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VersionDistribution 33.33% 33.33% 33.33%

SoftPlan Master Key Manager


SoftPlan Master Key Manager is a software program developed by SoftPlan Systems Inc. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named softplan master key manager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.27 MB (1,332,910 bytes). The installed file SecureUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SoftPlan Systems Inc.\SoftPlan Key Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2577AB41-1E0D-458C-822A-55D0FA08A5F2}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.27 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SoftPlan Master Key Manager

Program executable:softplan master key manager.exe
Name:SoftPlan Master Key Manager
Independant SoftPlan Key Update Program
Path:C:\Program Files\softplan systems inc\softplan key manager\softplan master key manager.exe
Additional files:
  • SecureUpdate.dll (by SafeNet) - Sentinel Keys (Secure Update Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SoftPlan Master Key Manager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SoftPlanKeyUpdate' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SoftPlan Master Key Manager.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SoftPlanKeyUpdate.

How do I remove SoftPlan Master Key Manager?

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

Win 8 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Windows 10 Home 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
American Megatrends 50.00%


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