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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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O&O SafeErase Workstation


O&O SafeErase Workstation is a software program developed by O&O Software GmbH. The most common release is 8.0.62, 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 32 files and is usually about 32.28 MB (33,844,981 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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of O&O SafeErase Workstation come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oo-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OO Software\SafeErase\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{243176DB-549F-418F-AE20-731DCF0EA42D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 32.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by O&O SafeErase Workstation

  • ooliveupdate.exe - O&O LiveUpdate
  • oose.exe - O&O SafeErase
  • oose_win7.exe
  • oose4reportconverter.exe
  • oosea.exe
  • ooseclrs.dll - O&O SafeErase Commandline Resources (ENU)
  • oosecmd.exe - O&O SafeErase Commandline
  • oosecmdn.exe
  • ooseeal.dll - O&O SafeErase - Engine abstraction layer
  • ooseexttl.dll - External Tools (Win32)
  • oosefunction.dll
  • ooseres.dll
  • ooserwrs.dll - O&O SafeErase Registration Wizard Resources (ENU) (Win32)
  • oosesh.dll - O&O SafeErase Shell Extension
  • ooseshrs.dll - O&O SafeErase Shellextension Resources (ENU)
  • oorwiz3.dll - O&O SDK (O&O Registration Wizard (Win32))
  • oorwiz3r.dll - O&O Registration Wizard Resources (ENU) (Win32)
  • oorwiz4.dll - O&O Registration Wizard (x64)
  • oorwiz4r.dll - O&O Registration Wizard Resources (ENU) (x64)
  • ootmapi.dll - O&O TextMode Driver API (Win32)
  • oose.resources.dll
  • oose_win7.resources.dll
  • oose4reportconverter.resources.dll
  • oosecmd.resources.dll
  • oosefunction.resources.dll
  • c1.win.c1flexgrid.2.dll (by ComponentOne) - ComponentOne C1FlexGrid

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 O&O SafeErase Workstation?

You can uninstall O&O SafeErase Workstation 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 O&O SafeErase Workstation, 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 O&O SafeErase Workstation.

Win 10 60%
Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Italy 20.00%
  Germany 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 50.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 40.00%
MSI MS-7850 20.00%
LENOVO 20250 20.00%
LENOVO 20EV000RIX 20.00%

About O&O Software GmbH

The company develops and sells software products for data management and security, the first product beingO&O Defrag.
Publisher URL: www.oo-software.com


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