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Should I remove AnyProtect Scanner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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AnyProtect Scanner

What is AnyProtect Scanner?

Distributed via ClickMeIn Limited, AnyProtect is an advertising supported potentially unwanted backup service that uses the InstallCore to bundle various ad-supported toolbars and utilities.

About  (from CMI Limited)

Some AnyProtect products may be supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions on the product. Such advertisements may be targeted to the content of information stored on the AnyProtect products, queries made through AnyProtect products or other information. The manner, mode and extent o...  Read more


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 main program executable is anyprotectscanner.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.19 MB (2,297,993 bytes).
  • Starts automatically
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
AnyProtect Scanner has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.anyprotect.com/eula.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\anyprotectscanner
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AnyProtectScanner\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AnyProtect Scanner

Program executable:anyprotectscanner.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\anyprotectscanner\anyprotectscanner.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe (by AnyProtect.com) - AnyProtect Scanner (AnyProtectScanner Setup)
  • AnyProtectTray.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • AnyProtectScanner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AnyProtectScanner' and executes as C:\Program Files\AnyProtectScanner\AnyProtectScanner.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AnyProtectTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AnyProtect Tray' which loads as C:\Program Files\AnyProtectScanner\AnyProtectTray.exe /scanner.

How do I remove AnyProtect Scanner?

You can uninstall AnyProtect Scanner 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 AnyProtect Scanner, 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 AnyProtect Scanner.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Belgium 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 50.00%
Sony 50.00%


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