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Should I remove Sentinel Runtime?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,550
United States Rank #7,500
Reach 0.0675%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.65 days
196.03 days >
Average installed length: 103.00 days


VersionDistribution 7.29% 0.53% 4.43% 0.23% 0.08% 0.08% 0.15% 6.01% 5.11% 2.33% 3.08% 0.60% 27.27% 10.14% 0.90% 6.09% 1.65% 8.04% 4.66% 11.34%

Sentinel Runtime

What is Sentinel Runtime?  (from SafeNet)

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Sentinel Runtime is a program developed by SafeNet. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is haspds_windows.dll. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 14.21 MB (14,897,222 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 38% of users of Sentinel Runtime come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safenet-inc.com
Help link: www.safenet-inc.com/support/index.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Aladdin Shared\HASP\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2A414CBE-CDF3-48C6-A91B-D3D4522F8EB5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.21 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sentinel Runtime

Program module:haspds_windows.dll
Name:Sentinel HASP Run-time Environment Installer DLL
Sentinel HASP Run-time Environment Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Aladdin Shared\HASP\haspds_windows.dll
Additional files:
  • haspds_msi.dll - Sentinel HASP Run-time Environment Installer (Sentinel HASP Run-time Environment Installer Helper)
  • haspvlib_107940.dll - Sentinel LDK Vendor Library (Safenet Sentinel LDK Vendor Library)
  • haspvlib_109311.dll
  • haspvlib_109318.dll
  • haspvlib_109670.dll
  • haspvlib_111284.dll
  • haspvlib_111723.dll
  • haspvlib_112801.dll
  • haspvlib_2133468.dll
  • haspvlib_40278.dll
  • haspvlib_42650.dll
  • haspvlib_47332.dll
  • haspvlib_48521.dll
  • haspvlib_59710.dll
  • haspvlib_68989.dll
  • haspvlib_70928.dll
  • haspvlib_71511.dll
  • haspvlib_78407.dll
  • haspvlib_80325.dll
  • haspvlib_86395.dll
  • haspvlib_87125.dll
  • haspvlib_91463.dll
  • haspvlib_92529.dll
  • haspvlib_9576.dll
  • haspvlib_98574.dll
  • haspvlib_98615.dll
  • haspvlib_98931.dll
  • haspvlib_99765.dll
  • haspvlib_103131.dll - HASP Vendor Library (Aladdin HASP Vendor Library)
  • haspvlib_41582.dll
  • haspvlib_46707.dll
  • haspvlib_64740.dll
  • haspvlib_78781.dll
  • haspvlib_79264.dll
  • haspvlib_88112.dll
  • haspvlib_89149.dll
  • haspvlib_89150.dll

How do I remove Sentinel Runtime?

You can uninstall Sentinel Runtime 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 Runtime, 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 Runtime.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.67%
Windows 10 42.15%
Windows XP 3.23%
Windows Vista 1.88%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 21.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.23%
Windows 10 Home 11.85%
Windows 10 Pro 8.45%
Windows 8.1 6.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.65%
  Italy 7.19%
  Germany 6.47%
  France 4.05%
  Canada 2.81%
  Netherlands 2.48%
  United Kingdom 2.35%
  Turkey 2.22%
  Czech Republic 1.70%
  Brazil 1.70%
  India 1.50%
  Mexico 1.44%
  Russia 1.44%
  Austria 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.59%
Dell 24.65%
Acer 13.44%
ASUS 12.85%
Toshiba 7.19%
Lenovo 5.31%
Samsung 3.07%
Apple 1.06%
MSI 1.06%
Intel 0.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.97%
Dell XPS 8700 1.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.78%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 1.48%

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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