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Should I remove BankID Security Application?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,549
Reach 0.0073%


4.20.2 18.75%
4.20.1 10.42%
4.19.3 50.00%
4.19.1 17.36%
4.19.0 3.47%

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BankID Security Application

What is BankID Security Application?  (from Technology Nexus)

BankID is currently accepted for authentication and signing in more than 300 servicesincluding some of the Swedish bank’s online banking services. The BankID SecurityApplication (BISP) is needed by the user for downloading, using and managing BankIDs. TheBISP software is used both for BankID on file and BankID on card....  Read more


BankID Security Application is a software program developed by Technology Nexus. The most common release is 4.19.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 1.88 MB (1,966,080 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 55% of users of BankID Security Application come from Sweden, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bankid.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\personal\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FA7F689F-88EB-4946-B105-4C434CF5B07A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.88 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BankID Security Application

  • br_enu.dll - Nexus Personal (English Branding Resources Dynamic Link Library)
  • br_svse.dll - Swedish Branding Resources Dynamic Link Library
  • branding.dll - Branding Resources Dynamic Link Library
  • crdoberthur.dll - Oberthur Smart Card Dynamic Link Library
  • crdprism.dll - Prisma Smart Card Dynamic Link Library
  • crdsetec.dll - Setec 3.x, 4.3.x, 4.4.1 Smart Card DLL
  • crdsiem.dll - Siemens Smart Card Dynamic Link Library
  • lng_dan.dll
  • lng_fin.dll
  • lng_frfr.dll
  • lng_nlnl.dll
  • lng_nor.dll
  • lng_plpl.dll
  • lng_svse.dll
  • np_prsnl.dll - Nexus Personal Plug-Ins
  • np_prsnl64.dll
  • personal.dll - Nexus Personal PKCS#11/CSP Library
  • personal.exe
  • tokenapi.dll - Nexus Personal Token API
  • crdedb.dll (by Finansiell ID-teknik BID AB) - CryptoTech on JCOP Smart Card Dynamic Link Library
  • crdgtoclsc.dll (by Finansiell ID-teknik BID AB) - CryptoTech on JCOS Smart Card Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • np_prsnl.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'np_prsnl.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • np_prsnl.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Personal' with a plugin key of '@se.nexus/Personal' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • personal.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F425FB72-EE5B-4084-B37F-8CC725755DB1}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.64 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000536376%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004276%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001087%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:128,861
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:11 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove BankID Security Application?

You can uninstall BankID Security Application 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 BankID Security Application, 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 BankID Security Application.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by BankID Security Application you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.28%
Windows 10 25.69%
Windows Vista 4.86%
Windows XP 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.61%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 8.1 8.33%
Windows 8 4.86%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.41% of installs come from Sweden
Which countries install it?
  Sweden 55.41%
  United States 15.54%
  United Kingdom 9.46%
  DK 2.70%
  Spain 2.03%
  Belgium 1.35%
  France 1.35%
  Poland 1.35%
  MK 0.68%
  Thailand 0.68%
  ML 0.68%
  Norway 0.68%
  Switzerland 0.68%
  RS 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.13%
ASUS 19.42%
Dell 16.50%
Acer 14.56%
Lenovo 5.83%
Samsung 3.88%
Toshiba 2.91%
American Megatrends 0.97%
Sony 0.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
ASUSTeK UX31A 3.64%
ASUSTeK UX32A 2.73%
ASUSTeK UL30A 1.82%
Dell Latitude E6420 1.82%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.82%


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