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Should I remove AirMac?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,942
United States Rank #44,635
Reach 0.0028%


VersionDistribution 48.21% 48.21% 3.57%



AirMac is a program developed by Apple. 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. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 11.58 MB (12,145,665 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 44% of users of AirMac come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com/jp
Help link: www.apple.com/jp/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AirMac\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6A722BA7-41D3-4105-8536-0E645238A73C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.58 MB
Language: Japanese (Japan)

Program filesFiles installed by AirMac

  • APAgent.exe
  • APUtil.exe - AirPort Utility
  • APDiskPrefs.exe
  • Admin.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • APUtil.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A0938818-380E-448D-AF31-F6513BD21117}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • APAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 4.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • APAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'APAgent.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AirPort\APAgent.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • APUtil.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AirPort\APUtil.exe'.
  • APAgent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AirPort\APAgent.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000744400%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006561%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000883%
0.015104% average

How do I remove AirMac?

You can uninstall AirMac 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 AirMac, 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 AirMac.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 39.29%
Windows Vista 33.93%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 10 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 27.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.36%
Windows 7 Professional 14.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.26% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 44.26%
  United States 29.51%
  United Kingdom 4.92%
  Belgium 3.28%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  Switzerland 1.64%
  Australia 1.64%
  Austria 1.64%
  PR 1.64%
  Israel 1.64%
  Germany 1.64%
  Canada 1.64%
  Ireland 1.64%
  United Arab Emirates 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.56%
Hewlett-Packard 16.28%
Lenovo 9.30%
Acer 9.30%
Apple 4.65%
NEC 4.65%
American Megatrends 4.65%
Sony 4.65%
Toshiba 4.65%
Intel 4.65%
Medion 2.33%
ASUS 2.33%
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About Apple

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


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