Microsoft Security Client Microsoft Security Client

A guide to uninstall Microsoft Security Client from your system

Microsoft Security Client is a computer program. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Microsoft Corporation. More info about Microsoft Corporation can be found here. Microsoft Security Client is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client folder, subject to the user's decision. The full command line for removing Microsoft Security Client is MsiExec.exe /X{8D26D58C-3464-4C03-BB61-5695F984EFEF}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file is called msseces.exe and it has a size of 1.29 MB (1356240 bytes).

Microsoft Security Client contains of the executables below. They occupy 3.06 MB (3208680 bytes) on disk.

  • MpCmdRun.exe (353.39 KB)
  • MsMpEng.exe (23.25 KB)
  • msseces.exe (1.29 MB)
  • NisSrv.exe (358.01 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.05 MB)

The current page applies to Microsoft Security Client version 4.3.0219.0 only. You can find below info on other versions of Microsoft Security Client: to view all...
A considerable amount of files, folders and registry data will be left behind when you remove Microsoft Security Client from your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Microsoft Security Client from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\DbgHelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\en-us\MpAsDesc.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\en-us\mpevmsg.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\en-us\MsMpRes.dll.mui
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\en-us\msseooberes.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\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\MSESysprep.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\msseoobe.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseooberes.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsseWat.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\NisIpsPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\NisLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\NisSrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\NisWFP.dll
  • 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

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\891F42D4BC2A5B64BB61146BC946B4C6
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Security Client
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{4D24F198-A2CB-46B5-BB16-41B69C644B6C}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\891F42D4BC2A5B64BB61146BC946B4C6\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{4D24F198-A2CB-46B5-BB16-41B69C644B6C}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MsMpSvc\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NisSrv\ImagePath

A way to erase Microsoft Security Client from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft Security Client is a program offered by Microsoft Corporation. Some people choose to erase this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because removing this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK way to erase Microsoft Security Client is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to clean your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Microsoft Security Client or simply click the Search feature and type in "Microsoft Security Client". If it is installed on your PC the Microsoft Security Client program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Microsoft Security Client in the list of apps, the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Microsoft Security Client, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall 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 go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Microsoft Security Client that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Microsoft Security Client using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation 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. This page simply contains detailed instructions 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 other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 02:41:41.780