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What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,585
United States Rank #42,476
Reach 0.0024%


15.00.0015 6.38%
15.00.0010 2.13%
15.00.5 12.77%
13.00.0033 2.13%
13.00.0031 8.51%
13.00.0028 2.13%
13.00.0021 14.89%
13.00.0018 10.64%
13.00.0009 6.38%
1.0.92 17.02%
1.0.73 6.38%
1.0.41 2.13%
1.0.21 2.13%
1.0.12 6.38%


What is UltraSentry?  (from IDM Computer Solutions)

UltraSentry is a highly advanced military-grade disk and registry cleaner that has on-board, fully configurable security profiles that can run on demand, as scheduled or upon event. UltraSentry features an impressive range of commands that completely insulate your privacy, security, and computing needs both at work and...  Read more


UltraSentry is a software program developed by IDM Computer Solutions. The most common release is 1.0.92, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named us.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 50.1 MB (52,535,973 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 42% of users of UltraSentry come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ultraedit.com/index.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=71
Help link: www.ultraedit.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\idm\UltraSentry\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{20CFA1BA-7363-4432-B68A-B1211747B15C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 50.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by UltraSentry

Program executable:us.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\idm\ultrasentry\us.exe
Additional files:
  • BrowserGUI.dll - UltraSentry (US Browser Module)
  • ConfigurationGUI.dll - US_ConfiguratorGUI Module
  • LauncherGUI.dll - US_LauncherGUI Module
  • Resources.dll - UltraSentry Resources
  • StealthMode.dll - UltraSentry StealthMode command module
  • US_ExcelAddin.dll - US_ExcelAddin Module
  • US_ExcelAddin_07.dll
  • US_SysService.exe - US_SysService
  • US_WinLogon.dll - ConfigurationGUI
  • US_WordAddin.dll - US_WordAddin Module
  • US_WordAddin_07.dll
  • USShellExt.dll - US_ShellExt Module
  • USShellExt64.dll
  • US_ShellExt.dll
  • US_ShellExt64.dll
  • US_ShellOverlay.dll - US_ShellOverlay Module
  • US_ShellOverlay64.dll
  • icudt49.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuuc49.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU Common DLL
  • libxml2.dll
  • PLUSNative.dll (by Concept Software) - PLUSNative Release Win32
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • Data2Source.exe
  • sqlite3.dll
  • USShellExt_07.dll
  • USShellExt64_07.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Context Menu Handlers
  • US_ShellExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'UltraSentry' with a class of {75CC20C5-D69C-40BA-A8B1-B4082C1ED5CD}.
  • USShellExt_07.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'UltraSentry' with a class of {8EBAD5CA-D4BF-44CF-84D8-C38B1464303D}.
  • USShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'UltraSentry' with a class of {8EBAD5CA-D4BF-44CF-84D8-C38B1464303D}.
  • USShellExt64_07.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'UltraSentry' with a class of {8EBAD5CA-D4BF-44CF-84D8-C38B1464303D}.
  • USShellExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'UltraSentry' with a class of {E077ECD8-563F-40a9-8986-FE5DEBB8CC97}.
  • US_ShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'UltraSentry' with a class of {75CC20C5-D69C-40BA-A8B1-B4082C1ED5CD}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • us.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'UltraSentry' and executes as C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraSentry\us.exe -a -scd.

How do I remove UltraSentry?

You can uninstall UltraSentry 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 UltraSentry, 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 UltraSentry.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.83%
Windows 10 29.79%
Windows XP 6.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.40%
Windows 7 Professional 21.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.64%
Windows 10 Pro 6.38%
Windows 8 Pro 6.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.31%
  Iran 11.54%
  Australia 7.69%
  Canada 3.85%
  Germany 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%
  Netherlands 3.85%
  United Arab Emirates 1.92%
  Ecuador 1.92%
  Japan 1.92%
  Finland 1.92%
  United Kingdom 1.92%
  India 1.92%
  Singapore 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Toshiba 16.67%
Dell 13.89%
ASUS 13.89%
Acer 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
Sony 2.78%
Samsung 2.78%
MSI 2.78%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 5.26%
MSI MS-7673 5.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.26%
HP EliteBook 8760w 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite X205 2.63%

About (from IDM Computer Solutions, Inc.)

IDM products have won coveted industry awards to include PC Magazines Annual Editors Choice Award and the Shareware Industry Application of the Year Award, as well as the Shareware Industry People's Choice Award.
Publisher URL: www.ultraedit.com


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