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What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,680
United States Rank #32,258
Reach 0.0086%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.04 days
157.51 days >
Average installed length: 82.76 days

USB Safely Remove 4.2

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 4.2 is a program developed by SafelyRemove.com. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is USBSafelyRemove.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 8.14 MB (8,534,117 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 21% of users of USB Safely Remove come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Iran.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Adds a background Windows Service
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in USB Safely Remove.
USBSafelyRemove.exe (0d3f562302ef6ab530d4f31aea0a875b) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-131125 Win32:Malware-gen
AVG 2014.0.3645 Generic18
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/18155 PUA.Packed.ASPack
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.Win32.Swisyn!IK
eSafe Suspicious File
G Data 13.11.22 Win32:Malware-gen
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. Trojan.Win32.Swisyn
Jiangmin KV131125 Trojan/Swisyn.pfp
McAfee 5600.7269 Generic.dx!nju
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7269 Generic.dx!nju
Norman 10.20131125 W32/Suspicious_Gen2.NSQSP
nProtect Trojan/W32.Swisyn.2981888
Symantec 11/25/2013 rev. 2 WS.Reputation
The Hacker Trojan/Swisyn.nfc
VIPRE Antivirus 11457 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 15 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safelyremove.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by USB Safely Remove 4.2

Program executable:USBSafelyRemove.exe (Malware detected)
USB and SATA Device Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\USBSafelyRemove.exe
Additional files:
  • usbsafelyremovesetup.exe - USB Safely Remove Setup
  • usbsafelyremove.exe - USBSafelyRemove (USB and SATA Device Manager)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • USBSRService.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • USBSRService.exe runs as a service named 'USB Safely Remove Assistant' (USBSafelyRemoveService) "USB Safely Remove uses this service for auxiliary operations. It is not recommended to stop the service while the program is working".
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.

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 4.2, 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) 58%
Win Server 2003 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.01%
Windows XP 20.71%
Windows 10 6.51%
Windows Vista 1.18%
Windows Server 2003 0.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.17%
Windows 7 Professional 11.98%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.40%
Windows 10 Pro 1.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.11%
  Germany 18.89%
  Iran 8.33%
  Thailand 7.22%
  Indonesia 5.56%
  Russia 4.44%
  Spain 2.22%
  UA 1.67%
  Portugal 1.67%
  Canada 1.67%
  Malaysia 1.67%
  United Kingdom 1.67%
  MA 1.11%
  Brazil 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.62%
Dell 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 20.24%
American Megatrends 8.33%
ASUS 7.14%
Samsung 3.57%
Intel 2.38%
Common models
ASUSTeK F83Se 2.04%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.04%
Gigabyte P55A-UD4 2.04%
Gigabyte P43-ES3G 2.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.04%
Acer Aspire 7750G 2.04%


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