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USB Device Protection


USB Device Protection is a program developed by Ruel.me. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is usbdp.exe. The setup package is about 3.92 MB (4,110,951 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 56% of users of USB Device Protection come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland and Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: ruel.me
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ruel.me\My Product Name\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5BBC5554-DE59-483A-AB39-1782DAC75511}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by USB Device Protection

Program executable:usbdp.exe
Name:Universal Serial Bus Device Protection
USB Device Protection
Path:C:\Program Files\Ruel.me\My Product Name\usbdp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • usbdp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'USB Device Protection' and executes as C:\Program Files\Ruel.me\My Product Name\usbdp.exe.

How do I remove USB Device Protection?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 25%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Poland 22.22%
  Malaysia 11.11%
  PG 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 25.00%
eMachines ET1852 25.00%
ASUSTeK F5R 25.00%
Acer Aspire V3-471G 25.00%


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