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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,307
United States Rank #11,969
Reach 0.0230%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.14 days
505.77 days >
Average installed length: 265.75 days


7.6.5 100.00%

Sentinel Protection Installer 7.6.5

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 7.6.5 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 5 files and is usually about 842.44 KB (862,657 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 48% of users of Sentinel Protection Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

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\7.6.5\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DE09967A-E9E2-4562-A58D-989CA70FA65E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 842.44 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sentinel Protection Installer 7.6.5

  • instandstartntparservice.exe - SPI (InstAndStartNTParService)
  • instparlauncher.exe - InstParLauncher
  • sentinel.sys - Sentinel System Driver (NT Parallel driver)
  • sntlsrtsrvr.exe - Sentinel Security (Safenet Sentinel Security Runtime)
  • sntnlusb.sys - Sentinel System USB Driver

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • sntlsrtsrvr.exe runs as a service named 'Sentinel Security Runtime' (SentinelSecurityRuntime) "Provides runtime for Sentinel Security on local machine".

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 7.6.5, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.79%
Windows 10 31.28%
Windows XP 5.95%
Windows Vista 1.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.08%
Windows 8.1 7.98%
Windows 10 Home 7.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.56%
  Italy 5.61%
  France 4.70%
  Canada 3.98%
  United Kingdom 3.25%
  Germany 2.89%
  Mexico 2.71%
  Iran 2.53%
  Brazil 1.99%
  Netherlands 1.63%
  Norway 1.63%
  MA 1.45%
  Japan 1.27%
  Czech Republic 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.86%
Hewlett-Packard 25.69%
ASUS 11.81%
Acer 11.11%
Lenovo 6.25%
Toshiba 3.47%
Samsung 2.78%
MSI 2.43%
Intel 1.74%
American Megatrends 0.69%
Medion 0.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.26%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.29%
Dell Precision M4600 2.63%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.63%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.97%

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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