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What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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Steganos Safe OEM


Steganos Safe OEM is a program developed by Steganos GmbH. 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 40 files and is usually about 64.23 MB (67,351,354 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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 85% of users of Steganos Safe OEM come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steganos.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steganos safe oem
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steganos Safe OEM\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 64.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Steganos Safe OEM

  • uninstall.exe - Steganos Safe OEM
  • sleeapi.dll (by Softwareentwicklung Remus - ArchiCrypt -) - ArchiCrypt Live Dynamic Link Library (Live Engine Dynamic Link Library)
  • LogPacker.exe
  • SafeAutoStart.exe
  • SafeCLI.exe
  • SafeOEMInfo.exe
  • SafeShutdown.exe
  • stc.exe
  • SteganosAgent.exe
  • SteganosHotKeyService.exe
  • SteganosUpdater.exe
  • SteganosUpdaterConsole.exe
  • Trace.exe
  • updatesafeagent.exe
  • wxbase28uh_net_vc.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • wxbase28uh_vc.dll (by wxWidgets development team)
  • wxbase28uh_xml_vc.dll
  • wxmsw28uh_adv_vc.dll
  • wxmsw28uh_core_vc.dll
  • wxmsw28uh_gizmos_vc.dll
  • wxmsw28uh_html_vc.dll
  • cygwin1.dll (by Red Hat) - Cygwin (Cygwin® POSIX Emulation DLL)
  • python24.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • API.dll
  • cdrecord.exe
  • cygiconv-2.dll
  • cygintl-8.dll
  • dllregister.exe
  • mkisofs.exe
  • PortableSafe.exe
  • Safe.exe
  • SafeAPI.dll
  • ShellExtension.dll
  • Shredder.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SteganosHotKeyService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SAFEOEM HotKeys' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steganos Safe OEM\SteganosHotKeyService.exe".

How do I remove Steganos Safe OEM?

You can uninstall Steganos Safe OEM 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Steganos Safe OEM, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 OEM.

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win Vista 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 38.00%
Windows Vista 28.00%
Windows 10 18.00%
Windows XP 16.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 24.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 6.12%
Windows 10 Pro 6.12%
Windows 7 Professional 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.19% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 85.19%
  United States 9.26%
  Spain 3.70%
  Austria 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 37.84%
Hewlett-Packard 21.62%
American Megatrends 18.92%
Acer 8.11%
Dell 5.41%
ASUS 5.41%
Samsung 2.70%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.88%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 4.88%
Wortmann_AG TERRA_PC 2.44%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L870-19... 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 2.44%
Ssystem manufacturer Syst... 2.44%

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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