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Should I remove CryptSync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,263
United States Rank #25,927
Reach 0.0099%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.39 days
496.41 days >
Average installed length: 260.83 days


1.2.306 1.44%
1.2.292 10.79%
1.2.264 12.95%
1.1.257 17.27%
1.1.241 14.39%
1.1.235 2.16%
1.1.227 5.04%
1.1.221 0.72%
1.0.214 5.76%
1.0.203 9.35%
1.0.191 5.04%
1.0.180 5.04%
1.0.168 7.91%
1.0.159 1.44%
1.0.113 0.72%



CryptSync is a software program developed by Stefans Tools. The most common release is 1.1.257, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 5 files and is usually about 964 KB (987,136 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 27% of users of CryptSync come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cryptsync
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AE38CFA0-FB12-4944-8BF2-9342C2194462}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 964 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CryptSync

  • cryptsync.exe (by http://stefanstools.sourceforge.net) - CryptSync
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Plugin)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip Console

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • 7z.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{88E63EEE-4E95-4FE0-82CC-E4A979734142}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • cryptsync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CryptSync' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CryptSync\CryptSync.exe" /tray.
  • 7z.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '7zip' and executes as "C:\Program Files\7-Zip\7z.exe".

How do I remove CryptSync?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.27%
Windows 8 36.69%
Windows XP 2.88%
Windows Vista 2.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 23.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.47%
Windows 8.1 5.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.85%
  Germany 18.12%
  France 17.45%
  Netherlands 3.36%
  United Kingdom 3.36%
  Canada 2.68%
  Australia 2.68%
  Italy 2.68%
  Switzerland 2.01%
  Turkey 2.01%
  Belgium 2.01%
  China 2.01%
  Russia 2.01%
  Sweden 1.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.39%
Dell 19.51%
ASUS 18.29%
Acer 9.76%
Lenovo 4.88%
Samsung 3.66%
Toshiba 3.66%
Medion 3.66%
Intel 2.44%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Common models
Compaq-Presario NY540AA-A... 4.85%
MEDION H77H2-EM 1.94%
Dell OptiPlex 790 1.94%
ASUSTeK UX31E 1.94%
MSI MS-7721 1.94%
ASUSTeK UX31A 1.94%


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