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Datakey CIP


Datakey CIP is a program developed by Datakey. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 7.17 MB (7,522,246 bytes). AutoUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 8. While about 83% of users of Datakey CIP come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.datakey.com
Help link: www.datakey.com/Support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Datakey\Crypt32\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{8D3D93DA-B0C4-4C56-8FB9-67CB050EB15D}
Estimated size: 7.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Datakey CIP

  • QAgent.exe - Quality Feedback Agent (Datakey Support Agent)
  • dkAutoReg.exe - Datakey's Auto Register Cert Application
  • dkMonitor.exe - Datakey's Smart Card Monitor Application
  • CreateTestToken.exe - Datakey's Token Personalization Tool
  • dkp12.dll - Datakey's PKCS #12 Companion DLL
  • DkTools.dll - Datakey's DkTools Companion DLL
  • PinUtil.exe - Datakey's pass Phrase Utility
  • CIPUtils.exe - CIP Utilities Application
  • DkStartup.exe - Datakey Startup Installer
  • AutoUpdate.exe - CIP Update Application
  • SUV.exe - SUV MFC Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • DkStartup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DkStartup' which loads as C:\Program Files\Datakey\Crypt32\DkStartup.exe.
  • dkMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DkMonitor.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Datakey\Crypt32\DkMonitor.exe.
  • dkAutoReg.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DkAutoReg.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Datakey\Crypt32\DkAutoReg.exe.

How do I remove Datakey CIP?

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

Win XP 50%
Win 8 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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