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Advanced EFS Data Recovery

What is Advanced EFS Data Recovery?  (from ElcomSoft Co)

Decrypt files protected with the Encrypting File System (EFS). Advanced EFS Data Recovery decrypts files protected with EFS in Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003/2008, Vista and Windows 7. The recovery is possible even when you transfer a protected disk into a different PC, reformat system partition, or when some encryption...  Read more


Advanced EFS Data Recovery is a software program developed by ElcomSoft Co. The most common release is 4.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named ARCHPR.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.92 MB (2,014,908 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 28% of users of Advanced EFS Data Recovery come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elcomsoft.com/aefsdr.html
Help link: www.elcomsoft.com/help/aefsdr/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Advanced EFS Data Recovery
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Advanced EFS Data Recovery\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced EFS Data Recovery

  • aefsdr.exe - Advanced EFS Data Recovery (Advanced EFS Data Recovery Professional)
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove Advanced EFS Data Recovery?

You can uninstall Advanced EFS Data Recovery 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advanced EFS Data Recovery, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Advanced EFS Data Recovery.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.70%
Windows 10 17.02%
Windows XP 17.02%
Windows Vista 4.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.89%
Windows 7 Professional 12.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.77%
Windows 8.1 6.38%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.07%
  Iran 8.77%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  Australia 3.51%
  India 3.51%
  Philippines 3.51%
  Germany 3.51%
  Canada 3.51%
  Chile 1.75%
  Slovenia 1.75%
  Vietnam 1.75%
  BH 1.75%
  Singapore 1.75%
  Brazil 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.51%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
ASUS 12.82%
Acer 10.26%
Lenovo 7.69%
Toshiba 5.13%
Intel 5.13%
American Megatrends 5.13%
Sony 2.56%
Samsung 2.56%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L40 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 3.03%
TOSHIBA Portable PC 3.03%
Sony VPCF13JFX 3.03%
Samsung 270E5G/270E5U 3.03%
Packard Bell imedia S3720 3.03%

About ElcomSoft Co

ElcomSoft developes Windows security and productivity applications for business and private customers.
Publisher URL: www.elcomsoft.com


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