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AxCrypt Remove Only

What is AxCrypt Remove Only?

Some versions use the OpenCandy software library to bundled potentially unwanted software offers during installation.


AxCrypt Remove Only is a program developed by Axon Data. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is AxCryptU.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 2.21 MB (2,321,721 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of AxCrypt Remove Only come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia and United Kingdom.
AxCrypt Remove Only has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: axcrypt.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\axon data\axcrypt
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Axon Data\AxCrypt\AxCryptU.exe"
Estimated size: 2.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AxCrypt Remove Only

Program executable:AxCryptU.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\axon data\axcrypt\AxCryptU.exe
Additional files:
  • AxCryptU.exe
  • AxCrypt.dll (by Axantum Software AB) - MyCrypt (Shell Extension)
  • AxCrypt.exe (by Axantum Software AB) - Function Server
  • AxCryptM.dll - Messages
  • AxDecrypt.exe - [Self-]Decrypt
  • Notify.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • AxCrypt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'axcrypt.File' with a class of {A443D5BE-6216-4A6F-AC5C-A9C1845234A7}.

How do I remove AxCrypt Remove Only?

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

Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 39.22%
Windows XP 37.25%
Windows Vista 15.69%
Windows 8 7.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 36.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.87%
Windows 7 Professional 11.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.91%
Windows 8.1 2.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.03%
  Indonesia 8.73%
  United Kingdom 7.14%
  Japan 3.97%
  Australia 2.38%
  Brazil 2.38%
  Canada 2.38%
  Turkey 2.38%
  Belgium 1.59%
  BG 1.59%
  Finland 1.59%
  Greece 1.59%
  Croatia 1.59%
  RS 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.48%
Hewlett-Packard 25.81%
Acer 17.74%
American Megatrends 4.84%
ASUS 4.84%
Intel 3.23%
Compaq 3.23%
Common models
HP 242 G1 Notebook PC 3.80%
HP ProBook 430 G1 3.80%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.53%
Winfast AWRDACPI 1.27%


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