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Should I remove Apple Application Support 32-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #61
United States Rank #38
Reach 6.3935%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.26 days
509.27 days >
Average installed length: 267.58 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.6 0.06%
6.5 0.31%
6.4 1.37%
6.3 1.49%
6.2.1 1.56%
6.2 0.29%
6.1 0.48%
6.0.2 0.44%
5.6 0.35%
5.5 2.22%
5.4.1 2.72%
5.3.1 3.54%
5.2 1.13%
5.1 1.65%
5.0.1 2.79%
4.3.2 4.06%
4.3.1 4.64%
4.3 3.06%
4.1.2 5.80%
4.1.1 3.49%
4.1 6.99%
4.0.3 2.25%
4.0.2 2.08%
4.0.1 0.00%
3.2 11.47%
3.1.3 19.93%
3.1.2 11.43%
3.1.1 4.40%

Apple Application Support 32-bit

Remove Apple Application Support 32-bit
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Overview

Apple Application Support 32-bit is a software program developed by Apple. The most common release is 3.1.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 32.88 MB (34,476,032 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Apple Application Support 32-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com
Help link: www.apple.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2FE00055-C4F3-4F7A-AEDD-E198D54CF12F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 32.88 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Apple Application Support 32-bit

Program executable:javaws.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_60\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:7080b965215703ea1340c3c4903c7d73
Additional files:
  • AppleVersions.dll - Apple Software Support Version Check (Apple Software Support Version Check Dynamic Link Library)
  • VersionCheckMe.exe - VersionCheckMe Application
  • SQLite3.dll
  • AVFoundationCF.dll - AVFoundationCF
  • CoreFoundation.dll - CoreFoundation
  • CoreVideo.dll - CodeVideo.dll (CoreVideo)
  • CoreGraphics.dll - CoreGraphics (CoreGraphics DLL)
  • APSDaemon.exe - Apple Push
  • Foundation.dll - Foundation
  • QuartzCore.dll - QuartzCore (QuartzCore DLL)
  • CFNetwork.dll - CFNetwork
  • CoreAudioToolbox.dll - CoreAudio
  • CoreMedia.dll - CoreMedia
  • distnoted.exe - distnoted
  • CoreLSKD.dll - CoreLSKD
  • defaults.exe - defaults
  • libcache.dll - libcache
  • CoreADI.dll - CoreADI
  • ApplePushService.dll - iCloud (ApplePushService)
  • APSDaemon_main.dll - APS Daemon
  • ASL.dll - WinASL (Apple System Logging)
  • plutil.exe - plutil
  • objc.dll - objc4 (Objective-C Runtime Library)
  • CoreText.dll
  • JavaScriptCore.dll
  • libtidy.dll
  • MediaAccessibility.dll
  • SafariTheme.dll
  • WebKit.dll
  • WebKitQuartzCoreAdditions.dll
  • WTF.dll
  • YSCrashDump.dll
  • YSIconStamper.exe
  • icuin40.dll (by The ICU Project and Apple) - International Components for Unicode (Apple ICU 4.0 Compatibility DLL)
  • icuuc40.dll (by The ICU Project and Apple)
  • libicuin.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • libicuuc.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU Common DLL
  • libexslt.dll - libexslt
  • libxml2.dll - libxml2
  • libxslt.dll - libxslt

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • APSDaemon.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DEF1739C-FC93-4BD7-97E9-A1109B4D353A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • APSDaemon.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named APSDaemon.
Startup File (User Run)
  • APSDaemon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'APSDaemon' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • APSDaemon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'APSDaemon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe".

How do I remove Apple Application Support 32-bit?

Quickly and completely remove Apple Application Support (32-bit) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Apple Application Support 32-bit 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 Apple Application Support (32-bit), 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 Apple Application Support 32-bit.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 61%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 61.04%
Windows 7 35.10%
Windows Vista 3.07%
Windows XP 0.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 30.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.81%
Windows 8.1 13.18%
Windows 10 Pro 9.67%
Windows 7 Professional 7.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.52%
  Germany 7.59%
  United Kingdom 7.50%
  Canada 3.38%
  Australia 2.71%
  Netherlands 2.03%
  Austria 0.78%
  Belgium 0.59%
  India 0.58%
  Singapore 0.52%
  Switzerland 0.42%
  New Zealand 0.40%
  South Africa 0.40%
  Philippines 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.63%
Dell 23.71%
Acer 12.90%
ASUS 9.57%
Toshiba 8.14%
Lenovo 6.79%
Samsung 2.91%
GIGABYTE 2.71%
Medion 1.09%
MSI 0.80%
Intel 0.76%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.91%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.66%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.98%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.89%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.56%

About Apple

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

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