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Should I remove IPTInstaller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #665
United States Rank #1,038
Reach 1.2545%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.41 days
366.14 days >
Average installed length: 192.38 days


4.0.9 13.07%
4.0.8 83.12%
4.0.4 3.81%

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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 73 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 36% of users of IPTInstaller come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and United Kingdom.

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

  • analyze.dll
  • axcrypt.exe (by Axantum Software AB) - AxCrypt (AxCrypt File Encryption)
  • axcrypt2go.exe (by Axantum Software AB) - Encryption and Decryption File Explorer
  • axdecrypt.exe - AxCrypt Self-Decrypter
  • btdfu.dll (by Broadcom) - Bluetooth Software
  • btdfu64.dll (by Broadcom)
  • btdfureschs.dll - Bluetooth DFU Resource Dll
  • btdfurescht.dll
  • btdfuresdan.dll
  • btdfuresdeu.dll
  • btdfuresesn.dll
  • btdfuresfin.dll
  • btdfuresfra.dll
  • btdfuresita.dll
  • btdfuresjpn.dll
  • btdfureskor.dll
  • btdfuresnld.dll
  • btdfuresnor.dll
  • btdfuresplk.dll
  • btdfuresptb.dll
  • btdfuresrus.dll
  • btdfuressve.dll
  • btinvoke.dll
  • btinvoke.exe
  • btw_ci.dll - Bluetooth Software (Class-Installer DLL for the Bluetooth Devices)
  • btwdins.exe - Bluetooth Support Server
  • btwmpplugin.dll - BtWmpPlugIn DLL
  • btwrsupport.dll - BtwRSupport DLL
  • checkwindow.exe
  • core_rl_bzlib_.dll (by Julian Seward, jseward@acm.org) - libbzip2 - bzip2 compression library (GraphicsMagick library and utility programs)
  • core_rl_jbig_.dll (by Markus Kuhn, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) - JBIG-KIT library
  • core_rl_jp2_.dll
  • core_rl_jpeg_.dll (by Thomas G. Lane) - Independent JPEG Group's JPEG 6b
  • core_rl_lcms_.dll
  • core_rl_libxml_.dll
  • core_rl_magick_.dll (by GraphicsMagick Group) - GraphicsMagick
  • core_rl_png_.dll (by Glenn Randers-Pehrson - randeg@alum.rpi.edu) - libpng - PNG file format reference library
  • core_rl_tiff_.dll (by Mike Welles, mike@onshore.com) - TIFF image file format library
  • core_rl_ttf_.dll (by David Turner, Robert Wilhelm, & Werner Lemberg) - FreeType 2 font renderring library
  • core_rl_wand_.dll (by GraphicsMagick Group)
  • core_rl_xlib_.dll
  • core_rl_zlib_.dll (by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler) - zlib data compression library
  • cuttlefish.dll (by Sony) - Sony Marlin DRM Module
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • difxapi64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • fopydo.exe (by Wardega Consulting) - Fopydo Image Scan
  • gzip.exe
  • im_mod_rl_bmp_.dll
  • im_mod_rl_gif_.dll
  • im_mod_rl_gray_.dll
  • im_mod_rl_jpeg_.dll
  • im_mod_rl_locale_.dll
  • im_mod_rl_mono_.dll
  • im_mod_rl_png_.dll
  • im_mod_rl_tiff_.dll
  • im_mod_rl_xc_.dll
  • libiconv-2.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libzbar-0.dll - ZBar Bar Code Reader (Bar code reader library)
  • messages.dll - AxCrypt Messages
  • mfc90.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp70.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)

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}.
  • btwdins.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Service' (btwdins) "Handles installation and removal of Bluetooth devices.".

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%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.71%
Windows 8 23.74%
Windows XP 7.00%
Windows Vista 3.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.63%
Windows 7 Professional 12.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.86%
Windows 8.1 6.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.05%
  Taiwan 8.27%
  United Kingdom 6.22%
  Germany 5.43%
  France 3.74%
  Australia 3.15%
  Netherlands 3.12%
  Canada 2.67%
  India 1.76%
  Italy 1.54%
  Belgium 1.32%
  Sweden 1.19%
  Czech Republic 1.17%
  Poland 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.40%
Dell 20.90%
Acer 16.50%
ASUS 13.54%
Toshiba 6.85%
Samsung 3.91%
Lenovo 3.30%
Intel 1.81%
American Megatrends 0.94%
MSI 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.01%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.88%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.15%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.35%
ASUS All Series 2.06%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.91%

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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