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Should I remove Kryptel Standard Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,564
United States Rank #25,464
Reach 0.0047%


7.11 6.67%
6.6 35.56%
6.5 18.89%
6.4 3.33%
6.2.3 31.11% 4.44%

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Kryptel Standard Edition

What is Kryptel Standard Edition?  (from Inv Softworks)

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


Kryptel Standard Edition is a program developed by Inv Softworks. The most used version is 6.6, 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is krwizard.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 31.06 MB (32,570,470 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 54% of users of Kryptel Standard Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

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: 31.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kryptel Standard 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 Shx32.dll under Win64 and Shx64.dll under Win32)
  • CompleteInstallation.exe - The final part of the Kryptel installer that works in non-elevated state.
  • CompLoader.dll - Kryptel Component Loader
  • KRoot.exe - Deskop icon dispatcher.
  • KrTray.exe - Kryptel Tray Utility
  • KryptelBrowser.exe - Kryptel Browser
  • 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 Shredder
  • 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 Standard 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 Standard Edition?

Quickly and completely remove Kryptel Standard Edition from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Kryptel Standard 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Kryptel Standard Edition, 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 Kryptel Standard Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 1%
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 64.44%
Windows 10 24.44%
Windows XP 5.56%
Windows Vista 4.44%
Windows Server 2003 1.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.22%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  Germany 9.40%
  Canada 5.98%
  United Kingdom 3.42%
  Belgium 2.56%
  France 2.56%
  Norway 2.56%
  Russia 2.56%
  Ireland 1.71%
  Romania 1.71%
  UA 1.71%
  India 1.71%
  Italy 1.71%
  Israel 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Dell 21.67%
Acer 11.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Medion 6.67%
Lenovo 5.00%
American Megatrends 3.33%
Sony 1.67%
Common models
ASUSTeK K54C 4.00%
MEDION P6630 4.00%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite P50-A 2.67%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.67%
Dell Inspiron 7720 2.67%


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