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What percent of users and experts removed it?
29% remove it71% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,699
United States Rank #13,581
Reach 0.0137%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.93 days
381.54 days >
Average installed length: 200.47 days


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MEO Encryption Software

What is MEO Encryption Software?

From the EULA: " During installation of this download you will be given the option to install closely related programs from the NCH Software suite. These are optional and you can select what you want depending on your requirements."

About  (from NCH Software)

MEO is file encryption software for Mac or Windows that will encrypt or decrypt files of any type. Protect sensitive data against unauthorized viewers with the latest data encryption technologies to keep your documents safe and secure. You can easily send encrypted emails, or create self-extracting encrypted files so t...  Read more


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named meo.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 2.41 MB (2,531,851 bytes).
MEO Encryption Software has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com/encrypt/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Meo
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Meo\meo.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 2.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MEO Encryption Software

Program executable:meo.exe
MEO Encryption Software
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\meo\meo.exe
Additional files:
  • meosetup_v2.13.exe - Meo (MEO Encryption Software)
  • meosetup_v2.15.exe
  • meosetup_v2.17.exe
  • meosetup[1]_v2.02.exe
  • meosetup[1]_v2.10.exe
  • meosetup_v2.01.exe
  • meosetup_v2.12.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • meo.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MeoSevenDays' (Next runs on 10/20/2014 at 4:12 AM).

How do I remove MEO Encryption Software?

You can uninstall MEO Encryption Software 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 MEO Encryption Software, 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 MEO Encryption Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 29%
Keep it 71%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.04%
Windows 10 26.94%
Windows Vista 7.75%
Windows XP 6.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.80%
Windows 7 Professional 10.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.18%
Windows 10 Home 8.18%
Windows 8.1 7.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.72%
  United Kingdom 6.76%
  Germany 5.35%
  Canada 4.51%
  Australia 3.10%
  France 2.54%
  Belgium 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.69%
  India 1.41%
  Brazil 1.13%
  Spain 1.13%
  Austria 0.85%
  New Zealand 0.85%
  Israel 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Dell 17.24%
Acer 16.67%
Toshiba 12.64%
ASUS 5.75%
Lenovo 4.60%
Intel 2.30%
Samsung 1.72%
American Megatrends 1.15%
Medion 1.15%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.96%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.48%
Acer Aspire M7720 1.65%
Acer Aspire 7730G 1.65%
Compaq-Presario NY540AA-A... 1.65%
Dell Studio 1555 1.65%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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