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Intel Anti-Theft Service - Secure Data Vault

What is Intel Anti-Theft Service - Secure Data Vault?

This web-based service uses hardware features in computers equipped with IntelĀ® Anti-Theft Technology to provide multi-level security. It protects private data and guards against theft with remote lockdown, encryption within Secure Data Vault, and other built-in theft deterrence capabilities.

About  (from Intel)

If you have lost your device or you believe it has been stolen, device lockdown can occur in two ways:1. You can set your device to lock from the IntelĀ® Anti-Theft Service website and it will lockdown the next time it synchronizes with the service. Your device automatically synchronizes with the service when it is conn...  Read more


It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 29.92 MB (31,373,680 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com/support/services/anti-theft-svc/sb/CS-032839.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCTheftDefense\SecureDataVault\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8D2EEEB8-6AB1-41E8-93F3-A0801BA89BB6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Anti-Theft Service - Secure Data Vault

  • PCTDSecureDataVaultFRA.dll - Service de sécurisation des données Application (Service de sécurisation des données)
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultITA.dll - Cassaforte per la sicurezza dati Application (Cassaforte per la sicurezza dati)
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultRUS.dll
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultESN.dll - Cámara de datos blindada Application (Cámara de datos blindada)
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultPTB.dll - Cofre de dados seguro Application (Cofre de dados seguro)
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultDEU.dll - Sicherer Datentresor Application (Sicherer Datentresor)
  • PCTDSecureDataVault.exe - Secure Data Vault Application (Secure Data Vault)
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultCHS.dll
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultENU.dll
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultJPN.dll
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultKOR.dll
  • CE_API.dll
  • CE_APICHS.dll
  • CE_APICHT.dll
  • CE_APIDEU.dll
  • CE_APIENU.dll
  • CE_APIESN.dll
  • CE_APIFRA.dll
  • CE_APIITA.dll
  • CE_APIJPN.dll
  • CE_APIKOR.dll
  • CE_APIPTB.dll
  • CE_APIRUS.dll
  • PCTDSecureDataVaultCHT.dll
  • CEUninstall.dll
  • CheckIfEnrolled.exe
  • SDServiceCE.exe
  • SDVDUtils.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SDServiceCE.exe runs as a service named 'Container Encryption Service' (SDServiceCE) "Container Encryption Service".

How do I remove Intel Anti-Theft Service - Secure Data Vault?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) Anti-Theft Service - Secure Data Vault from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Anti-Theft Service - Secure Data Vault 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 Intel(R) Anti-Theft Service - Secure Data Vault, 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 Intel Anti-Theft Service - Secure Data Vault.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 10 Home 6.67%
Windows 8 Pro 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.78% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 27.78%
  United States 27.78%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Netherlands 11.11%
  Belgium 5.56%
  Ireland 5.56%
  Sweden 5.56%
  Vietnam 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 57.14%
ASUS 28.57%
Lenovo 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard 7.14%
Common models
Sony SVS1511C5E 13.33%
ASUSTeK N55SL 13.33%
Sony SVT1311M1ES 6.67%
Sony SVT13116FXS 6.67%
Sony SVT13116FGS 6.67%
Sony SVS1511L3ES 6.67%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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