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Should I remove AccelerometerP11?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #1,277
United States Rank #1,033
Reach 0.7085%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.94 days
234.33 days >
Average installed length: 123.12 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.00.11.22 37.52%
2.00.11.17 4.07%
2.00.11.15 6.01%
2.00.11.14 0.82%
2.00.10.34 5.92%
2.00.10.33 16.37%
2.00.10.26 1.32%
2.00.10.24 0.25%
2.00.10.23 2.02%
2.00.10.22 4.48%
2.00.10.21 8.02%
2.00.10.17 1.89%
2.00.10.15 0.49%
2.00.10.11 1.56%
2.00.10.10 0.53%
2.00.00.16 0.45%
2.00.00.12 8.27%

AccelerometerP11

What is AccelerometerP11?

This is the ST Microelectronics free fall sensor application for various laptops technology that attempts to avoid or reduce mechanical damage to hard disk drives by preparing the disk(s) prior to impact. The system consists of accelerometers that alert the system when excess acceleration or vibration is detected. The software then tells the hard disk to unload its heads to prevent them from coming in contact with the platter, thus potentially preventing head crash. This technology only engages if the hard drive is running at the moment of impact.

Overview

AccelerometerP11 is a program developed by STMicroelectronics. The most used version is 2.00.11.22, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is FF_Protection.exe. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 2.61 MB (2,738,085 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 56% of users of AccelerometerP11 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.STMicroelectronics.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\STMicroelectronics\AccelerometerP11
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{87434D51-51DB-4109-B68F-A829ECDCF380}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0407 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.61 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by AccelerometerP11

Program executable:FF_Protection.exe
Name:FF_Protection Application
FF_Protection MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\STMicroelectronics\AccelerometerP11\FF_Protection.exe
MD5:a0edcf34a355729cd4a38648a6142fe6
Additional files:
  • FF_Protection.exe - FF_Protection Application (FF_Protection MFC Application)
  • STMarker.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FF_Protection.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FreeFallProtection' which loads as C:\Program Files\STMicroelectronics\AccelerometerP11\FF_Protection.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

FF_Protection.exe
Memory:2.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001437995%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00008309%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006071%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:996,460
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:10
70 average
I/O reads/min:50.62 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove AccelerometerP11?

Quickly and completely remove AccelerometerP11 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AccelerometerP11 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 AccelerometerP11, 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 AccelerometerP11.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.57%
Windows 8 5.92%
Windows XP 2.47%
Windows Vista 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 39.34%
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.71%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.53%
Windows 8 Pro 2.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.60%
  Germany 4.58%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  Canada 2.99%
  Brazil 2.93%
  France 2.61%
  India 2.07%
  Australia 1.78%
  Israel 1.65%
  Japan 1.27%
  Netherlands 1.21%
  Mexico 1.08%
  Poland 1.05%
  Italy 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 93.82%
Alienware 5.02%
Hewlett-Packard 0.41%
ASUS 0.29%
Acer 0.21%
Lenovo 0.12%
Toshiba 0.04%
MSI 0.04%
Samsung 0.04%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 15.29%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 10.58%
Dell Latitude E6420 6.57%
Dell Latitude E6520 4.79%
Dell Vostro 3550 4.21%
Dell Latitude E6410 4.21%

Publisher URL: www.st.com

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