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1% remove it99% keep it
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10.1.1 33.33%
10.1 50.00%
10.0.1 16.67%

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Steganos Safe 2008

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Steganos Safe 2008 is a program developed by Steganos GmbH. The most used version is 10.1, 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 software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 64.79 MB (67,941,648 bytes). 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 Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Steganos Safe 2008 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steganos.com/us/products/data-security/safe/features
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steganos safe 2008
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steganos Safe 2008\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 64.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Steganos Safe 2008

  • uninstall.exe - Steganos Safe 2008
  • sleeapi.dll (by Softwareentwicklung Remus - ArchiCrypt -) - ArchiCrypt Live Dynamic Link Library (Live Engine Dynamic Link Library)
  • CopyProcess.exe
  • Activation.exe - Steganos Safe
  • ActivationConsole.exe
  • amccsafe.exe
  • LogPacker.exe
  • mccmove.exe
  • mccmoveconsole.exe
  • PicPass.exe
  • SafeCLI.exe
  • SafeShutdown.exe
  • stc.exe
  • SteganosAgent.exe
  • SteganosHotKeyService.exe
  • SteganosUpdater.exe
  • cygwin1.dll (by Red Hat) - Cygwin (Cygwin® POSIX Emulation DLL)
  • python24.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • API.dll
  • fileredirection.dll
  • fredirstarter.exe
  • mkisofs.exe
  • PortableSafe.exe
  • Safe.exe
  • SafeAPI.dll
  • ShellExtension.dll
  • Shredder.exe
  • startmonitor.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • fredirstarter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SSS2008 File Redirection Starter' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Privacy Suite 2008\fredirstarter.exe".
  • SteganosHotKeyService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SAFE2008 HotKeys' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Safe 2008\SteganosHotKeyService.exe".

How do I remove Steganos Safe 2008?

Quickly and completely remove Steganos Safe 2008 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Steganos Safe 2008 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 Safe 2008, 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 Safe 2008.

Win Vista (SP2) 42%
Win 10 8%
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 Vista 41.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 41.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%
Windows 8.1 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 33.33%
  Austria 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Medion 16.67%
Acer 8.33%
Toshiba 8.33%
Samsung 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 9.09%
Samsung R610 9.09%
MEDIONPC MS-7318 9.09%
MEDION P6612 9.09%
LENOVO 3109 9.09%
HP-Pavilion GU556AA-ABD m... 9.09%

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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