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VersionDistribution 66.67% 33.33%

EMBASSY Security Setup


EMBASSY Security Setup is a software program developed by Wave Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named SecureUpgrade.exe. The setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 10.18 MB (10,678,657 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 88% of users of EMBASSY Security Setup come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{53333479-6A52-4816-8497-5C52B67ED339}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 10.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EMBASSY Security Setup

Program executable:SecureUpgrade.exe
Check For Later Product Line
Path:C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\SecureUpgrade.exe
Additional files:
  • SecureUpgrade.exe - SecureUpgrade (Check For Later Product Line)
  • Wave.UserInterface2.dll - Wave Trusted Computing Toolkit (Wave User Interface Library)
  • WxEtsEula.dll - WxEtsEula Dynamic Link Library (WxEtsEula DLL)
  • WxAuthSpt.dll - Wave Authorization Support (Runtime authorization checks)
  • acpi.dll - EMBASSY Security Center
  • admin.dll - Support for EMBASSY Security Center
  • AuthSptBridge.dll
  • EmbassySecurityCenter.exe
  • EmbassySecurityCheck.exe - Embassy Security Center (ESC Embassy Security Check)
  • Wavx_AppsSetupProvider.dll - ESC Applications Setup Provider
  • Wavx_PlatformSetupProvider.dll - ESC Platform Setup Provider
  • Wavx_SetupWizardManager.dll - ESC Setup Wizard Manager
  • PasswordVaultViewer.exe - Password Vault Viewer (Tool for viewing the Wave Systems Password Vault contents)
  • SecureLoginSupport.dll - Wave Support Software (Secure Login Support)
  • EmbassySecuritySetupWizard.exe - Embassy Trust Suite
  • EmbassySecuritySetupWizard.resources.dll
  • EmbassySecurityWizard.exe
  • Wavx_ArchiveHelper.dll - Archive Helper DLL
  • EmbassyStatus.dll - EmbassyStatus
  • acpi_vista.dll - acpi_vista
  • ArchiveKey.exe - ArchiveKey
  • RestoreKey.exe - RestoreKey
  • Wave.ESC.Common.dll - Embassy Security Center Common
  • Wave.ESC.PVMgr.dll - PVMgrDll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SecureUpgrade.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SecureUpgrade' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\SecureUpgrade.exe".

How do I remove EMBASSY Security Setup?

Quickly and completely remove EMBASSY Security Setup from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall EMBASSY Security Setup 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 EMBASSY Security Setup, 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 EMBASSY Security Setup.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  South Africa 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 66.67%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 33.33%
Acer Veriton M490G 33.33%
Acer Veriton M265 33.33%


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