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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #46,874
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16.0.5 19.00%
16.0.4 70.00%
16.0.3 9.00%
16.0.2 2.00%

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Steganos Password Manager 16


Steganos Password Manager 16 is a program developed by Steganos GmbH. The most used version is 16.0.4, 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 program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 20 files. Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of Steganos Password Manager 16 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 Password Manager 16\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steganos Password Manager 16\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Steganos Password Manager 16

  • PasswordManager.exe - Steganos Password Manager 16 (Steganos Password Manager)
  • passwordmanagercom.exe - Steganos Password Manager Chrome Autofill Relay
  • passwordmanageriebroker.exe - Steganos Password Manager IE Broker
  • PasswordManagerStandalone.exe - Steganos Password Manager Standalone
  • ShutdownPasswordManager.exe - PasswordManager ShutdownApp
  • ShutdownPasswordManagerRelay.exe - PasswordManagerCom ShutdownApp
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar and BHO
  • uninstall.exe
  • UninstallWindow.exe - Uninstall Window
  • Updater.exe - Update Wizard
  • SPMIEToolbar64.dll - Steganos Password Manager (Steganos Password Manager 64-Bit Internet Explorer Toolbar)
  • SPMExporter.dll - SPMExporter
  • SPMExporter.exe - SPMExporterRegistry
  • passwordmanager.conversion.exe
  • ResetPendingMoves.exe
  • Subsembly.Crypto.dll (by Subsembly GmbH) - Subsembly.Crypto
  • Subsembly.SubFS.dll (by Subsembly GmbH) - Subsembly.SubFS

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {024538B9-3F39-49FF-9503-975F743210FA}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Steganos Password Manager Toolbar' with the class of {9C65D12D-CF9D-454D-8049-61965D8C6FFF} (
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Steganos Password Manager Toolbar' with a class of {9C65D12D-CF9D-454D-8049-61965D8C6FFF}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PasswordManager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SPM16_Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Password Manager 16\PasswordManager.exe" -agent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • passwordmanagercom.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SPM16 Chrome Autofill Relay' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Password Manager 16\passwordmanagercom.exe".

How do I remove Steganos Password Manager 16?

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Or, you can uninstall Steganos Password Manager 16 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 Steganos Password Manager 16, 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 Password Manager 16.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Steganos Password Manager 16 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 8 50%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.00%
Windows 7 48.00%
Windows Vista 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 27.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 15.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.68% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 75.68%
  United States 14.41%
  Austria 3.60%
  France 2.70%
  Switzerland 0.90%
  Canada 0.90%
  Italy 0.90%
  United Kingdom 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 27.87%
Acer 22.95%
ASUS 9.84%
Hewlett-Packard 9.84%
Dell 8.20%
Toshiba 6.56%
Samsung 4.92%
Alienware 1.64%
Lenovo 1.64%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.38%
MSI MS-7817 2.38%
MEDION MS-7848 2.38%
Samsung R780 1.19%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 1.19%

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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