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Should I remove AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,233
United States Rank #5,597
Reach 0.1092%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.83 days
112.93 days >
Average installed length: 59.34 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.2.3.1157 18.35%
3.2.2.1072 25.34%
3.2.2.304 0.07%
3.2.1.1030 13.91%
3.2.0.125 0.52%
3.1.0.80 41.80%

AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software

What is AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software?

Provides the software fot the biometric fingerprinter scanner.

About  (from AuthenTec)

AuthenTec and BIO-key solutions include an AuthenTec fingerprint sensor-equipped sleeve or plug-in for iOS, Android and Win Mobile devices that allow users to securely connect to a network server or cloud and gain access to enterprise applications, corporate e-mail, banking or financial applications in a secure yet e...  Read more

Overview

AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software is a program developed by AuthenTec. The most used version is 3.1.0.80, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The programs's main executable is AtService.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 10.49 MB of memory. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 7.94 MB (8,327,305 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 38% of users of AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AuthenTec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Sensor\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{20F5F93B-9A27-4508-87B0-BFD7494FBEC4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.94 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software

Program executable:AtService.exe
Name:AuthenTec Fingerprint Security System (AFSS)
AFSS Service
Signed by:AuthenTec
Path:C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Sensor\AtService.exe
MD5:755ccc05e2e6fe5c8d0d202d8dcfdc24
AuthenTec Fingerprint Security System (AFSS) is a Biometric logon application that enables the user to logon to their personal computer through the use of the biometric fingerprint reader in replacement of a password.
Additional files:
  • ATService.exe - AuthenTec Fingerprint Security System (AFSS) (AFSS Service)
  • ATSwpNav.exe - AFSS ATSwpNav Application
  • TrueprintPanel64.exe - AFSS navigation and LED control panel
  • PBAGUI.dll - PBAGUIDLL
  • SensorMonDll.dll - CheckSensor2's SensorMonitor DLL
  • ATEngineAdapter.dll - AuthenTec WBF (AuthenTec WBF engine adapter)
  • ATSensorAdapter.dll - AuthenTec WBF sensor adapter
  • ATStorageAdapter.dll - AuthenTec WBF storage adapter

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • ATService.exe runs as a service named 'AuthenTec Fingerprint Service' (ATService) "Provides applications with access to AuthenTec fingerprint sensors.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ATSwpNav.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ATSwpNav.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Sensor\ATSwpNav.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

AtService.exe
Memory:10.49 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000475814%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003413%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001345%
0.015104% average

How do I remove AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 92%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.29%
Windows 8 6.52%
Windows XP 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 46.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.70%
Windows 10 Pro 2.02%
Windows 10 Home 1.70%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.83%
  France 5.03%
  Germany 4.26%
  Brazil 3.98%
  United Kingdom 3.76%
  Taiwan 2.93%
  Australia 2.71%
  Japan 2.60%
  Canada 2.38%
  Iran 2.32%
  Singapore 1.44%
  Portugal 1.44%
  Spain 1.44%
  Mexico 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 56.48%
Hewlett-Packard 24.26%
Toshiba 17.89%
Compaq 0.75%
Dell 0.41%
Acer 0.21%
Common models
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 30.04%
TOSHIBA PORTEGE Z930 7.78%
TOSHIBA TECRA R950 3.35%
TOSHIBA PORTEGE R930 3.18%
Sony VPCSB36FG 2.18%
TOSHIBA PORTEGE R700 2.09%

About AuthenTec

AuthenTec manufactures fingerprint authentication sensors for personal computers, wireless devices, and building security.
Publisher URL: www.authentec.com

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