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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,382
United States Rank #13,077
Reach 0.0260%


1.5.413.155 35.62%
1.5.413.154 3.84%
1.5.412.152 6.30%
1.5.411.151 5.21%
1.5.410.149 5.75%
1.5.409.148 0.55%
1.5.409.147 8.49%
1.5.408.142 5.75%
1.5.407.140 2.47%
1.5.406.139 10.14%
1.5.405.138 1.92%
1.5.405.136 7.12%
1.5.403.131 2.19%
1.5.402.128 2.47%
1.5.401.126 2.19%

Other programs by Secomba GmbH

BoxCryptor 1.5


BoxCryptor 1.5 is a software program developed by Secomba GmbH. The most common release is 1.5.413.155, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named boxcryptor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 14.47 MB (15,170,052 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 40% of users of BoxCryptor come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.boxcryptor.com/installer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BoxCryptor\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BoxCryptor\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 14.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BoxCryptor 1.5

Program executable:boxcryptor.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\boxcryptor\boxcryptor.exe
Additional files:
  • BoxCryptorPortable.exe - BoxCryptor (BoxCryptor Portable)
  • uninst.exe - BoxCryptor Installer
  • CommandLine.dll - Command Line Parsing Library
  • BoxCryptor.Ext.dll - BoxCryptor Shell Extension (Context Menu Handler of BoxCryptor (X64))
  • CBFS4Net.dll (by EldoS) - Callback File System (TM) (Callback File System .NET API)
  • cbfsinst.dll (by EldoS) - Callback File System Installation DLL
  • CBFSNet.dll
  • BouncyCastle.Crypto.dll (by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle) - Bouncy Castle for .NET (BouncyCastle.Crypto)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • BoxCryptor.Ext.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {011F39D2-A764-419E-9479-69C93F6D37E0}.
Scheduled Task
  • BoxCryptor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{92165E8D-08F3-45D5-A96B-1C693E8EB688}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • BoxCryptor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BoxCryptor' and executes as "C:\Program Files\BoxCryptor\BoxCryptor.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:53.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009463292%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00042615%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00052018%
0.015104% average

How do I remove BoxCryptor?

Quickly and completely remove BoxCryptor 1.5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BoxCryptor 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BoxCryptor 1.5, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 BoxCryptor.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.96%
Windows 8 19.45%
Windows XP 6.58%
Windows Vista 3.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.70%
Windows 7 Professional 20.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.85%
Windows 8 Pro 5.48%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.61%
  Germany 25.18%
  United Kingdom 4.40%
  Austria 2.69%
  France 2.44%
  Canada 2.44%
  Belgium 2.20%
  Spain 2.20%
  Netherlands 1.96%
  Taiwan 1.71%
  Switzerland 1.71%
  Italy 1.47%
  CY 0.98%
  Hungary 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.00%
Hewlett-Packard 23.50%
Acer 15.50%
ASUS 10.00%
Medion 3.00%
Toshiba 2.00%
Lenovo 2.00%
Intel 1.50%
Samsung 1.50%
American Megatrends 1.00%
MSI 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.51%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.01%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.01%
Dell Studio XPS 9100 2.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.26%
Dell XPS 8300 2.26%


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