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Should I remove AVG PC TuneUp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
45% remove it55% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,455
United States Rank #2,351
Reach 0.2951%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.76 days
51.99 days >
Average installed length: 27.32 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
16.22.1.58906 4.74%
16.13.1.47453 24.00%
16.12.1.43164 8.19%
16.3.1.24857 9.50%
16.2.1.18873 3.48%
12.0.5000.7 0.05%
12.0.5000.4 0.05%
12.0.4020.21 0.10%
12.0.4020.20 2.78%
12.0.4020.11 0.05%
12.0.4020.9 2.27%
12.0.4020.3 5.24%
12.0.4010.22 0.02%
12.0.4010.21 0.14%
12.0.4010.19 8.07%
12.0.4000.109 0.29%
12.0.4000.108 30.50%
12.0.4000.104 0.53%

AVG PC TuneUp

What is AVG PC TuneUp?

AVG PC TuneUp is a subscription-based registry cleaner and repair tool. The software is typically bundled with third party installers such as Open Candy. "Offer your users a free trial of AVG's comprehensive PC maintenance and optimization utility suite."

About  (from AVG Technologies)

Remember how fast your PC used to run when you got it? Not only can we help get it back there, but you can also enjoy Turbo Mode to release that extra bit of power when you need it for browsing, gaming and videos. Getting fast is all well and good, but not if it only does it once. We continually work in the background ...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 12.0.4000.108, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named integrator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 110 files and is usually about 35.32 MB (37,033,315 bytes). The installed file SilentUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
AVG PC TuneUp has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avg.com/us-en/avg-pctuneup
Help link: www.avg.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG PC TuneUp\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG PC TuneUp\TUInstallHelper.exe --Trigger-Uninstall
Estimated size: 35.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AVG PC TuneUp

Program executable:integrator.exe
Name:AVG PC TuneUp
AVG PC TuneUp - Start Center
Signed by:AVG Netherlands B.V.
Path:C:\Program Files\avg\avg pc tuneup\integrator.exe
MD5:ec4ffecfe521069689d1205904cbf33d
AVG PC TuneUp - Start Center part of AVG PC TuneUp, AVG's system cleaning and optimization tool.
Additional files:
  • authuitu-x64.dll - AVG PC TuneUp (AVG WinLogon Extension)
  • authuitu-x86.dll
  • avgdiagex.exe - AVG Diagnostics
  • avgduix.dll - AVG PC TuneUp Service
  • avgdumpa.exe - AVG Crash Dumper
  • avgdumpx.exe
  • avgloga.dll - AVG Logging Library
  • avglogx.dll
  • avgrepliba.dll - AVG REP library
  • avgreplibx.dll
  • BrowserCleaner.exe - AVG Browser Cleaner
  • DelphiPluginsLib.dll
  • DiskCleaner.exe - AVG Disk Cleaner
  • DiskDoctor.exe - AVG Disk Doctor
  • DiskExplorer.exe - AVG Disk Space Explorer
  • DriveDefrag.exe - AVG Drive Defrag
  • DseShExt-x64.dll - AVG Disk Space Explorer Shell Extension
  • DseShExt-x86.dll
  • DuplicateFileFinder.dll
  • DuplicateFinder.exe - AVG Duplicate Finder
  • EnergyOptimizer.exe - AVG Economy Mode
  • IECacheWinInetLdr.exe
  • iOSCleaner.exe - AVG Cleaner for iOS
  • MsStyles.dll - AVG Visual Styles Preview
  • OneClick.exe - AVG 1-Click Maintenance
  • OneClickStarter.exe - AVG 1-Click Starter
  • PerformanceOptimizer.exe - AVG Performance Optimizer
  • PMLauncher.exe - AVG Process Manager
  • PowerModeManager.exe - AVG Power Mode Manager
  • ProcessManager.exe
  • ProcessManager64.exe
  • ProgramDeactivator.exe - AVG Program Deactivator
  • RegistryCleaner.exe - AVG Registry Cleaner
  • RegistryDefrag.exe - AVG Registry Defrag
  • RegistryEditor.exe - AVG Registry Editor
  • RegWiz.exe - AVG Product Registration Wizard
  • RepairWizard.exe - AVG Repair Wizard
  • Report.exe - AVG Report Center
  • RescueCenter.exe - AVG Rescue Center
  • SDShelEx-win32.dll - AVG Shredder Shell Extension
  • SDShelEx-x64.dll
  • SettingCenter.exe - AVG Setting Center
  • ShortcutCleaner.exe - AVG Shortcut Cleaner
  • Shredder.exe - AVG Shredder
  • StartUpManager.exe - AVG StartUp Manager
  • StartupOptimizer.exe - AVG Startup Optimizer
  • Stiderc.dll - AVG Information
  • Styler.exe - AVG Styler
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • AclUIHlp.dll (by TuneUp Software GmbH) - TuneUp Utilities ²°°³ (AclUI Helper)
  • RegistryDefragHelper.exe (by AVG) - AVG Registry Defrag Helper
  • SilentUpdater.exe (by AVG) - AVG Silent Updater
  • SystemControl.exe - AVG System Control
  • SystemInformation.exe - AVG System Information
  • TUAnalyzeInfo.dll - AVG Analyze Information
  • TUAutoReactivator32.exe - AVG Automatic Program Reactivator
  • TUAutoUpdateCheck.exe - AVG Update Check
  • TUDefragBackend32.exe - AVG Drive Defrag Backend

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • SDShelEx-x64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'TuneUp Shredder Shell Extension' with a class of {4858E7D9-8E12-45a3-B6A3-1CD128C9D403}.
  • SDShelEx-win32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'AVG Shredder Shell Extension' with a class of {4858E7D9-8E12-45a3-B6A3-1CD128C9D403}.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • DiskDoctor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'TuneUp DiskDoctor' (runs on boot).
  • OneClick.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FE217D88-81A1-4589-83FF-7B0C25F79324}' (runs on registration).
  • Integrator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5E1DDEC8-91C8-4E71-A415-8B198914B023}' (runs on registration).
  • RegWiz.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2423B395-5F07-412A-8581-CF63ACBAECAF}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DiskDoctor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TuneUp DiskDoctor.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Integrator.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AVG PC TuneUp - Start Center' and executes as C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG PC TuneUp\Integrator.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DriveDefrag.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG PC TuneUp\DriveDefrag.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

integrator.exe
Memory:25.98 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003365375%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00020718%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00012936%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,003,389
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.94 KB
435.61 KB average
OneClick.exe
Memory:39.97 MB
Total CPU:0.0003220813%
Kernel CPU:0.00015164%
User CPU:0.00017045%
CPU cycles/sec:6,421,160
I/O reads/min:1.28 KB
I/O writes/min:25 Bytes
TUAutoReactivator32.exe
Memory:1020 KB
Total CPU:0.0001780211%
Kernel CPU:0.00013352%
User CPU:0.00004451%
CPU cycles/sec:3,340
I/O reads/min:40 Bytes

How do I remove AVG PC TuneUp?

Quickly and completely remove AVG PC TuneUp from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AVG PC TuneUp 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 PC TuneUp, 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 PC TuneUp.

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,455

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.28%
Windows 8 36.25%
Windows Vista 6.79%
Windows XP 6.67%
Windows 8.1 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.82%
Windows 10 Home 16.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.35%
Windows 7 Professional 6.84%
Windows 10 Pro 6.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.86%
  United Kingdom 7.55%
  Germany 5.01%
  Italy 4.33%
  Canada 3.76%
  Australia 2.94%
  Netherlands 2.06%
  France 1.90%
  Brazil 1.68%
  Spain 1.50%
  Mexico 1.00%
  Sweden 0.94%
  Belgium 0.92%
  India 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.73%
Acer 18.20%
Dell 17.46%
ASUS 9.76%
Toshiba 8.87%
Lenovo 4.82%
GIGABYTE 4.16%
Samsung 3.03%
Intel 1.56%
American Megatrends 1.40%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.69%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.58%
ASUS All Series 3.02%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.79%

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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