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6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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VersionDistribution 80.00% 10.00%
2.0.2 10.00%

PATGuard 2


PATGuard 2 is a program developed by Seaward. The most used version is, 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. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 767.5 KB (785,920 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 36% of users of PATGuard 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.seaward.co.uk
Help link: www.seaward.co.uk/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\seaward\patguard 2
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5EDE7D2F-C368-4F01-8F1C-99FE023691E7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 767.5 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PATGuard 2

  • cmls12.dll (by combit GmbH) - combit List & Label Storage Manager and Preview Control
  • cmll12xl.dll (by combit GmbH) - combit List & Label Export Utility Library
  • emanagernr.exe - Seaward PATGuard e-Manager Application (PATGuard e-Manager Application)
  • patinstrumentsnr-02.dll - PatInstruments NR Dynamic Link Library (PatInstruments NR DLL)
  • cmll12.dll - combit List & Label Reporting Engine
  • patpersonnelnr-01.dll - PatPersonnel NR Dynamic Link Library (PatPersonnel NR DLL)
  • cmpr12.dll - combit Hierarchical Profile Manager
  • cmdw12.dll - combit Multiformat Drawing Manager
  • patreportsnr-01.dll - PatReports NR Dynamic Link Library (PatReports NR DLL)
  • patsupportnr-02.dll - PatSupport NR Dynamic Link Library (PatSupport NR DLL)
  • patukrcnr-01.dll - Patukrc NR Dynamic Link Library (Patukrc NR DLL)
  • pgwanr-01.dll - PGWA NR Dynamic Link Library (PGWA NR DLL)
  • cmbr12.dll - combit Data Browser Control
  • llview12.exe - combit List & Label Viewer (LLVIEW)
  • cmmx01.dll - combit Mail Exchange DLL
  • cmut12.dll - combit Utility Functions
  • cmct12.dll - combit Custom Controls
  • patguard.exe - Seaward PATGuard NR (PATGuard NR Application)
  • patsplus.dll - PatsPlus Module
  • patswin.dll - PatsWin Module
  • shire.dll - Shire Module
  • 330b1dbisamodbcstd.exe
  • zipdll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • emanagernr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PATGuard 2 e-Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Seaward\PATGuard 2\eManagerNR.exe".

How do I remove PATGuard 2?

Quickly and completely remove PATGuard 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PATGuard 2 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 PATGuard 2, 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 PATGuard 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win XP 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows 10 40.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 8.1 22.22%
Windows 8 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  United Kingdom 27.27%
  Australia 18.18%
  Ireland 18.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.00%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Samsung 10.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Sony 10.00%
Common models
Dell Vostro 460 12.50%
Dell Latitude D820 12.50%
Sony SVE1512M1EW 12.50%
Acer Aspire 5750 12.50%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 12.50%
Acer Aspire V5-431 12.50%


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