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Should I remove Password Depot 9?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,188
Reach 0.0015%


9.1.8 58.62%
9.1.7 3.45%
9.1.5 10.34%
9.1.4 6.90%
9.1.3 10.34%
9.1.2 3.45%
9.0.6 6.90%

Password Depot 9


Password Depot 9 is a program developed by AceBIT GmbH. The most used version is 9.1.8, 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 13 files and is usually about 64.26 MB (67,386,396 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 48% of users of Password Depot 9 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acebit.com
Help link: support.acebit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AceBIT\Password Depot 9\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AceBIT\Password Depot 9\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 64.26 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Password Depot 9

Program executable:passworddepot.exe
Name:Password Depot 9
Password Depot
Path:C:\Program Files\acebit\password depot 9\passworddepot.exe
Additional files:
  • pdFileTools.exe - Password Depot (Password Depot File Tools)
  • pdVirtKbd.exe - Password Depot Virtual Keyboard
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • pdShell32.dll - Password Depot 9 (Password Depot 9 Shell Extension)
  • pdIEAddOn64.dll - Password Depot 9 Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
  • pdMessagingHost.exe - Password Depot Native Messaging Host
  • pdIEAddOn32.dll
  • pdShell64.dll
  • 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
  • pdIEAddOn32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Password Depot 9' with the 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 9\PasswordDepot.exe" -bg.

How do I remove Password Depot 9?

You can uninstall Password Depot 9 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 Password Depot 9, 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 Password Depot 9.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Password Depot 9 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 10 76%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 75.86%
Windows 7 20.69%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 57.14%
Windows 10 Pro 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 8.1 7.14%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.62%
  Germany 45.24%
  Austria 2.38%
  France 2.38%
  United Kingdom 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 50.00%
Acer 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Dell 11.11%
Lenovo 5.56%
Common models
Hyrican Informationssytem... 8.33%
Medion Akoya P7632 8.33%
MEDION MS-7848 8.33%
MSI MS-7A63 4.17%
MEDION MS-7800 4.17%

Publisher URL: www.acebit.com


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