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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
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,690
United States Rank #5,683
Reach 0.0654%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 70.31 days
246.15 days >
Average installed length: 129.33 days


VersionDistribution 29.56% 3.10% 6.36% 60.90% 0.08%

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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 10 as well as Windows 8.1. While about 59% of users of Intel Anti-Theft Discovery App come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 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 10 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 52.99%
Windows 8 18.03%
Windows 10 Home 10.80%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.13%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.27%
  Germany 3.80%
  Canada 3.40%
  France 2.93%
  United Kingdom 2.87%
  Australia 2.73%
  Italy 2.47%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Brazil 1.20%
  India 1.20%
  Norway 1.13%
  Malaysia 1.13%
  Singapore 1.00%
  Sweden 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 36.94%
Hewlett-Packard 21.20%
ASUS 20.58%
Dell 6.63%
Sony 6.39%
Samsung 3.90%
Toshiba 3.90%
NEC 0.23%
Common models
LENOVO 20309 15.46%
HP ENVY TS m6 Sleekbook 14.91%
ASUSTeK Q501LA 10.38%
LENOVO 20308 8.12%
LENOVO 20270 5.39%
ASUSTeK S551LB 5.23%

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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