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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:   2.2.3.5
MD5:   d2dad71c96c113ed07f7bb79ad831c28
SHA1:   6e7d6c07a2eec80fbe35bfbd3f699f5986ea6710
SHA256:   8eace797c16663d58b8ba67c9bf135780d1676e16797a1e81706263238c7bc0b

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 typically within the context of its parent svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft Corporation). 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., Supporto applicazioni Apple from Apple Inc. and Supporto applicazioni Apple by Apple Inc..

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:2.2.3.5
Size:57.89 KB (59,280 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.
9% 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.
4% 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
A Apple oferece uma solução integrada em todos os Mac para tornar mais fácil a utilização do computador por pessoas invisuais ou com dificuldades de visão. Esta funcionalidade, denominada VoiceOver, é fiável, fácil de aprender e simples de utilizar.
Apple Inc.
12% remove
Unlike traditional screen reader, VoiceOver is built into the operating system, so you can use new applications directly accessible. No need to buy an upgrade for VoiceOver, install a fresh copy and add the application to a "white list". Moreover, VoiceOver commands work the same in all applications, so when you learn to use them, you will for any accessible application.
Apple Inc.
9% remove
Para simplificar o uso dos computadores pelos cegos e pessoas com dificuldade visual, a Apple oferece uma solução já presente em cada Mac: VoiceOver. Uma solução com excelente custo-benefício, confiável, fácil de aprender, prática e agradável.
Apple Inc.
10% remove
Apple Application Support suorittamiseen vaaditaan iTunes, QuickTime ja muut Applen asennetut tuotteet (älä poista tätä, jos käytät jotakin näistä ohjelmista). Jos poistat ohjelman sinun tulee asentaa uudelleen, jotta iTunesin lataamaan.Ohjelma käytetään myös yhteyden iTunes eri iOS laitteita, kuten iPhone, iPad ja iPod Touch.
Apple Inc.
9% remove
Apple Inc.
11% remove
Apple Application Support (on Windows) is included when you install Quicktime.

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"
Network connections
  • [TCP] 79.140.95.169:80
  • [TCP] st11p01st-courier004-bz.push.apple.com (17.172.232.54:5223)
  • [UDP] listens on port 57110
  • [UDP] listens on port 62075

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00047350%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00019890%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00027460%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:23,626 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    Memory
    Private memory:5.3 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):13.05 MB
    Private (minimum):2.46 MB
    Non-paged memory:5.3 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:107.64 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):112.39 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:4.69 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):13.08 MB
    37.95 MB
    Resource allocations
    Threads:14
    12
    Handles:370
    600
    GUI GDI count:9
    103
    GUI GDI peak:9
    142
    GUI USER count:5
    49
    GUI USER peak:8
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Platform:32-bit
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\common files\apple\apple application support\apsdaemon.exe" -embedding
    Owner:User
    Parent process:svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft Corporation)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    APSDaemon.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00715890%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.00554373%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.00161517%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:200,210/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:2/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:52 KB
    1.16 MB
    apsdaemon_main.dll (iCloud by Apple)
    Total CPU:0.00386745%
    Kernel CPU:0.00245697%
    User CPU:0.00141048%
    CPU cycles:102,665/sec
    Memory:656 KB
    MSVCR80.dll
    Total CPU:0.00091079%
    Kernel CPU:0.00063755%
    User CPU:0.00027324%
    CPU cycles:27,830/sec
    Memory:620 KB
    ntdll.dll
    Total CPU:0.00015107%
    Kernel CPU:0.00015107%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:4,092/sec
    Memory:1.23 MB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    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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