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Should I remove WIBU-KEY Setup WIBU-KEY Remove?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,556
United States Rank #14,844
Reach 0.0293%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.41 days
572.73 days >
Average installed length: 300.92 days


Version 5.21Beta (Level 2) of 2007-Nov-20 (Setup) 0.53%
Version 5.20b of 2007-Apr-18 (Setup) 46.65%
Version 5.20a of 2006-Dec-01 (Setup) 20.77%
Version 5.20 of 2006-Nov-22 (Setup) 4.75%
Version 5.10 of 2006-Mar-06 (Setup) 0.88%
Version 5.01 of 2005-Nov-14 (Setup) 0.35%
Version 5.00 of 2005-Apr-15 (Setup) 6.51%
Version 4.10c of 2004-Sep-02 (Setup) 2.64%
Version 4.10b of 2004-Aug-02 (Setup) 0.18%
Version 4.10a of 2004-Jun-03 (Setup) 0.53%
Version 4.10 of 2004-May-18 (Setup) 0.70%
Version 4.00 of 2003-Sep-30 (Setup) 2.46%
Version 3.31 of 2003-Feb-14 (Setup) 4.40%
Version 3.30 of 2002-Sep-25 (Setup) 0.53%
Version 3.10a of 2001-Nov-28 (Setup) 5.81%
Version 3.10 of 2001-Sep-27 (Setup) 0.88%
Version 3.01 of 2001-Mar-05 (Setup) 0.70%
Version 3.00 of 00-Oct-18 (Setup) 0.18%
Version 2.53 of 00-Feb-08 (Setup) 0.53%


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What is WIBU-KEY Setup WIBU-KEY Remove?  (from WIBU-SYSTEMS AG)

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WIBU-KEY Setup WIBU-KEY Remove is a program developed by WIBU-SYSTEMS AG. The most used version is version 5.20b of 2007-apr-18 (setup), with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is WkSvMgr.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 3.83 MB of memory. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 4.89 MB (5,129,598 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 29% of users of WIBU-KEY Setup WIBU-KEY Remove come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wibu.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WIBUKEY
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WIBUKEY\Setup\Setup64.exe /C:{00060000-0000-1004-8002-0000C06B5161}
Estimated size: 4.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WIBU-KEY Setup WIBU-KEY Remove

Program executable:WkSvMgr.exe
Name:WIBU-KEY Server Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\WIBUKEY\Server\WkSvMgr.exe
Additional files:
  • FCrypt32.exe - WIBU-KEY Software Protection & Licensing System (WIBU-KEY File 1:1 Encryption/Decryption Tool)
  • SETUP32.EXE - Program to install WIBU-KEY software
  • WkSvMon.exe - WIBU-KEY Network Server Monitor
  • WkSvW32.exe - WIBU-KEY Network server management
  • wku32.exe - WIBU-KEY Universal Console User Tool
  • WkSvCtrl.dll - WIBU-KEY Network Server Control Library (WkSvCtrl)
  • Wibukey.dll - WIBU-KEY Software Protection System (WIBU-KEY COM Control)
  • Wibukey64.dll
  • WkSvMgr.exe - WIBU-KEY Server Manager (WkSvMgr)
  • WkStartCpl32.exe - WIBU-KEY CPL Starter (WkStartCpl)
  • WkStartCpl64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SETUP64.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{27E8A8DD-4ABC-4C07-8DCC-71B54D812AB1}' (runs on registration).
  • WkSvMon.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9EC1B01D-F80B-415B-9886-BA69FFEAD1B3}' (runs on registration).
  • WkSvW32.exe runs as a service named 'WIBU-KEY Server' (WkSvW32.exe).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • WkSvMgr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WIBUKEY\Server\WkSvMgr.exe'.
  • WkSvW32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WIBUKEY\Server\WkSvW32.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.83 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000545249%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002526%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002926%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove WIBU-KEY Setup WIBU-KEY Remove?

Quickly and completely remove WIBU-KEY Setup (WIBU-KEY Remove) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WIBU-KEY Setup WIBU-KEY 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WIBU-KEY Setup (WIBU-KEY Remove), 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 WIBU-KEY Setup WIBU-KEY Remove.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.35%
Windows XP 25.18%
Windows 10 16.20%
Windows Vista 7.92%
Windows Server 2003 0.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 24.51%
Windows 7 Professional 17.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.90%
Windows 10 Pro 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  Italy 13.33%
  Germany 8.25%
  France 3.33%
  MA 3.02%
  Russia 2.54%
  United Kingdom 2.54%
  India 2.06%
  Iran 1.90%
  Czech Republic 1.75%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Romania 1.59%
  Canada 1.43%
  Austria 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.59%
Hewlett-Packard 21.99%
Acer 13.86%
ASUS 13.25%
American Megatrends 4.82%
Intel 4.22%
Samsung 3.01%
Toshiba 2.41%
Lenovo 1.81%
Sahara 1.20%
MSI 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.85%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.03%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.03%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.42%
ASUSTeK BM6630_BM6330_BP6... 2.42%


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