Exe Wrapper

Exe Wrapper

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3
  • Total Downloads:
    1,964
  • Date Added:
    May 03, 2006
  • File Size:
    768.68KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    5
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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This utility can place password protection on any executable file, but occasionally renders the file unusable. Exe Wrapper's simple dialog-sized interface is easy to understand. Even novices won't need the short Help screen.

Exe Wrapper's program operation is a simple four-step wizard. The program uses the default file browse tool to find the executable to password protect. Users easily enter a simple text password in a small text box. Options are simple to set, but the publisher fails to adequately explain the ramifications of Memory Encryption. A slider and browse tool can be used to load a new icon for the password protected executable.

The password protected files are not noticeably larger. The only extra step to executing a password protected file is a single dialog for password entry. If you choose to open a file, the process is easily accomplished with just a file browse and password entry.

All in all, it's a very easy process to add password protection. The problem is, many files will not run after they're wrapped. Testers tried a variety of options, but didn't find a pattern to predict which executables could be successfully password protected.

Oddly, clicking Help abandons the wizard. That's just a minor irritation, though, as this app can't guarantee executables will run after the password protection process. If you have a particular executable you want to test, the 15-day trial is generous.

 
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General
Publisher 533soft
Publisher web site http://www.533soft.com/
Release Date May 03, 2006
Date Added May 03, 2006
Version 2.3
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 768.68KB
File Name ExewrapperSetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,964
Downloads Last Week 5
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $19.95

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