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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #248
United States Rank #325
Reach 2.8979%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.99 days
58.73 days >
Average installed length: 30.86 days


2014.0.4311 0.23%
2014.0.4259 55.02%
2014.0.4220 0.18%
2014.0.4161 0.42%
2014.0.4158 32.64%
2014.0.4142 5.97%
2014.0.4117 4.99%
2014.0.4116 0.25%
2014.0.4089 0.10%
2014.0.4070 0.14%
2014.0.4016 0.06%

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AVG 2014

What is AVG 2014?  (from AVG Technologies)

AVG AntiVirus Free not only gives you the top-quality antivirus protection and security features that you'd usually expect only from a paid product, but added privacy features for 2014 help keep your personal information safe both online and on your PC, and the new integrated File Shredder permanently deletes sensitive...  Read more


AVG 2014 is a software program developed by AVG Technologies. The most common release is 2014.0.4259, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 avgmfapx.exe. The setup package generally installs about 107 files and is usually about 96.5 MB (101,186,149 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 45% of users of AVG 2014 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: free.avg.com/us-en/download
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\avg\avg2014
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2014\avgmfapx.exe" /AppMode=SETUP /Uninstall
Estimated size: 96.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AVG 2014

Program executable:avgmfapx.exe
Name:AVG Internet Security
AVG Installer Application
Path:C:\Program Files\avg\avg2014\avgmfapx.exe
Additional files:
  • avgadvisorx.dll - AVG Internet Security (AVG Advisor Library)
  • avgapia.dll - AVG API Wrapper
  • avgapiimpla.dll - AVG API Module
  • avgapiimplx.dll
  • avgapix.dll
  • avgapps.dll - My Apps Resource Library
  • avgaspma.dll - AVG Antispam Module
  • avgaspmx.dll
  • avgcclia.dll - AVG Scanning Core Module - Client Part
  • avgcclix.dll
  • avgceix.dll - AVG Configuration Exporter
  • avgcerta.dll - AVG Cert SDK
  • avgcertx.dll
  • avgcfga.dll - AVG Configuration Module
  • avgcfgex.exe - AVG Configuration Management Application
  • avgcfgx.dll
  • avgchcla.dll - AVG Cache Manager Module - Client Part
  • avgchclx.dll
  • avgchjwa.dll - AVG Scanning Cache Module
  • avgchjwx.dll
  • avgclita.dll - AVG Scanning Core Module - Lite Version
  • avgclitx.dll
  • avgcmgr.exe - Prevalence reporter
  • avgcomma.dll - AVG Communication Module
  • avgcommx.dll
  • avgcorea.dll - AVG Scanning Core Module
  • avgcorex.dll
  • avgcrema.exe - AVG Virus remover
  • avgcremx.exe
  • avgcsla.dll - AVG Common Client Library
  • avgcslx.dll
  • avgcsrva.exe - AVG Scanning Core Module - Server Part
  • avgcsrvx.exe
  • avgdecider.dll - AVG Decider Library
  • avgdetallocatora.dll - None
  • avgdetallocatorx.dll
  • avgdiagex.exe - AVG Diagnostics
  • avgduix.dll
  • avgdumpa.exe - AVG Crash Dumper
  • avgdumpx.exe
  • avgemca.exe - AVG E-mail Scanner
  • avgemcx.exe
  • avgfilevaulta.dll - AVG Language Module
  • avgfilevaultx.dll
  • avgfwcfg3dllx.dll - AVG Firewall Configuration Library
  • avgfws.exe - AVG Firewall Service
  • avgfwui.dll - AVG Firewall user interface
  • avgfwwlx.dll - AVG Firewall Wizard Library
  • avgidpmx.dll - AVG IDP Monitor Library
  • avgidpsdkx.dll - AVG Identity Protection Library
  • avgidsagent.exe - AVG Identity Protection Service
  • avgiproxya.dll - AVG Proxy Detection Module
  • avgiproxyx.dll
  • avgkrnlapia.dll - AVG Kernel API Library
  • avgkrnlapix.dll
  • avglnga.dll
  • avglngx.dll
  • avgloga.dll - AVG Logging Library
  • avglogx.dll
  • avgmfarx.dll - AVG Installer Resource Library
  • avgndisa.exe - AVG NDIS Driver Utility
  • avgndisx.exe
  • avgnetclia.dll - AVG Network Communication Module
  • avgnetclix.dll
  • avgnsa.exe - AVG Online Shield Service
  • avgnsx.exe
  • avgntdumpa.exe - AVG Crash Dumper (NTDLL)
  • avgntdumpx.exe
  • avgntopenssla.dll - AVG NT OpenSSL Library
  • avgntopensslx.dll
  • avgntsqlitea.dll - AVG NT SQLite Library
  • avgntsqlitex.dll
  • avgopenssla.dll - AVG OpenSSL Library
  • avgopensslx.dll
  • avgoutlookx.dll - AVG plug-in for Microsoft Outlook
  • avgpostinstx.dll - AVG Post-Installation Library
  • avgqconvertx.dll
  • avgrdtestx.exe - AVG Redist Checker
  • avgremovalx.dll - AVG Removal engine
  • avgrktx.dll - AVG Rootkit Scanner Library
  • avgsched.dll - AVG Scheduler Module
  • avgsecapix.dll - AVG Secure API Library
  • avgshredx.dll
  • avgsysx.dll - AVG SYS Library
  • avgtranx.dll - AVG Configuration Transformer
  • avgui.exe - AVG User Interface
  • avguiadvx.dll - AVG Advanced Settings
  • avguires.dll - AVG User Interface Resource Library
  • avguirux.exe - AVG UI Starter
  • avgupdx.dll - AVG Update library module
  • avgutilx.dll - AVG Update Utility Library
  • avgwd.dll - AVG Watchdog Module
  • avgwdsvc.exe - AVG Watchdog Service
  • avgwdwsc.dll - AVG Windows Security Center Module
  • avgwsc.exe - AVG Security Center Support Application
  • avgxpl.dll - LinkScanner SDK
  • fixcfg.exe - AVG Configuration Repair Tool
  • winamapix.dll - AVG Metro Application Healer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

13 Scheduled Tasks
  • avgntdumpx.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F913793C-C899-4175-BBAB-FB65581B4A14}' (runs on registration).
  • avgnsx.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8DE3C864-4158-4F54-ADBC-528A09469E9D}' (runs on registration).
  • avgndisx.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3ED77BFD-1821-4C08-9853-D605877B9D7C}' (runs on registration).
  • avgmfapx.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CE607513-63C2-4A4A-9C40-F22BF5A2FFD1}' (runs on registration).
  • avgidsagent.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9DB1F7E7-27D4-45E7-B324-ABA42B88A114}' (runs on registration).
  • avgfws.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5BA3460F-480A-4F24-8762-8F9D86B01BAA}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 7 more
3 Services
  • avgidsagent.exe runs as a service named 'AVGIDSAgent' (AVGIDSAgent) "biedt identiteitsbescherming tegen cybermisdaad.".
  • avgwdsvc.exe runs as a service named 'WatchDog de AVG' (avgwd) "Servicio de Watchdog de AVG".
  • avgfws.exe runs as a service named 'Firewall de AVG' (avgfws) "Servicio de firewall de AVG".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • avgui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AVG_UI' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2014\avgui.exe" /TRAYONLY.
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • avgnsx.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2014\avgnsx.exe'.
  • avgmfapx.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2014\avgmfapx.exe'.
  • avgemcx.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2014\avgemcx.exe'.
  • avgdiagex.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2014\avgdiagex.exe'.
  • avgemca.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2014\avgemca.exe'.
Network connections
  • avgmfapx.exe connects to a23-11-235-11.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002508431%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00019568%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005517%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,028,689
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:357.2 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:13.81 KB
105.02 KB average
Total CPU:0.0037404873%
Kernel CPU:0.00103447%
User CPU:0.00270602%
Memory:2.41 MB
Total CPU:0.0002461751%
Kernel CPU:0.00015791%
User CPU:0.00008827%
CPU cycles/sec:23,190
I/O reads/min:1.82 KB
I/O writes/min:28 Bytes

How do I remove AVG 2014?

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Or, you can uninstall AVG 2014 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 AVG 2014, 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 AVG 2014.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.87%
Windows 8 24.90%
Windows XP 9.64%
Windows Vista 7.51%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.61%
Windows 8 7.88%
Windows 7 Professional 7.87%
Windows 8.1 7.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.23%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  Italy 4.65%
  Israel 4.04%
  Canada 3.76%
  Netherlands 3.51%
  Germany 2.52%
  Brazil 2.45%
  Australia 2.07%
  Sweden 2.00%
  Belgium 1.65%
  Spain 1.63%
  France 1.10%
  MA 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.57%
Acer 17.02%
Dell 14.87%
ASUS 10.09%
Toshiba 7.68%
Lenovo 5.53%
Samsung 3.16%
Sony 3.12%
American Megatrends 2.52%
Intel 2.15%
Medion 1.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.21%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.38%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.31%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.29%

About AVG Technologies

AVG Technologies is a global leader in security software, protecting more than 110 million consumers and small business computer users in 167 countries.
Publisher URL: www.avg.com


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