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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,793
United States Rank #4,652
Reach 0.0816%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.32 days
334.06 days >
Average installed length: 175.52 days


VersionDistribution 2.05% 1.49% 5.10% 20.02% 18.66% 16.29% 20.27% 2.86% 12.87% 0.12% 0.19% 0.06%

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Kaspersky Password Manager


Kaspersky Password Manager is a program developed by Kaspersky Lab. The most used version is, 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is stpass.exe. The software installer includes 164 files and is usually about 33.06 MB (34,663,183 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 57% of users of Kaspersky Password Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kaspersky.com/it/kaspersky-password-manager
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Password Manager 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E522EB0E-20CC-42A9-82EA-50968D01E7A2} REMOVE=ALL
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33.06 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Password Manager

Program executable:stpass.exe
Name:Kaspersky Password Manager
Path:C:\software\utility\kaspersky password manager\stpass.exe
Additional files:
  • npKPMPlugin.dll - Kaspersky Password Manager Plugin
  • DumpWriter.dll - Kaspersky Password Manager (Kaspersky Dump Writer DLL)
  • ie_engine.dll - Internet Explorer Plugin
  • ie_enginePS.dll
  • ie_toolbar_button.dll
  • ie_toolbar_buttonPS.dll
  • KasperskyLab.Kpm.NativeInterop.dll - Native interop assembly
  • KasperskyLab.Kpm.UI.dll
  • KasperskyLab.Platform.Localization.Core.dll
  • KasperskyLab.UI.Common.dll
  • KasperskyLab.UI.Platform.HtmlToInlinesConverter.dll
  • kldw.dll - Kaspersky Dump Writer Helper
  • kldw.exe - Kaspersky Dump Writer
  • kpm.dll
  • kpm.exe
  • plugin-nm-server.exe - Google Chrome Plugin
  • plugins_registrar.exe - Plugin Registrar
  • spdblib.dll - Kaspersky Password Manager DB
  • spPWSImport.dll - Old database format importer
  • transportPS.dll - Transport Provider
  • filesystem_services.dll - UCP PDK (Filesystem services library)
  • kl_service.dll - Component service provider
  • network_services.dll - Network services library
  • persistent_queue.dll - Persistent Queue. Part of KSN PDK
  • system_services.dll - System services library
  • transport_provider.dll - Network transport service
  • ucp_agent.dll - UCP agent service
  • ucp_meta.dll - MetaInfo for UCP PDK
  • 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/)
  • Nemerle.Linq.dll - Nemerle Linq Macro
  • Nemerle.dll (by University of Wroclaw) - Nemerle Library
  • plugin.nm-server.manifest.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npKPMPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npKPMPlugin.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • ie_engine.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Kaspersky Password Manager' with the class of {F710F7E5-A520-471D-989C-F653AC328FB2}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • ie_toolbar_button.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {40AE684B-A1EA-4FF4-8E05-5BCADC4D4DB2}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npKPMPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'kaspersky.com/KPMPlugin' with a plugin key of 'kaspersky.com/KPMPlugin'.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • kpm.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'kpm.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Password Manager 8\kpm.exe.
  • stpass.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'KasperskyPasswordManager' and executes as C:\Software\Utility\Kaspersky Password Manager\stpass.exe.

How do I remove Kaspersky Password Manager?

You can uninstall Kaspersky Password Manager 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 Kaspersky Password Manager, 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 Kaspersky Password Manager.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Kaspersky Password Manager you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 10 77%
Win 7 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 10 77.24%
Windows 7 21.64%
Windows Vista 0.75%
Windows XP 0.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 43.15%
Windows 10 Pro 20.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.63%
Windows 8.1 6.19%
Windows 7 Professional 5.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.71%
  Germany 13.17%
  United Kingdom 7.59%
  Italy 3.96%
  Canada 3.87%
  France 2.72%
  Netherlands 1.62%
  Austria 1.15%
  Russia 1.05%
  Spain 0.91%
  Australia 0.86%
  Switzerland 0.76%
  Brazil 0.38%
  Poland 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.63%
Dell 16.81%
Acer 14.53%
ASUS 11.93%
Lenovo 7.05%
Toshiba 5.53%
Medion 5.31%
Samsung 3.90%
MSI 1.41%
Intel 1.30%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.72%
HP HP Notebook 3.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.23%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.24%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.24%
HP HP ENVY Notebook 1.99%

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky is a developer of secure content and threat management systems.
Publisher URL: www.kaspersky.com


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