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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,412
United States Rank #42,639
Reach 0.0036%


1.16 1.45%
1.0e 2.90%
1.0d 86.96%
1.0c 5.80%
1.0b 2.90%


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VeraCrypt is a software program developed by VeraCrypt Foundation. The most common release is 1.0d, 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. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 7.74 MB (8,112,786 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 27% of users of VeraCrypt come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idrix.fr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\veracrypt
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\VeraCrypt\VeraCrypt Setup.exe" /u
Estimated size: 7.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VeraCrypt

  • VeraCrypt Format.exe (by IDRIX) - VeraCrypt (VeraCrypt Format)
  • VeraCrypt Setup.exe (by IDRIX) - VeraCrypt Setup
  • VeraCrypt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • VeraCrypt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'VeraCrypt' and executes as "C:\Program Files\VeraCrypt\VeraCrypt.exe" /q preferences /a logon.

How do I remove VeraCrypt?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.72%
Windows 10 44.93%
Windows Vista 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.87%
Windows 8.1 16.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.96%
Windows 10 Home 7.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.67%
  Germany 25.33%
  France 17.33%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  Kuwait 2.67%
  Austria 2.67%
  Spain 2.67%
  Poland 2.67%
  Italy 2.67%
  South Africa 1.33%
  Switzerland 1.33%
  Korea 1.33%
  Sweden 1.33%
  India 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 15.56%
Medion 13.33%
Dell 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Lenovo 6.67%
Intel 4.44%
Sony 4.44%
Samsung 2.22%
Alienware 2.22%
MSI 2.22%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.78%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.39%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.39%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 3.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.39%
MSI MS-7816 3.39%


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