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Should I remove USB Safely Remove?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,345
United States Rank #14,808
Reach 0.0201%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.05 days
974.91 days >
Average installed length: 512.24 days

USB Safely Remove 4.7

What is USB Safely Remove?  (from SafelyRemove.com)

USB Safely Remove is a USB device manager. It saves time and extends user abilities on active work with flash drives, portable drives, card readers and other gadgets. The main disadvantage of using the built-in Windows safe removal tool is that when using several hot-plug devices it is often quite difficult to recogniz...  Read more


USB Safely Remove 4.7 is a program developed by SafelyRemove.com. 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 main program executable is USBSafelyRemove.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 8.84 MB (9,271,619 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 39% of users of USB Safely Remove come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in USB Safely Remove.
USBSafelyRemove.exe (13e815c29cae2ce62468087d48019b6a) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Suspicious
Commtouch SDK W32/Risk.HYJH-8337
eSafe Win32.NewMalware.Bx
ESET-NOD32 7.8464 a variant of Win32/Packed.MoleboxUltra.A
F-Prot v6. W32/MalwareF.DRLU
K7 AntiVirus 13.170.8884 Riskware
McAfee 5600.7125 Artemis!13E815C29CAE
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7125 Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious-BAY.S
Norman 10.20130703 Suspicious_Gen2.PFFNT
PC Tools 2013 Trojan.ADH
Symantec 7/3/2013 rev. 4 Trojan.ADH

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safelyremove.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 8.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by USB Safely Remove 4.7

Program executable:USBSafelyRemove.exe
USB and SATA Device Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\USBSafelyRemove.exe
Additional files:
  • USRFindHandle.sys - USB Safely Remove auxiliary driver
  • usbsafelyremovesetup_4-7-1.exe - USB Safely Remove (USB Safely Remove Setup)
  • USBSafelyRemove.exe (by Crystal Rich Ltd) - USBSafelyRemove (USB and SATA Device Manager)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • USBSafelyRemove.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'USB Safely Remove' and executes as C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\USBSafelyRemove.exe /startup.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • USBSafelyRemove.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'USB Safely Remove' which loads as C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\USBSafelyRemove.exe /startup.

How do I remove USB Safely Remove?

You can uninstall USB Safely Remove 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 USB Safely Remove 4.7, 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 USB Safely Remove.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.24%
Windows XP 18.64%
Windows 10 8.06%
Windows Vista 8.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.23%
Windows 7 Professional 12.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.48%
  Germany 9.11%
  United Kingdom 4.56%
  Italy 3.04%
  France 2.82%
  DZ 2.39%
  Iran 2.39%
  Australia 2.17%
  India 2.17%
  Indonesia 2.17%
  Canada 2.17%
  Brazil 1.95%
  Russia 1.52%
  MA 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.00%
Hewlett-Packard 22.51%
Acer 12.99%
ASUS 8.66%
Toshiba 4.76%
Intel 3.90%
American Megatrends 1.73%
Lenovo 1.73%
Sahara 1.30%
Sony 1.30%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.99%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.99%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.24%
ASUS All Series 2.24%

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Sujayover a year ago
This is actually a very useful program. SHA256 hash of the version I am using is, 716e9075179c389af63c43ba2f03d1fc51452a3fbc3a1eeba5e46c085d06f7df