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Should I remove Malware Protection Live?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,290
United States Rank #5,982
Reach 0.0719%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.35 days
305.24 days >
Average installed length: 160.38 days

Malware Protection Live


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 1.92 MB (2,015,742 bytes). update.exe 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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of Malware Protection Live come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\malwareprotectionlive
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MalwareProtectionLive\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Malware Protection Live

  • MalwareProtectionClient.exe - MalwareProtectionClient
  • uninstall.exe
  • update.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MalwareProtectionClient.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MPLClient.
Startup File (User Run)
  • MalwareProtectionClient.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MalwareProtectionLive' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MalwareProtectionLive\MalwareProtectionClient.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MalwareProtectionClient.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MalwareProtectionLive' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MalwareProtectionLive\MalwareProtectionClient.exe.

How do I remove Malware Protection Live?

You can uninstall Malware Protection Live 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 Malware Protection Live, 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 Malware Protection Live.

Win 10 70%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 70.40%
Windows 7 27.77%
Windows XP 1.06%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 37.92%
Windows 10 Pro 15.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.04%
Windows 7 Professional 7.77%
Windows 8.1 5.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.78%
  Italy 7.92%
  United Kingdom 5.75%
  India 4.16%
  Germany 3.53%
  Canada 2.79%
  Philippines 2.79%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  Australia 2.39%
  Singapore 2.17%
  France 1.82%
  Spain 1.65%
  Malaysia 1.20%
  Sweden 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.65%
Acer 17.72%
Dell 16.43%
ASUS 13.64%
Lenovo 11.06%
Toshiba 4.08%
Samsung 3.33%
Medion 0.54%
Alienware 0.43%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.69%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.43%
HP HP Notebook 4.17%
ASUS All Series 3.91%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.60%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.34%


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