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Should I remove Windows Password Recovery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,383
United States Rank #28,560
Reach 0.0041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.80 days
289.04 days >
Average installed length: 151.87 days

Windows Password Recovery


Windows Password Recovery is a program developed by Passcape. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 12.27 MB (12,867,727 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 52% of users of Windows Password Recovery come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\passcape\wpr
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Passcape\WPR\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Password Recovery

  • wpr.exe - Windows Password Recovery
  • ast.dll - Asterisk Hook Library
  • ast64.dll
  • loader.dll - Passcape Loader
  • loader64.dll
  • loader.exe
  • loader64.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • ast.exe
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • loader.exe runs as a service named 'WIFIPR Passcape Loader Service' (WifiprPasscapeLoader).
  • loader64.exe runs as a service named 'Passcape 64-bit Loader Service' (PasscapeLoader64).

How do I remove Windows Password Recovery?

You can uninstall Windows Password Recovery 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 Windows Password Recovery, 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 Windows Password Recovery.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 31.25%
Windows XP 3.75%
Windows Vista 2.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.32%
Windows 7 Professional 7.59%
Windows 8.1 7.59%
Windows 10 Pro 6.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.55%
  United Kingdom 6.19%
  Australia 4.12%
  France 4.12%
  Germany 3.09%
  MA 2.06%
  Mexico 2.06%
  Russia 2.06%
  Saudi Arabia 2.06%
  United Arab Emirates 1.03%
  Argentina 1.03%
  BB 1.03%
  Belgium 1.03%
  BY 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.45%
Hewlett-Packard 23.64%
Dell 21.82%
ASUS 5.45%
Lenovo 5.45%
Intel 3.64%
Compaq 1.82%
Common models
Dell Studio 1537 3.23%
HP ProBook 4430s 3.23%
Toshiba NB250 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.61%


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