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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,756
United States Rank #28,324
Reach 0.0191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.83 days
378.34 days >
Average installed length: 198.79 days


VersionDistribution 38.20% 1.59% 3.98% 56.23%

SPBA 5.8

What is SPBA?

The device driver and software for the Touchstrip Fingerprint Reader.


SPBA 5.8 is a software program developed by UPEK. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 1.24 MB (1,299,968 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 15% of users of SPBA come from Germany, it is also popular in Italy and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.upek.com
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{ECCD28B2-8798-4D16-8126-625D728294A1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove SPBA?

You can uninstall SPBA 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 SPBA 5.8, 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 SPBA.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 44.71%
Windows 7 43.39%
Windows 10 6.61%
Windows XP 5.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 37.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.71%
Windows 7 Professional 11.83%
Windows Vista Business 6.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.28% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 15.28%
  Italy 15.28%
  United States 12.95%
  United Kingdom 9.84%
  France 5.44%
  Spain 5.44%
  Netherlands 3.37%
  Belgium 3.11%
  Taiwan 2.07%
  Australia 2.07%
  Austria 2.07%
  Switzerland 1.81%
  Portugal 1.81%
  Canada 1.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 88.92%
ASUS 5.68%
Dell 2.16%
Sahara 1.08%
Hewlett-Packard 1.08%
Lenovo 0.54%
Samsung 0.27%
Toshiba 0.27%
Common models
Acer Aspire 6930G 37.12%
Acer Aspire 6530G 11.36%
Acer Aspire 5739G 10.53%
Acer TravelMate 5730 ... 9.97%
Acer TravelMate 6593 ... 3.60%
Acer Aspire 8735 2.22%


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