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Should I remove Steganos Privacy Suite 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,056
United States Rank #42,471
Reach 0.0359%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 265.68 days
723.31 days >
Average installed length: 380.05 days


13.0.5 76.54%
13.0.4 5.37%
13.0.2 15.11%
13.0.1 2.39%
13.0 0.60%

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Steganos Privacy Suite 2012


Steganos Privacy Suite 2012 is a software program developed by Steganos GmbH. The most common release is 13.0.5, 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 setup package generally installs about 62 files and is usually about 113.12 MB (118,614,854 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 87% of users of Steganos Privacy Suite 2012 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steganos.com/us/products/data-security/privacy-suite
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steganos privacy suite 2012
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steganos Privacy Suite 2012\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 113.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Steganos Privacy Suite 2012

  • PwmMobile.exe - Steganos Passwordmanager 2009 (Steganos Password Manager 2009 Mobile)
  • Banking.exe - Steganos Privacy Suite 2012 (Steganos Online Banking)
  • BankingWizard.exe - Steganos Online Banking USB Wizard
  • CheckUninstall.exe - Full uninstall check
  • DropCypher.exe - Dropbox Encryption
  • EmailEncryption.exe - Steganos EmailEncryption
  • EmailEncryptionDLL.dll - Steganos EmailEncryption DLL
  • 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
  • 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
  • icudt40.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin40.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc40.dll - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • CopyProcess.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • Newtonsoft.Json.Net20.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Newtonsoft Json.NET (Newtonsoft Json.NET .NET 2.0)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • JavaScriptCore.dll (by Apple) - JavaScriptCore (JavaScriptCore Dynamic Link Library)
  • CFLite.dll
  • fileredirection.dll
  • libexslt.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • libxslt.dll
  • objc.dll
  • passwordmanager.conversion.exe
  • privatefavorites.conversion.exe
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • ResetPendingMoves.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fredirstarter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SSS2012 File Redirection Starter' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Privacy Suite 2012\fredirstarter.exe".

How do I remove Steganos Privacy Suite 2012?

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Or, you can uninstall Steganos Privacy Suite 2012 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 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 Privacy Suite 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.18%
Windows 8 17.69%
Windows Vista 7.16%
Windows XP 4.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.40%
Windows 7 Professional 11.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.97%
Windows 8.1 4.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.20% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 87.20%
  United States 4.60%
  Iran 1.40%
  United Kingdom 1.40%
  Austria 1.00%
  Spain 0.60%
  BY 0.40%
  Australia 0.40%
  Luxembourg 0.40%
  Brazil 0.20%
  Colombia 0.20%
  Belgium 0.20%
  France 0.20%
  Costa Rica 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 44.86%
Acer 14.38%
Dell 11.99%
ASUS 9.93%
Hewlett-Packard 7.53%
Samsung 2.74%
Intel 2.40%
Lenovo 1.71%
Toshiba 1.37%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 8.60%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.62%
MEDION P7624 3.17%
MEDION MS-7800 2.71%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.26%

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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