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Should I remove eLicenser Control?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,428
United States Rank #3,201
Reach 0.2583%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.69 days
462.79 days >
Average installed length: 243.16 days


VersionDistribution 0.08% 0.29% 0.02% 0.12% 0.16% 0.06% 0.31% 0.10% 0.63% 0.84% 0.16% 0.18% 0.69% 0.14% 0.06% 0.08% 0.45% 0.08% 2.18% 0.02% 0.31% 1.00% 0.35% 0.18% 0.14% 0.16% 0.26% 0.18% 0.20% 3.67% 0.96% 0.22% 1.36% 0.98% 0.22% 0.20% 0.31% 0.41% 0.14% 0.45% 0.28% 0.10% 0.96% 0.43% 0.18% 0.18% 0.16% 0.57% 0.45% 0.12% 0.29%
90 versions

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eLicenser Control

What is eLicenser Control?  (from Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH)

The eLicenser Control Center (eLCC) application is a completely revised version of the License Control Center (LCC) application and fully compatible with all eLicenser-protected software. And although the eLCC may be the most obvious part, the eLC software package also includes the latest eLicenser drivers and license ...  Read more


eLicenser Control is a software program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. The most common release is, with over 6% 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 iTunesIco.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 6.39 MB (6,702,421 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 35% of users of eLicenser Control come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.eLicenser.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\eLicenser
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\ELICEN~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\ELICEN~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 6.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by eLicenser Control

Program executable:iTunesIco.exe
Additional files:
  • SYNSOPOS.exe - eLicenser Control (Protected Object Server)
  • eLCC.exe - eLCC for Windows (eLicenser Control Center)
  • SynsoSeL.dll - Soft eLicenser

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove eLicenser Control?

You can uninstall eLicenser Control 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 eLicenser Control, 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 eLicenser Control.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.04%
Windows 10 38.66%
Windows Vista 2.95%
Windows XP 2.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.57%
Windows 7 Professional 12.48%
Windows 10 Home 11.37%
Windows 8.1 8.97%
Windows 10 Pro 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.34%
  Germany 10.94%
  Italy 7.06%
  France 6.08%
  United Kingdom 5.49%
  Canada 3.32%
  Netherlands 3.06%
  Sweden 1.92%
  Australia 1.82%
  Spain 1.80%
  Belgium 1.44%
  Japan 1.37%
  Brazil 1.32%
  Austria 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.64%
Dell 16.77%
Acer 16.74%
ASUS 15.63%
Toshiba 5.40%
Lenovo 5.04%
Samsung 3.51%
Intel 1.75%
MSI 1.14%
Medion 0.97%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.99%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.15%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.07%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.07%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.30%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.65%

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is a musical software and equipment company tat mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.
Publisher URL: www.steinberg.net


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