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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,659
United States Rank #13,032
Reach 0.0329%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.25 days
597.51 days >
Average installed length: 313.94 days


VersionDistribution 45.92% 54.08%

Sentinel HASP Run-time

What is Sentinel HASP Run-time?  (from SafeNet)

Sentinel HASP, formerly Aladdin HASP SRM, enables the use of either software- or hardware-based protection keys to enforce software protection and licensing. With Sentinel HASP, you can increase your profits by protecting against losses from software piracy and intellectual property theft and enable innovative busine...  Read more


Sentinel HASP Run-time is a program developed by SafeNet. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 10.23 MB (10,729,984 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of Sentinel HASP Run-time come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safenet-inc.com/software-monetization/sentinel-hasp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Aladdin\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2A414CBE-CDF3-48C6-A91B-D3D4522F8EB5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.23 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sentinel HASP Run-time

  • lmuninst.exe (by Aladdin Knowledge Systems) - HASP LM Uninstaller
  • diagnostix.exe (by Aladdin Knowledge Systems) - Aladdin DiagnostiX
  • nhsrvw32.exe - HASP License Manager
  • haspds_windows.dll - HASP SRM Run-time Environment Installer DLL (HASP SRM Run-time Environment Installer)
  • aksmon.exe - Aladdin HASP® HL (Aladdin Monitor)
  • hls32svc.exe (by Aladdin Knowledge Systems Germany) - HL-Server Service (HL-Server Service for Windows NT/2k/XP)
  • Msvcrt.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows NT CRT DLL
  • ndiag16.exe
  • ndiagdos.exe
  • skeyinst.dll - SmartKey (SmartKey Drivers Installation)
  • uninstall.exe - SmartKey Drivers

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Sentinel HASP Run-time?

You can uninstall Sentinel HASP Run-time 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 Sentinel HASP Run-time, 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 Sentinel HASP Run-time.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.65%
Windows 10 17.26%
Windows XP 9.24%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.27%
Windows 10 Home 4.48%
Windows 8.1 3.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.95%
  Germany 7.97%
  Italy 5.68%
  Brazil 5.54%
  France 3.51%
  Turkey 2.70%
  Spain 2.57%
  Canada 2.57%
  United Kingdom 2.57%
  Iran 2.30%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  Australia 1.62%
  India 1.62%
  Austria 1.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.65%
Hewlett-Packard 26.14%
Acer 13.20%
ASUS 11.17%
Toshiba 4.82%
Lenovo 4.06%
Samsung 3.05%
Intel 2.54%
American Megatrends 1.27%
Medion 1.02%
Sahara 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.83%
ASUS All Series 2.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.73%
Dell Latitude E6430 2.19%
Dell Precision M4600 2.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.19%

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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