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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 77.78% 11.11%
2.0.2 11.11%

PATGuard 2


PATGuard 2 is a program developed by Seaward. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 767.5 KB (785,920 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 45% of users of PATGuard 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Ireland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.seaward.co.uk
Help link: www.seaward.co.uk/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\seaward\patguard 2
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5EDE7D2F-C368-4F01-8F1C-99FE023691E7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 767.5 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PATGuard 2

  • cmls12.dll (by combit GmbH) - combit List & Label Storage Manager and Preview Control
  • cmll12xl.dll (by combit GmbH) - combit List & Label Export Utility Library
  • emanagernr.exe - Seaward PATGuard e-Manager Application (PATGuard e-Manager Application)
  • patinstrumentsnr-02.dll - PatInstruments NR Dynamic Link Library (PatInstruments NR DLL)
  • cmll12.dll - combit List & Label Reporting Engine
  • patpersonnelnr-01.dll - PatPersonnel NR Dynamic Link Library (PatPersonnel NR DLL)
  • cmpr12.dll - combit Hierarchical Profile Manager
  • cmdw12.dll - combit Multiformat Drawing Manager
  • patreportsnr-01.dll - PatReports NR Dynamic Link Library (PatReports NR DLL)
  • patsupportnr-02.dll - PatSupport NR Dynamic Link Library (PatSupport NR DLL)
  • patukrcnr-01.dll - Patukrc NR Dynamic Link Library (Patukrc NR DLL)
  • pgwanr-01.dll - PGWA NR Dynamic Link Library (PGWA NR DLL)
  • cmbr12.dll - combit Data Browser Control
  • llview12.exe - combit List & Label Viewer (LLVIEW)
  • cmmx01.dll - combit Mail Exchange DLL
  • cmut12.dll - combit Utility Functions
  • cmct12.dll - combit Custom Controls
  • patguard.exe - Seaward PATGuard NR (PATGuard NR Application)
  • patsplus.dll - PatsPlus Module
  • patswin.dll - PatsWin Module
  • shire.dll - Shire Module
  • 330b1dbisamodbcstd.exe
  • zipdll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • emanagernr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PATGuard 2 e-Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Seaward\PATGuard 2\eManagerNR.exe".

How do I remove PATGuard 2?

Quickly and completely remove PATGuard 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PATGuard 2 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 PATGuard 2, 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 PATGuard 2.

Win 8 44%
Win Vista (SP2) 11%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 44.44%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 8.1 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  Australia 18.18%
  Ireland 18.18%
  United Kingdom 18.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Acer 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Samsung 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
Sony 11.11%
Common models
Acer Aspire V5-431 16.67%
Samsung 305V4A/305V5A 16.67%
Dell Vostro 460 16.67%
Sony SVE1512M1EW 16.67%
Acer Aspire 5750 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq CQ... 16.67%


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