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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,917
United States Rank #16,026
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.86 days
488.44 days >
Average installed length: 256.64 days


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Laplink SafeErase

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What is Laplink SafeErase?  (from Laplink Software)

Deleted data can often be recovered. Even when hard disks are formatted, anyone can use simple data recovery software and obtain personal confidential data - unless you use Laplink SafeErase! Protect yourself and your data with SafeErase, the fastest and most secure way to permanently delete sensitive information. Safe...  Read more


Laplink SafeErase is a software program developed by Laplink Software. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 13.3 MB (13,948,175 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 93% of users of Laplink SafeErase come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: ww2.laplink.com/safeerase
Help link: www.laplink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\Laplink SafeErase\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D86BF639-AFA1-462A-AB44-593F71A4D7E2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Laplink SafeErase

  • ooseclrs.dll (by O&O Software GmbH) - O&O SafeErase (O&O SafeErase Commandline Resources (ENU_LAPLINK))
  • oosecmd.exe (by O&O Software GmbH) - O&O SafeErase Commandline
  • oosecmdn.exe
  • ooseeal.dll - O&O SafeErase - Engine abstraction layer
  • ooseexttl.dll - External Tools (x64)
  • ooserwrs.dll - O&O SafeErase Registration Wizard Resources (ENU_LAPLINK) (x64)
  • oosesh.dll - O&O SafeErase Shell Extension
  • ooseshrs.dll - O&O SafeErase Shellextension Resources (ENU_LAPLINK)
  • oorwiz2.dll - O&O SDK (O&O Registration Wizard (x64))
  • oorwiz2r.dll - O&O Registration Wizard Resources (ENU_LAPLINK) (x64)
  • ootmapi.dll - O&O TextMode Driver API (x64)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • oosesh.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SafeErase' with a class of {E8D43C7E-EFA1-41A2-9AD9-0CFECD1678B7}.

How do I remove Laplink SafeErase?

Quickly and completely remove Laplink SafeErase from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Laplink SafeErase 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 Laplink SafeErase, 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 Laplink SafeErase.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.73%
Windows 10 31.37%
Windows Vista 3.92%
Windows XP 0.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.43%
Windows 8.1 10.89%
Windows 10 Home 5.94%
Windows 8 4.95%
Windows 10 Pro 2.97%
Windows 7 Professional 2.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.90%
  United Kingdom 3.55%
  Canada 1.18%
  Australia 0.59%
  Spain 0.59%
  Ireland 0.59%
  South Africa 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.32%
Dell 42.11%
Acer 4.21%
Gateway 2.11%
Sahara 1.05%
Medion 1.05%
Lenovo 1.05%
Intel 1.05%
ASUS 1.05%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 17.71%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 14.58%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 8.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.29%
Dell Inspiron 5720 4.17%
Dell Inspiron N5050 4.17%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com


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