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Should I remove AB Tutor Control?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,396
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6.9.2 11.76%
6.8.5 2.94%
6.8.4 11.76%
6.8.3 2.94%
6.8.2 5.88%
6.7 44.12%
6.6 14.71%
6.5 2.94%
6.3 2.94%

Other programs by AB Software Consulting Ltd

AB Tutor Control v6

What is AB Tutor Control?

AB Tutor Control is a desktop management package. Computer Lab Management (CLM) provides AB Tutor Control in PC computer classrooms for instructors to use.

About  (from AB Software Consulting Ltd)

AB Tutor is the perfect teaching tool for networked classrooms and labs, allowing you to simply and effectively control, manage, monitor, demonstrate, support and collaborate with your students. Computers in the classroom have created amazing opportunities for learning, but they can also create distractions as well. T...  Read more


The most common release is 6.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named ABClientMonitor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 1.6 MB (1,678,180 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abtutor.com
Help link: www.abconsulting.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ABControl\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7A00D95A-C8CD-4D50-94B7-A2064C76CBC8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AB Tutor Control v6

Program executable:ABClientMonitor.exe
Name:AB Tutor Control
AB Client Monitor Service
Path:C:\Program Files\ABControl\ABClientMonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • abccapture.dll - AB Tutor Control Application
  • ABClient.exe - AB Tutor Client Application
  • ReStart.exe - AB Tutor (AB ReStart Application)
  • ABCLSP.dll (by AB Consulting) - Remote Control Client Application (ABCLSP LSP DLL)
  • AbtLSP.dll (by AB Consulting) - ABTLSP LSP DLL
  • AbtLSP64.dll - ABTLSP64 LSP DLL
  • abccad.dll - AB Tutor Control CAD DLL
  • abchook.dll - AB Tutor Control Hook DLL
  • ABC64Hlpr.exe - AB Tutor Control (AB Tutor 64bit Helper Application)
  • ABClientMonitor.exe - AB Client Monitor Service
  • AbFwDrv.sys
  • absas.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • ABClient.exe runs as a service named 'AB Client Manager' (ABClient).
  • ABClientMonitor.exe runs as a service named 'Windows Client Helper' (ABCHelper).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ABClient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AB Tutor\ABClient.exe'.

How do I remove AB Tutor Control?

Quickly and completely remove AB Tutor Control v6 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AB Tutor Control from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AB Tutor Control v6, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove AB Tutor Control.

Win 7 (SP1) 82%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.29%
Windows 8 11.76%
Windows XP 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 58.82%
Windows 7 Professional 26.47%
Windows 8 Enterprise 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 66.67%
  United States 11.11%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Ireland 5.56%
  New Zealand 5.56%
  Italy 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 48.48%
Dell 21.21%
Lenovo 21.21%
Hewlett-Packard 6.06%
Toshiba 3.03%
Common models
Acer Aspire V5-473 21.21%
LENOVO 2465C44 9.09%
Acer Aspire 1830 6.06%
Dell Latitude E6330 6.06%
Acer TravelMate B115-MP 6.06%
Acer TM8473T 3.03%


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