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Should I remove Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,807
United States Rank #27,863
Reach 0.0043%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.82 days
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Average installed length: 12.77 days

Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016

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Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016 is a software program developed by Plumbytes Software. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named plumbytes.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 93.46 MB (97,996,233 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.plumbytes.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\plumbytes software\plumbytes anti-malware
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Plumbytes Software\Plumbytes Anti-Malware\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 93.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016

Program executable:plumbytes.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\plumbytes software\plumbytes anti-malware\plumbytes.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Plumbytes Anti-Malware
  • AmwService.exe - PLUMBYTES Anti malware (Antimalware service)
  • CmdProxy.dll
  • DB.dll
  • PCRE_16.dll
  • Scan.dll
  • Plumbytes.Common.dll - Plumbytes.Common

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • AmwService.exe runs as a service named 'AMW Service' (pbamw_service) "Plumbytes Anti-Malware Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Plumbytes.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Plumbytes Anti-Malware' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Plumbytes Software\Plumbytes Anti-Malware\Plumbytes.exe" /tray.

How do I remove Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016?

Quickly and completely remove Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016 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 Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016, 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 Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2016.

Win 10 67%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 67.47%
Windows 7 27.71%
Windows XP 2.41%
Windows Vista 2.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 46.99%
Windows 10 Pro 9.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.64%
Windows 8.1 7.23%
Windows 7 Professional 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  France 6.73%
  United Kingdom 5.77%
  Italy 5.77%
  Netherlands 5.77%
  Australia 4.81%
  Germany 4.81%
  Canada 2.88%
  Israel 1.92%
  Poland 1.92%
  Austria 0.96%
  Belgium 0.96%
  Brazil 0.96%
  Czech Republic 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.48%
ASUS 20.69%
Acer 17.24%
Lenovo 12.07%
Dell 10.34%
Medion 3.45%
Common models
ASUSTeK X553MA 2.74%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.74%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.74%
ASUSTeK X751LD 2.74%
Hewlett-Packard 23-k001a 2.74%
TOSHIBA T20 1.37%


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