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Should I remove AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 32-bit?

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10% remove it90% keep it
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VersionDistribution 57.35% 5.88% 4.41% 2.94% 2.94% 26.47%

AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 32-bit

What is AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 32-bit?

Provides the software fot the biometric fingerprinter scanner.

About  (from AuthenTec)

AuthenTec and BIO-key solutions include an AuthenTec fingerprint sensor-equipped sleeve or plug-in for iOS, Android and Win Mobile devices that allow users to securely connect to a network server or cloud and gain access to enterprise applications, corporate e-mail, banking or financial applications in a secure yet e...  Read more


AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 32-bit is a software program developed by AuthenTec. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 12.15 MB (12,742,451 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 31% of users of AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 32-bit come from MA, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AuthenTec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Sensor\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E33003B9-6A0D-4126-BD67-6FC62D643501}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 32-bit

  • AtService.exe - AuthenTec Fingerprint Security System (AFSS) (AFSS Service)
  • ATSwpNav.exe - AFSS navigation client
  • TrueprintPanel.exe - AFSS navigation and LED control panel
  • ATEngineAdapter.dll - AuthenTec WBF (AuthenTec WBF engine adapter)
  • ATSensorAdapter.dll - AuthenTec WBF sensor adapter
  • ATStorageAdapter.dll - AuthenTec WBF storage adapter
  • ufma.exe - UFMA (ufma)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • AtService.exe runs as a service named 'AuthenTec Fingerprint Service' (ATService) "Provides applications with access to AuthenTec fingerprint sensors.".

How do I remove AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 32-bit?

You can uninstall AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 32-bit, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AuthenTec WinBio FingerPrint Software 32-bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 7 9%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.35%
Windows 10 17.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.81%
Windows 7 Professional 29.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.96%
Windows 8 Pro 5.97%
Windows 8 2.99%
Windows 10 Pro 2.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 30.77%
  United States 25.64%
  France 10.26%
  India 5.13%
  Italy 3.85%
  Germany 2.56%
  Saudi Arabia 2.56%
  TT 1.28%
  Taiwan 1.28%
  Belgium 1.28%
  DZ 1.28%
  Greece 1.28%
  IQ 1.28%
  Japan 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 59.02%
Toshiba 11.48%
Lenovo 11.48%
Acer 9.84%
Dell 6.56%
ASUS 1.64%
Common models
HP EliteBook 6930p 14.93%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 5.97%
Dell XPS M1530 2.99%
HP Compaq 6530b (GW688AV) 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 2.99%
HP ProBook 5320m 1.49%

About AuthenTec

AuthenTec manufactures fingerprint authentication sensors for personal computers, wireless devices, and building security.
Publisher URL: www.authentec.com


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