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Should I remove ID Vault?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,751
United States Rank #10,534
Reach 0.0115%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.02 days
263.17 days >
Average installed length: 138.28 days


5.9.721.1 27.95%
5.9.721.0 13.66%
5.8.1111.0 27.95%
5.8.1006.1 0.62%
5.8.920.0 3.73%
5.8.804.1 4.97%
5.7.512.0 1.86%
5.6.311.2 0.62% 0.62%
5.5.1202.1 0.62%
5.1.916.0 8.07%
5.1.606.1 6.83%
4.1.323.5 0.62%
3.4.1105.3 1.86%

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ID Vault

What is ID Vault?  (from White Sky)

ID Vault ensures that users log in to legitimate web site, establish an SSL connection with the Web site and are protected from browser-based threats by ID Vault SecureView, a hardened browser. ID Vault checks each time users submit stored credentials to a Web site. If the Web site is not on the white list, a warning...  Read more


ID Vault is a program developed by White Sky. The most used version is 5.9.721.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is IDVault.exe. The software installer includes 64 files and is usually about 34.5 MB (36,179,463 bytes). IDVaultUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 90% of users of ID Vault come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idvault.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ID Vault
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\ID Vault\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\ID Vault\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 34.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ID Vault

Program executable:IDVault.exe
Name:ID Vault
Path:C:\Program Files\ID Vault\IDVault.exe
Additional files:
  • IdVault.Browser.Manager.dll - AOL OnePoint
  • PluginCore.dll
  • Plugins.Aol.dll
  • CommonDotNET.dll - ID Vault (CommonDotNET)
  • CppUtils.dll
  • Devices.dll - Devices
  • DevicesEx.dll - DevicesEx
  • DownloadManager.dll
  • IdVault.BHO.dll - IdVault.BHO
  • IdVault.Common.dll - IDVault.Common
  • IDVault.exe - IDVault
  • IdVault.WPFUI.dll - IDVaultWPFUI
  • IdVault.XPCOM.dll
  • IdVaultCore.dll - IdVaultCore
  • IDVaultSecureView.exe - IdVaultSecureWebView
  • IDVaultSvc.exe - IDVaultSvc
  • IDVaultSvcLib.dll - IDVaultSvcLib
  • IDVaultUpdate.exe - ID Vault Update
  • PKCS11.dll
  • TokenDetector.dll
  • TokenModel.dll - TokenModel
  • TokenSimulator.dll - TokenSimulator
  • WebServiceProxies.dll - WebServiceProxies
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • freebl3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • nspr4.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • mozcrt19.dll - Mozilla Custom C Runtime (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - Firefox
  • xpcom.dll
  • xul.dll
  • IdVaultCore.XmlSerializers.dll
  • js3250.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • IdVault.BHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {5b0a01d2-b8a0-4e56-9e6b-cba0ef4b4eb5}.
  • IDVaultSvc.exe runs as a service named 'IDVault Service' (IDVaultSvc) "ID Vault process monitoring service.".

How do I remove ID Vault?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ID Vault you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.88%
Windows 8 8.70%
Windows XP 7.45%
Windows Vista 4.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 67.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.21%
Windows 7 Professional 5.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.11%
Windows 10 Home 2.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.26%
  Canada 1.87%
  India 1.87%
  Iran 1.12%
  CY 0.75%
  Indonesia 0.75%
  United Kingdom 0.37%
  BZ 0.37%
  Israel 0.37%
  Mexico 0.37%
  IQ 0.37%
  Slovenia 0.37%
  Philippines 0.37%
  Thailand 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 54.96%
Hewlett-Packard 20.61%
Dell 13.74%
Acer 4.58%
Toshiba 3.82%
ASUS 1.53%
Gateway 0.76%
Common models
LENOVO 2958 24.34%
LENOVO 0873 3.95%
LENOVO 0679 3.29%
LENOVO 20021,2959 1.97%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y560... 1.97%
CLEVO CO. W240HU/W25... 1.32%


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