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18% remove it82% keep it
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5.3.1 14.69%
5.3.0 77.62%
5.2.6 0.70%
5.2.5 0.70%
5.2.3 0.70%
5.2.2 0.70%
5.1.2 2.10%
5.1.1 0.70%
5.0.1 2.10%

Password Depot 5

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What is Password Depot 5?  (from AceBIT GmbH)

User-friendly interface for convenient management of your passwords and access details: for the Internet, online banking (TANs), online shopping etc. - Generate uncrackable passwords using the integrated Password Generator. - Maximum protection of your sensitive data thanks to the security algorithm Rijndael 256-Bit! -...  Read more


Password Depot 5 is a program developed by AceBIT GmbH. The most used version is 5.3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 passworddepot.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 13.82 MB (14,491,945 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 84% of users of Password Depot 5 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acebit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AceBIT\Password Depot 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AceBIT\Password Depot 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Password Depot 5

Program executable:passworddepot.exe
Name:Password Depot
Path:C:\Program Files\acebit\password depot 5\passworddepot.exe
Additional files:
  • pdFileTools.exe - Password Depot 5 (Password Depot File Tools)
  • pdShell32.dll - Password Depot (Password Depot Shell Extension)
  • pdShell64.dll
  • pdVirtKbd.exe - Password Depot Virtual Keyboard
  • pdIEAddOn.dll - Password Depot 5 Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • pdShell32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'pdShellExt32' with a class of {404FAB0A-9C2E-4638-BB2E-89792E95FBA2}.
  • pdShell64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'pdShellExt64' with a class of {404FAB0A-9C2E-4638-BB2E-89792E95FBA3}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • pdIEAddOn.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Password Depot 5' with the class of {9F79B165-70F7-4C46-B1A5-8828E2FF21F9}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • pdIEAddOn.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'Password Depot 5' with a class of {9F79B165-70F7-4C46-B1A5-8828E2FF21F9}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PasswordDepot.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Password Depot' and executes as "C:\Program Files\AceBIT\Password Depot 5\PasswordDepot.exe".

How do I remove Password Depot 5?

Quickly and completely remove Password Depot 5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Password Depot 5 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 Password Depot 5, 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 Password Depot 5.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Password Depot 5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 10 11.19%
Windows Vista 6.99%
Windows XP 4.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.39%
Windows 7 Professional 6.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.35% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 84.35%
  United States 8.84%
  South Africa 0.68%
  UA 0.68%
  Switzerland 0.68%
  Sweden 0.68%
  Austria 0.68%
  Argentina 0.68%
  Portugal 0.68%
  Spain 0.68%
  Ireland 0.68%
  Hungary 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 47.73%
Acer 20.45%
Hewlett-Packard 5.68%
ASUS 4.55%
Sony 3.41%
Sahara 3.41%
American Megatrends 3.41%
Lenovo 2.27%
Intel 1.14%
Dell 1.14%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7366 5.31%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 4.42%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.65%
MEDIONPC MS-7748 1.77%
MEDIONPC MS-7621 1.77%
MEDION E6224 1.77%

Publisher URL: www.acebit.com


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