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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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VersionDistribution 5.41% 40.54% 54.05%



ATInstall is a software program developed by AuthenTec. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.13 MB (1,188,939 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 18% of users of ATInstall come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AuthenTec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Sensor\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{ADC0CEFF-2F7F-4827-A0E7-7B6976EEF5F1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ATInstall

  • DPInst32.exe (by Microsoft) - Treiberpaket-Installationsprogramm (DPInst) (Treiberpaket-Installationsprogramm)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DPInst32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D7E6BB6-D452-4E75-96F0-43F9D85FCFCE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DPInst32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\DPInst.exe'.

How do I remove ATInstall?

Quickly and completely remove ATInstall from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ATInstall 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ATInstall, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ATInstall.

Win Vista (SP2) 51%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 54.05%
Windows 7 24.32%
Windows XP 13.51%
Windows 8 8.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 30.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows Vista Business 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.95%
  Taiwan 12.82%
  France 7.69%
  Italy 5.13%
  United Kingdom 5.13%
  MK 2.56%
  Singapore 2.56%
  Latvia 2.56%
  Australia 2.56%
  Sweden 2.56%
  Greece 2.56%
  Austria 2.56%
  Venezuela 2.56%
  Japan 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 42.86%
ASUS 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Packard Bell 2.86%
Common models
LENOVO 0769AL3 5.88%
ASUSTeK F8Vr 5.88%
ASUSTeK F8Va 5.88%
ASUSTeK F6Ve 5.88%
ASUSTeK N80Vc 5.88%
ASUSTeK M70Vn 5.88%

About AuthenTec

AuthenTec manufactures fingerprint authentication sensors for personal computers, wireless devices, and building security.
Publisher URL: www.authentec.com


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