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Should I remove Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,376
United States Rank #5,114
Reach 0.0819%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 70.31 days
225.59 days >
Average installed length: 118.53 days


VersionDistribution 29.77% 2.44% 6.35% 61.36% 0.09%

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Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App

What is Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App?  (from Intel)

In an effort to help streamline our security offerings, Intel is winding down its Intel® Anti-Theft Technology business, including its Intel® Anti-Theft Service. Intel® Anti-Theft Service will be terminated by the end of January 2015. If you are a current user of Intel® Anti-Theft Service and your subscription ends aft...  Read more


Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 3.46 MB (3,629,031 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 8. While about 60% of users of Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: antitheft.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{707248B9-2D34-4D77-A5C6-2A8A54848E5A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.46 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App

  • IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECUninstaller.exe - IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECUninstaller
  • IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECInstaller.exe - IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECInstaller
  • IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECLauncher.exe - IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECLauncher
  • IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECNotifier.exe - IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECNotifier
  • IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryApp.exe - Intel® Anti-Theft (Intel® Anti-Theft Discovery App)
  • checktdt.dll - Intel Anti Theft (Intel(R) Anti Theft CheckTDT DLL)
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECNotifier.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECNotifier.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECNotifier.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECNotifier' which loads as C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App\IntelAntiTheftDiscoveryAppIECNotifier.exe.

How do I remove Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App?

Quickly and completely remove Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App 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 Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App, 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 Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 57.67%
Windows 8 19.43%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.31%
Windows 10 Home 5.23%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.58%
  Canada 3.56%
  Germany 3.10%
  France 2.88%
  United Kingdom 2.88%
  Australia 2.80%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Italy 1.89%
  Brazil 1.29%
  India 1.29%
  Malaysia 1.29%
  Norway 0.98%
  Singapore 0.83%
  Sweden 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 36.48%
Hewlett-Packard 22.13%
ASUS 20.91%
Dell 6.65%
Sony 6.39%
Samsung 3.67%
Toshiba 3.24%
NEC 0.26%
Common models
HP ENVY TS m6 Sleekbook 15.73%
LENOVO 20309 14.77%
ASUSTeK Q501LA 10.23%
LENOVO 20308 8.04%
LENOVO 20270 5.42%
ASUSTeK S551LB 5.42%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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