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27% remove it73% keep it
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Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15


Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15 is a software program developed by Steganos GmbH. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 3.28 MB (3,437,106 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 88% of users of Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steganos.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\idt
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\IDT\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15

  • uninstall.exe - Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15
  • sleeapi.dll (by Softwareentwicklung Remus - ArchiCrypt -) - ArchiCrypt Live Dynamic Link Library (Live Engine Dynamic Link Library)
  • _Setup.dll (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (FLEXnet (R) InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher Resources)
  • ISSetup.dll (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (R) Setup Engine
  • setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • setup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8877167F-E769-48AC-8500-B96C0007D087}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • setup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AudioSetup' which loads as C:\Program Files\IDT\setup.exe -postqfe.

How do I remove Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15?

Quickly and completely remove Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15 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 Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15, 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 Steganos Live Encryption Engine 15.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.19%
Windows 8 19.62%
Windows XP 8.86%
Windows Vista 6.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.47%
Windows 7 Professional 10.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.86%
Windows 8.1 7.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.82% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 87.82%
  United States 2.56%
  Switzerland 1.92%
  Austria 1.28%
  France 1.28%
  United Kingdom 1.28%
  Australia 0.64%
  Spain 0.64%
  Italy 0.64%
  Netherlands 0.64%
  Philippines 0.64%
  Russia 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 33.67%
Acer 20.41%
Dell 10.20%
ASUS 8.16%
Toshiba 5.10%
Hewlett-Packard 3.06%
Intel 3.06%
Sahara 3.06%
Samsung 2.04%
Apple 1.02%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.22%
MEDION H77H2-EM 2.61%
MEDION E6214 2.61%
Acer Aspire 7750G 1.74%
Acer Aspire 7740 1.74%
ASUS All Series 1.74%

About (from Steganos GmbH)

Steganos’ advanced encryption options make hiding photos, documents and contact data easy — an invaluable tool when you consider how many laptops are lost or stolen everyday.
Publisher URL: www.steganos.com


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