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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 #33,029
United States Rank #38,047
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 42.35 days
369.52 days >
Average installed length: 194.15 days


3.04.703.2233 1.69%
3.03.638.1496 13.56%
3.2.579.1025 38.98%
3.02 35.59%
3.01 1.69%
3.0 1.69%
2.50 6.78%

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 16 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 8. While about 25% 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?

Quickly and completely remove Advanced Office Password Breaker from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
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 71.19%
Windows 8 16.95%
Windows XP 10.17%
Windows Vista 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.64%
Windows 7 Professional 18.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.08%
Windows 10 Home 1.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.00%
  Germany 10.94%
  Netherlands 6.25%
  France 4.69%
  Greece 4.69%
  Iran 4.69%
  Turkey 3.13%
  United Kingdom 3.13%
  Hungary 3.13%
  Australia 3.13%
  India 3.13%
  Canada 3.13%
  Switzerland 3.13%
  United Arab Emirates 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.22%
Acer 22.22%
ASUS 13.89%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Samsung 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
American Megatrends 2.78%
Sony 2.78%
MSI 2.78%
Intel 2.78%
Toshiba 2.78%
Common models
Shuttle Inc SD36V10 2.63%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.63%
HP xw4400 Workstation 2.63%
Dell Inspiron 7520 2.63%
BIOSTAR Group G31-M7 TE 2.63%

About ElcomSoft Co

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


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