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Macintosh Drivers for Windows XP

Overview

Macintosh Drivers for Windows XP is a program developed by Apple. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 34 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Macintosh Drivers for Windows XP\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\1150\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{A8289A7D-B49B-4DCA-B7BB-372E6522DD0D} /l1033

Program filesFiles installed by Macintosh Drivers for Windows XP

  • iSightCI.dll - iSight Camera (iSight CoInstaller)
  • Alcmtr.exe (by Realtek Semiconductor) - Realtek AC97 Audio - Event Monitor (Realtek Azalia Audio - Event Monitor)
  • AlcWzrd.exe (by RealTek Semicoductor) - ALCWZRD (RealTek AlcWzrd Application)
  • AtiCimUn.exe (by ATI Technologies) - ATI Graphics Accelerators (ATI Uninstall Application)
  • ChCfg.exe
  • CPLUtl64.exe
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • e1000msg.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) PRO/1000 Adapter Event-Log Message Dll
  • MicCal.exe (by Realtek Semiconductor) - Realtek Audio Microphone Calibration
  • NicCo.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) Network Interface Card CoInstaller (Intel(R) Network Interface Card CoInstaller Manager)
  • NicEtCo.dll - Intel(R) Express Teaming CoInstaller
  • NicEtCoE.dll
  • NicInst.dll
  • NicInstE.dll
  • nvudisp.exe (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Corporation (NVIDIA Uninstaller Utility)
  • prounstl.exe - Intel (R) PRO Network Connections (Intel (R) PRO Network Connections Driver Uninstaller)
  • RTCOMDLL.dll - RTCOMDLL Module
  • RTHDCPL.exe - Realtek HD Audio Sound Effect Manager (Realtek HD Audio Control Panel)
  • RtlCPAPI.dll - RtlCPAPI Module
  • RTLCPL.exe - Realtek Audio Sound Effect Manager (Realtek Audio Control Panel)
  • RtlExUpd.dll - RtlExUpd Dynamic Link Library (RtlExUpd DLL for setup utility function)
  • RtlUpd.exe - Realtek AC'97 Update and remove driver Tool (Driver Update and remove for Windows x64 or x86_32)
  • RtlUpd64.exe
  • SetCDfmt.exe
  • setup.exe (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield (R)
  • SkyTel.exe - Realtek Voice Manager
  • SoundMan.exe - Realtek HD Sound Manager (Realtek Sound Manager)
  • stacapi.dll (by SigmaTel) - C-Major Audio
  • staco.dll (by SigmaTel) - NDRC
  • stacsv.exe - STacSV Module
  • stlang.dll - Localize Module
  • suhlp.exe
  • WdfCoInstaller01001.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Alcmtr.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AlcMonitor' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Realtek\InstallShield\Alcmtr.exe".
6 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • setup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AudioSetup' which loads as C:\Program Files\IDT\IntelXPV_v103\setup.exe -postqfe.
  • Alcmtr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Alcmtr' which loads as ALCMTR.EXE.
  • AlcWzrd.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AlcWzrd' which loads as ALCWZRD.EXE.
  • SkyTel.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SkyTel' which loads as SkyTel.EXE.
  • SoundMan.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SoundMan' which loads as SOUNDMAN.EXE.
  • RTHDCPL.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RTHDCPL' which loads as RTHDCPL.EXE.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RTHDCPL.exe
Memory:20.72 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013143479%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00053209%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00078225%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:1
70 average

How do I remove Macintosh Drivers for Windows XP?

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

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
100.00%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About Apple

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

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