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Should I remove IPTInstaller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #817
United States Rank #1,354
Reach 1.0501%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.19 days
241.46 days >
Average installed length: 126.87 days


4.0.9 3.79%
4.0.8 91.74%
4.0.4 4.47%

Typically installed together


What is IPTInstaller?

This is part of the installation utility for various HTC devices.


IPTInstaller is a program developed by HTC. The most used version is 4.0.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 563 KB (576,512 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 35% of users of IPTInstaller come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HTC Corporation\IPTInstaller
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{08208143-777D-4A06-BB54-71BF0AD1BB70}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 563 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by IPTInstaller

  • axcrypt.exe (by Axantum Software AB) - AxCrypt (AxCrypt File Encryption)
  • axcrypt2go.exe (by Axantum Software AB) - Encryption and Decryption File Explorer
  • axdecrypt.exe (by Axantum Software AB) - AxCrypt Self-Decrypter
  • messages.dll (by Axantum Software AB) - AxCrypt Messages
  • shellext.dll (by Axantum Software AB) - AxCrypt Shell Extension
  • wdfcoinstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller
  • winusbcoinstaller2.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Platform Device Update Co-Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • shellext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'axcrypt.File' with a class of {C3DFC144-30F8-4138-81F9-578DBEB9324A}.

How do I remove IPTInstaller?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.94%
Windows 8 22.44%
Windows XP 8.97%
Windows Vista 3.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.20%
Windows 7 Professional 12.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.94%
Windows 8 Pro 5.66%
Windows 8 4.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.68%
  Taiwan 13.17%
  Germany 6.57%
  United Kingdom 4.90%
  Netherlands 2.86%
  Australia 2.73%
  Canada 2.04%
  Italy 1.70%
  France 1.67%
  India 1.32%
  Sweden 1.30%
  Poland 1.27%
  Israel 1.25%
  Belgium 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.68%
Acer 15.89%
Dell 14.54%
ASUS 13.83%
Lenovo 6.47%
Toshiba 6.27%
Sony 3.60%
American Megatrends 3.28%
Samsung 2.86%
Intel 1.61%
Medion 1.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.55%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.68%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.14%
HP G62 Notebook PC 0.96%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 0.90%

About HTC

HTC (High Tech Computer Corporation) manufacturers smartphones and tablets. HTC devices are marketed and sold under the HTC brand.
Publisher URL: www.htc.com


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