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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #36,480
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7.11 3.17%
6.6 1.59%
6.5 7.94%
6.4 7.94%
6.3.1 3.17%
6.2.3 11.11% 1.59%
6.2.2 3.17%
6.1.6 1.59%
6.1.4 31.75%
6.0.5 1.59%
6.0.4 25.40%

Kryptel Enterprise Edition

What is Kryptel Enterprise Edition?

Kryptel uses industry-standard DES cipher for encryption and includes a single-pass file shredder for secure file deletion.


Kryptel Enterprise Edition is a software program developed by Inv Softworks. The most common release is 6.1.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 krwizard.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 32.44 MB (34,020,616 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 40% of users of Kryptel Enterprise Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kryptel.com
Help link: www.kryptel.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kryptel
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Kryptel\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Kryptel\kr6install.log" -u
Estimated size: 32.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kryptel Enterprise Edition

Program executable:krwizard.exe
Various Kryptel wizards
Path:C:\Program Files\kryptel\krwizard.exe
Additional files:
  • SetLang.exe - SetLang Application (Sets user language during installation (called by installer).)
  • CInst64.exe - Kryptel (Called by CompleteInstallation to register Shex32.dll under Win64 and Shex64.dll under Win32)
  • CompleteInstallation.exe - The final part of the Kryptel installer that works in non-elevated state.
  • CompLoader.dll - Kryptel Component Loader
  • DataRecovery.exe - Kryptel Data Recovery
  • KrCmd.exe - Kryptel Command Line Interface
  • KRoot.exe - Deskop icon dispatcher.
  • KrTray.exe - Kryptel Tray Utility
  • KryptelBrowser.exe - Kryptel Browser
  • KryptelSettings.dll - Kryptel Settings dialog.
  • LicenseManager.exe - License Manager
  • MakeHID.exe - Utility to get hardware ID signature.
  • OpenSettingsDir.exe - Open settings directory in Windows Explorer
  • SetEditor.exe - Kryptel Dataset Editor
  • ShowSettings.exe - Kryptel Settings Panel.
  • Shred.exe - Command-line shredder
  • Shredder.exe - Kryptel Async Shredding Process
  • Shx.dll - Kryptel context menu, drag-and-drop, and drop handler.
  • Shx64.dll
  • YkList.exe - Yubikey List Manager
  • KryptelIcon.exe
  • Req.exe - Kryptel request processor.
  • Uninstall.exe - Kryptel Enterprise Edition

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • Shx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Kryptel Menu' with a class of {11056249-C369-49CA-B0E8-326B5C32AD3C}.
  • Shx64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Kryptel Menu' with a class of {11056249-C369-49CA-B0E8-326B5C32AD3C}.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • KrTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Kryptel Tray Utility' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Kryptel\KrTray.exe".
  • Shredder.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Kryptel Shredder' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Kryptel\Shredder.exe" /startup.

How do I remove Kryptel Enterprise Edition?

You can uninstall Kryptel Enterprise Edition 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 Kryptel Enterprise Edition, 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 Kryptel Enterprise Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.25%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 10 11.11%
Windows Vista 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.87%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.76%
Windows 8 Pro 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.28%
  Germany 11.11%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Italy 4.17%
  South Africa 4.17%
  Spain 2.78%
  Australia 2.78%
  Belgium 2.78%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  AW 1.39%
  Canada 1.39%
  Switzerland 1.39%
  Iran 1.39%
  Poland 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.90%
Dell 10.26%
ASUS 10.26%
Medion 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
Intel 5.13%
Toshiba 2.56%
Gateway 2.56%
Lenovo 2.56%
Samsung 2.56%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 2.27%
MSI MS-7680 2.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.27%
MEDION E7212 2.27%


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