APN Updater by APN LLC (Signed)

Remove APNMCP.exe


There are 11 versions of apnmcp.exe in the wild, the latest version being It is started as a Windows Service called 'Servicio de actualización Ask' with the name 'APNMCP' and described as “El Servicio de actualización Ask mantiene actualizado el software de tu barra de herramientas Ask.”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 163.18 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to APN LLC by VeriSign. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0005% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.43 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 4.41 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 32 Bytes per minute for reads and 2 Bytes per minute for writes.


File name:apnmcp.exe
Publisher:APN LLC.
Product name:APN Updater
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\askpartnernetwork\toolbar\apnmcp.exe
Issued to:APN LLC
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Monday, April 16, 2012
Expiration date:Thursday, April 9, 2015
Windows Service
Service name:APNMCP
Display name:Servicio de actualización Ask
Description:“El Servicio de actualización Ask mantiene actualizado el software de tu barra de herramientas Ask.”


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of apnmcp.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'APNMCP' (Servicio de actualización Ask)

VersionsAll file variations of apnmcp.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
e7f2414d8ebf7c269fc5fc878c1dd1e9 3be3e27bd191eaebfae3904c59738f68b28f121c 161.9 KB
b342cd9aa44e4ae99e2368ebdbc2e17a 0ab7e14045c76206a8733c6e4d36220a58c85a77 162.45 KB
bef294ffe5f40be768bdcbe1837dfabe 6c1d5dc6b67b4cb2172f97970204a61de992f7e3 162.45 KB
6d46ab4c073fe2692fd72d1808ca2260 f042e641b36a910e5022674b63dccdd00abfabdd 160.95 KB
812a055cf0774160b7fba37f8637451d 6babc7490140e695a8035df4a246a5b929410784 160.95 KB
d41231aecfee88973d56aec2ee5b962d e17dbed6f5fcce9d2bab2b5567c6b48510853006 164.45 KB
dea1d1757f8f8624e498092684b55d58 7afdc2e9948287cf420c5ff5256faf01b27d7735 165.66 KB
ea47d460576859f01abef195dd2f49be a0e0007207f57e7098ef415c455e2fcf08e4ec7a 165.66 KB
8549d4b927c6ae13a118296f2251cc51 cb986dd43f303c27a630a7ae52ff19a212144548 165.13 KB
8f6f2dce36081ea12a98c6b400db62d9 4f414ad6dd16d22fc80e0e4ac2b62be19ee0716d 162.7 KB
b0f97681e48ee0d53fd8492e19294b7d c6c6355a77abe3a69264d880009ea8d090300b68 162.7 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 7.81%
Windows Vista Home Premium 7.81%
Windows 8 Pro 7.81%
Windows 7 Professional 4.69%
Windows 8.1 3.13%
Windows 8 3.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.56%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 1.56%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.56%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 33.87% of APN Updater.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 22.50%
ASUS 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Acer 12.50%
Lenovo 5.00%
Sony 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Intel 2.50%
Alienware 2.50%
MSI 2.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
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