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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #251
United States Rank #193
Reach 2.2930%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.82 days
260.22 days >
Average installed length: 136.72 days


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Intel Trusted Execution Engine

What is Intel Trusted Execution Engine?

Intel Trusted Execution Technology primary goal is to attest to the authenticity of a platform and its operating system and to assure that an authentic OS starts in a trusted environment. The Trusted Platform Module (TPM) as specified by the TCG provides many security functions including special registers.

About  (from Intel)

The Intel TXE requires that Microsoft's Kernel-Mode Driver Framework (KMDF) version 1.11 update for Windows 7 is installed first. If the KMDF is not installed, you can see either error 37 or error 28 on the Intel TXE device in Device Manager.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 8.44 MB (8,852,765 bytes). The installed file IntelWebAPIUpdaterActiveX.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=23415
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\TXE Components
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Intel\Package Cache\{176E2755-0A17-42C6-88E2-192AB2131278}\Setup.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 8.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Trusted Execution Engine

  • JHI.dll - Intel(R) Dynamic Application Loader Host Interface (Intel(R) Dynamic Application Loader Host Interface DLL)
  • jhi_service.exe
  • JHI64.dll
  • JhiSharp.dll
  • TeeManagement64.dll
  • iha.dll - Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT Host Agent DLL)
  • iha64.dll
  • IntelWebAPIIPTActiveX.dll - Intel web components for Intel® Identity Protection Technology
  • IntelWebAPIUpdaterActiveX.dll - Intel web components updater - Installs and updates the Intel web components
  • iptWys.dll - Intel® IPT Protected Transaction Display DLL
  • iptWys64.dll
  • npIntelWebAPIIPT.dll
  • npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll
  • UpdateServiceCProxy.dll - UpdateServiceCProxy
  • UpdateServiceCProxy64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npIntelWebAPIUpdater.dll'.
  • npIntelWebAPIIPT.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npIntelWebAPIIPT.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npIntelWebAPIIPT.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'iptE' with a plugin key of '@intel-webapi.intel.com/Intel WebAPI ipt;version=4.0.5' for all users of the PC.
  • 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) Dynamic Application Loader Host Interface' (jhi_service) "Intel(R) Dynamic Application Loader Host Interface Service - Allows applications to access the local Intel (R) DAL.".

How do I remove Intel Trusted Execution Engine?

You can uninstall Intel Trusted Execution Engine 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) Trusted Execution Engine, 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 Trusted Execution Engine.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Intel Trusted Execution Engine you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.08%
Windows 7 0.91%
Windows Vista 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 41.93%
Windows 8.1 Connected 24.36%
Windows 8.1 21.37%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.65%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 2.22%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 1.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.10%
  United Kingdom 6.71%
  Italy 6.18%
  France 3.78%
  Germany 3.73%
  Canada 2.61%
  Australia 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.28%
  Spain 1.27%
  Brazil 0.97%
  Mexico 0.92%
  Sweden 0.84%
  Poland 0.61%
  DK 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.37%
Acer 23.89%
ASUS 18.48%
Lenovo 14.45%
Toshiba 7.86%
Dell 4.44%
Medion 1.52%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 8.38%
ASUSTeK X551MA 4.93%
LENOVO 80G0 4.67%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 4.42%
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 3.37%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 3.10%

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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