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United States Rank #2,843
Reach 0.1553%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.02 days
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Average installed length: 341.29 days


7.0 56.86%
6.0 37.19%
3.1.1254 0.10%
3.1.1109 4.97%
3.0 0.88%

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Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security

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

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security is all-in-one, easy-to-use protection for everything you and your family do online-email, socialize, bank, browse, shop, and more. It provides you with a friendly interface, simple screens, and clear reports. In addition to blocking viruses and malware, Titanium Maximum Security fe...  Read more


Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security is a software program developed by Trend Micro. The most common release is 7.0, 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. 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 primary executable is named vizorhtmldialog.exe. The setup package generally installs about 127 files and is usually about 1.55 MB (1,620,504 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 63% of users of Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and New Zealand.

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: 1.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security

Program executable:vizorhtmldialog.exe
Name:Trend Micro Titanium
Trend Micro Mini Browser
Path:C:\Program Files\trend micro\titanium\uiframework\vizorhtmldialog.exe
Additional files:
  • TrendMicro_TISPro_17.10_en-US_32-bit.exe - Trend Micro Internet Security (Trend Micro Internet Security Pro)
  • Trend_Micro.exe - Trend Micro Titanium
  • TTi_6.0_HE_Downloader.exe
  • TTi_HE_Download_32bit.exe
  • cwshredder.exe - CWShredder
  • HiJackThis.exe - HijackThis
  • 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
  • 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
  • utilUniClient.dll
  • WSCStatusController.exe - Trend Micro WSC Status Controller
  • 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
  • tmlwfins.exe - Trend Micro NDIS 6.0 Filter Driver Installation Module
  • TmNSCIns.dll - Trend Micro NSC Driver Installation Module
  • tmwfpins.exe - Trend Micro WFP callout Driver Installation Module
  • 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
  • tmdbg20.dll - Trend Micro Common Client (SolarDebug20 DLL)
  • BrowserPasswordTool32.dll - Trend Micro DirectPass (Browser Password Helper Tools)
  • BrowserPasswordTool64.dll
  • IECfgHlp32.dll - Trend Micro Internet Security IE Configuration Library
  • IECfgHlp64.dll
  • 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

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}.
Scheduled Task
  • uiWinMgr.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEEF6543-A187-4A29-88A5-26B1C885BEEF}'.
3 Services
  • 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".
  • PwmSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Trend Micro DirectPass Zentraler Steuerungsdienst' (PwmSvc) "Verwaltet alle Komponenten von Trend Micro DirectPass".
4 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • 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".
  • 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.
  • 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 "".
  • 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 (port 80).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a23-59-190-131.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a23-62-239-10.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a23-67-251-56.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a63.110.246.41.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a23-39-52-42.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 443).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a23-4-100-42.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 443).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a23-67-100-42.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 443).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to ec2-107-23-37-165.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 80).
  • coreServiceShell.exe connects to a23-214-180-117.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:12.06 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0016712532%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00111684%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00055442%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:161,625
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:25.43 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:19.11 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:5.71 MB
Total CPU:0.0000312324%
Kernel CPU:0.00001952%
User CPU:0.00001171%
CPU cycles/sec:914
I/O reads/min:28 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Memory:336.14 MB
Total CPU:0.0013338323%
Kernel CPU:0.00077032%
User CPU:0.00056351%
CPU cycles/sec:118,595,593
I/O reads/min:50.46 MB
I/O writes/min:1.07 MB

How do I remove Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security?

You can uninstall Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 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, 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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.87%
Windows 10 33.83%
Windows Vista 6.46%
Windows XP 2.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.60%
Windows 8.1 15.46%
Windows 7 Professional 12.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.31%
Windows 8 4.65%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Australia 14.41%
  New Zealand 2.78%
  Germany 2.65%
  India 2.09%
  Canada 1.47%
  United Kingdom 1.24%
  Singapore 1.08%
  Saudi Arabia 1.08%
  South Africa 0.95%
  France 0.88%
  Malaysia 0.80%
  Turkey 0.77%
  Italy 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.22%
Dell 23.08%
Toshiba 10.96%
ASUS 9.89%
Sony 9.69%
Acer 9.34%
Samsung 1.93%
Lenovo 1.67%
Intel 1.37%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.43%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.62%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.09%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.82%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.01%

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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