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6% remove it94% keep it
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F-Secure Key: User Data


F-Secure Key: User Data is a program developed by F-Secure. 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 24 files and is usually about 23.23 MB (24,363,008 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 39% of users of F-Secure Key: User Data come from the United States, it is also popular in Finland and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\f-secure\f-secure key
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F6A4621C-F31F-42E2-BD11-632615967A56}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 23.23 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by F-Secure Key: User Data

  • fskey.exe - F-Secure Key
  • icudt51.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin51.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc51.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 Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qt5gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qt5multimedia.dll
  • qt5multimediawidgets.dll
  • qt5network.dll
  • qt5opengl.dll
  • qt5positioning.dll
  • qt5printsupport.dll
  • qt5qml.dll
  • qt5quick.dll
  • qt5sensors.dll
  • qt5sql.dll
  • qt5webkit.dll
  • qt5webkitwidgets.dll
  • qt5widgets.dll
  • libegl.dll
  • libglesv2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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: User Data?

You can uninstall F-Secure Key: User Data 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: User Data, 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: User Data.

Win 10 75%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 75.41%
Windows 7 22.95%
Windows Vista 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 45.05%
Windows 10 Pro 15.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.89%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 8.1 6.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.17%
  Finland 21.66%
  United Kingdom 11.52%
  Germany 6.91%
  DK 2.76%
  Sweden 2.30%
  DZ 1.84%
  France 1.84%
  Italy 1.84%
  Switzerland 1.38%
  Brazil 0.92%
  Canada 0.92%
  MA 0.92%
  Norway 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.76%
Dell 20.69%
Acer 15.52%
ASUS 13.79%
Lenovo 6.90%
Intel 1.72%
Medion 1.72%
Toshiba 1.72%
Common models
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 3.36%
Hewlett-Packard SG3-110UK 2.52%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 2.52%
ASUS All Series 2.52%
Dell Inspiron 20-3052 2.52%
ASUSTeK X501A1 1.68%

Publisher URL: www.f-secure.com


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