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GiliSoft Privacy Protector 4.1


GiliSoft Privacy Protector 4.1 is a software program developed by Gilisoft International. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 24.94 MB (26,147,629 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 50% of users of GiliSoft Privacy Protector come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.GiliSoft.com
Help link: www.GiliSoft.com/support.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GiliSoft\Privacy Protector\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GiliSoft\Privacy Protector\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 24.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GiliSoft Privacy Protector 4.1

  • PrivacyAgent64.exe - GiliSoft Privacy Protector (GiliSoft Privacy Protector Helper)
  • WinFLockerHelp.exe
  • GiliPPShell.dll - Gili Privacy Protector (Gili Privacy Protector ContextMenu Module)
  • GiliPPShell64.dll
  • magicskin.dll - MagicSkin Dynamic Link Library (MagicSkin DLL)
  • LoaderElevator.exe
  • LoaderElevator64.exe
  • LoaderNonElevator.exe
  • LoaderNonElevator64.exe
  • WFK.exe
  • ArmAccess.dll
  • Commondll.dll - CommonDll Dynamic Link Library (CommonDll DLL)
  • FileGuard.dll (by winFileGuard) - FileGuard Dynamic Link Library (FileGuard DLL)
  • FileLockPlugin.dll - FileLockPlugin Module
  • FileLockPlugin64.dll
  • ISTask.dll (by Genry) - ISTask (ISTask for Inno Setup)
  • KernalUI.dll - KernalUI Dynamic Link Library (KernalUI DLL)
  • KernalUI64.dll
  • OpenExplor.exe
  • RestartExplorer.exe
  • SafeWipe.dll - SafeWipe Dynamic Link Library (SafeWipe DLL)
  • SafeWipe.exe (by Sysinternals) - Sysinternals Sdelete (sdelete)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • ve32.dll (by WinAbility┬« Software) - VistaElevator[TM] (VistaElevator Sample DLL)
  • ve64.dll (by WinAbility┬« Software)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • GiliPPShell64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'GiliPP64' with a class of {80DB8E3E-05F6-404D-856B-A47C556A53CE}.
  • GiliPPShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Gili PP' with a class of {68264032-9730-4ab3-BEA2-A6CE3EEF6080}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • FileLockPlugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FLockObj Class' with the class of {26C3165B-FC58-4910-802D-250B2E68A04E}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • WinFLockerHelp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Windows File Locker Helper' and executes as "C:\Program Files\GiliSoft\Privacy Protector\WinFLockerHelp.exe" UnmountDisk.

How do I remove GiliSoft Privacy Protector?

Quickly and completely remove GiliSoft Privacy Protector 4.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GiliSoft Privacy Protector 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 GiliSoft Privacy Protector 4.1, 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 GiliSoft Privacy Protector.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by GiliSoft Privacy Protector 4.1 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 20%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  India 12.50%
  Canada 12.50%
  China 12.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%


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