ByteFence Anti-Malware

ByteFence Anti-Malware

by Byte Technologies LLC

What is ByteFence Anti-Malware?

ByteFence Anti-Malware is software application developed by Byte Technologies LLC. It is most commonly found on computers running Windows 10 with nearly 67.93% of installations running this operating system. ByteFence Anti-Malware's installer is typically 8.00 MB in size and installs around 21 files. The most common release is 2.3.0.23 with 10.87% of all installations currently using this version.

ByteFence Anti-Malware is most popular in the United States with 59.79% of installations residing in this country.

ByteFence Anti-Malware adds 1 scheduled task to the Windows Task Scheduler launching the program at randomly scheduled times. When using a computer that is connected to the internet, ByteFence Anti-Malware is known to create 2 firewall exceptions to allow inbound and outbound connectivity.

Software Behaviors

Services:
  • ByteFenceService.exe runs as a service named 'ByteFence Anti-Malware Service' (ByteFenceService) "ByteFence Anti-Malware protetcion service".
Firewall:
  • ByteFence.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ByteFence\ByteFence.exe'.
  • Uninstall.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ByteFence\uninstall.exe'.
Scheduled tasks:
  • ByteFence.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ByteFence Scan' (runs daily at 3:14).

Startup Entries

Startup tasks:
  • ByteFence.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ByteFence.
Registry entries:
  • ByteFence.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ByteFence' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ByteFence\ByteFence.exe" /a.

Software Details

URL:
https://www.bytefence.com
Support:
Installation path:
C:\Program Files\bytefence
Uninstaller:
"C:\Program Files\ByteFence\uninstall.exe"
Size:
8.00 MB
Language:
English

ByteFence Anti-Malware Executable Details

Primary executable:
ByteFence.exe
Name:
ByteFence Anti-Malware
Path:
C:\Program Files\bytefence\ByteFence.exe
MD5:
2409a191b2e0fbbc7541de09a40a31fe
SHA-1:
SHA-256:
Files installed by ByteFence Anti-Malware