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VersionsAdditional versions

8.20.468.0 14.03%
8.20.468.0 6.47%
8.15.406.0 0.18%
8.15.406.0 1.80%
8.01.249.0 1.26%
8.01.249.0 0.18%
8.0.225.0 0.18%
8.0.225.0 0.90%
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6.31.258.0 0.18%
6.30.192.0 0.18%
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5.50.662.0 0.90%
2.3.188.0 5.94%
2.2.173.0 22.30%
2.2.173.0 0.90%
2.1.177.0 14.75%
2.1.177.0 2.34%
2.0.162.0 3.42%
2.0.162.0 11.87%
2.0.161.0 1.08%
2.0.161.0 3.96%
1.1.500.0 3.78%

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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
TraceMessage, RegCloseKey, RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegSetValueExW, RegDeleteValueW, RegCreateKeyExW, GetTraceEnableFlags, GetTraceEnableLevel, GetTraceLoggerHandle, RegisterTraceGuidsW, UnregisterTraceGuids, RegEnumKeyW, RegQueryInfoKeyW, CryptGenRandom, CryptAcquireContextW, CryptReleaseContext, GetSecurityInfo, AllocateAndInitializeSid, SetEntriesInAclW, SetSecurityInfo, FreeSid, GetSidLengthRequired, InitializeSid, GetSidSubAuthority, CheckTokenMembership, IsValidSid, GetLengthSid, CopySid, RegEnumKeyExW
cfgmgr32.dll
CM_Get_Parent, CM_Get_Device_IDW
crypt32.dll
CertVerifyCertificateChainPolicy, CertFreeCertificateChain, CertGetCertificateChain, CertGetNameStringW, CertFreeCertificateContext, CertDuplicateCertificateContext
dbghelp.dll
GetTimestampForLoadedLibrary
gdi32.dll
DeleteDC, GetObjectW, SelectObject, CreateCompatibleDC, CreateCompatibleBitmap, DeleteObject, CreateDIBSection, SetBitmapBits, GetBitmapBits, GetDeviceCaps, CreateFontIndirectW
hid.dll
HidD_GetFeature, HidD_SetFeature, HidD_FreePreparsedData, HidD_GetAttributes, HidD_GetPreparsedData, HidP_GetUsageValue, HidP_GetUsages, HidP_MaxUsageListLength, HidP_UsageListDifference, HidP_GetLinkCollectionNodes, HidD_GetHidGuid, HidP_GetCaps, HidD_SetNumInputBuffers, HidP_SetUsageValue, HidP_GetValueCaps, HidP_SetUsages, HidP_GetButtonCaps, HidP_UnsetUsages, HidP_GetSpecificButtonCaps, HidP_GetSpecificValueCaps
kernel32.dll
InterlockedCompareExchange, GetModuleHandleA, GetWindowsDirectoryW, GetVersionExW, MultiByteToWideChar, GetModuleHandleW, CreateFileW, SetLastError, WaitForMultipleObjects, CreateEventW, DeviceIoControl, GetStartupInfoW, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, RaiseException, RtlUnwind, ExitThread, GetCurrentThreadId, CreateThread, Sleep, GetProcAddress, ExitProcess, WriteFile, GetStdHandle, GetModuleFileNameA, GetModuleFileNameW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStringsW, GetCommandLineW, SetHandleCount, GetFileType, GetStartupInfoA, DeleteCriticalSection, TlsGetValue, TlsAlloc, CloseHandle, TlsFree, InterlockedIncrement, InterlockedDecrement, HeapCreate, HeapDestroy, VirtualFree, HeapFree, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetCurrentProcessId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, HeapAlloc, HeapSize, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, FreeLibrary, InterlockedExchange, LoadLibraryA, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetCPInfo, GetACP, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, VirtualAlloc, HeapReAlloc, GetLocaleInfoW, GetLocaleInfoA, WideCharToMultiByte, SetFilePointer, GetConsoleCP, GetConsoleMode, GetUserDefaultLCID, EnumSystemLocalesA, IsValidLocale, GetStringTypeA, GetStringTypeW, LCMapStringA, LCMapStringW, SetStdHandle, WriteConsoleA, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleW, CreateFileA, FlushFileBuffers, CompareStringW, UnmapViewOfFile, SetEvent, ReleaseMutex, WaitForSingleObject, CreateProcessW, DuplicateHandle, CreateMutexW, MapViewOfFile, CreateFileMappingW, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, lstrlenW, FormatMessageW, ReadFile, FindClose, FindFirstFileW, LoadLibraryW, GetFullPathNameW, lstrcmpW, InitializeCriticalSection, SystemTimeToFileTime, GetSystemTime, lstrlenA, SetProcessWorkingSetSize, FindNextFileW, DeleteFileW, GetDriveTypeW, GetLongPathNameW, GetTempPathW, GetUserDefaultUILanguage, HeapSetInformation, GetProcessHeaps, WTSGetActiveConsoleSessionId, ProcessIdToSessionId, ResetEvent, GetSystemDirectoryW, LocalFree, GetProcessHeap, SizeofResource, LockResource, LoadResource, FindResourceW, SetWaitableTimer, CreateWaitableTimerW, ReadFileEx, SleepEx, GetOverlappedResult, MulDiv, GlobalFree, GlobalUnlock, GlobalLock, GlobalAlloc, OpenProcess, QueryDosDeviceW, lstrcmpiW, QueryPerformanceFrequency, GetLastError, TlsSetValue, lstrcpynW, GetSystemDefaultLangID, GetThreadLocale, GetVersionExA, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetEnvironmentStrings, GetCommandLineA, SetEndOfFile, LocalFileTimeToFileTime, SetFileAttributesW, GetFileSize, IsBadWritePtr, RemoveDirectoryW, GetDiskFreeSpaceExW, InitializeCriticalSectionEx, InterlockedPushEntrySList, InterlockedPopEntrySList, InitializeSListHead, DosDateTimeToFileTime, SetFileTime, GetExitCodeProcess, FlushInstructionCache, EncodePointer, DecodePointer, GetTickCount64, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, GetCurrentThread, GetModuleHandleExW, RegisterApplicationRestart, VerSetConditionMask, VerifyVersionInfoW, CreateDirectoryW, SearchPathW, GetFileAttributesW
msimg32.dll
AlphaBlend
msvcp110.dll
DllMain
msvcr110.dll
DllMain
ole32.dll
CoInitialize, CoCreateInstance, CoUninitialize, CoCreateGuid, CreateStreamOnHGlobal, StringFromGUID2
psapi.dll
EnumProcessModules, GetModuleFileNameExW
setupapi.dll
SetupDiOpenDeviceInfoW, SetupDiOpenDevRegKey, SetupDiGetDeviceInstanceIdW, SetupDiGetClassDevsW, SetupDiDestroyDeviceInfoList, SetupDiGetDeviceRegistryPropertyW, SetupDiDeleteDeviceInterfaceData, CM_Get_Device_IDW, SetupDiEnumDeviceInfo, CM_Get_Parent, SetupDiGetDeviceInterfaceDetailW, CM_Locate_DevNodeW, SetupDiEnumDeviceInterfaces, CM_Get_Device_ID_Size, SetupDiCreateDeviceInfoList, SetupDiOpenDeviceInterfaceW
shell32.dll
Shell_NotifyIconW, SHCreateDirectoryExW, SHGetFolderPathW, ShellExecuteExW, ShellExecuteW, SHGetSpecialFolderPathW, SHFileOperationW, ExtractIconExW
shlwapi.dll
PathRemoveBackslashW, PathRemoveExtensionW, PathRemoveFileSpecW, PathAddBackslashW, PathStripPathW, PathIsFileSpecW, SHDeleteKeyW, SHCopyKeyW, PathFindFileNameW, PathFileExistsW, PathMatchSpecW, PathGetArgsW, PathRemoveArgsW, PathIsURLW, PathStripToRootW, PathAppendW, PathIsRelativeW
sqmapi.dll
SqmStartUpload, SqmWaitForUploadComplete, SqmStartSession, SqmEndSession, SqmSetUserId, SqmWriteSharedUserId, SqmReadSharedUserId, SqmSetMachineId, SqmWriteSharedMachineId, SqmCreateNewId, SqmReadSharedMachineId, SqmSetAppVersion, SqmSetAppId, SqmIncrement, SqmAddToStreamDWord, SqmSetBool, SqmSet, SqmAddToStreamString, SqmGetSession
user32.dll
FindWindowExW, EnumWindows, RegisterShellHookWindow, GetShellWindow, GetDesktopWindow, WindowFromPoint, DeregisterShellHookWindow, RegisterRawInputDevices, GetRawInputDeviceInfoW, GetRawInputDeviceList, GetParent, MessageBoxW, OpenInputDesktop, DestroyWindow, CloseDesktop, IsWindow, RemovePropW, RegisterClassW, GetPropW, GetDC, ReleaseDC, LoadStringW, LoadImageW, GetWindowRect, GetSystemMetrics, SetWindowTextW, MsgWaitForMultipleObjectsEx, PeekMessageW, TranslateMessage, DispatchMessageW, KillTimer, SystemParametersInfoW, SetTimer, PostQuitMessage, SendMessageW, LoadCursorW, CreateWindowExW, UnregisterClassW, GetForegroundWindow, FindWindowW, SetPropW, DefWindowProcW, PostMessageW, GetClassInfoExW, RegisterClassExW, GetWindowTextW, GetWindowThreadProcessId, GetWindowLongW, GetClassNameW, GetAncestor, UpdateLayeredWindow, SetWindowPos, SetWindowLongW, GetCursorPos, IsIconic, PostThreadMessageW, RegisterWindowMessageW, GetRawInputData, MapWindowPoints, SetFocus, SendDlgItemMessageW, DialogBoxParamW, BringWindowToTop, GetMonitorInfoW, MonitorFromWindow, GetClientRect, InvalidateRect, SetForegroundWindow, IsWindowEnabled, mouse_event, IsWindowVisible, ShowWindow, GetWindow, GetLastActivePopup, EndDialog, GetDlgItem, SendInput, MapVirtualKeyW
userenv.dll
UnloadUserProfile
version.dll
GetFileVersionInfoSizeW, GetFileVersionInfoW, VerQueryValueW
wer.dll
WerReportCloseHandle, WerReportAddDump, WerReportSubmit, WerReportSetUIOption, WerReportAddFile, WerReportCreate, WerReportSetParameter
wininet.dll
HttpQueryInfoW, HttpSendRequestW, HttpOpenRequestW, InternetCrackUrlW, InternetOpenW, InternetCloseHandle, InternetConnectW, InternetReadFile
wintrust.dll
WTHelperProvDataFromStateData, WTHelperGetProvCertFromChain, WTHelperGetProvSignerFromChain, WinVerifyTrust
ws2_32.dll
WSALookupServiceBeginW, WSALookupServiceEnd, WSALookupServiceNextW
wtsapi32.dll
WTSRegisterSessionNotification, WTSUnRegisterSessionNotification, WTSFreeMemory, WTSQuerySessionInformationW

IPoint.exe

Microsoft IntelliPoint by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove IPoint.exe
Version:   8.0.225.0
MD5:   697e07302ec965393abc85ad5c2c8d53
SHA1:   a27ff9bfb55f4800af5681d184dfdc19d4112496
SHA256:   6c1184209bb913c4671bbf696784b3f16ed1eff0062c9b6e966085a7d3ec0bd1

What is IPoint.exe?

Microsoft IntelliPoint is the Microsoft brand software driver for Microsoft's mice. It has been succeeded by Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center, which combines IntelliType with IntelliPoint. Depending on the software version and specific mouse product, users can define mouse buttons to run any executable program or file they desire and can even define buttons for different functions in chosen programs. IntelliPoint supports all known Microsoft mice, as well as generic 3/5-button mice.

About IPoint.exe (from Microsoft Corporation)

IntelliPoint includes support for the Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse and an application to practice using the Microsoft Touch Mouse. With IntelliPoint, setup automatically detects your mouse model. If

DetailsDetails

File name:ipoint.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Microsoft IntelliPoint
Description:IPoint.exe
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\microsoft intellipoint\ipoint.exe
File version:8.0.225.0
Product version:8.0
Size:1.71 MB (1,797,008 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Expiration date:Friday, January 22, 2010
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
.NET CLR:Yes
.NET NGENed:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'IPoint.exe' → C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe
  • 'IntelliPoint' → "C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe"
Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'Microsoft_MKC_Logon_Task_ipoint.exe' runs on logon in the path '\Microsoft_MKC_Logon_Task_ipoint.exe'
  • The task 'Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_IPoint_exe' runs on registration in the path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_IPoint_exe.job'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_IPoint_exe.job'
  • Entry path '\Microsoft_MKC_Logon_Task_ipoint.exe'
  • Entry path '\Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_IPoint_exe'
Scheduled tasks startups
Set to load on user login (bypasses Windows UAC if enabled)
  • Login entry path '\Microsoft_MKC_Logon_Task_ipoint.exe'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.50%
Windows 7 Professional 10.50%
Windows 8.1 10.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 3.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 2.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise 2.00%
Windows 8 2.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 72.31% of Microsoft IntelliPoint.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 25.52%
ASUS 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 18.28%
Lenovo 10.34%
Toshiba 6.21%
Sony 6.21%
GIGABYTE 5.86%
Acer 5.52%
Compaq 1.38%
MSI 0.69%
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