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Should I remove iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,496
Reach 0.0176%


VersionDistribution 59.65% 4.03% 1.44% 1.73% 0.86% 31.99% 0.29%

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What is iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm?  (from Apple)

iPhone Configuration Utility lets you easily create, maintain, encrypt, and install configuration profiles, track and install provisioning profiles and authorized applications, and capture device information including console logs. Configuration profiles are XML files that contain device security policies, VPN configur...  Read more


iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm is a software program developed by Apple. The most common release is, 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. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named iPCU.exe. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 12.81 MB (13,428,315 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 81% of users of iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com/de
Help link: www.apple.com/de/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E3CE48D3-281F-4659-8FE3-05E214E8B907}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.81 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm

Program executable:iPCU.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm\iPCU.exe
Additional files:
  • AppleVersions.dll - Apple Software Support Version Check (Apple Software Support Version Check Dynamic Link Library)
  • ManagedMobileDevice.dll - ManagedMobileDevice (.NET Wrapper for Apple Mobile Device)
  • CoreFoundation.NET.dll - CoreFoundation.NET (CoreFoundation .NET Converter)
  • AVFoundationCF.dll - AVFoundationCF
  • CoreFoundation.dll - CoreFoundation
  • CoreVideo.dll - CodeVideo.dll (CoreVideo)
  • iPCUScripting.dll - iPCUScripting
  • CoreGraphics.dll - CoreGraphics (CoreGraphics DLL)
  • DTConfigKit.dll - DTConfigKit
  • APSDaemon.exe - Apple Push
  • Foundation.dll - Foundation
  • CoreAudioToolbox.dll - CoreAudio (CoreAudio-Ressourcendatei)
  • CoreMedia.dll - CoreMedia
  • distnoted.exe - distnoted
  • defaults.exe - defaults
  • libcache.dll - libcache
  • ApplePushService.dll - iCloud (ApplePushService)
  • APSDaemon_main.dll - APS Daemon
  • iPCU.exe - iPCU
  • ASL.dll
  • CoreText.dll
  • JavaScriptCore.dll
  • libtidy.dll
  • BouncyCastle.Crypto.dll (by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle) - Bouncy Castle Cryptography API
  • Nlog.dll (by NLog) - NLog - .NET Logging Library (NLog for .NET 2.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • iPCU.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{151D3DC2-5613-40DD-A024-4E5E4FE81A4A}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • APSDaemon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'APSDaemon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • distnoted.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gemeinsame Dateien\Apple\Apple Application Support\distnoted.exe'.
Network connections
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to nk11p01st-courier031-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to nk11p01st-courier057-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to nk11p01st-courier059-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to nk11p01st-courier064-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to nk11p01st-hpaj392739-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to nk11p01st-hpaj392936-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to st11p01st-courier027-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to st11p01st-courier032-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to st11p01st-courier041-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • APSDaemon.exe connects to st11p01st-courier087-bz.push.apple.com ( port 5223).
  • Plus 6 more

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0021398070%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00154556%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00059425%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:239,805
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:339 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:19 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:2.16 MB
Total CPU:0.0001000674%
Kernel CPU:0.00006188%
User CPU:0.00003819%
CPU cycles/sec:3,070
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes
I/O writes/min:10 Bytes

How do I remove iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm?

You can uninstall iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm 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 iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm, 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 iPhone-Konfigurationsprogramm.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.44%
Windows Vista 24.14%
Windows 10 14.08%
Windows XP 10.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.99%
Windows 7 Professional 11.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.65%
Windows 10 Home 2.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.36% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 81.36%
  Austria 7.34%
  United States 6.50%
  Switzerland 3.67%
  Spain 0.56%
  Belgium 0.28%
  Hungary 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.69%
Acer 18.13%
Medion 17.62%
Hewlett-Packard 15.54%
ASUS 5.70%
Samsung 5.18%
Intel 3.63%
American Megatrends 3.11%
Lenovo 1.55%
Sahara 1.55%
Sony 1.04%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 8.57%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 2.86%
MEDIONPC MS-7318 2.86%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.14%

About Apple

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Publisher URL: www.apple.com


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