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United States Rank #42,066
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< 79.44 days
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Average installed length: 305.60 days


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Paragon Festplatten Manager 2012 Kompakt


Paragon Festplatten Manager 2012 Kompakt is a program developed by Paragon Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 75 files and is usually about 1.35 MB (1,420,754 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 94% of users of Paragon Festplatten Manager 2012 Kompakt come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ParagonSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon_Software\Festplatten_Manager_2012_Kompakt\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{29258311-EA49-11DE-967C-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.35 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon Festplatten Manager 2012 Kompakt

  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip Console
  • 7zFM.exe - 7-Zip File Manager
  • 7zG.exe - 7-Zip GUI
  • 7-zip.dll - 7-Zip Shell Extension
  • AForge.DLL (by AForge) - AForge.NET (AForge)
  • AForge.Imaging.DLL (by AForge) - AForge.Imaging
  • AForge.Math.DLL - AForge.Math
  • AForge.Video.DirectShow.DLL - AForge.Video.DirectShow
  • AForge.Video.DLL - AForge.Video
  • arcverify.exe - Paragon System Utilities (A part of Paragon System Utilities)
  • arcverifylib.dll
  • backup.exe
  • backuplib.dll
  • Banking.exe (by Steganos Software GmbH) - Steganos Privacy Suite 2012 (Steganos Online Banking)
  • BankingWizard.exe (by Steganos Software GmbH) - Steganos Online Banking USB Wizard
  • BarcodeWrapper.DLL - BarcodeWrapper
  • baselib100.dll
  • bcWebCam.exe (by QS QualitySoft GmbH) - bcWebCam
  • biont.dll
  • bmw.exe
  • bootcorrect.exe
  • bootcorrectlib.dll
  • CCleaner.exe (by Piriform Ltd) - CCleaner
  • CCleaner64.exe (by Piriform Ltd)
  • CFLite.dll
  • chmview.exe
  • clonehdd.exe
  • clonehddlib.dll
  • copypart.exe
  • copypartlib.dll
  • CopyProcess.exe
  • createonepart.exe
  • createonepartlib.dll
  • createpart.exe
  • createpartlib.dll
  • deletepart.exe
  • deletepartlib.dll
  • difbackuplib.dll
  • DropCypher.exe - Dropbox Encryption
  • ecpAdmin.exe (by COMPUTERBILD) - COMPUTERBILD winlogin
  • ecpCore32.dll (by COMPUTERBILD) - COMPUTERBILD winlogin Core Component
  • ecpCore64.dll
  • ecpCp32.dll - COMPUTERBILD winlogin credential provider
  • ecpCp64.dll
  • ecpGina.dll (by REINER SCT, SII) - mateSuite (loginMate GINA DLL)
  • ecpGinaEx.dll (by REINER SCT) - COMPUTERBILD winlogin GINA login provider
  • Eject.exe
  • EmailEncryption.exe - Steganos EmailEncryption
  • EmailEncryptionDLL.dll - Steganos EmailEncryption DLL
  • EmailEncryptionOutlookPlugin2.dll - Steganos Encryption Outlook Plugin
  • EmailViewer.exe - Steganos EmailViewer
  • explauncher.exe
  • FileManager.exe - Steganos FileManager
  • formatpart.exe
  • formatpartlib.dll
  • ftw.exe
  • ftwlib.dll
  • hdm.dll
  • ibackup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • 7-zip.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name '77zip' with a class of {23170F69-40C1-278A-1000-000100020000}.
5 Scheduled Tasks
  • CCleaner64.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Disc Cleanup' (runs weekly on Fridays at 17:04).
  • CCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{50D74ECC-9F1D-44AD-8E0F-BBD28B86892D}' (runs on registration).
  • 7zFM.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8A53ED10-7162-421B-8AA5-8B46554447DA}' (runs on registration).
  • launcher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_launcher_margorptkapmoK_2102_reganaM_nettalptseFerawtfoS_nogaraP8niwD'.
  • 7z.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EEACE7B2-E572-4C24-83A0-0818FDC07E63}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CCleaner64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CCleaner Monitoring.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • CCleaner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CCleaner Monitoring' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe" /MONITOR.
  • CCleaner64.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CCleaner Monitoring' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe" /MONITOR.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CCleaner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CCleaner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe" -minimize.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • 7zFM.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\7-Zip\7zFM.exe'.
  • CCleaner.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.54 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025707519%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00171964%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00085111%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:81,729
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.1 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.11 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Paragon Festplatten Manager 2012 Kompakt?

You can uninstall Paragon Festplatten Manager 2012 Kompakt 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 Paragon Festplatten Manager™ 2012 Kompakt, 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 Paragon Festplatten Manager 2012 Kompakt.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.73%
Windows 10 12.09%
Windows Vista 6.86%
Windows XP 5.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.21%
Windows 7 Professional 11.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 8.1 3.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.58% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 93.58%
  United States 1.91%
  Austria 1.82%
  United Kingdom 0.61%
  France 0.43%
  Netherlands 0.43%
  Spain 0.35%
  Philippines 0.17%
  Luxembourg 0.17%
  DK 0.17%
  Slovenia 0.09%
  MA 0.09%
  Switzerland 0.09%
  Romania 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 47.79%
Acer 16.34%
Hewlett-Packard 9.01%
Dell 6.87%
ASUS 5.34%
Intel 1.98%
Samsung 1.68%
Sahara 1.22%
American Megatrends 1.07%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 9.24%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.98%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.93%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.72%
MEDION P7624 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.26%

About Paragon Software

Paragon Software (aquired by MicroProse) was a video games developer that released titles may platforms including the PC.
Publisher URL: www.paragon-software.com


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