AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe

By Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe

Overview

There are 6 versions of applemobiledevicehelper.exe in the wild, the latest version being 17.921.1.49. applemobiledevicehelper.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 52.32 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Apple Inc. by VeriSign. The programs Apple Mobile Device Support, MobileMe Control Panel and QuickTime 7 have been observed as installing specific variations of applemobiledevicehelper.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0017% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 5.48 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 13.48 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 3.78 KB per minute for reads and 275 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is applemobiledevicehelper.exe?

This is the bootstrapper/helper portion of the Apple MobileDeviceHelper iTunes sync. AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe is installed along with the latest version of Apple iTunes and is used to sync your iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPod or iPad with iTunes when you connect your device to your computer. If you are running Windows XP, before the installation of Service Pack 2, this service was required for use with the Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service.

DetailsDetails

File name:applemobiledevicehelper.exe
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Description:MobileDeviceHelper
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\apple\mobile device support\applemobiledevicehelper.exe
Certificate
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, June 25, 2013

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of applemobiledevicehelper.exe.)
Apple Inc.
8% remove
Apple Mobile Device Support is required and used for the synchronisation between an Apple mobile iOS devices (iPod, iPhone or iPad) and a PC through iTunes. If uninstalled, your iPhone, iPad, or iPod ...
Apple Inc.
24% remove
Users who wished to sync their MobileMe data with a PC had to download and install Apple's MobileMe Control Panel. To install, the user first had to download and install the latest version of iTunes, ...
Apple Inc.
4% remove
MobileMe (replaced by iCloud) was a subscription-based collection of online services. MobileMe allowed users to track the location of their iOS devices via the web portal at me.com. MobileMe had two ...
Apple Inc.
11% remove
MobileMe (replaced by iCloud) was a subscription-based collection of online services. MobileMe allowed users to track the location of their iOS devices via the web portal at me.com. MobileMe had two ...
Apple Inc.
12% remove
MobileMe (replaced by iCloud) was a subscription-based collection of online services. MobileMe allowed users to track the location of their iOS devices via the web portal at me.com. MobileMe had two ...
Apple Inc.
9% remove
MobileMe (replaced by iCloud) was a subscription-based collection of online services. MobileMe allowed users to track the location of their iOS devices via the web portal at me.com. MobileMe had two ...
Apple Inc.
10% remove
QuickTime Player 7 supports older media formats, such as QTVR, interactive QuickTime movies, and MIDI files on Snow Leopard and OS X Lion. It also accepts QuickTime 7 Pro registration codes, which tur...

VersionsAll file variations of applemobiledevicehelper.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
a48d22d9bc2a9f0ab83eeb4362a16935 d3bef54cc3b20458414de47ad29160cd8fb03ab3 42.32 KB
7a2b89c606c245a2b7e4ba708f654ff9 807f0e6c89c92f23d3c78f2cd6f079fe050246a0 54.32 KB
170d6ca6b5619fadcb25b3c3c12b17c3 a98f341cde7d06336edba48c506ce26b4779112f 55.67 KB
81a68edfdc8694b665722795c9887205 8561bbfe690fddbd266824a7cfc586942b341e62 53.89 KB
00e4ce45fd1c5de4122221d44289f4ac eb0937045156d9d3ffe5cc3abc03e333935d110c 53.89 KB
9da5f9909ef807e5a265fb66a70be4ab dd8e5d7ba8b24d591cf9ae36e8cb15fdc0df6c21 53.85 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.63%
Windows 8 14.06%
Windows 8 Pro 9.38%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.13%
Windows Vista Home Premium 3.13%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.56%
Windows 8.1 1.56%
Windows Vista Business 1.56%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.56%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 1.56%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 54.84% of applemobiledevicehelper.exe.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 17.78%
ASUS 17.78%
Dell 17.78%
Toshiba 13.33%
Intel 4.44%
GIGABYTE 4.44%
American Megatrends 2.22%
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