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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,867
United States Rank #6,590
Reach 0.1405%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.08 days
326.86 days >
Average installed length: 171.74 days


Version 6.40 of 2016-Dec-22 (Build 2402) (Setup) 2.02%
Version 6.32 of 2015-Jul-21 (Build 1504) (Setup) 4.04%
Version 6.30b of 2014-Oct-29 (Build 1471) (Setup) 0.65%
Version 6.30a of 2014-Sep-18 (Build 1463) (Setup) 0.58%
Version 6.30 of 2014-Jul-23 (Build 1454) (Setup) 0.47%
Version 6.20 of 2013-Dec-18 (Build 1230) (Setup) 13.57%
Version 6.11 of 2013-Feb-27 (Build 1057) (Setup) 7.80%
Version 6.10a of 2012-Dec-20 (Build 1023) (Setup) 6.39%
Version 6.10 of 2012-Nov-13 (Build 1003) (Setup) 0.72%
Version 6.00d of 2011-Sep-22 (Build 138) (Setup) 31.52%
Version 6.00b of 2011-Jan-12 (Build 132) (Setup) 7.55%
Version 6.00a of 2010-May-17 (Build 130) (Setup) 0.04%
Version 6.00a of 2009-Dec-03 (Build 129) (Setup) 24.55%
Version 6.00 of 2009-Oct-30 (Build 127) (Setup) 0.11%

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WibuKey Setup WibuKey Remove

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

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WibuKey Setup WibuKey Remove is a software program developed by WIBU-SYSTEMS AG. The most common release is version 6.00d of 2011-sep-22 (build 138) (setup), with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named WkSvMon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 58 files and is usually about 14.21 MB (14,902,532 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 24% of users of WibuKey Setup WibuKey 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: 14.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WibuKey Setup WibuKey Remove

Program executable:WkSvMon.exe
Name:WIBU-KEY Software Protection & Licensing System
WIBU-KEY Network Server Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\WIBUKEY\Bin\WkSvMon.exe
Additional files:
  • FCrypt32.exe - WIBU-KEY Software Protection & Licensing System (WIBU-KEY File 1:1 Encryption/Decryption Tool)
  • SETUP32.EXE - Program to install WibuKey software
  • WkSvMon.exe - WIBU-KEY Network Server Monitor
  • WkSvW32.exe - WIBU-KEY Network server management
  • wku32.exe - WIBU-KEY Universal Console User Tool
  • WkBoxSim.dll - WibuKey Software Protection & Licensing System (WIBU-BOX Simulation and Algorithm Library)
  • wkcrypt.exe - WibuKey Programmer's Environment
  • wkfirm.dll - WibuKey WkFirm.wbc Driver
  • wklist32.exe - WibuKey List & Test Program
  • WkSvCtrl.dll - WibuKey Network Server Control Library (WkSvCtrl)
  • Wibukey.dll - WIBU-KEY Software Protection System (WIBU-KEY COM Control)
  • Wibukey64.dll
  • WkSet32.exe - Setup Caller for WIBU-KEY CPL
  • wkiag.exe - WibuKey InterActive Guide (WKIAG)
  • WkSvMgr.exe - WibuKey Server Manager (WkSvMgr)
  • Setup.exe - Setup Calling Program (Setup)
  • WkStartCpl64.exe - WIBU-KEY CPL Starter (WkStartCpl)
  • WkStartCpl32.exe - WibuKey CPL Starter
  • WkContext.dll

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 'WibuKey Server' (WkSvw32.exe) "WibuKey Server".
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:4.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013128250%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00051340%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00079943%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:14,310,243
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5.28 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:8.44 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove WibuKey Setup WibuKey Remove?

You can uninstall WibuKey Setup WibuKey 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 WibuKey Setup (WibuKey Remove), 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 WibuKey Setup WibuKey Remove.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.52%
Windows 10 43.20%
Windows XP 2.56%
Windows Vista 0.69%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.59%
Windows 7 Professional 17.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.70%
Windows 10 Home 8.90%
Windows 10 Pro 7.78%
Windows 8.1 6.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.19%
  Italy 9.79%
  Germany 5.39%
  France 4.64%
  United Kingdom 2.80%
  Brazil 2.66%
  Spain 2.46%
  Iran 2.39%
  Russia 2.01%
  Mexico 1.94%
  India 1.67%
  Poland 1.33%
  MA 1.23%
  Indonesia 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.98%
ASUS 19.90%
Dell 19.84%
Acer 12.51%
Lenovo 5.12%
Samsung 4.25%
Toshiba 3.84%
Apple 1.51%
MSI 1.45%
Intel 1.45%
Alienware 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.64%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.64%
LENOVO 20378 2.35%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.20%


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