77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Sentinel Online Protection?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0002%

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.8.0.11699 33.33%
5.6.0.10010 33.33%
5.6.0.9460 33.33%

Sentinel Online Protection

What is Sentinel Online Protection?  (from Affinion International Ltd)

The Data Protection Suite comprises SentryBay’s market-leading EntryProtect and PhishLock solutions which protect all browsing conducted by a user. These solutions neutralise the two greatest threats to a user’s digital identity– spyware and phishing attacks.

The need for the proactive protection provided by the...  Read more

Overview

Sentinel Online Protection is a program developed by Affinion International Ltd. The most used version is 5.8.0.11699, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is dps.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 9.37 MB (9,823,437 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Sentinel Online Protection come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sentrybay.com/support/?licensor={{BRAND}}&lang={{LANG}}
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Affinion International Ltd\Sentinel Online Protection
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Affinion International Ltd\Sentinel Online Protection\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sentinel Online Protection

Program executable:dps.exe
Name:Sentinel Online Protection
Path:C:\Program Files\Affinion International Ltd\Sentinel Online Protection\dps.exe
MD5:7405682308e8f86a4a240b698a7747fc
Additional files:
  • ep.exe - Sentinel Online Protection
  • epbho32.dll
  • epbho64.dll
  • epclient32.dll
  • epclient64.dll
  • epinject.exe
  • epservice.exe
  • peplugin.dll
  • pl.exe
  • plbho32.dll
  • plplugin.dll
  • ptplugin.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • driverinstall.exe
  • libxml2.dll
  • libxmlsec.dll
  • libxmlsec-mscrypto.dll
  • license.dll (by SentryBay)
  • reportclient32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • plbho32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Sentinel Online Protection' with the class of {ff507020-a257-4527-a222-b6f5732e55ee}.
  • epbho32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Sentinel Online Protection' with the class of {3955aa73-8c60-4a9b-acdb-0c2edb1b6748}.
Service
  • epservice.exe runs as a service named 'Sentinel Online Protection' (EntryProtect) "Prevents the uplifting of sensitive data such as user names, passwords, credit card/bank account details and any other identity-based or sensitive data entered into an Sentinel Online Protection protected web-based application.".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • pl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PhishLock' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Affinion International Ltd\Sentinel Online Protection\pl.exe".
  • dps.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Data Protection Suite' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Affinion International Ltd\Sentinel Online Protection\dps.exe".

How do I remove Sentinel Online Protection?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Sentinel Online Protection you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Win 8 33%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  United Kingdom 37.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%

commentsComments

user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.