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Should I remove Trend Micro Anti-Spyware?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0008%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.14 days
3.47 days >
Average installed length: 1.82 days

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Trend Micro Anti-Spyware

What is Trend Micro Anti-Spyware?  (from Trend Micro)

Trend Micro Anti-Spyware is a comprehensive spyware detection and removal solution, designed especially for home users. Built on technology that has shipped on more new PCs from major computer manufacturers than any other anti-spyware product available, it features solid detection capabilities to help identify and halt...  Read more


Trend Micro Anti-Spyware is a program developed by Trend Micro. The main program executable is tmas.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 14.94 MB (15,666,286 bytes). TmUpdate.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 XP as well as Windows XP. While about 74% of users of Trend Micro Anti-Spyware come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.trendmicro.com
Help link: www.intermute.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Tmas
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Tmas\tmas.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 14.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Trend Micro Anti-Spyware

Program executable:tmas.exe
Name:Trend Micro Anti-Spyware
Anti-Spyware Main Module
Path:C:\Program Files\trend micro\tmas\tmas.exe
Additional files:
  • sshook.dll - Trend Micro Anti-Spyware (Anti-Spyware Shell Extension)
  • en-us.dll - Trend Micro Anti-Spyware (English Language Support)
  • SpUninst.exe - Anti-Spyware Uninstaller
  • ssengine.dll - Anti-Spyware Engine
  • ssmsg.exe - Anti-Spyware Message Alert
  • cwshredder.dll - Anti-Spyware Engine (CWShredder)
  • vstlib32.dll - vstlib Dynamic Link Library (VST Dynamic Link Library)
  • Tmasy.exe - Anti-Spyware Main Module
  • TMReport.exe - TMASY Support Module
  • TmUpdate.dll - ActiveUpdate Module (ActiveUpdate module.)
  • TmEngDrv.dll - ActiveClean (TrendMicro Engine Driver Management DLL)
  • SsapiAu32.dll - SsapiAu (Anti-Spyware Active Update)
  • ssapi32.dll - ssapi

How do I remove Trend Micro Anti-Spyware?

You can uninstall Trend Micro Anti-Spyware 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 Trend Micro Anti-Spyware, 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 Trend Micro Anti-Spyware.

Win XP 87%
Win Vista (SP1) 7%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 93.33%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 93.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.19%
  Canada 3.23%
  DZ 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Indonesia 3.23%
  Israel 3.23%
  Malaysia 3.23%
  PR 3.23%
  RS 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 69.23%
American Megatrends 15.38%
Toshiba 7.69%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 9.09%
Sony VGN-SZ381P 9.09%
Sony VGN-N160G 9.09%
Sony VGN-FJ290P 9.09%
Sony VGN-FE770G 9.09%
Sony VGN-FE660G 9.09%

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro is a software security company that developes the Titanium Internet Security, Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security, OfficeScan, and other security products and services.
Publisher URL: www.trendmicro.com


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