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7% remove it93% keep it
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3.6.1 33.33%
3.2.0 33.33%
2.9.1 33.33%



ElsterFT is a software program developed by Rechenzentrum der Finanzverwaltung des Landes NRW. The most common release is 3.6.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 48.51 MB (50,869,620 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 63% of users of ElsterFT come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elsterft.de
Installation folder: C:\users\christoph\elsterft
Uninstaller: C:\Users\Christoph\ElsterFT\ElsterFT_Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 48.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ElsterFT

  • ElsterFT_Uninstall.exe - ElsterFT (Setup für ElsterFT 3.2.0)
  • EFTjni.dll - ElsterFT JNI (ElsterFT JNI dll)
  • ElsterFT.exe - ElsterFT-Starter
  • ElsterFT_debug.exe - ElsterFT-Starter (DEBUG-Modus)
  • checkDatenabholung.dll (by Bayerisches Landesamt für Steuern) - Elster Rich Client (ERiC) (eric Datenabholung DLL)
  • ericapi.dll (by Bayerisches Landesamt für Steuern) - eric api dll
  • ericbasis.dll - eric basis DLL
  • ericcrypt.dll - ericcrypt DLL
  • ericplugin.dll - Pluginframework
  • ericprint.dll - eric print DLL
  • erictransfer.dll - eric transfer DLL
  • ericutil.dll - eric utility DLL
  • ericxml.dll - eric xml DLL
  • eSigner.dll (by secunet Security Networks AG) - Elster Sicherheitskomponente Client
  • icudt48.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin48.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc48.dll - ICU Common DLL
  • log4cpp.dll (by Bastiaan Bakker, LifeLine Networks bv) - Log library for C++ (Log library for C++ DLL)
  • xerces.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1 (Shared Library for Xerces-C++ Version 3.1.1)

How do I remove ElsterFT?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Germany 37.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 50.00%
Common models
Gigabyte M68MT-D3P 33.33%
MEDION E7216 33.33%


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