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Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2017

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Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2017 is a program developed by Plumbytes Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 plumbytes.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 77.3 MB (81,055,741 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2017 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

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: 77.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2017

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

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.

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Quickly and completely remove Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2017 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Plumbytes Anti-Malware 2017 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 2017, 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 2017.

Win 10 62%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
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 62.07%
Windows 7 31.03%
Windows XP 3.45%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 41.38%
Windows 10 Pro 13.79%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Canada 8.33%
  Germany 8.33%
  Italy 8.33%
  Spain 5.56%
  France 5.56%
  Poland 5.56%
  Switzerland 2.78%
  United Kingdom 2.78%
  Singapore 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.00%
Acer 16.00%
Dell 12.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Toshiba 8.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 3.45%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 3.45%
Nvidia 680iLT 3.45%
MSI MS-7982 3.45%
Micro-Star MS-7577 3.45%


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