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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,439
United States Rank #15,922
Reach 0.1031%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.26 days
420.78 days >
Average installed length: 221.09 days


VersionDistribution 0.41% 6.71% 79.25% 4.56% 5.46% 0.76% 2.84%

Secure Eraser

What is Secure Eraser?  (from ASCOMP Software GmbH)

With Secure Eraser, delete your files and drives securely and clean your system now. Windows file deletion functions delete files just apparently. Applying five well-known and acknowledged deletion standards Secure Eraser deletes your sensitive data irretrievably - and offers an easy to use user interface. Additionally...  Read more


Secure Eraser is a software program developed by ASCOMP Software GmbH. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 sEraser.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 10.13 MB (10,626,661 bytes). 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 69% of users of Secure Eraser come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.secure-eraser.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASCOMP Software\Secure Eraser\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ASCOMP Software\Secure Eraser\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Secure Eraser

Program executable:sEraser.exe
Name:Secure Eraser
Secure File Deletion
Path:C:\Program Files\ASCOMP Software\Secure Eraser\sEraser.exe
Additional files:
  • sEraser.exe - Secure Eraser (Secure File Deletion)
  • SecEraser32.dll
  • SecEraser64.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • SecEraser32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Secure Eraser' with a class of {2A8DEC8D-934E-4FF8-825A-05A800047649}.
  • SecEraser64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Secure Eraser' with a class of {2A8DEC8D-934E-4FF8-825A-05A800047649}.
Scheduled Task
  • sEraser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BF9C1250-434C-4AD0-9F4F-BE3738301EA7}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Secure Eraser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.17%
Windows 8 28.49%
Windows XP 6.09%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.18%
Windows 8.1 12.14%
Windows 7 Professional 11.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.07% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 69.07%
  United States 7.91%
  Austria 4.55%
  Italy 2.66%
  United Kingdom 2.24%
  Switzerland 2.17%
  France 1.82%
  Netherlands 1.12%
  Canada 0.98%
  Australia 0.70%
  Spain 0.56%
  Croatia 0.49%
  Luxembourg 0.42%
  Belgium 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 23.47%
Acer 21.57%
Hewlett-Packard 15.06%
Dell 10.72%
ASUS 8.68%
Samsung 4.34%
Lenovo 2.99%
American Megatrends 1.63%
Toshiba 1.36%
Intel 1.22%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.77%
ASUS All Series 3.82%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.58%
MEDION MS-7797 3.34%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.34%
MEDION MS-7800 2.86%


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