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Should I remove IE Privacy Keeper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,629
United States Rank #15,977
Reach 0.0174%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.35 days
452.89 days >
Average installed length: 237.96 days

IE Privacy Keeper

What is IE Privacy Keeper?  (from BrowserTools.net)

Whether you are using Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox, IE Privacy Keeper automatically cleans up the browser history once you are done surfing the net. The program will correctly clean up all index.dat files without the need for a Windows restart. IE Privacy Keeper will also take care of your offline (system) acti...  Read more


IE Privacy Keeper is a software program developed by BrowserTools.net. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 primary executable is named ieprivacykeeper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.1 MB (3,249,709 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 40% of users of IE Privacy Keeper come from the United States, it is also popular in DZ and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.browsertools.net/IE-Privacy-Keeper
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\unh solutions\ie privacy keeper
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\UnH Solutions\IE Privacy Keeper\unins000.exe
Estimated size: 3.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IE Privacy Keeper

Program executable:ieprivacykeeper.exe
Name:IE Privacy Keeper
Path:C:\Program Files\unh solutions\ie privacy keeper\ieprivacykeeper.exe
Additional files:
  • SecureDelete.dll (by UnH Solutions) - IE Privacy Keeper Secure Delete Shell Extension
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • IEPKbho.dll (by UnH Solutions) - IE Privacy Keeper Last IE Window Detector (BHO)
  • UnHCrashReport.exe - Crash Report
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Image Helper
  • ntqsi.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • SecureDelete.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'IEPKSecureDelete' with a class of {62998FFD-B0A8-4019-8B86-CF0785539EC5}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • IEPKbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LastWinDet Class' with the class of {1201333E-BAD9-481C-BCF5-6904498CF85B} (IE Privacy Keeper - Last IE Window Detector).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • IEPrivacyKeeper.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {D799B0E4-BEDE-41d2-AEE0-1E3A1C4EF918}.
Scheduled Task
  • IEPrivacyKeeper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD2DD814-8045-44B7-8289-601EAE5E67D6}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • IEPrivacyKeeper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'IE Privacy Keeper' and executes as "C:\Program Files\UnH Solutions\IE Privacy Keeper\IEPrivacyKeeper.exe" -startup.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • IEPrivacyKeeper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IE Privacy Keeper' which loads as "C:\Program Files\UnH Solutions\IE Privacy Keeper\IEPrivacyKeeper.exe" -stcleanup.

How do I remove IE Privacy Keeper?

You can uninstall IE Privacy Keeper 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 IE Privacy Keeper, 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 IE Privacy Keeper.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by IE Privacy Keeper you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.57%
Windows 10 17.54%
Windows XP 14.33%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Windows Server 2003 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.84%
Windows 7 Professional 11.87%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  DZ 6.33%
  MA 6.08%
  Egypt 4.81%
  Belgium 4.05%
  France 4.05%
  Canada 4.05%
  Sweden 3.54%
  Italy 3.54%
  United Kingdom 3.29%
  IQ 3.04%
  Saudi Arabia 2.28%
  Germany 2.03%
  Netherlands 1.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.33%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 14.67%
Toshiba 7.11%
ASUS 4.44%
Samsung 4.00%
Intel 3.56%
American Megatrends 2.67%
Lenovo 1.78%
Sahara 1.33%
Common models
HP ProBook 4540s 3.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.74%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 2.05%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.05%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 2.05%
HP EliteBook 6930p 2.05%


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