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Should I remove eSafe Security Control?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,695
United States Rank #29,700
Reach 0.0049%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.73 days
228.05 days >
Average installed length: 119.82 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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eSafe Security Control

What is eSafe Security Control?

eSafe is a potentially unwanted web browser extension and Browser helper Object (for Internet Explorer) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser.


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 main program executable is esafesvc.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 713.83 KB (730,966 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in eSafe Security Control.
esafesvc.exe (7d8dd3520a5b113a248b4867492e7dfe) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.10.25 Trojan/Win32.Staser
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.Staser
AVG 2014.0.3627 Win32/DH{AB41DCcoXSAiJQ}
Dr.Web Adware.Mutabaha.14
ESET-NOD32 7.8963 a variant of Win32/ELEX.M
Fortinet FortiGate 11/21/2013 W32/Staser.FV!tr
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.127 Trojan.Win32.Staser
K7 AntiVirus 13.173.9980 Trojan
K7GW Trojan
Kaspersky Trojan.Win32.Staser
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7265 PUP-FCT!7D8DD3520A5B
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7265 PUP-FCT!7D8DD3520A5B
Symantec 11/21/2013 rev. 5 exqWebSearch
VIPRE Antivirus 22702 Elex Installer (fs)
eGdpSvc.exe (e536d1cde3f600f49d606aded29a50e2) has been flagged by the following 20 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.11.17.00 Trojan/Win32.Staser
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.Staser
AVG Banan.B
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ElexInstall.71
Dr.Web Adware.Siggen.25992
ESET-NOD32 9057 a variant of Win32/ELEX.M
Fortinet FortiGate W32/Staser.FV!tr
IKARUS anti.virus T3. Trojan.Win32.Staser
Jiangmin 16.0.100 Trojan/Generic.bgmke
K7 AntiVirus 9.173.10217 Trojan ( 0045890d1 )
K7GW 9.173.10217 Trojan ( 0045890d1 )
Kaspersky Trojan.Win32.Staser.fv
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCT!E536D1CDE3F6
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCT!E536D1CDE3F6
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10003 Trojan:Win32/Wysotot.C
nProtect 2013-11-17.01 Trojan/W32.Staser.360512
Sophos 4.94.0 Elex
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 exqWebSearch
VIPRE Antivirus 23442 Elex Installer (fs)
       View all 35 all detections
eSafe Security Control has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: eSafe Security Co., Ltd.
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\esafe
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\eSafe\eSafeSvc.exe -unsvc
Estimated size: 713.83 KB

Program filesFiles installed by eSafe Security Control

Program executable:esafesvc.exe (Malware detected)
Name:eSafe Security Control
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) eGdpSvc.exe (by eSafe Security Co) - eSafe Security Control (eSafe Security Control
  • temp_000.exe
  • _eUpdate_10.2.1.2609.exe
  • _eUpdate_2013719133531.exe
  • _eUpdate_2013729165326.exe
  • _eUpdate_20138213415.exe
  • _eUpdate_20138714150.exe
  • _eUpdate_2598.exe
  • eUpdate_17.8.0.3297_nt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • eGdpSvc.exe runs as a service named 'eSafe Service' (eSafeSvc) "System eSafe update service".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0029483497%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00239089%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00055746%
0.015104% average
Memory:3.44 MB
Total CPU:0.0014081944%
Kernel CPU:0.00097026%
User CPU:0.00043794%
CPU cycles/sec:37,538
I/O reads/min:13 Bytes

How do I remove eSafe Security Control?

You can uninstall eSafe Security 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 eSafe Security 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 eSafe Security Control.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.35%
Windows XP 11.34%
Windows Vista 6.19%
Windows 10 4.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.79%
Windows 7 Professional 13.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.17%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.79%
  Germany 6.90%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  Italy 6.03%
  Brazil 5.17%
  Taiwan 4.31%
  Belgium 2.59%
  France 2.59%
  India 2.59%
  Sweden 2.59%
  Vietnam 2.59%
  Hungary 1.72%
  Mexico 1.72%
  Netherlands 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
Dell 24.24%
Acer 18.18%
ASUS 10.61%
Toshiba 3.03%
Alienware 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.35%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite C875D 1.18%


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