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Should I remove ITbrain Anti-Malware?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,131
United States Rank #40,337
Reach 0.0017%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.47 days
13.87 days >
Average installed length: 7.29 days


1.0.54500 20.83%
1.0.52613 20.83%
1.0.50403 16.67%
1.0.48482 12.50%
1.0.47010 4.17%
1.0.45527 4.17%
1.0.43540 8.33%
1.0.40759 4.17%
1.0.40452 4.17%
1.0.39052 4.17%

ITbrain Anti-Malware


ITbrain Anti-Malware is a program developed by TeamViewer GmbH. The most used version is 1.0.54500, 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 47 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 66% of users of ITbrain Anti-Malware come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Qatar.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: TeamViewer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\itbrain\antimalware
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ITbrain\AntiMalware\setup.exe /uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by ITbrain Anti-Malware

  • AntiMalwareShellExtensions.dll - ITbrain Anti-Malware Shell Extensions
  • ITbrain_AntiMalware_WSCHandler.exe - ITbrain Anti-Malware WSC handler
  • setup.exe - ITbrain Anti-Malware setup
  • AntiMalwareUserScan.exe - ITbrain Anti-Malware User Scan
  • ITbrain_AntiMalware_Service.exe - ITbrain Anti-Malware (ITbrain Anti-Malware service)
  • ITbrain_Resource_ar.dll - ITbrain (ITbrain Dynamic Resources)
  • ITbrain_Resource_bg.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_cs.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_da.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_de.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_el.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_en.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_es.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_fi.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_fr.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_he.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_hr.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_hu.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_id.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_it.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_ja.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_ko.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_lt.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_nl.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_no.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_pl.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_pt.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_ro.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_ru.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_sk.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_sr.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_sv.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_th.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_tr.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_uk.dll
  • ITbrain_Resource_vi.dll
  • bdardrv.dll (by Bitdefender) - Bitdefender Security (BitDefender AntiRookit)
  • bdquar.dll (by Bitdefender) - BitDefender Quarantine
  • bdsmartdb.dll - BitDefender SmartDB
  • BDUpdateServiceCom.dll - UpdateService
  • gzflt.sys (by BitDefender) - BitDefender Gonzales (BitDefender Gonzales FileSystem Driver)
  • gzfltum.dll (by BitDefender) - BitDefender (gzflt user mode library)
  • itbrain_av_db.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • AntiMalwareShellExtensions.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'AntiMalwareShellExtensions' with a class of {f44cc042-32d0-4a94-8029-b4dcd843947b}.
  • ITbrain_AntiMalware_Service.exe runs as a service named 'ITbrain Anti-Malware service' (ITbrainAntiMalwareService) "ITbrain Anti-Malware service".

How do I remove ITbrain Anti-Malware?

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

Win 8 54%
Win Vista 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 54.17%
Windows 7 37.50%
Windows XP 4.17%
Windows Vista 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 20.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.79%
  Spain 5.26%
  Qatar 2.63%
  Belgium 2.63%
  France 2.63%
  Russia 2.63%
  Mexico 2.63%
  DZ 2.63%
  Republic Of Moldova 2.63%
  Portugal 2.63%
  Iran 2.63%
  Poland 2.63%
  Italy 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Dell 15.79%
ASUS 15.79%
Samsung 10.53%
Acer 5.26%
Lenovo 5.26%
MSI 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 5.56%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. CX61... 5.56%
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 ... 5.56%
ASUSTeK G751JY 5.56%
Acer Aspire V5-561P 5.56%
LENOVO 3282B4G 5.56%

About (from TeamViewer GmbH)

The German based TeamViewer GmbH was founded in 2005 and is fully focused on development and distribution of high-end solutions for online collaboration and communication.
Publisher URL: www.teamviewer.com


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