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1% remove it99% keep it
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ActiveImage Protector Desktop

What is ActiveImage Protector Desktop?  (from NetJapan)

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ActiveImage Protector Desktop is a program developed by NetJapan. The most used version is, 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 main program executable is ext_aip.exe. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 48.88 MB (51,254,520 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of ActiveImage Protector Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netjapan.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ActiveImage Protector Desktop
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ActiveImage Protector Desktop\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 48.88 MB
Language: Japanese (Japan)

Program filesFiles installed by ActiveImage Protector Desktop

Program executable:ext_aip.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\activeimage protector desktop\icons\ext_aip.exe
Additional files:
  • AIPAIR.exe
  • AipControl.exe - ActiveImage Protector (ActiveImage Protector Control (32 bit))
  • AipCopyWLH.exe - ActiveImage Protector Copy Engine
  • AipCopyWLH64.exe - ActiveImage Protector Copy Engine / x64
  • AipCoreUI.exe
  • AipGuiJpn.dll - ActiveImage Protector GUI (32 bit)
  • AipImgMt.dll - ActiveImage Protector Image File 32bit Shell Extension
  • AipMailSender.exe - ActiveImage Protector Mail Sender (32 bit)
  • AipMtWiz.exe - ActiveImage Protector Shell Extention Wizard (32 bit)
  • AipMtwJpn.dll
  • AipNotify.exe - ActiveImage Protector Notify (32 bit)
  • AipReplicator.exe - ActiveImage Protector Replicator (32 bit)
  • AIProtector.exe
  • AipService.exe - ActiveImage Protector Service Desktop edition (32 bit)
  • AIPWinpe.exe - ActiveImage Protector custom recovery disc creator
  • CoreUIJpn.dll
  • PartitionEditor.exe - Partition Table Editor (32 bit)
  • SupportInfo.exe - ActiveImage Protector Support Info (32 bit)
  • uninstaller.exe
  • Aiprinst.exe
  • libexpat.dll
  • vmfshelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • AipService.exe runs as a service named 'ActiveImage Protector Service' (AipService) "Manage AIP Service".
  • AipNotify.exe runs as a service named 'ActiveImage Protector Notification Service' (AipNotify) "AIP Notification Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AipCoreUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ActiveImage IOS' which loads as C:\Program Files\ActiveImage Protector Desktop\AipCoreUI.exe.

How do I remove ActiveImage Protector Desktop?

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

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Japan 33.33%
  Germany 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 50.00%
Lenovo 50.00%
Common models
MouseComputer Co.,Ltd. P1... 33.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7621 33.33%
LENOVO 200779J 33.33%


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