What does the SbClientManager.exe file do?
The SbClientManager.exe process is also known as SafeBoot Client Manager or, as the case may be, McAfee Endpoint Encryption Client Manager and is a part of McAfee Endpoint Encryption or, as the case may be, SafeBoot Security System. This software is produced by McAfee (www.mcafee.com) or, as the case may be, SafeBoot International. An obsolete or defective version of SbClientManager.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SafeBoot Client Manager has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SafeBoot Client Manager has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SbClientManager.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SbClientManager.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SbClientManager.exe SafeBoot Client Manager
SbClientManager.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. SbClientManager.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 372,796 bytes (50% of all these files), 385,084 bytes or, as the case may be, 380,988 bytes.
It is the service "SafeBootClientManager".
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This SbClientManager.exe process can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. For this reason, 55% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves SbClientManager.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about SbClientManager?
|SbClientManager.exe is part of SafeBoot Security System developed by SafeBoot International. |
|It is on my WinXP laptop, which has SafeBoot installed. It is definitely part of this program IF you run SafeBoot. SafeBoot was formerly a stand-alone product from a small to medium sized company, was bought out by McAfee, and the SafeBoot product line is now in 'end-of-life' by McAffee. Replacement products are referred to on the Endpoint Encryption page of mcafee.com (further information...) |
Summary: 2 users judge SbClientManager.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall McAfee Endpoint Encryption or SafeBoot Security System
To remove SafeBoot Client Manager from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate McAfee Endpoint Encryption or SafeBoot Security System in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if SbClientManager.exe (SafeBoot Client Manager) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of SafeBoot Client Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SafeBoot Client Manager or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or SbClientManager.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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