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Should I remove SecureDoc Disk Encryption?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,486
United States Rank #43,665
Reach 0.0021%


5.24.0000 2.38%
5.20.0000 11.90%
5.10.0000 4.76%
4.91.0001 11.90%
4.90.0000 7.14%
4.80.1000 2.38%
4.80.0001 47.62%
4.50.0011 4.76%
4.31.0030 2.38%
4.10.0000 4.76%

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SecureDoc Disk Encryption

What is SecureDoc Disk Encryption?  (from WinMagic)

WinMagic’s SecureDoc for Windows software is available in two forms, the Standalone (unmanaged) Edition and the Enterprise (managed) Edition. SecureDoc Standalone is available for purchase directly from our eStore. Enterprise edition is part of SecureDoc Enterprise Server (SES). SecureDoc’s Standalone Edition allows bu...  Read more


SecureDoc Disk Encryption is a program developed by WinMagic. The most used version is 4.80.0001, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 10.45 MB (10,954,401 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 50% of users of SecureDoc Disk Encryption come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winmagic.com/products
Help link: www.winmagic.com/tech_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinMagic\SecureDoc-NT\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A2741237-0D30-43B5-9B34-B64CA179EE88}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SecureDoc Disk Encryption

  • SecureDocSFX.exe - WinMagic SecureDoc Self-Extractor File Creator (WinMagic Self-Extractor Builder)
  • SDFile.exe - SecureDoc File Encryption
  • dllexport.dll - SecureDoc
  • SDContext.dll
  • SDKey.exe
  • SDPin.exe
  • SDService.exe - Monitors volume changes.
  • SecurDoc.exe
  • SecurDocOld.exe
  • WMPUCmd.exe - Serves all current user account operations.
  • WzdSetup.exe
  • RRUTIL.exe (by Lenovo Group) - ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery Installation Utility
  • FDEBMODL.dll (by Absolute Software) - Installation/Management Application
  • SDbat.exe - SDbatDlg Application (SDbatDlg MFC Application)
  • SDForm.exe - SDForm Application (SDForm MFC Application)
  • dllImport.dll
  • PBAInit.dll
  • SDSecFolder.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • SDContext.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {9FE5C276-ECF0-4F21-8D27-EB505B920B1B}.
  • SDService.exe runs as a service named 'WinMagic SecureDoc Service' (WinMagic SecureDoc Service).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SDPin.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'StartSecurDoc' which loads as "C:\Program Files\WinMagic\SecureDoc-NT\SDPin.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SDPin.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinMagic\SecureDoc-NT\SDPin.exe'.

How do I remove SecureDoc Disk Encryption?

You can uninstall SecureDoc Disk Encryption 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 SecureDoc Disk Encryption, 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 SecureDoc Disk Encryption.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows XP 38.10%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 46.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 41.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.56%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 50.00%
  United States 41.67%
  Canada 4.17%
  Singapore 2.08%
  Germany 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 44.44%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Lenovo 18.52%
Toshiba 14.81%
NEC 3.70%
Common models
Panasonic Corporation CF-... 5.13%
TOSHIBA dynabook R731/D 5.13%
Panasonic Corporation CF-... 5.13%
Dell Latitude E5400 5.13%
Panasonic Corporation CF-... 5.13%


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