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57% remove it43% keep it
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Ashampoo Anti-Malware v.1.21

What is Ashampoo Anti-Malware v.?  (from Ashampoo)

The official successor of Ashampoo AntiSpyWare and Ashampoo AntiVirus has been developed from scratch and combines the best of both technologies all in one solution. The comprehensive security solution protects your PC and your data from external threats and blocks viruses, trojans, worms, malware, rootkits, bots, spyw...  Read more


Ashampoo Anti-Malware v.1.21 is a program developed by Ashampoo. 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 aamw_main.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 199.72 MB (209,423,322 bytes). AAMW_SignatureUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 36% of users of Ashampoo Anti-Malware v. come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and TN.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/0249/Security_Software/Ashampoo-Anti-Malware
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Anti-Malware\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Anti-Malware\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 199.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Anti-Malware v.1.21

Program executable:aamw_main.exe
Name:Ashampoo Anti-MalWare
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo anti-malware\aamw_main.exe
Additional files:
  • AAMW_SignatureUpdate.exe - Ashampoo Anti-Malware (Anti-Malware Updater)
  • AAMW_Tools.exe - Ashampoo Anti-MalWare
  • AAMW_WSC_Control.exe
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • updateMediator.exe
  • AAMW_Guard.exe - Ashampoo Anti-Malware Guard
  • engine.dll (by Emsisoft GmbH) - Emsisoft Anti-Malware (Engine SDK)
  • T3.dll (by IKARUS Security Software) - T3 (T3 Extended Virus Engine (EVE))
  • AAMW_EXIT.exe
  • AAMW_Refresh.exe
  • AAMW_Service.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • AAMW_Service.exe runs as a service named 'Ashampoo Anti-Malware Service' (AAMWService).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AAMW_Guard.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Ashampoo Anti-Malware Guard' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Anti-Malware\AAMW_Guard.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012401957%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00042871%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00081149%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,499,453
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:22.86 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:96.76 MB
Total CPU:0.0007265411%
Kernel CPU:0.00052383%
User CPU:0.00020271%
CPU cycles/sec:32,266,105
I/O reads/min:193.68 MB
I/O writes/min:21.57 KB

How do I remove Ashampoo Anti-Malware v.?

Quickly and completely remove Ashampoo Anti-Malware v.1.21 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ashampoo Anti-Malware v. 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 Ashampoo Anti-Malware v.1.21, 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 Ashampoo Anti-Malware v..

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 10 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.21%
Windows XP 10.53%
Windows 10 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.53%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 5.26%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.00%
  Germany 28.00%
  TN 4.00%
  Belgium 4.00%
  Finland 4.00%
  Iran 4.00%
  Canada 4.00%
  Czech Republic 4.00%
  Poland 4.00%
  Italy 4.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Medion 20.00%
Acer 13.33%
American Megatrends 13.33%
Dell 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7522 8.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 8.33%
MEDION E6224 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2027de 8.33%
HP 500B Microtower 8.33%

About Ashampoo

Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG is a computer software company based in Oldenburg, Germany. They are best known for Ashampoo Burning Studio and Ashampoo WinOptimizer.
Publisher URL: www.ashampoo.com


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