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4% remove it96% keep it
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Assistant Migration Windows

What is Assistant Migration Windows?  (from Apple)

Use Windows Migration Assistant to migrate your files from your old Microsoft Windows-based PC to your Mac running OS X Mountain Lion or OS X Lion. Migration Assistant automatically transfers your contacts, calendars, and email accounts and more, and puts them in the appropriate applications. If you've already gone thr...  Read more


Assistant Migration Windows is a software program developed by Apple. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 primary executable is named MigrationAssistant.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 7.19 MB (7,542,549 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 44% of users of Assistant Migration Windows come from France, it is also popular in Canada and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com/fr
Help link: www.apple.com/fr/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Windows Migration Assistant\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C182D467-6F0A-418A-8B38-788F376F7502}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.19 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Assistant Migration Windows

Program executable:MigrationAssistant.exe
Name:Migration Assistant
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Windows Migration Assistant\MigrationAssistant.exe
Additional files:
  • SMBonjourLib.dll - System Migration Bonjour Support Library
  • SMInstallLib.dll - System Migration Install Support Library (SMInstallLib)
  • SMNativeLib.dll - System Migration Native Utilites Library
  • SQLite3.dll - SQLite3 Dynamic Link Library
  • SMUtilities.dll - System Migration Utilities (SMUtilities)
  • SystemMigration.dll - System Migration Engine (SystemMigration)
  • MigrationAssistant.exe - Migration Assistant
  • AutoLoader.dll - AutoLoader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MigrationAssistant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Windows Migration Assistant\MigrationAssistant.exe'.

How do I remove Assistant Migration Windows?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.17%
Windows 8 20.69%
Windows Vista 17.24%
Windows XP 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.24%
Windows 10 Home 17.24%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.12% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 44.12%
  Canada 35.29%
  United States 14.71%
  MA 2.94%
  Switzerland 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Dell 10.71%
Samsung 10.71%
Toshiba 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Sony 3.57%
Lenovo 3.57%
Alienware 3.57%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 4.00%
Sony VGN-FZ140QE 4.00%
Samsung RC420/RC520/RC720 4.00%
Samsung R530/R730 4.00%

About Apple

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


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