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Should I remove Secret Disk?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,829
United States Rank #19,792
Reach 0.0171%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.23 days
182.39 days >
Average installed length: 95.83 days


3.03 0.83%
3.02 3.33%
3.01 2.92%
3.00 5.42%
2.20 0.42%
2.19 2.92%
2.18 2.08%
2.17 9.58%
2.16 3.75%
2.15 3.33%
2.14 6.67%
2.13 6.67%
2.12 5.42%
2.11 0.42%
2.10 2.50%
2.09 1.67%
2.08 3.33%
2.07 7.92%
2.06 2.50%
2.05 5.00%
2.04 8.33%
2.03 5.42%
2.02 2.50%
2.01 2.50%
2.00 0.42%
1.99 0.42%

Other programs by PrivacyRoot.com

Secret Disk

What is Secret Disk?  (from PrivacyRoot.com)

Secret Disk can create additional disk on your PC, which can be invisible and locked with a password within one second. You can make your private files and folders invisible and protected.

You don't need to format your hard disk or make any changes to boot sector. Our program will create new disk automatically ...  Read more


Secret Disk is a program developed by PrivacyRoot.com. The most used version is 2.17, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is secretdisk.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 682.89 KB (699,277 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 29% of users of Secret Disk come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: privacyroot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\secret disk
Uninstaller: C:\ARCHIV~1\Secret Disk\secretdisk.exe uninstall
Estimated size: 682.89 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Secret Disk

Program executable:secretdisk.exe
Name:Secret Disk
Path:C:\Program Files\net1-sede\secretdisk.exe
Additional files:
  • net1.exe (by www.privacyroot.com) - Wipe, Secret Disk, Prevent Restore, Safe Startup (Application Installer)
  • subst.exe (by Microsoft) - Subst Utility

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • net1.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Maintance' and executes as "C:\Program Files\net1-sede\net1.exe" windowsStartup.

How do I remove Secret Disk?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.75%
Windows 8 32.08%
Windows XP 5.42%
Windows Vista 3.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.32%
Windows 8.1 12.55%
Windows 7 Professional 7.95%
Windows 10 Home 5.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  France 12.70%
  Germany 5.95%
  Russia 4.76%
  United Kingdom 4.37%
  Netherlands 3.57%
  Brazil 3.17%
  Belgium 3.17%
  DK 2.78%
  Italy 2.38%
  Canada 2.38%
  Argentina 1.19%
  UA 1.19%
  Egypt 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.88%
Acer 22.22%
Dell 15.69%
Medion 9.80%
ASUS 9.15%
Toshiba 5.88%
Lenovo 3.92%
Samsung 1.96%
American Megatrends 1.96%
Intel 1.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.52%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.52%
HP-Pavilion NC829AA-ABA a... 2.52%
HP-Pavilion WE191AA-ABF p... 1.68%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 1.68%

comments1 comment

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diane1161over a year ago
This program is simply a locked folder with a password. I have not had any problems with this program and use it to store information I would prefer others not have access to when they use my computer.