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3% remove it97% keep it
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1.02.05 66.67%
1.01.04 33.33%

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PowerCryptor Free Edition


PowerCryptor Free Edition is a software program developed by PowerCryptor Software. The most common release is 1.02.05, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 10.19 MB (10,690,126 bytes). The installed file updater.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 8. While about 67% of users of PowerCryptor Free Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.powercryptor.com
Help link: www.powercryptor.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerCryptor Free Edition\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{9C5B2F5E-8231-49FA-9890-4F26D6A8E16E}\powercryptorfree.exe /x {9C5B2F5E-8231-49FA-9890-4F26D6A8E16E}
Estimated size: 10.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PowerCryptor Free Edition

  • updater.exe - PowerCryptor Free Edition (updater 1.02.05 © 2014 PowerCryptor Software)
  • KLCryptRes.dll - PowerCryptor
  • ChilkatDotNet4.dll (by Chilkat Software) - Chilkat .NET Class Library, V4.0 .NET Framework (Chilkat .NET 4.0 Framework Assembly)
  • System.Windows.Forms.Ribbon.dll (by http://officeribbon.codeplex.com) - System.Windows.Forms.Ribbon (System.Windows.Forms.Ribbon35)
  • KLCryptFreeShellExt.dll - KLCryptFreeShellExt
  • KLCryptFreeShellExt64.dll
  • PasswordGenerator.exe - PasswordGenerator
  • KLTextEncrypt.exe - KLTextEncrypt
  • PowerCryptor.exe
  • SharpShell.dll (by Dave Kerr) - SharpShell

How do I remove PowerCryptor Free Edition?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 8.1 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Canada 16.67%
  Italy 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 33.33%
ASUSTeK U36SG 33.33%
ASUSTeK CM6330_CM6630_CM6... 33.33%


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