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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,032
Reach 0.0030%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 422.04 days
1024.70 days >
Average installed length: 538.40 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.1.3 45.24%
2.1 54.76%

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Steganos Internet Anonym 2012

What is Steganos Internet Anonym 2012?  (from Steganos GmbH)

Protect yourself from becoming an online victim. With Steganos Internet Anonym, what you do online remains concealed from others. After all, it's nobody's business whether you're looking for information, shopping or using P2P networks. Except for your own. No Risk - Not Even in Foreign WLANs. You use the Internet when ...  Read more

Overview

Steganos Internet Anonym 2012 is a software program developed by Steganos GmbH. The most common release is 2.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 37.33 MB (39,140,395 bytes). The installed file SteganosUpdater.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 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Steganos Internet Anonym 2012 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steganos.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steganos internet anonym 2012
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steganos Internet Anonym 2012\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 37.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Steganos Internet Anonym 2012

  • LibShred.dll - Steganos Internet Anonym 2012 (Steganos Shredder DLL)
  • SteganosUpdater.exe - Steganos Updater
  • uninstall.exe
  • UninstallWindow.exe - Uninstall Window
  • VisualTraceroute.exe
  • VPN2Client.exe
  • VPNService.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • VPN2Client.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F5AFDB58-19DC-4B9B-A90B-A168C2448827}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • VPNService.exe runs as a service named 'Steganos Anonym VPN Starter Service' (Steganos Anonym VPN Starter Service).
Startup File (User Run)
  • VPN2Client.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SIAVPN2' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Internet Anonym 2012\VPN2Client.exe".

How do I remove Steganos Internet Anonym 2012?

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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 Steganos Internet Anonym 2012, 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 Steganos Internet Anonym 2012.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 8 19.05%
Windows XP 7.14%
Windows Vista 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8 Pro 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 50.00%
  United States 18.75%
  Austria 10.42%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Spain 4.17%
  France 4.17%
  United Arab Emirates 2.08%
  Belgium 2.08%
  Vietnam 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.03%
Medion 24.14%
Hewlett-Packard 17.24%
GIGABYTE 6.90%
Alienware 6.90%
Samsung 3.45%
Packard Bell 3.45%
Dell 3.45%
Intel 3.45%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7616 6.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 3.23%
Samsung N230 3.23%
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 3.23%
Packard Bell BV EasyNote... 3.23%
Packard Bell EasyNote LM8... 3.23%

About (from Steganos GmbH)

Steganos’ advanced encryption options make hiding photos, documents and contact data easy — an invaluable tool when you consider how many laptops are lost or stolen everyday.
Publisher URL: www.steganos.com

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