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What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,959
United States Rank #10,102
Reach 0.2036%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.57 days
252.73 days >
Average installed length: 132.79 days


1.8.3 0.89%
1.8.2 0.43%
1.8.1 0.03%
1.7.5 1.37%
1.7.4 1.75%
1.7.3 1.88%
1.7.2 0.51%
1.7.1 1.07%
1.7 0.08%
1.6.3 2.46%
1.6.2 0.74%
1.6.1 2.21%
1.6 1.63%
1.5.4 6.73%
1.5.3 0.97%
1.5.2 34.76%
1.5.1 8.46%
1.5 0.10%
1.4.3 16.57%
1.4.2 0.48%
1.4.1 3.46%
1.4 0.71%
1.3.4 0.05%
1.3.3 0.05%
1.3.2 0.10%
1.3.1 1.17%
1.3 0.36%
1.2 1.12%
1.1.3 0.46%
1.1.1 1.17%
1.1 1.37%
1.0.9 2.16%
1.0.8 0.91%
1.0.7 0.05%
1.0.6 1.52%
1.0.5 1.63%
1.0.4 0.23%
1.0.3 0.23%
1.0.2 0.03%
1.0 0.13%

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What is OkayFreedom?  (from Steganos GmbH)

Upset when you can't view a video online? With our VPN-service OkayFreedom this problem is now history. But OkayFreedom VPN is also the right choice when you just want to prevent someone from following your traces on the internet. OkayFreedom VPN recognizes whether content, videos and entire websites are restricted in ...  Read more


OkayFreedom is a program developed by Steganos GmbH. The most used version is 1.5.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is [INSTALLDIR]OkayFreedomClient.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 26.9 MB (28,203,432 bytes). Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 75% of users of OkayFreedom come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.okayfreedom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\okayfreedom
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\OkayFreedom\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 26.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OkayFreedom

  • LocalServerConsole.exe - LocalServerConsole
  • LibShred.dll - OkayFreedom (Steganos Shredder DLL)
  • Notifier.exe - Steganos Notifier
  • OkayFreedomClient.exe
  • OkayFreedomService.exe
  • OkayFreedomServiceStarter.exe - OkayFreedom Service Starter
  • ShutdownApp.exe - OkayFreedom ShutdownApp
  • uninstall.exe
  • UninstallWindow.exe - Uninstall Window
  • Updater.exe - Update Wizard
  • VPNService.exe
  • infohelper.exe
  • RenameTAP.exe
  • ResetPendingMoves.exe
  • ServiceControl.exe
  • setuptool.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • OkayFreedomClient.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0EC1AF3E-20B3-43FE-89EC-EC87E6FF7752}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • OkayFreedomClient.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named OKAYFREEDOM_Agent_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3360772230-585667977-2650814389-1001.
  • Notifier.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named OKAYFREEDOM Notifier_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
2 Services
  • OkayFreedomService.exe runs as a service named 'OkayFreedom VPN Starter Service' (OkayFreedom VPN Starter Service).
  • VPNService.exe runs as a service named 'OkayFreedom VPN Starter Service' (OkayFreedom VPN Starter Service).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Updater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OKAYFREEDOM_Update' and executes as "C:\Program Files\OkayFreedom\Updater.exe" --resume --verbosity silent.
  • OkayFreedomClient.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OKAYFREEDOM_Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\OkayFreedom\OkayFreedomClient.exe" -agent.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Notifier.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OKAYFREEDOM Notifier' which loads as "C:\Program Files\OkayFreedom\Notifier.exe".
  • OkayFreedomClient.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OKAYFREEDOM_Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\OkayFreedom\OkayFreedomClient.exe" -agent.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.52 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00017930%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,205
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:26 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:54 Bytes
105.02 KB average

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Or, you can uninstall OkayFreedom 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 OkayFreedom, 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 OkayFreedom.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.57%
Windows 10 36.59%
Windows Vista 3.94%
Windows XP 1.85%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.70%
Windows 8.1 17.21%
Windows 7 Professional 11.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.14%
Windows 10 Home 4.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.53% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 74.53%
  United States 8.86%
  France 2.34%
  Austria 2.14%
  United Kingdom 1.24%
  Brazil 1.00%
  Netherlands 0.92%
  Switzerland 0.77%
  Poland 0.50%
  DZ 0.50%
  MA 0.47%
  Spain 0.42%
  Romania 0.42%
  Canada 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 30.98%
Acer 21.63%
Hewlett-Packard 13.02%
ASUS 10.79%
Dell 9.12%
Lenovo 3.81%
Samsung 3.22%
Toshiba 1.18%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.52%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.62%
ASUS All Series 3.53%
MEDION MS-7848 3.26%
MEDION MS-7797 2.99%

About (from Steganos GmbH)

Steganos’ advanced encryption options make hiding photos, documents and contact data easy — an invaluable tool when you consider how many laptops are lost or stolen everyday.
Publisher URL: www.steganos.com


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