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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
2.95.254 13.64%
2.95.247 4.55%
2.90.215 13.64%
2.80.209 4.55%
2.80.207 4.55%
2.71.197 18.18%
2.71.195 36.36%
2.0.111 4.55%

Distributed Password Recovery

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Overview

Distributed Password Recovery is a program developed by ElcomSoft Co. The most used version is 2.71.195, 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 software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 9.73 MB (10,200,763 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 21% of users of Distributed Password Recovery come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elcomsoft.com
Help link: www.elcomsoft.com/help/edpr/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Distributed Password Recovery
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Distributed Password Recovery\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Distributed Password Recovery

  • esda.exe - Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery (Elcomsoft Distributed Agent)
  • esdpr.exe - Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery Console
  • esdprn_.dll - ElcomSoft Distributed Password Recovery (ElcomSoft Network Abstraction Layer)
  • esdprs.exe - Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery Server
  • GPUManager.exe - GPU Manager Utility
  • wdeinfo.exe - Elcomsoft Password Recovery (Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery)
  • agent_setup.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • esda.exe runs as a service named 'Elcomsoft Distributed Agent' (ElcomSoftDistributedAgent).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • esdprs.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ElcomSoft DPR Server' and executes as C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Distributed Password Recovery\esdprs.exe.
  • esda.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ElcomSoft Distributed Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Distributed Password Recovery\esda.exe" -s.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • esdprs.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ElcomSoft DPR Server' which loads as C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Distributed Password Recovery\esdprs.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • esda.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Distributed Password Recovery\esda.exe'.
  • esdpr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Distributed Password Recovery\esdpr.exe'.
  • esdprs.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Distributed Password Recovery\esdprs.exe'.

How do I remove Distributed Password Recovery?

Quickly and completely remove Distributed Password Recovery from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Distributed Password Recovery 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 Distributed Password Recovery, 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 Distributed Password Recovery.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 5%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.09%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows Vista 13.64%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.64%
Windows 7 Professional 13.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 10 Pro 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.83% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 20.83%
  United States 16.67%
  Germany 12.50%
  Italy 8.33%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Brazil 4.17%
  Belgium 4.17%
  DZ 4.17%
  Greece 4.17%
  Iran 4.17%
  Netherlands 4.17%
  United Arab Emirates 4.17%
  Poland 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 18.75%
ASUS 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
GIGABYTE 6.25%
Samsung 6.25%
Medion 6.25%
Common models
Shuttle Inc. SX58 8.33%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 8.33%
Acer Aspire 5336 8.33%
Samsung R530/R730 8.33%
LENOVO 20157 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 8.33%

About ElcomSoft Co

ElcomSoft developes Windows security and productivity applications for business and private customers.
Publisher URL: www.elcomsoft.com

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