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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,993
United States Rank #8,134
Reach 0.0507%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.39 days
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Average installed length: 285.04 days


7.4.0 100.00%

Sentinel Protection Installer 7.4.0

What is Sentinel Protection Installer?  (from SafeNet)

SafeNet offers the only complete portfolio of encryption, access control and key management solutions that extend protection and ownership across the lifecycle of sensitive data, as it is created, accessed, shared, stored and moved. From the datacenter to the cloud, organizations can remain protected, compliant and in ...  Read more


Sentinel Protection Installer 7.4.0 is a program developed by SafeNet. 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 installer includes 14 files and is usually about 640.42 KB (655,791 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 43% of users of Sentinel Protection Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safenet-inc.com
Help link: www.safenet-inc.com/support/index.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel Protection Installer\7.4.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5A180ED5-0AC1-410A-B790-5E0319CD0A93}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 640.42 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sentinel Protection Installer 7.4.0

  • hhctrlui.dll (by Microsoft) - HTML Help (Microsoft® HTML Help Control)
  • instandstartntparservice.exe - SPI (InstAndStartNTParService)
  • instparlauncher.exe - InstParLauncher
  • inteldriver.exe
  • md5chap.dll - Sentinel Protection Installer Component
  • pwdgenutility.exe
  • spnsrvnt.exe - Sentinel Protection Server for SuperPro and UltraPro network keys
  • srldetect_intel_4.5.15.0.dll (by Husdawg) - System Requirements Lab
  • utils.dll (by Intel) - Intel® WiDi (Platform Detection Library)
  • utils64.dll (by Intel)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • spnsrvnt.exe runs as a service named 'Sentinel Protection Server' (SentinelProtectionServer) "Manages Sentinel SuperPro and UltraPro keys attached to this computer.".

How do I remove Sentinel Protection Installer?

You can uninstall Sentinel Protection Installer 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 Protection Installer 7.4.0, 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 Protection Installer.

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 65.93%
Windows 10 18.08%
Windows XP 10.19%
Windows Vista 5.59%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.12%
Windows 7 Professional 20.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.72%
Windows 10 Pro 3.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.61%
  France 5.26%
  Italy 4.67%
  Germany 3.23%
  Israel 2.97%
  United Kingdom 2.63%
  Canada 2.55%
  Spain 1.70%
  Iran 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.61%
  Poland 1.44%
  Mexico 1.36%
  MA 1.27%
  Belgium 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.40%
Hewlett-Packard 25.57%
Acer 11.82%
ASUS 10.76%
Intel 4.59%
Toshiba 3.88%
Samsung 3.70%
Lenovo 2.65%
MSI 1.06%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.26%
ASUS All Series 3.10%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.94%
Dell OptiPlex 390 1.94%
Micro-Star MS-7529 1.94%

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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