84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Steganos Password Manager 16?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #24,544
United States Rank #42,917
Reach 0.0074%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.91 days
12.34 days >
Average installed length: 6.48 days


16.0.5 42.36%
16.0.4 49.31%
16.0.3 6.94%
16.0.2 1.39%

Other programs by Steganos GmbH

Steganos Password Manager 16

Remove Steganos Password Manager 16
Powered by Reason Antivirus


Steganos Password Manager 16 is a program developed by Steganos GmbH. The most used version is 16.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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). In the Mozilla Firefox browser, it will add an add-on. The software installer includes 20 files. Updater.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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 73% of users of Steganos Password Manager 16 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steganos.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steganos Password Manager 16\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steganos Password Manager 16\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Steganos Password Manager 16

  • PasswordManager.exe - Steganos Password Manager 16 (Steganos Password Manager)
  • passwordmanagercom.exe - Steganos Password Manager Chrome Autofill Relay
  • passwordmanageriebroker.exe - Steganos Password Manager IE Broker
  • PasswordManagerStandalone.exe - Steganos Password Manager Standalone
  • ShutdownPasswordManager.exe - PasswordManager ShutdownApp
  • ShutdownPasswordManagerRelay.exe - PasswordManagerCom ShutdownApp
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar and BHO
  • uninstall.exe
  • UninstallWindow.exe - Uninstall Window
  • Updater.exe - Update Wizard
  • SPMIEToolbar64.dll - Steganos Password Manager (Steganos Password Manager 64-Bit Internet Explorer Toolbar)
  • SPMExporter.dll - SPMExporter
  • SPMExporter.exe - SPMExporterRegistry
  • passwordmanager.conversion.exe
  • ResetPendingMoves.exe
  • spmplugin3.xpi
  • Subsembly.Crypto.dll (by Subsembly GmbH) - Subsembly.Crypto
  • Subsembly.SubFS.dll (by Subsembly GmbH) - Subsembly.SubFS

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer Extensions
  • SPMIEToolbar64.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {024538B9-3F39-49FF-9503-975F743210FA}.
  • SPMIEToolbar.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {024538B9-3F39-49FF-9503-975F743210FA}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • SPMIEToolbar64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Steganos Password Manager Toolbar' with the class of {9C65D12D-CF9D-454D-8049-61965D8C6FFF} (
  • 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 '{3220750A-54C1-48C2-8F91-0A3CC52E9796}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PasswordManager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SPM16_Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Password Manager 16\PasswordManager.exe" -agent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • passwordmanagercom.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SPM16 Chrome Autofill Relay' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Password Manager 16\passwordmanagercom.exe".

How do I remove Steganos Password Manager 16?

Quickly and completely remove Steganos Password Manager 16 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Steganos Password Manager 16 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 16, 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 16.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Steganos Password Manager 16 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 10 60%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 59.72%
Windows 7 38.89%
Windows Vista 1.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 20.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.58%
Windows 10 Home 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 12.59%
Windows 10 Pro 11.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.85% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 72.85%
  United States 13.25%
  United Kingdom 5.30%
  Austria 3.31%
  France 2.65%
  Canada 1.32%
  Switzerland 0.66%
  Italy 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 23.68%
Acer 19.74%
Hewlett-Packard 18.42%
ASUS 10.53%
Dell 9.21%
Samsung 3.95%
Lenovo 3.95%
Toshiba 2.63%
Alienware 1.32%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 2.83%
MSI MS-7817 2.83%
ASUS All Series 1.89%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 1.89%
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 1.89%
Dell XPS 8300 1.89%

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.