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Should I remove Trend Micro Password Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,266
United States Rank #3,371
Reach 0.1082%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.69 days
79.29 days >
Average installed length: 41.66 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.5.0.1353 5.86%
3.5.0.1298 0.40%
3.5.0.1291 0.66%
3.5.0.1288 3.95%
3.5.0.1281 0.07%
3.5.0.1261 3.62%
3.5.0.1223 2.64%
3.5.0.1201 0.92%
1.9.1189 24.51%
1.9.1188 9.62%
1.9.1176 10.14%
1.9.1157 18.84%
1.9.1137 10.14%
1.9.0.1129 1.98%
1.9.0.1112 3.82%
1.9.0.1110 0.13%
1.9.0.1094 2.70%

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Trend Micro Password Manager

Overview

Trend Micro Password Manager is a program developed by Trend Micro. The most used version is 1.9.1189, 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 program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is pwmconsole.exe. The software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 68.92 MB (72,263,756 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Trend Micro Password Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: pwm.trendmicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\TMIDS\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\TMIDS\Remove.exe
Estimated size: 68.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Trend Micro Password Manager

Program executable:pwmconsole.exe
Name:Trend Micro Password Manager
Management console
Path:C:\Program Files\trend micro\tmids\pwmconsole.exe
MD5:97b25a2a4ad48644e12f93d65a2a9a1d
Additional files:
  • inner_AMSP_ClientLibrary.dll - Trend Micro Anti-Malware Solution Platform
  • instInstallationLibrary.dll
  • outer_AMSP_ClientLibrary.dll
  • util3rdComponentInstall.dll
  • utilAccessControl.dll
  • utilComponentInfo.dll
  • utilDebugLog.dll
  • utilGenericLoader.dll
  • utilInstallation.dll
  • utilIPC.dll
  • utilMsgBuffer.dll
  • utilRPC.dll
  • utilThread.dll
  • libcef.dll - Trend Micro's Chromium Embedded Framework (Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library)
  • tmufeng.dll - Trend Micro URL Filtering Engine
  • bhoDirectPass32.dll - Trend Micro Password Manager (Trend Micro Password Manager browser add-on)
  • bhoDirectPass64.dll
  • BrowserPasswordTool32.dll - Browser Password Helper Tools
  • BrowserPasswordTool64.dll
  • IECfgHlp32.dll - Trend Micro Internet Security IE Configuration Library
  • IECfgHlp64.dll
  • InstallFrame.dll - Trend Micro Password Manager Install frame
  • InstallWorkspace.exe - Trend Micro Password Manager Install console
  • KeyPro.exe - Trend Micro Password Manager Support Tool
  • ProviderManager32.dll - Provider Manager Dynamic Link Library
  • ProviderManager64.dll
  • PwmDiagnose.exe - Diagnostic Toolkit for Trend Micro Password Manager
  • PwmIEBHO32.dll - Trend Micro browser add-on
  • PwmIEBHO64.dll
  • PwmIPC.dll - Trend Micro Password Manager Service IPC
  • PwmSvc.exe - Trend Micro Password Manager Service
  • PwmUpPa.exe - Trend Micro Password Manager Patch Agent
  • Remove.exe - Trend Micro Password Manager Remove Launcher
  • SecureFrame.dll - Secured Web Browser
  • SupportTool.exe - Password Manager Diagnostic Toolkit
  • TmDbg32.dll - TmDbgLog Dynamic Link Library
  • TmDbg64.dll
  • Umbrella.dll - Trend Micro Password Manager Umbrella
  • unzip.dll - Trend Active Update 1.32 (unzip)
  • CorridorService.dll - Trend Micro Corridor
  • tmwlutil.dll - Trend Micro AEGIS (Trend Micro White List Module)
  • wccclient.dll - Trend Micro PCC (wccclient)
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip Console
  • boost_date_time-vc110-mt-1_49.dll
  • libexpat.dll
  • PwmChromeGPOMod.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • PwmIEBHO64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Trend Micro Password Manager BHO' with the class of {3F019D1C-7EAA-4F25-A765-FBA635BD0AFF} (Trend Micro DirectPass BHO).
  • bhoDirectPass32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Password Manager BHO' with the class of {782829FB-43A5-4AE0-A14E-590A252E7946} (Trend Micro Password Manager 3.5 BHO).
  • bhoDirectPass64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Password Manager BHO' with the class of {782829FB-43A5-4AE0-A14E-590A252E7946} (Trend Micro Password Manager 3.5 BHO).
  • PwmIEBHO32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Trend Micro Password Manager BHO' with the class of {3F019D1C-7EAA-4F25-A765-FBA635BD0AFF} (Trend Micro DirectPass BHO).
4 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • PwmIEBHO64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Trend Micro DirectPass ToolBar' with the class of {9B4B91FC-EC4D-4018-9575-96FA5A3C03C5}.
  • bhoDirectPass32.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Password Manager ToolBar' with the class of {97EE74D2-C351-4ECE-B75A-8CD36FAE3661} (Trend Micro Password Manager 3.5 Toolbar).
  • bhoDirectPass64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Password Manager ToolBar' with the class of {97EE74D2-C351-4ECE-B75A-8CD36FAE3661} (Trend Micro Password Manager 3.5 Toolbar).
  • PwmIEBHO32.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Trend Micro Password Manager ToolBar' with the class of {9B4B91FC-EC4D-4018-9575-96FA5A3C03C5} (Trend Micro DirectPass Toolbar).
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • 7z.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{756B733B-AE51-48D9-A99C-3186D6DF6889}' (runs on registration).
  • PwmConsole.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4C105008-F4D2-4DC4-A737-A4430551AC82}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PwmConsole.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PwmConsole.exe.
Service
  • PwmSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro Password Manager Zentraler Steuerungsdienst' (PwmSvc) "Verwaltet alle Komponenten von Password Manager".
Startup File (User Run)
  • 7z.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '7zip' and executes as "C:\Program Files\7-Zip\7z.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PwmConsole.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PwmConsole.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\TMIDS\PwmConsole.exe" -s.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run Once)
  • PwmUpPa.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'b948ad84-9ced-4b91-b080-d49d29c6174e' which loads as C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\TMIDS\PwmUpPa.exe /ApplyNewName.
  • PwmChromeGPOMod.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '495884cc-3767-4aa5-8a9d-815f2ad61a82' which loads as C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\TMIDS\PwmChromeGPOMod.exe.

How do I remove Trend Micro Password Manager?

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

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Trend Micro Password Manager you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 8 59%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 59.25%
Windows 7 35.94%
Windows Vista 4.48%
Windows XP 0.26%
Windows 8.1 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 31.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.78%
Windows 10 Home 17.91%
Windows 7 Professional 6.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.30%
Windows 10 Pro 3.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.04%
  Australia 17.59%
  Germany 2.80%
  New Zealand 2.75%
  Canada 1.94%
  United Kingdom 0.76%
  Austria 0.76%
  France 0.71%
  South Africa 0.62%
  India 0.47%
  Singapore 0.43%
  Netherlands 0.38%
  Malaysia 0.24%
  Mexico 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.71%
Dell 17.86%
Toshiba 13.10%
ASUS 11.54%
Acer 10.81%
Lenovo 7.42%
GIGABYTE 1.83%
Samsung 0.64%
Intel 0.55%
Alienware 0.55%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 8.97%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.67%
HP 15 TS Notebook PC 4.30%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.30%
LENOVO 80E3 4.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.62%

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro is a software security company that developes the Titanium Internet Security, Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security, OfficeScan, and other security products and services.
Publisher URL: www.trendmicro.com

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