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Should I remove Universal Shield?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #27,631
United States Rank #34,837
Reach 0.0063%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.47 days
515.43 days >
Average installed length: 270.82 days


VersionDistribution 20.22%
4.7 6.74%
4.6 4.49%
4.5 19.10%
4.4 29.21%
4.3.1 10.11%
4.3 4.49%
4.2 3.37%
4.0 2.25%

Universal Shield

What is Universal Shield?  (from Everstrike Software)

Universal Shield is the ultimate protection tool for your computer - hide files, folders, and drives, and set access rules using flexible security combinations for your most precious data. A unique feature of Universal Shield is the perfect combination of data hiding and encrypting. This feature is very important nowad...  Read more


Universal Shield is a program developed by Everstrike Software. The most used version is 4.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is USPro.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 2.68 MB (2,811,755 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 22% of users of Universal Shield come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.everstrike.com
Help link: www.everstrike.com/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Universal Shield
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Universal Shield\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Universal Shield\install.log" -u
Estimated size: 2.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Universal Shield

Program executable:USPro.exe
Name:Universal Shield
Path:C:\Program Files\Universal Shield\USPro.exe
Additional files:
  • passwd.exe - Universal Shield
  • USPro.exe
  • Decrypt.exe
  • UsContext.dll - usnet Module
  • US40Context.dll - US40Context Module
  • Lang1.dll
  • Lang10.dll
  • Lang11.dll
  • Lang12.dll
  • Lang14.dll
  • Lang2.dll
  • Lang3.dll
  • Lang4.dll
  • Lang5.dll
  • Lang6.dll
  • Lang7.dll
  • Lang8.dll
  • Lang9.dll
  • regdll.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • US40Context.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'USShellExtension' with a class of {8DB493EA-B2AD-42EC-AC53-3D95A528A3B5}.
  • UsContext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'USShellExtension' with a class of {8DB493EA-B2AD-42EC-AC53-3D95A528A3B5}.

How do I remove Universal Shield?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.66%
Windows 8 16.85%
Windows XP 8.99%
Windows Vista 3.37%
Windows Server 2003 1.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.20%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.99%
Windows 7 Professional 5.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.49%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.51%
  India 11.83%
  Germany 6.45%
  Iran 6.45%
  Indonesia 4.30%
  Mexico 3.23%
  UA 3.23%
  France 3.23%
  MA 2.15%
  United Arab Emirates 2.15%
  Portugal 2.15%
  Italy 2.15%
  Spain 2.15%
  Egypt 2.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.35%
ASUS 19.35%
Acer 16.13%
Hewlett-Packard 12.90%
Lenovo 9.68%
Toshiba 4.84%
Alienware 1.61%
Sony 1.61%
Medion 1.61%
Intel 1.61%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.70%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.70%
ASUSTeK X550CC 2.70%
ASUSTeK K53SD 1.35%
ASUS All Series 1.35%


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