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24% remove it76% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,890
United States Rank #39,453
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1.1.3 93.10%
1.0.2 6.90%

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Ashampoo Privacy Protector

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Ashampoo Privacy Protector is a program developed by Ashampoo. The most used version is 1.1.3, 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 main program executable is privacyprotector.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 47.68 MB (49,996,647 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of Ashampoo Privacy Protector come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Privacy Protector\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Privacy Protector\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 47.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Privacy Protector

Program executable:privacyprotector.exe
Name:Ashampoo Privacy Protector
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo privacy protector\privacyprotector.exe
Additional files:
  • LangID2.Interop.dll - Ashampoo LanguageID API (LangID2.Interop)
  • Ash_Lang2.Interop.dll - Ashampoo AshLang 2 API (Ash_Lang2.Interop)
  • Common.dll - Common
  • PrivacyProtector.Interop.dll - PrivacyProtector.Interop
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • updateMediator.exe - Update Mediator
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PrivacyProtector.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Ashampoo Privacy Protector Weekly Security Scan' (runs weekly on Sundays at 19:08).

How do I remove Ashampoo Privacy Protector?

Quickly and completely remove Ashampoo Privacy Protector from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ashampoo Privacy Protector 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 Privacy Protector, 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 Privacy Protector.

Win 10 83%
Win 7 (SP1) 17%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 82.76%
Windows 7 17.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 41.38%
Windows 10 Home 27.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.34%
Windows 8 3.45%
Windows 7 Professional 3.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.10%
  France 10.26%
  Germany 10.26%
  Netherlands 5.13%
  UA 2.56%
  Sweden 2.56%
  Greece 2.56%
  Canada 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
Acer 18.18%
Intel 13.64%
Samsung 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
NEC 4.55%
MSI 4.55%
Medion 4.55%
Dell 4.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard CQ2904EF 9.52%
Acer Predator PH317-51 4.76%
Acer Aspire M3985 4.76%
Samsung R530/R730/P530 ... 4.76%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 4.76%

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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