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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
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,649
United States Rank #27,797
Reach 0.0086%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.39 days
496.41 days >
Average installed length: 260.83 days


1.2.338 4.73%
1.2.329 2.37%
1.2.319 1.18%
1.2.314 2.37%
1.2.311 1.78%
1.2.306 1.78%
1.2.292 10.06%
1.2.264 12.43%
1.1.257 14.79%
1.1.241 12.43%
1.1.235 1.78%
1.1.227 4.14%
1.1.221 0.59%
1.0.214 4.73%
1.0.203 7.69%
1.0.191 4.73%
1.0.180 4.14%
1.0.168 6.51%
1.0.159 1.18%
1.0.113 0.59%



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 10. While about 28% of users of CryptSync come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 CryptSync.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
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 52.07%
Windows 10 43.79%
Windows XP 2.37%
Windows Vista 1.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.26%
Windows 10 Home 10.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.93%
Windows 10 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.42%
  France 16.39%
  Germany 16.39%
  United Kingdom 6.01%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  Australia 2.73%
  Canada 2.73%
  Italy 2.19%
  Russia 1.64%
  Belgium 1.64%
  China 1.64%
  Turkey 1.64%
  Switzerland 1.64%
  Hong Kong 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Dell 20.00%
ASUS 17.00%
Acer 10.00%
Medion 7.00%
Lenovo 7.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Samsung 3.00%
Intel 2.00%
Common models
Compaq-Presario NY540AA-A... 4.59%
Dell XPS 8300 2.75%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.83%
ASUSTeK UX31E 1.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.83%
MSI MS-7721 1.83%


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