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VersionsAdditional versions

8.20.468.0 16.62%
8.20.468.0 8.31%
8.15.406.0 0.30%
8.15.406.0 1.19% 2.08% 0.30% 0.30% 0.30% 2.08% 0.30% 0.30% 0.30% 0.30%
5.50.662.0 1.48% 8.61% 15.13% 2.67% 5.64% 18.40% 1.78% 5.34%
1.1.500.0 6.23%
1.1.500.0 2.08%



Microsoft IntelliPoint by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

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


File name:ipoint.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Microsoft IntelliPoint
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\microsoft intellipoint\ipoint.exe
File version:
Product version:8.0
Size:1.71 MB (1,797,008 bytes)
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
More details


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 42.50%
Windows 7 Professional 11.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.50%
Windows 8 6.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 6.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.00%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%
Windows 7 Starter 4.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 3.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center 2.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.50%
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 66.67% of Microsoft IntelliPoint.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 22.66%
Hewlett-Packard 15.76%
Toshiba 13.79%
Lenovo 10.84%
ASUS 9.85%
Intel 6.90%
Acer 5.91%
Sony 5.91%
Samsung 5.42%
Alienware 1.97%
Packard Bell 0.99%
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