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Should I remove Apple-programvaresupport 32-bits?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,070
Reach 0.0309%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.44 days
160.57 days >
Average installed length: 84.36 days


4.1.2 5.76%
4.1.1 5.99%
4.1 13.36%
4.0.3 4.15%
4.0.2 3.00%
3.2 28.57%
3.1.3 28.11%
3.1.2 8.76%
3.1.1 2.30%

Apple-programvaresupport 32-bits


Apple-programvaresupport 32-bits is a software program developed by Apple. The most common release is 3.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 52 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 95% of users of Apple-programvaresupport 32-bits come from Norway, it is also popular in Spain and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com/no
Help link: www.apple.com/no/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AFA1153A-F547-409B-B837-3A0D6C5A3FEC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: Norwegian, Bokmål (Norway)

Program filesFiles installed by Apple-programvaresupport 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 (CoreAudio-ressursfil)
  • CoreMedia.dll - CoreMedia
  • distnoted.exe - distnoted
  • MediaToolbox.dll - MediaToolbox
  • 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
  • SafariTheme.dll
  • WebKit.dll
  • WebKitQuartzCoreAdditions.dll
  • WTF.dll
  • YSCrashDump.dll
  • YSIconStamper.exe
  • icuin40.dll (by The ICU Project and Apple) - International Components for Unicode (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 (by The ICU Project) - 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

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".

How do I remove Apple-programvaresupport 32-bits?

Quickly and completely remove Apple-programvaresupport (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-programvaresupport 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-programvaresupport (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-programvaresupport 32-bits.

Win 8 62%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 62.44%
Windows 7 33.64%
Windows Vista 3.46%
Windows XP 0.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 27.48%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.32%
Windows 8.1 19.63%
Windows 7 Professional 8.08%
Windows 10 Pro 7.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.84% of installs come from Norway
Which countries install it?
  Norway 94.84%
  Spain 1.41%
  United States 0.94%
  Sweden 0.70%
  Switzerland 0.23%
  Finland 0.23%
  Australia 0.23%
  New Zealand 0.23%
  Philippines 0.23%
  Estonia 0.23%
  Hungary 0.23%
  United Kingdom 0.23%
  Peru 0.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.27%
Acer 24.20%
ASUS 13.17%
Lenovo 12.10%
Samsung 11.74%
Dell 6.05%
Toshiba 3.20%
MSI 2.85%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.80%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.86%
LENOVO 20354 2.90%
LENOVO 80EC 2.90%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.42%

About Apple

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


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