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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,821
United States Rank #7,765
Reach 0.0193%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.91 days
410.49 days >
Average installed length: 215.68 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.3.8 0.54%
7.2.68 0.27%
7.2.48 1.07%
7.2.41 4.02%
7.2.37 0.27%
7.2.22 0.27%
7.2.11 0.80%
7.2.10 0.27%
7.2.4 1.34%
7.2.0 0.80%
6.0.16 3.22%
5.9.8 1.88%
5.7.16 2.95%
5.7.15 0.27%
5.7.14 0.27%
5.7.12 0.27%
5.7.3 1.88%
5.7.2 0.54%
5.7.0 2.14%
5.6.12 0.27%
5.6.10 0.27%
5.5.1 0.54%
5.4.3 3.49%
5.3.46 0.54%
5.3.34 1.07%
5.3.2 1.61%
5.2.106 4.02%
5.2.104 0.80%
5.2.91 1.34%
5.2.87 0.80%
5.1.5.52 1.34%
5.1.5.36 0.80%
5.0.7.194 2.95%
5.0.6.41 1.61%
5.0.4.319 0.54%
5.0.4.280 19.84%
5.0.4.265 0.27%
5.0.4.168 0.27%
5.0.4.49 3.22%
5.0.3.698 0.54%
5.0.3.310 1.07%
5.0.3.290 0.54%
5.0.3.137 0.80%
5.0.2.321 0.27%
5.0.0.30 0.27%
4.5.3 23.06%
4.5.2 1.34%
4.5.1 2.14%
4.4.9 0.27%
4.4.8 0.80%
4.4.2 0.27%
51 versions

Covenant Eyes

Overview

Covenant Eyes is a program developed by Covenant Eyes. The most used version is 4.5.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is covenanteyes.exe. The software installer includes 87 files and is usually about 15.26 MB (16,005,536 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 91% of users of Covenant Eyes come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.covenanteyes.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CE
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5AC5ED2E-2936-4B54-A429-703F9034938E}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 15.26 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Covenant Eyes

Program executable:covenanteyes.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ce\covenanteyes.exe
MD5:1abba97d1627d3d7ee0bdaf76ef03f25
Additional files:
  • CovenantEyesCertificateInstaller.dll
  • RegisterCovenantEyesL.exe64.exe - RegisterLSP
  • RegisterCovenantEyesL.exe.exe
  • RegisterCovenantEyesW.exe - WFPInstaller
  • cewd32.sys - CovenantEyes Watchdog (Watchdog Driver)
  • CovenantEyesProxy.dll
  • CovenantEyesProxy.exe
  • RemoveCE.exe - Covenant Eyes (RemoveCE)
  • cewd64f.sys - PassThrough Filter Driver
  • cewd64r.sys - Registry Filter System Driver
  • cewfp64.sys - WFP driver
  • cewfp.sys
  • nmNotify.exe - Covenant Eyes Notify Application (Covenant Eyes Notify MFC Application)
  • FilterGui.exe - FilterGui Application (FilterGui MFC Application)
  • CELock.exe - CELock Application (CELock MFC Application)
  • authServer.exe
  • ce-config.exe
  • CovenantEyesCommService.exe
  • CovenantEyesHelper.exe
  • InstallWatchdog.exe
  • instlsp.exe
  • nmSvc.dll
  • nmSvc64.dll
  • nmsvTree.dll
  • nmsvTree64.dll
  • nmUtils.exe
  • nsUtils.exe
  • RestartCE.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • CovenantEyesCommService.exe runs as a service named 'Covenant Eyes Communication Service' (CovenantEyesCommService) "Communicates between Covenant Eyes processes and servers.".
  • authServer.exe runs as a service named 'Auth Service' (Auth Service) "Processes authentication events.".
  • CovenantEyesProxy.exe runs as a service named 'CovenantEyesProxy' (CovenantEyesProxy) "Connection Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CovenantEyes.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Covenant Eyes' which loads as C:\Program Files\CE\CovenantEyes.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • InstallWatchdog.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'InstallWatchdog' which loads as C:\Program Files\CE\InstallWatchdog.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • CovenantEyesHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CE\CovenantEyesHelper.exe'.
  • CovenantEyes.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CE\CovenantEyes.exe'.

How do I remove Covenant Eyes?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.33%
Windows 10 45.04%
Windows Vista 4.02%
Windows XP 1.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.70%
Windows 10 Home 19.19%
Windows 8.1 17.03%
Windows 7 Professional 11.89%
Windows 10 Pro 3.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.76%
  Canada 2.35%
  Australia 1.51%
  United Kingdom 1.51%
  Hungary 0.50%
  Mexico 0.34%
  France 0.34%
  Germany 0.17%
  Ecuador 0.17%
  Spain 0.17%
  Japan 0.17%
  Paraguay 0.17%
  Lithuania 0.17%
  Norway 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.40%
Dell 28.33%
ASUS 11.26%
Toshiba 9.90%
Lenovo 9.22%
Acer 5.80%
GIGABYTE 1.71%
Samsung 1.02%
Sony 0.68%
MSI 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.96%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.80%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.53%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.53%

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