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9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,357
United States Rank #21,047
Reach 0.0033%


VersionDistribution 1.52% 1.52% 3.03% 4.55% 3.03%
4.4.30113.1616 3.03% 6.06%
4.3.31210.1650 7.58%
4.3.30327.1514 19.70% 16.67%
4.1.1 9.09%
4.1 13.64%
4.0 4.55%
3.5 1.52%
2.1.1 4.55%

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Password Genie


Password Genie is a software program developed by SecurityCoverage. The most common release is 4.3.30327.1514, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 primary executable is named scpgconsole.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 56.84 MB (59,599,495 bytes). The installed file pgupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 89% of users of Password Genie come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.securitycoverage.com
Help link: www.mypasswordgenie.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PasswordGenie\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PasswordGenie\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 56.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Password Genie

Program executable:scpgconsole.exe
Name:Password Genie
Management Console
Path:C:\Program Files\passwordgenie\scpgconsole.exe
Additional files:
  • SCRemote.exe - SCRemote Win32 Server (SCRemote)
  • SCPGToolbarButton.dll - SCPGToolbarButton (Password Genie IE Toolbar button)
  • SCPGToolbarButtonx64.dll
  • com.mypasswordgenie.agent.dll - Password Genie (Password Genie Agent)
  • ff.importer.dll - Firefox Signons Importer
  • PGIEBroker.exe - Password Genie IE Broker
  • pgupdate.exe - PasswordGenie Update
  • PGUpdateNotify.exe - Update Notifier
  • SCPGAgent.exe
  • SCPGBho.dll - Password Genie IE BHO
  • SCPGBhox64.dll
  • SCPGUpdate.exe - Password Genie Update
  • SCPGUtils.exe - Password Genie Utils
  • SCPGWizard.exe - Password Genie Wizard
  • scvncsrvx.dll (by SmartCode Solutions) - SmartCode VNC Server ActiveX
  • SetACL.exe (by Helge Klein) - SetACL (SetACL 2)
  • libeay32.dll
  • pv.exe
  • ssleay32.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SCPGBho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SCPasswordGenieBHO Class' with the class of {587092DB-C969-43D1-8545-22E9FA2BFE11} (PasswordGenie BHO).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • SCPGToolbarButton.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'PGButtonPopup Class' with a class of {1C5B55E8-050B-486A-B617-8F86F060912E}.
Scheduled Task
  • SCPGConsole.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3FEFE25-BE3A-4CDC-8CB4-FED30FA68AE3}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SCPGAgent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PasswordGenie' and executes as C:\Program Files\PasswordGenie\SCPGAgent.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SCPGAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PasswordGenie' which loads as C:\Program Files\PasswordGenie\SCPGAgent.exe.

How do I remove Password Genie?

You can uninstall Password Genie 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 Genie, 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 Genie.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Password Genie you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.06%
Windows 10 42.42%
Windows XP 1.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.79%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 8.1 18.18%
Windows 10 Home 10.61%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.68%
  Canada 2.83%
  Australia 2.83%
  Brazil 1.89%
  France 0.94%
  United Kingdom 0.94%
  Peru 0.94%
  New Zealand 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.86%
Dell 19.30%
Lenovo 14.04%
ASUS 5.26%
Toshiba 5.26%
Sony 1.75%
Intel 1.75%
Acer 1.75%
Medion 1.75%
American Megatrends 1.75%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 3.45%
LENOVO 20150 3.45%
HP 500B Microtower 3.45%
Hewlett-Packard 700-210xt 3.45%
Hewlett-Packard 23-h024 1.72%
Hewlett-Packard 110-217c 1.72%


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