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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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eSafe Security Control

What is eSafe Security Control?  (from eSafe Security Co)

eSafe provides content security, data control, and data leak prevention (DLP) solutions for incoming and outgoing Internet traffic through the edge of the network, including web surfing (web security gateway) and messaging (mail security gateway). Whether you are a small business facing a specific security threat or an...  Read more


eSafe Security Control is a software program developed by eSafe Security Co. 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. The programs's main executable is egdpsvc.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 3.44 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 704.13 KB (721,024 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 28% of users of eSafe Security Control come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safenet-inc.com/data-protection/content-security-esafe
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\esafe
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\eSafe\eGdpSvc.exe -unsvc
Estimated size: 704.13 KB

Program filesFiles installed by eSafe Security Control

Program executable:egdpsvc.exe
Name:eSafe Security Control
eSafe Security Control
Signed by:Banyan Tree Technology Limited
Additional files:
  • temp_000.exe
  • _eUpdate_10.2.1.2609.exe
  • _eUpdate_13.3.2.2700.exe
  • _eUpdate_2013529161152.exe
  • _eUpdate_201356134916.exe
  • _eUpdate_20135619463.exe
  • _eUpdate_2013719133531.exe
  • _eUpdate_20137514715.exe
  • _eUpdate_20138714150.exe
  • _eUpdate_2598.exe
  • eUpdate_17.8.0.3297.exe
  • eUpdate_17.8.0.3297_nt.exe
  • eUpdate_17.8.0.3393.exe
  • eUpdate_17.8.0.3438.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.44 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0014081944%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00097026%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00043794%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:37,538
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:13 Bytes
435.61 KB average

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.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.33%
Windows 10 11.67%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.03%
Windows 7 Professional 13.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.47%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.78%
Windows 8 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.78%
  Brazil 15.28%
  Germany 13.89%
  Italy 8.33%
  Spain 6.94%
  Belgium 2.78%
  Turkey 2.78%
  Taiwan 2.78%
  AF 1.39%
  Argentina 1.39%
  DZ 1.39%
  Egypt 1.39%
  France 1.39%
  United Kingdom 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.27%
Acer 29.27%
Dell 12.20%
ASUS 9.76%
Intel 7.32%
Lenovo 4.88%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 6.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite C845D 2.27%
Sony VPCSA4B4E 2.27%
Sony VPCF22CFX 2.27%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 2.27%
Positivo Informatica S/A ... 2.27%


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