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United States Rank #13,510
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 140.44 days


5.4 72.22%
5.2 6.75%
5.0 21.03%

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Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012

What is Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012?  (from Trend Micro)

Trend Micro Titanium Premium Security is complete protection for your data and devices. It provides easy-to-use protection for everything you and your family do online, no matter how you connect to the Internet. It features: Protection for up to 5 devices—Windows PCs, Mac computers, Android tablets or Android smartphon...  Read more


Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012 is a program developed by Trend Micro. The most used version is 5.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is vizorhtmldialog.exe. The software installer includes 90 files and is usually about 210 KB (215,040 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 62% of users of Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and India.

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: 210 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012

Program executable:vizorhtmldialog.exe
Name:Trend Micro Titanium
Trend Titanium
Signed by:Trend Micro
Path:C:\Program Files\trend micro\titanium\uiframework\vizorhtmldialog.exe
Additional files:
  • AMSP_LogServer.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Malware Solution Platform
  • coreConfigRepository.dll
  • coreFrameworkHost.exe
  • coreServiceShell.exe
  • inner_AMSP_ClientLibrary.dll
  • instInstallationLibrary.dll
  • outer_AMSP_ClientLibrary.dll
  • Roach.exe
  • util3rdComponentInstall.dll
  • utilAccessControl.dll
  • utilComponentInfo.dll
  • utilDebugLog.dll
  • utilGenericLoader.dll
  • utilInstallation.dll
  • utilIPC.dll
  • utilMsgBuffer.dll
  • utilRollback.exe
  • utilRPC.dll
  • utilThread.dll
  • libcef.dll - Trend Micro's Chromium Embedded Framework (Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library)
  • tdiins.exe - Trend Micro Network Security Components (Trend Micro TDI Driver Installation Module)
  • TmExtIns.exe - Trend Micro Browser Plugin Installer
  • TmExtIns32.exe
  • TMAS_OE.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Spam for Outlook (Trend Micro Anti-Spam for OE)
  • TMAS_OEImp.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Spam Importer for OE
  • TMAS_OEMon.exe - Trend Micro Anti-Spam for OE monitor
  • TMAS_OL.exe
  • 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
  • iau.dll - Trend Micro ActiveUpdate Module
  • tmdbg20.dll - Trend Micro Common Client (SolarDebug20 DLL)
  • BrowserPasswordTool32.dll - Trend Micro DirectPass (Browser Password Helper Tools)
  • BrowserPasswordTool64.dll
  • DREBoot.exe - Damage Recovery Engine (DREBoot)
  • IECfgHlp64.dll - Trend Micro Internet Security IE Configuration Library
  • InstallFrame.dll - Trend Micro DirectPass Install frame
  • InstallWorkspace.exe - Trend Micro DirectPass Install console
  • ProviderManager32.dll - Provider Manager Dynamic Link Library
  • ProviderManager64.dll
  • PwmConsole.exe - Management console
  • PwmDiagnose.exe - Diagnostic Toolkit for Trend Micro DirectPass
  • PwmIEBHO32.dll - Trend Micro browser add-on
  • PwmSvc.exe - Trend Micro DirectPass Service
  • PwmUpPa.exe - Trend Micro DirectPass Patch Agent
  • Remove.exe - Trend Micro DirectPass Remove Launcher
  • helperUCInstallation.dll - Trend Micro UniClient (Trend Micro Client Installation Library)
  • OEMConsole.exe - OEM Console Tool
  • uiSeAgnt.exe - Client Session Agent
  • uiUpdateTray.exe - Update Tray
  • uiWatchDog.exe - Trend Micro Client Session Agent Monitor
  • utilJsonHandle.dll - Trend Micro Client Utility
  • utilNetCtrl.dll - libNetCt DLL
  • utilUIProfile.dll
  • utilUniClient.dll
  • WSCStatusController.exe - Trend Micro WSC Status Controller
  • Corridor.dll - Trend Micro Corridor (Corridor Dynamic Link Library)
  • CorridorService.dll
  • DLLForVersionDisplay.dll - Trend Micro Titanium (DllForVersionDisplay)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PwmIEBHO32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Trend Micro DirectPass BHO' with the class of {3F019D1C-7EAA-4F25-A765-FBA635BD0AFF}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • PwmIEBHO32.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Trend Micro DirectPass ToolBar' with the class of {9B4B91FC-EC4D-4018-9575-96FA5A3C03C5}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • ShorcutLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8C217F29-A4E3-4DBA-92E0-9852E075D706}' (runs on registration).
  • Remove.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{384A4AB5-1D4F-4339-96CF-F1ED0D6E7BA0}' (runs on registration).
  • uiWinMgr.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEEF6543-A187-4A29-88A5-26B1C885BEEF}'.
3 Services
  • PwmSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro DirectPass Central Control Service' (PwmSvc) "Manages all components of Trend Micro DirectPass".
  • TiMiniService.exe runs as a service named 'TiMiniService' (TiMiniService) "Helps install Trend Micro software.".
  • coreServiceShell.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro Solution Platform' (Amsp) "Manages Trend Micro security modules".
4 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • uiWinMgr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Trend Micro Titanium' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Titanium\UIFramework\uiWinMgr.exe" -set Silent "1" SplashURL "".
  • 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.
  • VizorShortCut.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Trend Micro Titanium' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Titanium\VizorShortCut.exe" -ReFlush "none" "none".
  • uiWatchDog.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Trend Micro Client Framework' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\UniClient\UiFrmWrk\UIWatchDog.exe".
Network connections
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to www-slb-10-09-frc1.facebook.com ( port 80).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a23-10-20-42.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 443).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a23-9-100-42.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000019883%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000175%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000024%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:95
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:339.93 MB
Total CPU:0.0000505957%
Kernel CPU:0.00001616%
User CPU:0.00003443%
CPU cycles/sec:23,381,209
I/O reads/min:2.58 MB
I/O writes/min:227 KB
Total CPU:0.0117922579%
Kernel CPU:0.00672309%
User CPU:0.00506917%

How do I remove Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012?

You can uninstall Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012 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 Titanium Maximum Security 2012, 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 Titanium Maximum Security 2012.

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Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.14%
Windows Vista 11.90%
Windows XP 5.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.11%
Windows 7 Home Basic 10.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.73%
Windows 7 Professional 7.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.85%
  Australia 8.67%
  India 5.78%
  New Zealand 3.18%
  Indonesia 2.02%
  Germany 2.02%
  Saudi Arabia 1.73%
  France 1.45%
  Philippines 1.45%
  Canada 1.45%
  Singapore 0.87%
  South Africa 0.87%
  Malaysia 0.87%
  United Kingdom 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 33.68%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 19.47%
Toshiba 11.05%
Acer 6.84%
ASUS 6.32%
Lenovo 1.58%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.00%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.67%
Sony SVE15116ENB 2.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.00%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.00%
Acer Aspire 5560 2.00%

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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