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Should I remove AnyProtect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,194
United States Rank #27,674
Reach 0.0101%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.48 days
43.72 days >
Average installed length: 22.97 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is AnyProtect?

AnyProtect by ClickMeIn Limited is a potentially unwanted program run by ironSource, a known distributor of web browser extensions and toolbars.

About  (from CMI Limited)

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AnyProtect is a software program developed by CMI Limited. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named anyprotect.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 19.95 MB (20,924,154 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 40% of users of AnyProtect come from the United States, it is also popular in Turkey and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.anyprotect.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\anyprotectex
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AnyProtectEx\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 19.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AnyProtect

Program executable:anyprotect.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\anyprotectex\anyprotect.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe (by AnyProtect.com) - AnyProtect (AnyProtect Setup)
  • AnyProtectTrayIcon.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AnyProtect.exe is scheduled as a task named 'APSnotifierCA' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 0.44).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AnyProtect.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AnyProtect' which loads as C:\Program Files\AnyProtectEx\AnyProtect.exe.

How do I remove AnyProtect?

Quickly and completely remove AnyProtect from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall AnyProtect 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 AnyProtect, 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 AnyProtect.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.86%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows XP 11.43%
Windows Vista 11.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 7 Home Basic 11.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.82%
Windows 8 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Turkey 20.00%
  Brazil 12.50%
  France 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Poland 5.00%
  Australia 2.50%
  Canada 2.50%
  Colombia 2.50%
  Italy 2.50%
  Russia 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.88%
Acer 15.63%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
Samsung 9.38%
ASUS 9.38%
Lenovo 6.25%
American Megatrends 3.13%
MSI 3.13%
Sahara 3.13%
Common models
Acer Aspire 4830T 3.03%
Acer Aspire 5735 3.03%
Acer Aspire 7535 3.03%
ARCELIK A.S. 1P4-GNB1582B... 3.03%
ASUSTeK K73SJ 3.03%
ASUSTeK X502CA 3.03%


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