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from SecureKey Technologies Inc.
SecureKey is a program developed by SecureKey Technologies. The most used version is 1.1.3149.7022, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 installer includes 10 files and is usually about 29.58 MB (31,021,134 bytes). skupdaterwin.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of SecureKey come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\SecureKey
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\SecureKey\1.1.3149.6452\SkSetup.exe" -uninstall -language Default
Estimated size: 29.58 MB
Files installed by SecureKey
- npSKDeviceAccess.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'SecureKey Device Access' with a plugin key of [email protected]/DeviceAccess,version=22.214.171.124'.
- skupdaterwin.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SecureKey Sofware Update' (runs daily at 17:19).
Startup File (User Run)
- SecureKey.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SecureKey' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\SecureKey\1.1.3149.7022\SecureKey.exe" -l FRC.
How do I remove SecureKey?
Quickly and completely remove SecureKey from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SecureKey from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
- 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:
When you find the program SecureKey, click it, and then do one of the following:
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
- Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SecureKey.
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
- Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
How do I reset my web browser?
If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SecureKey you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer and click the Tools button, and then click Internet options.
- Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset. Select the Delete personal settings check box if you would also like to remove search providers, Accelerators and home pages. When Internet Explorer finishes applying default settings, click Close, and then click OK.
- The changes will take effect the next time you open IE.
- At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
- To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens. It will close and be reset.
- When it's done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will open.
- Open Chrome and click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
- Select Settings. In the "Search" section, click Manage search engine. Check if (Default) is displayed next to your preferred search engine. If not, mouse over it and click Make default. Mouse over any other suspicious search engine entries that are not familiar and click X to remove them.
- When the "Show Home button" checkbox is selected, a web address appears below it. If you want the Homepage button to open up a different webpage, click Change to enter a link.
- Restart Google Chrome.
WHEN IT STARTS
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
MOST USED OS
Windows 7 (SP1)
62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
| United States
What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
|Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000
|Dell Dell System XPS L3...