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Should I remove COMODO Disk Encryption?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.56 days
16.49 days >
Average installed length: 8.66 days


1.2.114847.152 90.00%
1.2.65021.129 10.00%

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COMODO Disk Encryption


COMODO Disk Encryption is a software program developed by COMODO. The most common release is 1.2.114847.152, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 854 KB (874,496 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 47% of users of COMODO Disk Encryption come from the United States, it is also popular in Turkey and Vietnam.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.comodo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\comodo\comodo disk encryption
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7A182A5F-8673-4A0D-B2C4-105AC23E874A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 854 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by COMODO Disk Encryption

  • backuprestore.exe - COMODO Disk Encryption
  • cde.exe
  • cdeformat.exe
  • cdemakeiso.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • cde.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CDE' which loads as "C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Disk Encryption\CDE.exe" /hide.

How do I remove COMODO Disk Encryption?

You can uninstall COMODO Disk Encryption 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 COMODO Disk Encryption, 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 COMODO Disk Encryption.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 10 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows Vista Business 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  Turkey 13.33%
  Vietnam 6.67%
  Brazil 6.67%
  Norway 6.67%
  Russia 6.67%
  Portugal 6.67%
  United Kingdom 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
MSI 16.67%
Intel 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 16.67%
PCWARE IPMH61R2 16.67%
HP-Pavilion BQ464AA-ABA s... 16.67%
HP G62 Notebook PC 16.67%
DIXONSXP Advent 4211 16.67%


Comodo groups provides computer software and SSL digital certificates as well as offers many products as freemium, but additional features or more featured editions are available for a fee.
Publisher URL: www.comodo.com


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