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Should I remove Apple Application Support GM?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
2.3.4 100.00%

Apple Application Support GM

Overview

Apple Application Support GM is a software program developed by Apple. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 42 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com
Help link: www.apple.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5D09C772-ECB3-442B-9CC6-B4341C78FDC2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Apple Application Support GM

  • AppleVersions.dll - Apple Software Support Version Check (Apple Software Support Version Check Dynamic Link Library)
  • AVFoundationCF.dll - AVFoundationCF
  • CoreFoundation.dll - CoreFoundation
  • CoreVideo.dll - CodeVideo.dll (CoreVideo)
  • CoreGraphics.dll - CoreGraphics (CoreGraphics DLL)
  • APSDaemon.exe - Apple Push
  • Foundation.dll - Foundation
  • CoreAudioToolbox.dll - CoreAudio
  • CoreMedia.dll - CoreMedia
  • distnoted.exe - distnoted
  • MediaToolbox.dll - MediaToolbox
  • VideoToolbox.dll - VideoToolbox
  • defaults.exe - defaults
  • libcache.dll - libcache
  • CoreADI.dll - CoreADI
  • SQLite3.dll - SQLite3 (SQLite3 Dynamic Link Library)
  • ApplePushService.dll - iCloud (ApplePushService)
  • APSDaemon_main.dll - APS Daemon
  • plutil.exe - plutil
  • objc.dll - objc4 (Objective-C Runtime Library)
  • ASL.dll
  • CoreText.dll
  • JavaScriptCore.dll
  • libtidy.dll
  • QTMovieWin.dll
  • WebKit.dll
  • WebKit2WebProcess.exe
  • WebKitQuartzCoreAdditions.dll
  • YSCrashDump.dll
  • YSUtilities.dll
  • icudt46.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data 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 (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • libicuuc.dll - ICU Common DLL
  • libxml2.dll - libxml2
  • libxslt.dll - libxslt
  • QuartzCore.dll - QuartzCore (QuartzCore DLL)
  • CFNetwork.dll - CFNetwork
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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 'DivXUpdate' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • WebKit2WebProcess.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\proc\common\Apple\Apple Application Support\WebKit2WebProcess.exe'.
  • APSDaemon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe'.
Network connections
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.149.32.11 (port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.149.32.34 (port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.149.36.123 (port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.149.36.124 (port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.149.36.137 (port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.149.36.147 (port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.149.36.154 (port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.149.36.198 (port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.149.36.86 (port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to 17.172.232.116 (port 5223).
  • Plus 2 more

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

APSDaemon.exe
Memory:6.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009768336%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00049812%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00047871%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:169,278
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.13 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:35 Bytes
105.02 KB average
distnoted.exe
Memory:1.23 MB
Total CPU:0.0002856759%
Kernel CPU:0.00021863%
User CPU:0.00006705%
CPU cycles/sec:1,702
I/O reads/min:28 Bytes

How do I remove Apple Application Support GM?

Quickly and completely remove Apple Application Support (GM) 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 GM 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 (GM), 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 GM.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About Apple

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

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