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7% remove it93% keep it
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7.2.1 6.84%
7.2.0 14.53%
7.1.1 7.69%
7.0.8 34.19%
7.0.5 0.85%
7.0.2 6.84%
7.0.0 7.69%
6.1.1 0.85%
6.1.0 0.85%
6.0.2 1.71%
6.0.0 1.71%

SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client

What is SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client?  (from SafeNet)

Borderless Security PKI (BSec PKI) is the middleware for iKey USB authenticators and smart cards from SafeNet. SafeNet’s security applications consist of middleware and password management software that enable users to securely store and manage authentication credentials. SafeNet middleware enables strong authenticatio...  Read more


SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client is a program developed by SafeNet. The most used version is 7.0.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 3.92 MB (4,112,209 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 23% of users of SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safenet-inc.com
Help link: www.safenet-inc.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SafeNet\BSecClient\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{74738135-38D6-4ABD-A2BF-A86744971607}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client

  • dkAutoReg.exe - SafeNet's Auto Register Cert Application
  • npDkSig.dll - SafeNet's Identrus Plugin Interface
  • CIPUtils.exe - SafeNet CIP Utilities Application
  • Tknutils.exe - SafeNet Token Utility Application
  • AXMonitor.exe - SafeNet Axis Tray Icon Module
  • DkStartup.exe - SafeNet Startup Installer
  • DkIdentrusJNI.dll - SafeNet's Identrus JNI
  • IKEYDRVR.EXE - iKey Driver (Installs the driver for iKey Security Tokens.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npDkSig.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npDkSig.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npDkSig.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'SafeNet Borderless Security' with a plugin key of '@safenet-inc.com/NpDkSig,version=,ISign' for all users of the PC.
3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • DkStartup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DkStartup' which loads as C:\Program Files\SafeNet\BSecClient\dkstartup.exe.
  • dkAutoReg.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DkAutoReg' which loads as C:\Program Files\SafeNet\BSecClient\DkAutoReg.exe.
  • AXMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AxMonitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\SafeNet\BSecClient\axmonitor.exe.

How do I remove SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client?

You can uninstall SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client 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 SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client, 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 SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SafeNet Borderless Security PK Client you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.96%
Windows XP 23.93%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows 10 3.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.27%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.20% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 23.20%
  United States 18.40%
  Taiwan 16.80%
  Czech Republic 5.60%
  Hong Kong 4.80%
  Netherlands 4.80%
  Spain 4.00%
  India 3.20%
  Australia 2.40%
  MK 2.40%
  Romania 2.40%
  France 2.40%
  United Arab Emirates 0.80%
  Portugal 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.73%
Hewlett-Packard 25.68%
ASUS 12.16%
Acer 10.81%
American Megatrends 4.05%
Intel 2.70%
Sahara 2.70%
Lenovo 2.70%
Common models
Dell Vostro 220s Series 1.98%
Investronica MS-7187 1.98%
ASUSTeK K52JT 1.98%
Dell Precision M4600 1.98%
Dell Latitude E6520 1.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.98%

About (from SafeNet, Inc.)

SafeNet is the largest company exclusively focused on the protection of high-value information assets. SafeNet is a leading global provider of data protection.
Publisher URL: www.safenet-inc.com


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