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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,428
United States Rank #10,225
Reach 0.0545%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.70 days
345.25 days >
Average installed length: 181.40 days


3.00.0004 0.26%
1.03.0003 11.78%
1.03.0001 51.70%
1.01.0000 11.78%
1.00.0009 10.60%
1.00.0003 13.87%

Iomega Encryption

What is Iomega Encryption?  (from Iomega)

This utility allows you to set up or remove password protection on Iomega external drives that have built-in AES 256-bit encryption. When an Iomega drive is password-protected, all data stored on the drive is automatically encrypted and accessible only when you use the utility to unlock the drive for use. The utility a...  Read more


Iomega Encryption is a program developed by Iomega. The most used version is 1.03.0001, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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). The main program executable is Iomega Encryption.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 7.27 MB (7,618,334 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 30% of users of Iomega Encryption come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iomega.com
Help link: www.iomega.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Iomega\Iomega Encryption\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B8A37E68-5AC8-45A6-A037-753EF47836C5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Iomega Encryption

Program executable:Iomega Encryption.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Iomega\Iomega Encryption\Iomega Encryption.exe
Additional files:
  • IomegaEncryption_x32.exe - Iomega Encryption (Setup Launcher Unicode)
  • IomegaEncryption_x64.exe
  • DiskFormatter.exe (by PLX Technology) - ISIS (Gateway Disk Management)
  • Iomega Encryption.exe (by PLX Technology) - Gateway
  • DeviceAccess.dll
  • DeviceManagement.dll
  • DriverInstaller.exe
  • Flash.dll
  • PlxTech.Das.DotNetApi.dll
  • Utils_ISIS.dll
  • XML.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Iomega Encryption.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3066CF57-2F65-4664-9C9B-E6BF6A0FE514}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Iomega Encryption.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'IomegaEncryption' and executes as C:\Program Files\Iomega\Iomega Encryption\Iomega Encryption.exe.

How do I remove Iomega Encryption?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.54%
Windows 8 14.51%
Windows Vista 9.93%
Windows XP 6.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.03%
Windows 7 Professional 15.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.92%
Windows 8.1 3.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.95%
  Germany 9.67%
  France 9.20%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Canada 5.19%
  Spain 4.95%
  Israel 3.18%
  Belgium 2.95%
  Portugal 2.36%
  Netherlands 2.36%
  Turkey 1.89%
  Italy 1.89%
  Brazil 1.53%
  Sweden 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.76%
Dell 22.08%
Acer 16.67%
Toshiba 8.44%
ASUS 7.14%
Intel 2.60%
Lenovo 2.60%
Medion 2.60%
Samsung 2.38%
Sony 1.73%
Sahara 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.80%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.23%
Dell Inspiron 660 1.79%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.79%

Publisher URL: go.iomega.com


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