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Should I remove Apple Application Support 32 bits?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,018
United States Rank #10,646
Reach 0.8151%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.09 days
179.75 days >
Average installed length: 94.45 days


4.1.2 8.22%
4.1.1 8.24%
4.1 9.98%
4.0.3 3.63%
4.0.2 3.30%
3.2 17.72%
3.1.3 26.97%
3.1.2 16.17%
3.1.1 5.77%

Apple Application Support 32 bits


Apple Application Support 32 bits is a program developed by Apple. The most used version is 3.1.3, 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. 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 software installer includes 109 files and is usually about 74.97 MB (78,616,572 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of Apple Application Support 32 bits come from France, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com/fr
Help link: www.apple.com/fr/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2FE00055-C4F3-4F7A-AEDD-E198D54CF12F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 74.97 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Apple Application Support 32 bits

  • AppleVersions.dll - Apple Software Support Version Check (Apple Software Support Version Check Dynamic Link Library)
  • VersionCheckMe.exe - VersionCheckMe Application
  • SQLite3.dll
  • AVFoundationCF.dll - AVFoundationCF
  • CoreFoundation.dll - CoreFoundation
  • CoreVideo.dll - CodeVideo.dll (CoreVideo)
  • CoreGraphics.dll - CoreGraphics (CoreGraphics DLL)
  • APSDaemon.exe - Apple Push
  • Foundation.dll - Foundation
  • QuartzCore.dll - QuartzCore (QuartzCore DLL)
  • CFNetwork.dll - CFNetwork
  • CoreAudioToolbox.dll - CoreAudio (Archivo de recursos CoreAudio)
  • CoreMedia.dll - CoreMedia
  • distnoted.exe - distnoted
  • MediaToolbox.dll - MediaToolbox
  • VideoToolbox.dll - VideoToolbox
  • CoreLSKD.dll - CoreLSKD
  • defaults.exe - defaults
  • libcache.dll - libcache
  • CoreADI.dll - CoreADI
  • ApplePushService.dll - iCloud (ApplePushService)
  • APSDaemon_main.dll - APS Daemon
  • ASL.dll - WinASL (Apple System Logging)
  • plutil.exe - plutil
  • objc.dll - objc4 (Objective-C Runtime Library)
  • CoreText.dll
  • image_cache.exe
  • JavaScriptCore.dll
  • libtidy.dll
  • MediaAccessibility.dll
  • QTMovieWin.dll
  • SafariTheme.dll
  • WebKit.dll
  • WebKit2WebProcess.exe
  • WebKitQuartzCoreAdditions.dll
  • WTF.dll
  • YSCrashDump.dll
  • YSIconStamper.exe
  • icudt46.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icudt49.dll (by The ICU Project)
  • icudt55.dll
  • icuin40.dll (by The ICU Project and Apple) - Apple ICU 4.0 Compatibility DLL
  • icuuc40.dll (by The ICU Project and Apple)
  • libicuin.dll - ICU I18N DLL
  • libicuuc.dll - ICU Common DLL
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community LGPL) - POSIX Threads for Windows LPGL (MS C)
  • libexslt.dll - libexslt
  • libxml2.dll - libxml2
  • libxslt.dll - libxslt
  • jsc.exe
  • testapi.exe
  • testapi.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • APSDaemon.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DEF1739C-FC93-4BD7-97E9-A1109B4D353A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • APSDaemon.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named APSDaemon_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Startup File (User Run)
  • APSDaemon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'APSDaemon' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • APSDaemon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'APSDaemon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WebKit2WebProcess.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\proc\common\Apple\Apple Application Support\WebKit2WebProcess.exe'.

How do I remove Apple Application Support 32 bits?

Quickly and completely remove Apple Application Support (32 bits) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Apple Application Support 32 bits 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 Apple Application Support (32 bits), 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 Apple Application Support 32 bits.

Win 8 49%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 48.77%
Windows 7 45.82%
Windows Vista 3.73%
Windows XP 1.68%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.98%
Windows 10 Home 15.95%
Windows 8.1 11.94%
Windows 7 Professional 10.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.90%
Windows 10 Pro 6.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.52% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 37.52%
  Canada 18.69%
  Mexico 8.37%
  Spain 7.79%
  MA 3.29%
  Belgium 2.82%
  Colombia 2.21%
  United States 2.17%
  Chile 2.03%
  DZ 2.03%
  Argentina 1.55%
  Switzerland 1.48%
  Peru 1.29%
  Venezuela 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.28%
Acer 18.77%
ASUS 15.30%
Dell 13.39%
Toshiba 8.31%
Lenovo 4.96%
Samsung 4.18%
MSI 1.04%
Intel 0.91%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.28%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.11%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.07%

About Apple

Apple designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer programs, and personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.apple.com


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