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Should I remove Steganos Privacy Suite 16?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,938
United States Rank #33,470
Reach 0.0170%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.43 days
23.04 days >
Average installed length: 12.11 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
16.1.1 30.54%
16.1 66.53%
16.0.4 2.09%
16.0.2 0.84%

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Steganos Privacy Suite 16

Overview

Steganos Privacy Suite 16 is a software program developed by Steganos GmbH. The most common release is 16.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. In the Mozilla Firefox browser, it will add an add-on. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 85.74 MB (89,899,915 bytes). 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 65% of users of Steganos Privacy Suite 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 Privacy Suite 16\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steganos Privacy Suite 16\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 85.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Steganos Privacy Suite 16

  • DropCypher.exe - Steganos Privacy Suite 16 (Dropbox Encryption)
  • EmailEncryption.exe - Steganos EmailEncryption
  • EmailEncryptionOutlookPlugin2.dll - Steganos Encryption Outlook Plugin
  • EmailViewer.exe - Steganos EmailViewer
  • FileManager.exe - Steganos FileManager
  • fredirstarter.exe - File Redirection Starter
  • LibShred.dll - Steganos Shredder DLL
  • PasswordManager.exe - Steganos Password Manager
  • passwordmanagercom.exe - Steganos Password Manager Chrome Autofill Relay
  • passwordmanageriebroker.exe - Steganos Password Manager IE Broker
  • PasswordManagerStandalone.exe - Steganos Password Manager Standalone
  • PortableSafe.exe - Steganos PortableSafe
  • PrivateFavorites.exe - Steganos PrivateFavorites
  • Safe.exe - Steganos Safe
  • SafeShutdown.exe - Steganos Safe Shutdown
  • sfs.dll - Steganos FreeSpace Shredder DLL
  • Shredder.exe - Steganos Shredder
  • ShredderLow.exe
  • ShutdownPasswordManager.exe - PasswordManager ShutdownApp
  • ShutdownPasswordManagerRelay.exe - PasswordManagerCom ShutdownApp
  • ShutdownSafe.exe - Safe ShutdownApp
  • ShutdownSuite.exe - Suite ShutdownApp
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar and BHO
  • SPMIEToolbar64.dll - Steganos Password Manager (Steganos Password Manager 64-Bit Internet Explorer Toolbar)
  • StartInstallEngine.exe - Steganos StartInstallEngine
  • SPMExporter.dll - SPMExporter
  • ShellExtension.dll
  • spmplugin3.xpi

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer Extensions
  • SPMIEToolbar64.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {024538B9-3F39-49FF-9503-975F743210FA}.
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {024538B9-3F39-49FF-9503-975F743210FA}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • SPMIEToolbar64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Steganos Password Manager Toolbar' with the class of {9C65D12D-CF9D-454D-8049-61965D8C6FFF} (123.48.50.52.53.51.56.66.57.45.51.70.51.57.45.52.57.102.102.45.57.53.48.51.45.57.55.53.70.55.52.51.50.49.48.70.65.125).
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Steganos Password Manager Toolbar' with the class of {9C65D12D-CF9D-454D-8049-61965D8C6FFF} (123.48.50.52.53.51.56.66.57.45.51.70.51.57.45.52.57.102.102.45.57.53.48.51.45.57.55.53.70.55.52.51.50.49.48.70.65.125).
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}.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • PasswordManager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SSS16_PasswordManager' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Privacy Suite 16\PasswordManager.exe".
  • Safe.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'HH' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Privacy Suite 16\Safe.exe" -entry "Safe.ToggleDrive.HH".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • passwordmanagercom.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SSS16 Chrome Autofill Relay' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Privacy Suite 16\passwordmanagercom.exe".
  • fredirstarter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SSS16 File Redirection Starter' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Privacy Suite 16\fredirstarter.exe".

How do I remove Steganos Privacy Suite 16?

Quickly and completely remove Steganos Privacy Suite 16 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Steganos Privacy Suite 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 Privacy Suite 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 Privacy Suite 16.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Steganos Privacy Suite 16 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#16,938

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.79%
Windows 8 49.37%
Windows Vista 0.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.29%
Windows 8.1 18.83%
Windows 7 Professional 11.30%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.95%
Windows 10 Pro 6.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.92% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 64.92%
  United States 8.87%
  Austria 4.44%
  France 4.03%
  Italy 2.82%
  Sweden 1.61%
  Spain 1.61%
  Switzerland 1.21%
  Thailand 0.81%
  Romania 0.81%
  Netherlands 0.81%
  Saudi Arabia 0.81%
  United Kingdom 0.81%
  Hong Kong 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 24.39%
Dell 14.63%
Hewlett-Packard 14.63%
Acer 11.38%
ASUS 8.13%
Lenovo 6.50%
Toshiba 6.50%
GIGABYTE 5.69%
American Megatrends 3.25%
Samsung 2.44%
Sony 2.44%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.03%
Dell Inspiron 7720 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.34%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.34%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.34%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.34%

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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