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No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

2.3.4.27 3.13%
2.3.4.24 0.39%
2.2.10.8 2.21%
2.2.9.2 28.13%
2.2.8.1 14.84%
2.2.5.1 23.05%
2.2.3.5 7.68%
2.2.3.2 8.33%
2.1.19.17 4.56%
2.1.19.1 4.69%
2.1.14.3 0.78%
2.1.10.1 2.21%

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advapi32.dll
RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegQueryValueExW
kernel32.dll
GetLastError, GetModuleFileNameW, GetEnvironmentVariableW, SetDllDirectoryW, GetFileAttributesW, WideCharToMultiByte, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, lstrlenW, CloseHandle, GetCommandLineW, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCurrentProcessId, LoadLibraryW, DebugBreak, GetProcAddress, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, CreateToolhelp32Snapshot, Process32FirstW, Process32NextW, GetEnvironmentStringsW, OutputDebugStringA, LoadLibraryA, FreeLibrary, LocalAlloc, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetTickCount, QueryPerformanceCounter, IsDebuggerPresent, UnhandledExceptionFilter, GetCurrentProcess, TerminateProcess, GetStartupInfoA, InterlockedCompareExchange, Sleep, InterlockedExchange, RaiseException
msvcp80.dll
DllMain
msvcr80.dll
DllMain
shell32.dll
CommandLineToArgvW
shlwapi.dll
PathFindExtensionW, PathRemoveFileSpecW, PathFindFileNameW

APSDaemon.exe

Apple Push by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove APSDaemon.exe
Version:   2.1.14.3
MD5:   1f3ff6c062b311fe410ec89f6bfac213
SHA1:   d55a3214be0ced514052957b1b4ecc23a4c06e13
SHA256:   e7dcd366568321bde5b801680b5d0de30548c36ce58e326da6c74537dccaa49b

What is APSDaemon.exe?

The Apple Push Notification Service is a service created by Apple Inc. that uses push technology through a constantly open IP connection to forward notifications from the servers of third party applications to the Apple devices; such notifications may include badges, sounds or custom text alerts.

Overview

apsdaemon.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges. It is set to be start when the PC boots and any user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the all users under the local machine). It is installed with a couple of know programs including Apple Application Support published by Apple Inc., Apple Application Support from Apple Inc. and Apple Application Support by Apple Inc.. The file is digitally signed by Apple Inc. which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).

DetailsDetails

File name:apsdaemon.exe
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Product name:Apple Push
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\apple\apple application support\apsdaemon.exe
File version:2.1.14.3
Size:57.85 KB (59,240 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Apple Inc.
6% remove
Apple Application Support is required to run iTunes, QuickTime and other Apple installed products (do not remove this if you use any of these programs). If you remove this program you will need to reinstall it in order for iTunes to load. The program is also used to connect iTunes to the various iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Apple Inc.
8% remove
My Downloader
12% remove
Notification Center is one of them. We have taken great pictograms, so that everything is kept as simple and beautiful. Also the "New Tab" page has been redesigned. Your personal assistant, always ready to serve. Tippe eg "weather in | Hamburg" one, SmartSearch it tells you immediately. Of course, with voice input and output. What would a browser without having to Favorites? You can have up to nine of your favorite sites from as speed ...
Tuguu SL
  68% remove
Download Keeper is an adware application that runs in the web browser as a toolbar and web extension. The web extension is primarily designed to take control of the user's browser in order to modify the search provider and redirect web searches to the search engine partner the publisher has a revenue relationship with. In doing so, the toolbar performs a number of behaviors in order to maximize the potential of a user to click on sponso...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'APSDaemon' → "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe"

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.50%
Windows 8.1 8.50%
Windows 8 6.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.00%
Windows 8 Pro 2.50%
Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.00%
Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 0.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 0.50%
Windows Vista Business 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 47.24% of Apple Push.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 22.88%
Hewlett-Packard 17.71%
ASUS 15.50%
Toshiba 12.55%
Sony 8.12%
Acer 7.38%
Lenovo 5.17%
Intel 3.69%
GIGABYTE 2.58%
NEC 1.48%
Samsung 1.11%
Sahara 0.74%
Compaq 0.74%
Alienware 0.37%
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