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7% remove it93% keep it
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8.0.62 75.00%
7.0.201 25.00%

O&O SafeErase Workstation


O&O SafeErase Workstation is a software program developed by O&O Software GmbH. The most common release is 8.0.62, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 18 files and is usually about 32.28 MB (33,844,981 bytes). The installed file ooliveupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of O&O SafeErase Workstation come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oo-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OO Software\SafeErase\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{243176DB-549F-418F-AE20-731DCF0EA42D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 32.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by O&O SafeErase Workstation

  • ooliveupdate.exe - O&O LiveUpdate
  • oose.exe - O&O SafeErase
  • OOSE4reportconverter.exe
  • OOSEA.exe
  • ooseclrs.dll - O&O SafeErase Commandline Resources (ENU)
  • oosecmd.exe - O&O SafeErase Commandline
  • oosecmdn.exe
  • ooseeal.dll - O&O SafeErase - Engine abstraction layer
  • ooseexttl.dll - External Tools (Win32)
  • oosefunction.dll
  • OOSERes.dll
  • ooserwrs.dll - O&O SafeErase Registration Wizard Resources (ENU) (Win32)
  • oosesh.dll - O&O SafeErase Shell Extension
  • ooseshrs.dll - O&O SafeErase Shellextension Resources (ENU)
  • oorwiz3.dll - O&O SDK (O&O Registration Wizard (Win32))
  • oorwiz3r.dll - O&O Registration Wizard Resources (ENU) (Win32)
  • ootmapi.dll - O&O TextMode Driver API (Win32)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • oosesh.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SafeErase' with a class of {E8D43C7E-EFA1-41A2-9AD9-0CFECD1678B7}.

How do I remove O&O SafeErase Workstation?

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

Win 8 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Italy 28.57%
  Germany 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Lenovo 33.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 50.00%
MSI MS-7850 25.00%
LENOVO 20250 25.00%

About O&O Software GmbH

The company develops and sells software products for data management and security, the first product beingO&O Defrag.
Publisher URL: www.oo-software.com


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