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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #43,685
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PowerKey is a software program developed by Elcor Software. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named powerkey.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.4 MB (2,519,145 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 38% of users of PowerKey come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elcor.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerKey
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PowerKey\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PowerKey

Program executable:powerkey.exe
Name:Realset FileAccess
Encryption toolkit
Path:C:\Program Files\powerkey\powerkey.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - PowerKey
  • pkey_ext.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • pkey_ext.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {E9736DFE-2B52-4DF5-B89E-0D4A2735F6A9}.

How do I remove PowerKey?

You can uninstall PowerKey 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 PowerKey, 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 PowerKey.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.27%
Windows XP 22.73%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows Vista 6.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 11.36%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.46%
  Germany 23.08%
  France 13.46%
  Canada 5.77%
  Israel 3.85%
  Argentina 1.92%
  Australia 1.92%
  Switzerland 1.92%
  Finland 1.92%
  United Kingdom 1.92%
  Greece 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Norway 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.69%
Hewlett-Packard 20.69%
Acer 13.79%
Intel 6.90%
Lenovo 6.90%
American Megatrends 6.90%
Toshiba 3.45%
Sahara 3.45%
Medion 3.45%
Gateway 3.45%
Common models
Unknow Unknow 3.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 3.45%
Packard Bell oneTwo L5870 3.45%
MSI MS-7680 3.45%
MEDIONPC MS-7748 3.45%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K330 3.45%

About (from Elcor Software)

The Elcor Software was founded by two software developers Nick Nifontov and Alexander Berezovsky on December, 2001.
Publisher URL: www.elcor.net


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