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Should I remove Intel Identity Protection Technology?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,020
United States Rank #13,017
Reach 0.0271%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Intel Identity Protection Technology

What is Intel Identity Protection Technology?  (from Intel)

Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT) helps provide a simple, tamper-resistant method for protecting access to your customer and business data from threats and fraud. As a feature in all Intel inspired Ultrabook™ devices and the latest business PCs utilizing Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors, Intel IPT can be ...  Read more


Intel Identity Protection Technology is a program developed by Intel. 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 main program executable is jhi_service.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 2.43 MB (2,547,260 bytes). IntelWebAPIUpdaterActiveX.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 37% of users of Intel Identity Protection Technology come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Services\IPT\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9602841E-ECE2-1019-AAEE-906A4DE25D6B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.43 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Identity Protection Technology

Program executable:jhi_service.exe
Name:Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel IPT Host Interface Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\Services\IPT\jhi_service.exe
Additional files:
  • IntelWebAPIUpdaterActiveX.dll - Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel WebAPI Updater - Installs and updates Intel WebAPIs)
  • jhi.dll - Intel IPT Host Interface DLL
  • jhi_servicePS.dll - Intel IPT Host Interface PS DLL
  • jhi_servicePS64.dll
  • jhi64.dll
  • npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll
  • otpIha.dll - Intel IPT Host Agent DLL
  • otpIha64.dll
  • EPIDProv.dll - iglhsip32 Dynamic Link Library
  • EPIDProv64.dll - iglhsip64 Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'updater' with a plugin key of '@intel-webapi.intel.com/Intel WebAPI updater' for all users of the PC.
  • jhi_service.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Identity Protection Technology Host Interface Service' (jhi_service) "Intel(R) Identity Protection Technology Host Interface Service - Allows applications to access the local Intel Identity Protection Technology".

How do I remove Intel Identity Protection Technology?

You can uninstall Intel Identity Protection Technology 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(R) Identity Protection Technology, 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 Identity Protection Technology.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Intel Identity Protection Technology you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 10 15%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.45%
Windows 10 14.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.28%
Windows 10 Home 9.55%
Windows 7 Professional 8.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.25%
Windows 10 Pro 1.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.64%
  United Kingdom 5.60%
  Australia 5.28%
  France 4.48%
  Germany 4.16%
  Taiwan 4.00%
  Canada 3.52%
  Italy 3.20%
  Norway 2.72%
  Sweden 2.40%
  Spain 2.24%
  Japan 2.24%
  DK 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 55.32%
Acer 40.68%
Lenovo 3.99%
Common models
Acer Aspire S3 41.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite Z830 17.07%
LENOVO 1080 3.56%
TOSHIBA dynabook R631/28E 0.56%

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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