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4% remove it96% keep it
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ShrewSoftIncVPNClient0202W7 is a program developed by Shrew Soft. 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 21 files and is usually about 5.91 MB (6,196,673 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 63% of users of ShrewSoftIncVPNClient0202W7 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Turkey.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ShrewSoft\VPN Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{06683AB6-B939-4EED-8CD0-781F29FA98A5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ShrewSoftIncVPNClient0202W7

  • DriverUninstallOem.exe (by Hewlett-Packard) - HP DriverUninstallOem (Driver Uninstall Oem)
  • devcfg.exe
  • drvcfg.exe
  • dtpd.exe
  • iked.exe
  • ipseca.exe
  • ipsecc.exe
  • ipsecd.exe
  • ipsect.exe
  • libdtp.dll
  • libidb.dll
  • libike.dll
  • libip.dll
  • libith.dll
  • liblog.dll
  • libpfk.dll
  • libvflt.dll
  • libvnet.dll
  • netcfg.exe
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • ipsecd.exe runs as a service named 'ShrewSoft IPSEC Daemon' (ipsecd).
  • iked.exe runs as a service named 'ShrewSoft IKE Daemon' (iked).
  • dtpd.exe runs as a service named 'ShrewSoft DNS Proxy Daemon' (dtpd).

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  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 ShrewSoftIncVPNClient0202W7, 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 ShrewSoftIncVPNClient0202W7.

Win 7 (SP1) 95%
Win 8 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.74%
Windows 8 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 73.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.26%
Windows 8 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  France 15.63%
  Turkey 6.25%
  United Arab Emirates 3.13%
  Belgium 3.13%
  United Kingdom 3.13%
  Poland 3.13%
  Qatar 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 68.42%
Lenovo 21.05%
Dell 10.53%
Common models
HP ProBook 6470b 36.84%
HP EliteBook 8460p 26.32%
LENOVO 2537PJ2 5.26%
LENOVO 25371Q7 5.26%
LENOVO 20354 5.26%


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