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Should I remove AppInventor Setup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,556
United States Rank #21,733
Reach 0.0106%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.72 days
345.69 days >
Average installed length: 181.64 days


2.2 92.65%
2.1 4.41%
2.0 2.94%

AppInventor Setup


AppInventor Setup is a program developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The most used version is 2.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 11 files and is usually about 178.49 MB (187,161,209 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 37% of users of AppInventor Setup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: appinventor.mit.edu
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\appinventor
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AppInventor\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 178.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AppInventor Setup

  • uninstall.exe - $(^Name)
  • aiStarter.exe
  • adb.exe
  • AdbWinApi.dll (by Google, inc) - Android SDK (Android ADB API)
  • AdbWinUsbApi.dll (by Google, inc) - Android ADB API (WinUsb)
  • emulator.exe
  • mksdcard.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • adb.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FE3CBC83-1BBD-4B2F-ABB4-072331133C8A}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • aiStarter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AppInventor\aiStarter.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.73 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001166687%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004110%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007557%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove AppInventor Setup?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.47%
Windows 10 42.65%
Windows Vista 2.94%
Windows XP 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.34%
Windows 8.1 15.84%
Windows 7 Professional 15.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.41%
Windows 10 Home 3.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.60%
  United Kingdom 11.91%
  Italy 6.38%
  India 5.11%
  Brazil 3.40%
  France 2.55%
  Australia 2.55%
  Spain 2.55%
  Germany 2.55%
  Israel 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Mexico 1.70%
  Canada 1.70%
  Taiwan 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.21%
Dell 22.07%
Acer 17.93%
ASUS 13.10%
Lenovo 8.28%
Toshiba 2.76%
Alienware 2.07%
Samsung 2.07%
MSI 1.38%
Intel 1.38%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.74%
HP 650 Notebook PC 1.87%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.87%
HP EliteBook 2740p 1.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.87%


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