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Should I remove Trend Micro Antivirus+?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,730
United States Rank #7,990
Reach 0.0192%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.98 days
218.51 days >
Average installed length: 114.81 days


16.0 0.26%
12.0 4.23%
11.0 11.64%
10.0 29.10%
8.0 54.76%

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Trend Micro Antivirus+


Trend Micro Antivirus+ is a software program developed by Trend Micro. The most common release is 8.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named vizorhtmldialog.exe. The setup package generally installs about 138 files and is usually about 1.28 MB (1,341,495 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 87% of users of Trend Micro Antivirus+ come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.trendmicro.com
Help link: www.trendmicro.com/support/consumer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Titanium\Remove.exe
Estimated size: 1.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Trend Micro Antivirus+

Program executable:vizorhtmldialog.exe
Name:Trend Micro Titanium
Trend Micro Mini Browser
Path:C:\Program Files\trend micro\titanium\uiframework\vizorhtmldialog.exe
Additional files:
  • TTi_7.0_EL_Downloader.exe - Trend Micro Titanium
  • TTi_8.0_EL_Full ug free for 2015.exe - Trend Micro Installer
  • AMSP_LogServer.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Malware Solution Platform
  • coreConfigRepository.dll
  • coreFrameworkHost.exe
  • coreServiceShell.exe
  • helperUCInstallation.dll - Trend Micro Client Installation Library
  • inner_AMSP_ClientLibrary.dll
  • instInstallationLibrary.dll
  • OEMConsole.exe - OEM Console Tool
  • outer_AMSP_ClientLibrary.dll
  • uiSeAgnt.exe - Client Session Agent
  • uiUpdateTray.exe - Update Tray
  • uiWatchDog.exe - Trend Micro Client Session Agent Monitor
  • util3rdComponentInstall.dll
  • utilAccessControl.dll
  • utilComponentInfo.dll
  • utilDebugLog.dll
  • utilETW.dll
  • utilGenericLoader.dll
  • utilInstallation.dll
  • utilIPC.dll
  • utilJsonHandle.dll - Trend Micro Client Utility
  • utilMsgBuffer.dll
  • utilNetCtrl.dll - libNetCt DLL
  • utilRollback.exe
  • utilRPC.dll
  • utilThread.dll
  • utilUIProfile.dll
  • WSCStatusController.exe - Trend Micro WSC Status Controller
  • libcef.dll - Trend Micro's Chromium Embedded Framework (Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library)
  • TMAS_OL.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Spam for Outlook
  • TMAS_OLImp.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Spam Importer for Outlook
  • TMAS_OLSentry.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Spam Sentry for Outlook
  • TMAS_WLM.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Spam for WLMail
  • TMAS_WLMMon.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Spam for WLMail monitor
  • bhoDirectPass32.dll - Trend Micro Password Manager (Trend Micro Password Manager browser add-on)
  • bhoDirectPass64.dll
  • BrowserPasswordExporter.exe - Password Manager Password Exporter
  • BrowserPasswordExporter64.exe
  • BrowserPasswordTool32.dll - Browser Password Helper Tools
  • BrowserPasswordTool64.dll
  • IECfgHlp32.dll - Trend Micro Internet Security IE Configuration Library
  • IECfgHlp64.dll
  • InstallFrame.dll - Trend Micro Password Manager Install frame
  • InstallWorkspace.exe - Trend Micro Password Manager Install console
  • ProviderManager32.dll - Provider Manager Dynamic Link Library
  • AirSupportLauncher_ER-TI90.exe - Trend Micro AirSupport (Trend Micro Air Support)
  • ProviderManager64.dll - Trend Micro DirectPass
  • PwmConsole.exe - Management console
  • PwmSvc.exe - Trend Micro Password Manager Service
  • TmDbg64.dll - TmDbgLog Dynamic Link Library
  • AirSupportLauncher_ER-TI80.exe - Trend Micro Platinum
  • CorridorService.dll - Trend Micro Corridor
  • PackageRemover.exe - PackageRemover Application
  • PtSessionAgent.exe - Platinum user session agent
  • PtSvcHost.exe - Platinum Host Service
  • PtUserSessionWrapper.exe - Platinum user session wrapper
  • remove.exe - Remove Application
  • RescueHelper.exe - RescueHelper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • bhoDirectPass32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Password Manager BHO' with the class of {782829FB-43A5-4AE0-A14E-590A252E7946} (Trend Micro Password Manager 3.5 BHO).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • bhoDirectPass32.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Barre d'outils de Password Manager' with the class of {97EE74D2-C351-4ECE-B75A-8CD36FAE3661} (Trend Micro Password Manager 3.5 Toolbar).
2 Services
  • coreServiceShell.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro Solution Platform' (Amsp) "Manages Trend Micro security modules".
  • PwmSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro Password Manager Central Control Service' (PwmSvc) "Manages all components of Trend Micro Password Manager".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PwmConsole.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PwmConsole.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\TMIDS\PwmConsole.exe" -s.

How do I remove Trend Micro Antivirus+?

You can uninstall Trend Micro Antivirus+ 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 Antivirus+, 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 Antivirus+.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Trend Micro Antivirus+ you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 10 63%
Win 8.1 0%
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 63.06%
Windows 7 31.40%
Windows Vista 4.49%
Windows XP 1.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 30.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.55%
Windows 8.1 20.69%
Windows 10 Pro 6.37%
Windows 7 Professional 5.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.91%
  Canada 2.18%
  Germany 1.85%
  France 1.51%
  United Kingdom 1.34%
  Australia 1.17%
  Italy 1.17%
  Austria 1.01%
  Russia 0.50%
  New Zealand 0.34%
  Netherlands 0.34%
  Hong Kong 0.17%
  Singapore 0.17%
  Brazil 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.07%
Dell 33.33%
ASUS 6.74%
Acer 5.67%
Toshiba 5.67%
Lenovo 2.13%
MSI 1.42%
Gateway 1.06%
Alienware 1.06%
Intel 1.06%
Samsung 0.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.16%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.69%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.76%
Dell Inspiron 5735 3.29%

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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