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Should I remove Embarcadero AppWave Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 145.48 days
276.88 days >
Average installed length: 145.48 days


5.0 16.67%
4.2 41.67%
4.1 16.67%
3.2 25.00%

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Embarcadero AppWave Browser

What is Embarcadero AppWave Browser?  (from Embarcadero)

AppWave is a free enterprise grade private PC app store that provides a mobile-like app experience for your Windows PC. AppWave Browser - a dedicated app browser that provides a window into your private storefront, that lets you search, rate, review, and run AppWave apps. AppWave includes a selection of popular free a...  Read more


Embarcadero AppWave Browser is a program developed by Embarcadero. The most used version is 4.2, 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 appwavebrowser.exe. The software installer includes 51 files and is usually about 152.59 MB (159,999,902 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 44% of users of Embarcadero AppWave Browser come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.embarcadero.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Embarcadero\AppWaveBrowser
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Embarcadero\AppWaveBrowser\AppWaveUninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 152.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Embarcadero AppWave Browser

Program executable:appwavebrowser.exe
Name:AppWave Browser
Additional files:
  • sanctuarylib.dll - sanctuarylib AppWave (UNICODE) (Embarcadero Product License Library)
  • npappWaveBrowserDetector64.dll - appWaveBrowserDetector41x64 (AppWave Browser Detector)
  • npAppWaveBrowserDetectorx64.dll - appWaveBrowserDetector42x64 (AppWave Browser Detector x64)
  • AwLnkProxy.exe - AppWave SmartAppLink Proxy
  • borlndmm.dll - Embarcadero Memory Manager
  • AWLcore.dll - AWLcore (32-bit;UNICODE) (Embarcadero AppWave Licensing Core Library)
  • npappWaveBrowserDetector.dll - appWaveBrowserDetector42 (Appwave Browser Detector)
  • cc32110mt.dll - Embarcadero RAD Studio (Embarcadero RAD Studio C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT))
  • ElevateLauncher.exe - Elevate Launcher
  • AppWaveStudio.dll - AppWave Studio
  • AwLnkFix.exe - Streaming Core (AppWave Links)
  • CoreCLI.exe - Streaming Core CLI Module
  • CoreHelper.exe - Streaming Core Helper Module
  • CoreRPM.dll - AppWave Player (Streaming Core RPM Module)
  • PackagerRes.dll - AppWave Studio Resource DLL
  • PlayerDetect.dll - Streaming Core Detection Module
  • PlayerRes.dll - AppWave Player Resource DLL
  • StreamingCore.DLL - Streaming Core COM Server
  • StreamingCore.exe
  • StreamingCoreRes.dll - Streaming Core Resource Module
  • TurboOption.exe - Turbo Option
  • AppLauncher.exe - AppLauncher
  • Elevate.dll (by CubicleSoft) - Elevate (Elevation API DLL)
  • Elevate.exe (by CubicleSoft) - Elevation Transaction Coordinator
  • AppWavec.exe
  • AppWaveUninstaller.exe
  • AwLnkProxyServer.dll
  • AWZip.dll
  • Logger.dll
  • PADEProductManager.exe
  • Restarter.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npappWaveBrowserDetector.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npappWaveBrowserDetector.dll'.
3 Mozilla Plugins
  • npAppWaveBrowserDetectorx64.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'www.embarcadero.com/appWaveBrowserDetector50' with a plugin key of 'www.embarcadero.com/appWaveBrowserDetector50' for all users of the PC.
  • npappWaveBrowserDetector.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'www.embarcadero.com/appWaveBrowserDetector50' with a plugin key of 'www.embarcadero.com/appWaveBrowserDetector50' for all users of the PC.
  • npappWaveBrowserDetector64.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'www.embarcadero.com/appWaveBrowserDetector41' with a plugin key of 'www.embarcadero.com/appWaveBrowserDetector41' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • AppWaveBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8A8A82F8-D7D7-45D8-B876-B8CCC562F6B9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Embarcadero AppWave Browser?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Embarcadero AppWave Browser you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8 Pro 16.67%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.75%
  Canada 18.75%
  Brazil 6.25%
  Korea 6.25%
  Russia 6.25%
  Portugal 6.25%
  OM 6.25%
  Poland 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 11.11%
LENOVO 80JE 11.11%
LENOVO 20175 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv3500 Notebo... 11.11%
HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC 11.11%

Publisher URL: www.embarcadero.com


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