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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,825
United States Rank #33,024
Reach 0.0049%


4.9.28 1.04%
4.8.110 6.25%
4.7.114 8.33%
4.6.112 1.04%
4.6.107 1.04%
4.5.116 3.13%
4.5.112 1.04%
4.5.110 1.04%
4.5.107 3.13%
4.4.135 4.17% 69.79%

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F-Secure Key

What is F-Secure Key?  (from F-Secure)

F-Secure Key stores your passwords, user names and other credentials so that you can access them wherever you are through one master password. F-Secure Key makes your access to online services easy and secure by automatically filling in the login fields for you, and helps you generate new passwords that are both safe a...  Read more


F-Secure Key is a program developed by F-Secure. The most used version is, 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. The software installer includes 87 files and is usually about 10.65 MB (11,165,696 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 34% of users of F-Secure Key come from the United States, it is also popular in Finland and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/key
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\f-secure\f-secure key
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{35898436-4FC4-4E55-926A-C5B4ADF77366}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.65 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by F-Secure Key

  • fskey.exe - F-Secure Key
  • icudt54.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin54.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc54.dll - ICU Common DLL
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • qt5core.dll (by The Qt Company Ltd) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qt5gui.dll (by The Qt Company Ltd)
  • qt5multimedia.dll
  • qt5multimediawidgets.dll
  • qt5network.dll
  • qt5opengl.dll
  • qt5positioning.dll
  • qt5printsupport.dll
  • qt5qml.dll
  • qt5quick.dll
  • qt5sensors.dll
  • qt5sql.dll
  • qt5webchannel.dll
  • qt5webkit.dll
  • qt5webkitwidgets.dll
  • qt5widgets.dll
  • libegl.dll
  • libglesv2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • fskey.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 8.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fskey.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FSKeyAutoStart' which loads as C:\Program Files\F-Secure\F-Secure KEY\fskey.exe -tray.

How do I remove F-Secure Key?

You can uninstall F-Secure Key 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 F-Secure Key, 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 F-Secure Key.

Win 10 53%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.58%
Windows 7 45.36%
Windows Vista 2.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.77%
Windows 10 Home 19.59%
Windows 10 Pro 12.37%
Windows 7 Professional 11.34%
Windows 8.1 8.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.96%
  Finland 33.96%
  United Kingdom 8.49%
  Sweden 3.77%
  Germany 3.77%
  Belgium 2.83%
  Switzerland 2.83%
  Norway 1.89%
  Portugal 1.89%
  Brazil 0.94%
  TN 0.94%
  France 0.94%
  Australia 0.94%
  Spain 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.21%
Acer 18.97%
Dell 15.52%
ASUS 10.34%
Lenovo 5.17%
American Megatrends 5.17%
Samsung 3.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 1750 2.78%
Dell Inspiron One 2330 2.78%
Hewlett-Packard 200-5110s... 2.78%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.78%

Publisher URL: www.f-secure.com


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