microsoft Security Client". If it is installed on your PC the Microsoft Security Client program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Microsoft Security Client in the list , some data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Microsoft Security Client, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Microsoft Security Client.
Uninstall Microsoft Security Client

8. After removing Microsoft Security Client, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Microsoft Security Client that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Microsoft Security Client with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Microsoft Security Client by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that Microsoft Security Client by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Microsoft Security Client supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:07:09.603