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Should I remove Anti Malware?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
United States Rank #42,044
Reach 0.0008%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.8.4040 54.55%
2.8.4017 9.09%
2.8.3976 9.09%
2.8.3882 9.09%
2.8.3732 18.18%

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Anti Malware

Overview

Anti Malware is a software program developed by PC Utility. The most common release is 2.8.4040, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 programs's main executable is Anti Malware.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 20.66 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 5.22 MB (5,478,265 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 85% of users of Anti Malware come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and DK.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PC Utility Inc.
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Anti Malware\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B6D91E4B-1420-4F30-9524-33D900178956}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Anti Malware

Program executable:Anti Malware.exe
Name:Anti Malware Application
Anti Malware
Signed by:Pc Utility Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\Anti Malware\Anti Malware.exe
MD5:0af16f157a55422e61b493c4b95b6862
Additional files:
  • Anti Malware.exe - Anti Malware Application (Anti Malware)
  • defrag.dll (by J.C. Kessels) - JkDefrag (JkDefrag - disk defragmentation and optimization tool)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Anti Malware.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Anti Malware Scan' (runs daily at 12:00 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Anti Malware.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Anti Malware Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Anti Malware.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Anti Malware' and executes as C:\Program Files\Anti Malware\Anti Malware.exe -boot.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Anti Malware.exe
Memory:20.66 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0982629440%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04223893%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.05602402%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Anti Malware?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 36%
Win Vista (SP2) 27%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 36.36%
Windows 7 36.36%
Windows Vista 27.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 36.36%
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.18%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.19%
  Canada 7.41%
  DK 3.70%
  United Kingdom 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 54.55%
American Megatrends 18.18%
Intel 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
Common models
HP Envy 15 Notebook PC 20.00%
HP Pavilion 061 PX759AA-A... 10.00%
Compaq-Presario FQ582AA-A... 10.00%
Acer Aspire M3203 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 10.00%
Compaq-Presario FK588AA-A... 10.00%

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