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v6.03 0.78%

Evidence Eliminator

What is Evidence Eliminator?

The program deletes hidden information from the user's hard drive that normal procedures may fail to delete.


Evidence Eliminator is a program developed by Robin Hood Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is insteelm2.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 1.59 MB (1,669,755 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 54% of users of Evidence Eliminator come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Singapore.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.evidence-eliminator.com/support.d2w
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Evidence Eliminator
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\EVIDEN~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\EVIDEN~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 1.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Evidence Eliminator

Program executable:insteelm2.exe
Evidence Eliminator v6.0
Path:C:\Program Files\evidence eliminator\insteelm2.exe
Additional files:
  • Ee.exe - Evidence Eliminator (Evidence Eliminator (6.04 Release Build 1))
  • EEStartupLauncher.exe - EEStartupLauncher (Evidence Eliminator Startup Launcher)
  • EEShellExt.dll - EEShellExt (Evidence Eliminator Shell Extensions DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • EEShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Evidence Eliminator' with a class of {F9938A2A-C9BF-4BD1-8F60-666B284D6030}.
Scheduled Task
  • Ee.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C286B2D3-DC66-4E30-AF82-E04EFC18CF0B}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Ee.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Evidence Eliminator' and executes as C:\Program Files\Evidence Eliminator\ee.exe /m.
  • EEStartupLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Evidence Eliminator' and executes as C:\Program Files2\EVIDEN~1\EEStartupLauncher.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Ee.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Evidence Eliminator' which loads as C:\Program Files\Evidence Eliminator\ee.exe /m.

How do I remove Evidence Eliminator?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Server 2003 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.23%
Windows XP 16.15%
Windows Vista 9.23%
Windows 8 4.62%
Windows Server 2003 0.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.05%
Windows 7 Professional 11.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.75%
Windows 8 Pro 1.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.99%
  United Kingdom 18.40%
  Singapore 5.52%
  Australia 3.07%
  Canada 2.45%
  India 1.84%
  Italy 1.84%
  Sweden 1.23%
  BZ 1.23%
  Portugal 1.23%
  Ireland 1.23%
  MA 0.61%
  Belgium 0.61%
  France 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.63%
Dell 24.14%
Acer 10.34%
ASUS 4.60%
Toshiba 4.60%
Intel 2.30%
Sony 2.30%
Gateway 2.30%
Compaq 1.15%
Apple 1.15%
Alienware 1.15%
Common models
Acer Aspire 1690 3.57%
HP-Pavilion AY747AA-ABA p... 3.57%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 1.79%
Dell Dell XPS420 1.79%
Hewlett-Packard 500-467c 1.79%

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evidence eliminator loverover a year ago
Why would I uninstall it .I paid a lot of money for it,and it is supposed to be a lifetime program.