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Should I remove SilverSHielD?

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9% remove it91% keep it
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VersionDistribution 16.67% 50.00% 33.33%



SilverSHielD is a software program developed by K2SXS. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 7.82 MB (8,197,495 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of SilverSHielD come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.k2sxs.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K2SXS\SilverSHielD\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{948754D9-DD84-4A71-BBC4-9FA5DEE24E71}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.82 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SilverSHielD

  • SilverCLI.exe (by Extenua) - SilverSHielD Command-Line Interface (CLI) (K2SXS SilverSHielD Command-Line Interface (CLI))
  • SilverSHielDSvc.exe (by Extenua) - SilverSHielD (K2SXS SilverSHielD SSH/SFTP Server)
  • SSHDAdmin.exe - K2SXS SilverSHielD Management Console

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SilverSHielDSvc.exe runs as a service named 'SilverSHielD' (SilverSHielDServer) "SSH and SFTP server for Windows".

How do I remove SilverSHielD?

Quickly and completely remove SilverSHielD from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SilverSHielD 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 SilverSHielD, 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 SilverSHielD.

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

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  United Kingdom 18.18%
  Germany 9.09%
  OM 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.00%
Intel 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Common models
Dell Vostro 3500 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 1526 25.00%
LENOVO 3156RN2 25.00%
Dell Vostro 3700 25.00%


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