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VersionDistribution 29.03% 16.13% 22.58% 32.26%

Fort - File encryption for Windows


Fort - File encryption for Windows is a program developed by Niko Rosvall. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 1.99 MB (2,082,101 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 73% of users of Fort - File encryption for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cryptoextension.eu
Installation folder: C:\Programs\Fort - File encryption for Windows\
Uninstaller: "C:\Programs\Fort - File encryption for Windows\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fort - File encryption for Windows

  • PassphraseGen.dll - PassphraseGen
  • FortLanguage.dll - FortLanguage
  • Fort.dll (by https://www.cryptoextension.eu) - Fort
  • FortLauncher.exe (by www.cryptoextension.eu) - FortLauncher
  • FortMachine.dll (by www.cryptoextension.eu) - FortMachine
  • FortStandalone.exe - FortStandalone
  • FortRegistry.dll - FortRegistry
  • FortSettings.dll - FortSettings
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET (Json.NET .NET 4.0)
  • SharpShell.dll (by Dave Kerr) - SharpShell
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Fort - File encryption for Windows?

You can uninstall Fort - File encryption for Windows 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 Fort - File encryption for Windows, 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 Fort - File encryption for Windows.

Win 10 84%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.87%
Windows 7 12.90%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 45.16%
Windows 10 Pro 19.35%
Windows 10 Enterprise 6.45%
Windows 7 Professional 6.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.45%
Windows 8.1 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.73%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Germany 4.55%
  France 4.55%
  Australia 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%
  Ireland 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 22.22%
Dell 18.52%
Acer 18.52%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Toshiba 3.70%
MSI 3.70%
Medion 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
ASUS 3.70%
Common models
LENOVO 80G0 7.69%
LENOVO 90BG0020CF 7.69%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT72... 3.85%
MEDION MS-7848 3.85%
LENOVO 80TL 3.85%


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