Apple Push by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove APSDaemon.exe
MD5:   47833576f0bee0ad7b45109982b769bd
SHA1:   82e86c7373cd6b4b8fa6e69c57ef8c76709e21fb
SHA256:   ecc2f6d0167c7aa9139df6760b60eca62bbab03ce8cd4fb8754b68bf0d28c9d4

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.


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 iTunes published by Apple Inc., iTunes from Apple Inc. and iTunes by Apple Inc..


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:
Size:58.32 KB (59,720 bytes)
Build date:4/16/2013 10:13 PM
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
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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
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  • [UDP] listens on port 65247
  • [UDP] listens on port 62789
  • [UDP] listens on port 62397
  • [UDP] listens on port 58791
  • [UDP] listens on port 62816
  • [UDP] listens on port 62731
  • [UDP] listens on port 64396
  • [UDP] listens on port 56962

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.00104955%
    Kernel CPU:0.00059567%
    User CPU:0.00045388%
    Kernel CPU time:53,729 ms/min
    CPU cycles:111,800/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Private memory:5.73 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):13.68 MB
    Private (minimum):9.66 MB
    Non-paged memory:5.73 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:113.56 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):123.17 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:11.03 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):15.06 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:19,545/min
    I/O read transfer:106 Bytes/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:1/sec
    I/O write transfer:21 Bytes/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    I/O other transfer:1.69 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:62/sec
    Resource allocations
    GUI GDI count:9
    GUI GDI peak:9
    GUI USER count:5
    GUI USER peak:7

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\common files\apple\internet services\apsdaemon.exe" -embedding
    Parent process:svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft Corporation)


    apsdaemon_main.dll (iCloud by Apple)
    Total CPU:0.00712275%
    Kernel CPU:0.00423463%
    User CPU:0.00288812%
    CPU cycles:172,342/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:656 KB
    1.16 MB
    Total CPU:0.00212029%
    Kernel CPU:0.00109561%
    User CPU:0.00102468%
    CPU cycles:58,124/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:620 KB
    APSDaemon.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00112095%
    Kernel CPU:0.00068446%
    User CPU:0.00043648%
    CPU cycles:31,894/sec
    Memory:52 KB
    Total CPU:0.00002961%
    Kernel CPU:0.00002961%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:672/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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