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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #25,638
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1.02.0071 9.43%
1.02.0062 56.60%
1.01.0040 33.96%

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Maxtor Encryption


Maxtor Encryption is a program developed by Maxtor. The most used version is 1.02.0062, 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 main program executable is Encryption.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 546.04 KB (559,149 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 79% of users of Maxtor Encryption come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.maxtor.com
Help link: www.seagate.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Encryption\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{17BB1A1F-1157-481B-AC40-1C177D2C65E0}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 546.04 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Maxtor Encryption

Program executable:Encryption.exe
Name:Maxtor Encryption
Encryption utility
Path:C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Encryption\Encryption.exe
Additional files:
  • DRVIFNT.dll - Maxtor Corporation External Drive Interface (DRVIFXX DLL)
  • MaxtorEncryptionExt.dll - MaxtorEncryptionExt Module
  • Encryption.exe (by Seagate Technology) - Seagate Encryption (Encryption utility)
  • eraserd.exe
  • MaxCryptLib.dll
  • mucom.dll
  • mufra.dll
  • muger.dll
  • muita.dll
  • mujpn.dll
  • muspa.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • MaxtorEncryptionExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'MaxtorEncryptionShlExt' with a class of {EFEA1168-A580-11DA-8468-000F1F8DC439}.

How do I remove Maxtor Encryption?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 39.62%
Windows XP 32.08%
Windows Vista 20.75%
Windows 10 7.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.00%
Windows 7 Professional 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.22%
  Australia 6.49%
  Canada 5.19%
  Germany 2.60%
  Switzerland 1.30%
  Mexico 1.30%
  Indonesia 1.30%
  United Arab Emirates 1.30%
  Italy 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.53%
Hewlett-Packard 26.53%
Toshiba 14.29%
Intel 8.16%
American Megatrends 6.12%
Acer 6.12%
Samsung 4.08%
Lenovo 4.08%
Sony 2.04%
Gateway 2.04%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP061 4.17%
Dell Dell DXG051 2.08%
Dell Dimension E521 2.08%
Dell Dimension C521 2.08%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 2.08%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 2.08%


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