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Should I remove Universal Shield?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,039
United States Rank #35,653
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.79 days
259.36 days >
Average installed length: 136.27 days


VersionDistribution 18.81%
4.7 8.91%
4.6 4.95%
4.5 21.78%
4.4 26.73%
4.3.1 8.91%
4.3 4.95%
4.2 2.97%
4.0 1.98%

Universal Shield

What is Universal Shield?  (from Everstrike Software)

Universal Shield is the ultimate protection tool for your computer - hide files, folders, and drives, and set access rules using flexible security combinations for your most precious data. A unique feature of Universal Shield is the perfect combination of data hiding and encrypting. This feature is very important nowad...  Read more


Universal Shield is a program developed by Everstrike Software. The most used version is 4.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is USPro.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 2.68 MB (2,811,755 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 28% of users of Universal Shield come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.everstrike.com
Help link: www.everstrike.com/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Universal Shield
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Universal Shield\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Universal Shield\install.log" -u
Estimated size: 2.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Universal Shield

Program executable:USPro.exe
Name:Universal Shield
Path:C:\Program Files\Universal Shield\USPro.exe
Additional files:
  • passwd.exe - Universal Shield
  • USPro.exe
  • Decrypt.exe
  • UsContext.dll - usnet Module
  • US40Context.dll - US40Context Module
  • Lang1.dll
  • Lang10.dll
  • Lang11.dll
  • Lang12.dll
  • Lang14.dll
  • Lang2.dll
  • Lang3.dll
  • Lang4.dll
  • Lang5.dll
  • Lang6.dll
  • Lang7.dll
  • Lang8.dll
  • Lang9.dll
  • regdll.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • US40Context.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'USShellExtension' with a class of {8DB493EA-B2AD-42EC-AC53-3D95A528A3B5}.
  • UsContext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'USShellExtension' with a class of {8DB493EA-B2AD-42EC-AC53-3D95A528A3B5}.

How do I remove Universal Shield?

You can uninstall Universal Shield 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 Universal Shield, 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 Universal Shield.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.30%
Windows 10 16.83%
Windows XP 7.92%
Windows Vista 3.96%
Windows Server 2003 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%
Windows 8.1 3.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.18%
  India 10.91%
  Iran 5.45%
  Germany 5.45%
  Indonesia 3.64%
  UA 2.73%
  France 2.73%
  Mexico 2.73%
  Pakistan 2.73%
  Italy 2.73%
  MA 1.82%
  Ecuador 1.82%
  Russia 1.82%
  Portugal 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.13%
Dell 19.72%
Acer 18.31%
Hewlett-Packard 11.27%
Lenovo 7.04%
Toshiba 2.82%
Medion 2.82%
Sony 1.41%
Alienware 1.41%
MSI 1.41%
Common models
MICRO-STAR INT'L MS-7238 3.53%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 2.35%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.35%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.35%
ASUSTeK X550CC 2.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.35%


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