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Should I remove Steganos Password Manager 12?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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12.0.8 25.00%
12.0.6 37.50%
12.0.5 27.50%
12.0.4 2.50%
12.0.3 7.50%

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Steganos Password Manager 12

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Steganos Password Manager 12 is a program developed by Steganos GmbH. The most used version is 12.0.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 software installer includes 12 files. SteganosUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 60% of users of Steganos Password Manager 12 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steganos.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steganos password manager 12
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steganos Password Manager 12\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Steganos Password Manager 12

  • PwmMobile.exe - Steganos Passwordmanager 2009 (Steganos Password Manager 2009 Mobile)
  • PasswordManager.exe - Steganos Password Manager 12 (Steganos Password Manager)
  • PasswordManagerStandalone.exe - Steganos Password Manager Standalone
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar and BHO
  • SteganosUpdater.exe - Steganos Updater
  • uninstall.exe
  • UninstallWindow.exe - Uninstall Window
  • passwordmanager.conversion.exe
  • ResetPendingMoves.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {024538B9-3F39-49FF-9503-975F743210FA}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Steganos Password Manager Toolbar' with the class of {9C65D12D-CF9D-454D-8049-61965D8C6FFF} (
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Steganos Password Manager Toolbar' with a class of {9C65D12D-CF9D-454D-8049-61965D8C6FFF}.
Scheduled Task
  • PasswordManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4FB93ED5-2567-4E8A-A1B9-DD25B28DF33A}' (runs on registration).

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Quickly and completely remove Steganos Password Manager 12 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 Password Manager 12 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 Password Manager 12, 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 Password Manager 12.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Steganos Password Manager 12 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.25%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows XP 3.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.50%
Windows 7 Professional 21.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.22% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 60.22%
  United States 21.51%
  France 4.30%
  Austria 3.23%
  Thailand 2.15%
  Switzerland 2.15%
  United Kingdom 2.15%
  New Zealand 1.08%
  Romania 1.08%
  Iran 1.08%
  Canada 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 35.42%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Dell 10.42%
Medion 10.42%
ASUS 8.33%
Intel 6.25%
Sony 4.17%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Lenovo 2.08%
Common models
Acer TravelMate 5760Z 14.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.51%
Acer Aspire M7811 3.51%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.75%
HP-Pavilion NP191AA-ABA p... 1.75%
Gigabyte H55M-UD2H 1.75%

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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