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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,331
United States Rank #24,950
Reach 0.0159%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.34 days
718.10 days >
Average installed length: 377.31 days


VersionDistribution 62.42% 31.21% 6.37%

Install Absolute Data Protect

What is Install Absolute Data Protect?  (from Absolute Software)

A criminal steals your laptop, tablet or phone. Before he sells it to make a quick buck, he rifles through your account numbers and passwords. Addresses and phone numbers. The thought ties your stomach in knots. With Absolute Data Protect, you’re in control when your device goes missing. You can remotely delete persona...  Read more


Install Absolute Data Protect is a software program developed by Absolute Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 548.5 KB (561,664 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 20% of users of Install Absolute Data Protect come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www3.absolute.com/lojackforlaptops/new/absolutedataprotect
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\absolute software\absolute reminder
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{40F4FF7A-B214-4453-B973-080B09CED019}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 548.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Install Absolute Data Protect

  • absolutereminderlib.dll - Absolute Reminder Library
  • absolutereminder.exe - Absolute Reminder
  • absolutereminder.resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • absolutereminder.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Absolute Reminder.

How do I remove Install Absolute Data Protect?

You can uninstall Install Absolute Data Protect 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 Install Absolute Data Protect, 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 Install Absolute Data Protect.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 7 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.85%
Windows 10 11.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 47.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.71%
Windows 10 Pro 5.45%
Windows 10 Home 5.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.96%
Windows 8 Pro 0.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.82%
  Germany 19.23%
  Italy 13.91%
  Canada 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  Belgium 7.10%
  Spain 5.03%
  Netherlands 4.44%
  France 4.14%
  Austria 1.78%
  South Africa 0.89%
  Norway 0.89%
  Switzerland 0.89%
  Australia 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 93.25%
Dell 6.43%
MSI 0.32%
Common models
Acer TravelMate 5744 12.22%
Acer TravelMate 5760 9.97%
Acer TravelMate 5744Z 8.36%
Acer TM8573T 6.43%
Acer TravelMate 5760G 6.11%
Acer TravelMate P653-M 5.47%

About (from Absolute Software)

For individuals, Absolute provides peace-of-mind by physically recovering stolen computers and remotely deleting sensitive files from them.
Publisher URL: www.absolute.com


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