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What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,757
United States Rank #37,716
Reach 0.0037%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 42.35 days
551.80 days >
Average installed length: 289.93 days


3.04.754.2943 1.37%
3.04.703.2233 1.37%
3.03.638.1496 10.96%
3.2.579.1025 45.21%
3.02 32.88%
3.01 1.37%
3.0 1.37%
2.50 5.48%

Advanced Office Password Breaker

What is Advanced Office Password Breaker?  (from ElcomSoft Co)

Break passwords and unlock documents instead of performing lengthy password recovery. Advanced Office Password Breaker unlocks password-protected Microsoft Word documents and Excel spreadsheets within a guaranteed timeframe instead of attacking and recovering the complex passwords. Due to the implementation of document...  Read more


Advanced Office Password Breaker is a software program developed by ElcomSoft Co. The most common release is 3.2.579.1025, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named aopb.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 7.15 MB (7,501,317 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 33% of users of Advanced Office Password Breaker come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elcomsoft.com/aopb.html
Help link: www.elcomsoft.ru
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Elcomsoft Password Recovery\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A6E29058-EC90-4707-82D6-20C9EEF9245A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Office Password Breaker

  • edpr_console.exe - Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery (Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery Console)
  • edpr_server.exe - Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery Server
  • epr_agent.exe - Elcomsoft Password Recovery Agent
  • GPUManager.exe - GPU Manager Utility
  • aopr.exe - Advanced Office Password Recovery (AOPR Application)
  • EPPB.exe - Elcomsoft Phone Password Breaker
  • wdeinfo.exe - Elcomsoft Password Recovery (Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery)
  • EWSA.exe - ElcomSoft Co.Ltd. ewsa (Elcomsoft Wireless Security Auditor)
  • ewsaserv.exe - PSPR Service (PSPRSERV)
  • ewsaserv64.exe
  • ewsaserv.dll - EWSASERV (EWSASERV dll)
  • ewsaserv64.dll
  • AOPB.exe - Advanced Office Password Breaker
  • APDFPR.exe - Advanced PDF Password Recovery

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • ewsaserv.exe runs as a service named 'EWSA Control Service' (EWSASERV).
  • ewsaserv64.exe runs as a service named 'EWSA Control Service' (EWSASERV).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • edpr_server.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ElcomSoft DPR Server' and executes as C:\Program Files\Elcomsoft Password Recovery\Distributed Password Recovery\edpr_server.exe.
  • epr_agent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Elcomsoft Distributed Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Elcomsoft Password Recovery\Distributed Password Recovery\epr_agent.exe" -s.

How do I remove Advanced Office Password Breaker?

You can uninstall Advanced Office Password Breaker 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 Office Password Breaker, 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 Office Password Breaker.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.75%
Windows 10 24.66%
Windows XP 8.22%
Windows Vista 1.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.92%
Windows 7 Professional 20.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.44%
Windows 10 Home 10.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.53%
  Germany 12.05%
  Netherlands 6.02%
  United Kingdom 3.61%
  Greece 3.61%
  France 3.61%
  Switzerland 3.61%
  Iran 3.61%
  Hungary 2.41%
  India 2.41%
  Turkey 2.41%
  Australia 2.41%
  Canada 2.41%
  Brazil 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.83%
Acer 18.75%
ASUS 14.58%
Lenovo 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 8.33%
Intel 4.17%
Samsung 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Sony 2.08%
Toshiba 2.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.92%
TrekStor SurfTab duo W1 1... 3.92%
HP ProBook 4520s 1.96%
Sony VPCF126FM 1.96%
Packard Bell imedia S3810 1.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.96%

About ElcomSoft Co

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


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