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Should I remove Silver Key Enterprise Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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Silver Key Enterprise Edition


Silver Key Enterprise Edition is a program developed by Inv Softworks. The most used version is 4.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is skwizard.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 33.37 MB (34,994,150 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 75% of users of Silver Key Enterprise Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kryptel.com
Help link: www.kryptel.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Silver Key
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Silver Key\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Silver Key\sk4install.log" -u
Estimated size: 33.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Silver Key Enterprise Edition

Program executable:skwizard.exe
Name:Silver Key
Various Silver Key wizards
Path:C:\Program Files\silver key\skwizard.exe
Additional files:
  • Analyzer.exe - Silver Key (Parcel Analyzer)
  • CompleteSkInstallation.exe - The final part of the Silver Key installer that works in non-elevated state.
  • Repacker.exe - Parcel Repacker
  • SkCInst64.exe - Called by CompleteInstallation to register SkShx32.dll under Win64 and SkShx64.dll under Win32
  • SkCmd.exe - Command line interface
  • SkShell.exe - Silver Key Shell (Parcel Creator)
  • SkShowSettings.exe - Silver Key Settings Panel.
  • SkShx.dll - Silver Key context menu and drag-and-drop.
  • SkShx64.dll
  • sku.exe - Silver Key Uninstaller
  • LicenseManager.exe - Kryptel (License Manager)
  • MakeHID.exe - Utility to get hardware ID signature.
  • OpenSettingsDir.exe - Open settings directory in Windows Explorer
  • SetLang.exe - Sets user language during installation (called by installer).
  • Shred.exe - Command-line shredder
  • Shredder.exe - Kryptel Shredder
  • ParcelUninstaller.exe
  • SilverKeyIcon.exe
  • SkReq.exe - Request Processor
  • SkRoot.exe - Deskop icon dispatcher.
  • Uninstall.exe - Silver Key Enterprise Edition

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • SkShx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Silver Key Menu' with a class of {11056249-C369-49CA-B0E8-326B5C32AD3D}.
  • SkShx64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Silver Key Menu' with a class of {11056249-C369-49CA-B0E8-326B5C32AD3D}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Shredder.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Kryptel Shredder' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Silver Key\Shredder.exe" /startup.

How do I remove Silver Key Enterprise Edition?

Quickly and completely remove Silver Key Enterprise Edition from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Silver Key Enterprise Edition 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Silver Key Enterprise Edition, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Silver Key Enterprise Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win XP 14%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows XP 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Connected 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Thailand 8.33%
  Iran 8.33%
  Canada 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 28.57%
Acer 28.57%
Intel 14.29%
Samsung 14.29%
Common models
Sony VGC-RB42G 16.67%
Samsung RV418/RV518/RV718 16.67%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2 16.67%
ASUSTeK X551MA 16.67%
ASUSTeK G75VW 16.67%
Acer Aspire V3-771 16.67%


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