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Should I remove VITAKEY?

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 #34,963
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VersionDistribution 7.69% 9.62% 3.85% 78.85%



VITAKEY is a program developed by EgisTec. The most used version is, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 25.5 MB (26,738,272 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 66% of users of VITAKEY come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.EgisTec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EgisTec\VITAKEY\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9428A68A-9B43-473D-9771-FDA1D15B4C0D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 25.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VITAKEY

  • FingerprintTutorial.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 9.0 r45)
  • About.exe (by Egis Technology) - VITAKEY
  • Backup.exe (by Egis Technology)
  • BASVC.exe
  • CompPtc.dll
  • CompPtcV32.dll
  • CompPtcVUI.exe
  • CustomRes.dll
  • FirstWzd.exe
  • PdtWzd.exe
  • PwdBank.exe
  • Pwdf.exe
  • PwdFilter.dll
  • Restore.exe
  • SysSet.exe
  • WinNotify.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • PwdBank.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {10954C80-4F0F-11d3-B17C-00C0DFE39736}.
  • BASVC.exe runs as a service named 'EgisTec Service' (IGBASVC).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PdtWzd.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VitaKeyPdtWzd' which loads as C:\Program Files\EgisTec\VITAKEY\PdtWzd.exe.

How do I remove VITAKEY?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by VITAKEY you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win Vista (SP2) 77%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
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 Vista 78.85%
Windows 7 17.31%
Windows XP 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 78.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.52% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 65.52%
  United States 22.41%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  Belgium 3.45%
  Austria 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 92.31%
Sahara 7.69%
Common models
MEDION P6612 90.20%
Intel_ CANTIGA_ 5.88%
MEDION P6611 3.92%


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