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2% remove it98% keep it
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Certero Passworks Client


Certero Passworks Client is a program developed by Certero. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 1.85 MB (1,944,159 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 83% of users of Certero Passworks Client come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.certero.co.uk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Certero\Passworks\Client
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Certero\Passworks\Client\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Certero Passworks Client

  • cpwres.exe - Certero Passworks® (Passworks Client Launcher)
  • cpwsvc.exe - Passworks Client
  • PassworksCredentialProvider.dll - Passworks Credential Provider
  • RegWizard.exe - Passworks Registration Wizard
  • ResetWizard.exe - Passworks Reset Wizard
  • cpwreg.exe - Certero Passworks (Passworks Registration)
  • cclihlp.dll - client helper library
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)
  • cpwevent.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • cpwsvc.exe runs as a service named 'CPW Client' (CPWSVC) "Provides communication with the Passworks server".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • cpwreg.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Passworks Registration Wizard' which loads as C:\Program Files\Certero\Passworks\Client\cpwreg.exe.

How do I remove Certero Passworks Client?

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Or, you can uninstall Certero Passworks Client 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 Certero Passworks Client, 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 Certero Passworks Client.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 16.67%


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