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HardKey License Manager

What is HardKey License Manager?  (from SoftComplete Development)

HardKey System is easy and powerfull license manager and work with short (15-25 chars) keys. Program based on strong asymetric (public keys) cryptography. HardKey Base Features : - Short registration key - Key may contain following optional fields: - Hardware ID - Expiry Date It allows to create temporarily operating...  Read more

Overview

HardKey License Manager is a program developed by SoftComplete Development. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 11.53 MB (12,091,410 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 80% of users of HardKey License Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in BG.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.strongbit.com/hardkey.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HardKey
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\HardKey\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\HardKey\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 11.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HardKey License Manager

  • HardKeyManagerLite.exe - HardKey License Manager Lite
  • HardKeyGenerator.dll - HardKey License Manager (HardKey external key-generator)
  • HardKeyManager.exe
  • hfelib.dll (by SoftLab MIL-TEC Ltd) - HFE Library (HFE support library)
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove HardKey License Manager?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
American Megatrends
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

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 Ultimate 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  BG 20.00%

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