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6.0.275 12.50%

Laplink SafeErase Professional

What is Laplink SafeErase Professional?  (from Laplink Software)

Securely deletes Internet browser data, files, partitions, and entire hard drives. Employs six methods for secure elimination of your confidential data. Choose from pre-defined and individual deletion profiles and receive detailed reports on the deletion process. Fastest deletion method overwrites with zeroes for the...  Read more


Laplink SafeErase Professional is a software program developed by Laplink Software. The most common release is 6.0.460, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 18 files and is usually about 26.45 MB (27,730,432 bytes). The installed file ooliveupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 89% of users of Laplink SafeErase Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Nicaragua.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Laplink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\SafeErase\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FCB21001-C150-4197-BF38-8152E744E5D7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Laplink SafeErase Professional

  • oosecmd.exe (by O&O Software GmbH) - Laplink SafeErase
  • ooliveupdate.exe (by O&O Software GmbH) - O&O LiveUpdate
  • ooseclrs.dll - O&O SafeErase (O&O SafeErase Commandline Resources (ENU_LAPLINK))
  • oosecmdn.exe - O&O SafeErase Commandline
  • 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)
  • oorwiz3.dll - O&O SDK (O&O Registration Wizard (x64))
  • oorwiz3r.dll - O&O Registration Wizard Resources (ENU) (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 Professional?

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

Win 8 67%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.67%
Windows 7 29.17%
Windows XP 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 8.33%
Windows 8 4.17%
Windows 10 Pro 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Nicaragua 2.78%
  Switzerland 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Lenovo 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 5535 8.70%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 8.70%
Dell Inspiron 5737 8.70%
HP Pavilion TS 15 Noteboo... 8.70%
LENOVO 20AV005JUK 4.35%
LENOVO 20221 4.35%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com


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