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Access ThinkPad


Access ThinkPad is a software program developed by IBM. The most common release is 3.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 4 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of Access ThinkPad come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ibm.com
Help link: www.ibm.com/support
Installation folder: C:\windows\help
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B5599ECB-DA72-43EE-8A30-2C80396FF8BB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Access ThinkPad

  • atp3.exe (by Internation Business Machines) - Access ThinkPad (Access by IBM)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • atp3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ibmhelp\aibm.exe'.

How do I remove Access ThinkPad?

You can uninstall Access ThinkPad 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Access ThinkPad, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Access ThinkPad.

Win XP 92%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 91.67%
Windows 7 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 91.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.57%
  Germany 13.04%
  South Africa 4.35%
  Thailand 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  Czech Republic 4.35%

About IBM

International Business Machines (IBM) manufactures computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Publisher URL: www.ibm.com


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