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Should I remove Wireless WEP Key Password Spy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,249
United States Rank #39,812
Reach 0.0097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.77 days
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Average installed length: 213.43 days

Wireless WEP Key Password Spy

What is Wireless WEP Key Password Spy?  (from Alpine Snow)

Wireless WEP Key Password Spy will instantly recover all WEP keys and wireless network passwords that have been stored on your computer. To get started, click "Find Wireless WEP Keys". It will then display the adapter GUID and all recovered information associated with it including the wireless network name (SSID), the ...  Read more


Wireless WEP Key Password Spy is a software program developed by Alpine Snow. 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 primary executable is named wkey.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 817.78 KB (837,406 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 12% of users of Wireless WEP Key Password Spy come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alpinesnow.com/wepkeypassword.shtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Wireless WEP Key Password Spy
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\WIRELE~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\WIRELE~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 817.78 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Wireless WEP Key Password Spy

Program executable:wkey.exe
Name:Wireless WEP Key Password Spy
Path:C:\Program Files\wireless wep key password spy\wkey.exe
Additional files:
  • Unwise.exe
  • Wireless.exe
  • Control.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Shockwave (Shockwave ActiveX Control)
  • dirapi.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Director 11.5 (Director Player)
  • DynaPlayer.dll - DynaBound Player
  • gcapi_dll.dll
  • gi.dll
  • gt.exe (by Google) - Google Toolbar Installer
  • gtapi.dll
  • iml32.dll - IML
  • Plugin.dll - Shockwave for Director (Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.6.5)
  • Proj.dll
  • SwHelper_1103472.exe - Shockwave Helper
  • SwHelper_1165635.exe
  • SwInit.exe - Shockwave Init
  • SwMenu.dll - Shockwave Context Menu Support
  • SymCCIS.dll (by Symantec) - SymCCIS
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • uninstaller.exe - Adobe Shockwave Player

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Unwise.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D124A613-2DCA-41D4-BD97-2AA19C48545C}' (runs on registration).
  • WKey.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{928818F7-935F-4F85-9F19-63CCD7DECD38}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • SwHelper_1165635.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Shockwave Updater' which loads as "C:\windows\SysWOW64\Adobe\Shockwave 11\SwHelper_1165635.exe" -Update.
  • SwHelper_1103472.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Shockwave Updater' which loads as C:\Windows\System32\Adobe\SHOCKW~1\SWHELP~1.EXE -Update -1103472 -"Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.0; Trident/4.0; GTB6.5; SLCC1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 5.0; InfoPath.2; ..

How do I remove Wireless WEP Key Password Spy?

You can uninstall Wireless WEP Key Password Spy 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 Wireless WEP Key Password Spy, 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 Wireless WEP Key Password Spy.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.39%
Windows 10 13.61%
Windows XP 8.38%
Windows Vista 2.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.85%
Windows 7 Professional 10.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.38%
Windows 8 Pro 4.19%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 12.23%
  MA 11.70%
  DZ 11.70%
  Saudi Arabia 9.04%
  IQ 6.91%
  Egypt 6.38%
  YE 4.26%
  Italy 4.26%
  United Arab Emirates 2.66%
  TN 2.13%
  Israel 2.13%
  SY 2.13%
  Iran 2.13%
  Germany 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.85%
Dell 23.08%
Acer 20.51%
Toshiba 9.62%
Lenovo 7.05%
ASUS 5.13%
Sahara 1.28%
Alienware 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.91%
HP 630 Notebook PC 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.13%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.34%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.34%


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