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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #39,243
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.97 days
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Average installed length: 14.84 days


VersionDistribution 44.23% 44.23% 11.54%

Advanced EFS Password Recovery


Advanced EFS Password Recovery is a program developed by ElcomSoft Co. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is aefsdr.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 1.87 MB (1,963,965 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 40% of users of Advanced EFS Password Recovery come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elcomsoft.ru
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Elcomsoft Password Recovery\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{08B55FFC-6467-4512-B42A-EF6F6704DD2C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced EFS Password Recovery

Program executable:aefsdr.exe
Name:Advanced EFS Data Recovery
Advanced EFS Data Recovery Professional
Additional files:
  • GPUManager.exe - Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery (GPU Manager Utility)
  • ambpr.exe - Advanced MailBox Password Recovery
  • aopr.exe - Advanced Office Password Recovery (AOPR Application)
  • EFDD.exe - ElcomSoft Forensic Disk Decryptor
  • EPPB.exe - Elcomsoft Phone Password Breaker
  • atex.exe - Elcomsoft Apple Token Extractor
  • AOPB.exe - Advanced Office Password Breaker
  • APDFPR.exe - Advanced PDF Password Recovery
  • ARCHPR.exe - Advanced Archive Password Recovery

How do I remove Advanced EFS Password Recovery?

You can uninstall Advanced EFS Password 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 Password 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 Password Recovery.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.69%
Windows 10 30.77%
Windows XP 9.62%
Windows Vista 1.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.41%
Windows 7 Professional 13.73%
Windows 10 Home 11.76%
Windows 10 Pro 7.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.32%
  Germany 6.45%
  Brazil 4.84%
  France 4.84%
  Turkey 4.84%
  Poland 4.84%
  Italy 4.84%
  India 3.23%
  Iran 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Egypt 3.23%
  Singapore 1.61%
  South Africa 1.61%
  UA 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.51%
Hewlett-Packard 19.51%
Acer 19.51%
ASUS 12.20%
Toshiba 7.32%
Lenovo 4.88%
Samsung 2.44%
Medion 2.44%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Alienware 2.44%
Intel 2.44%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 2.38%
Sony VPCCW1 2.38%
Samsung 700Z3C/700Z5C 2.38%
Parallels Software Intern... 2.38%

About ElcomSoft Co

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


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