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What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,139
United States Rank #27,745
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.35 days
836.35 days >
Average installed length: 439.44 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Anti-Virus Malware Suite

What is Anti-Virus Malware Suite?  (from MyTechHelp)

Using remote computer support, MyTechHelp is able to enter your computer right along with you to be able to first handedly discover any computer problems in your system. With your permission, we are able to access your computer to remotely inspect any pesky computer glitches that may be causing your problems.


Anti-Virus Malware Suite is a software program developed by MyTechHelp. 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. 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 anti-virusplus.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 116.43 MB (122,086,022 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mytechhelp.com
Help link: www.mytechhelp.com/anti-virus-malware/faqs.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mytechhelp\anti-virus malware suite
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0196F1BA-AE51-438B-A993-A99B87C358A6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 116.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Anti-Virus Malware Suite

Program executable:anti-virusplus.exe
Name:Anti-Virus Malware Suite
Anti-Virus Plus
Path:C:\Program Files\mytechhelp\anti-virus malware suite\anti-virusplus.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll (by Avanquest Software) - Avanquest Software Online update system (Online update system)
  • AutoUpd.dll (by Avanquest Software) - Anti-Virus Malware Suite (Program Update)
  • BROWSERAPP.exe - HTML Browser
  • BrwsrWin.dll - BrowserWindow DLL
  • CheckSumTool.dll (by BVRP Software) - BVRP Software LiveUpdate (CheckSumTool)
  • ISMAGIC.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • MXCtxMnu.dll - Utility Context Menu Module
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll
  • mxdlgsup.dll - Dialog Support
  • mxprop.dll - Global Settings UI
  • MXTask.exe - MXTask Background Service
  • MXTask2.exe - MXTask Background User Process
  • MXTaskDll.dll
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage (APMessage Unicode)
  • APMLR.dll - APMLR
  • IAMC.dll (by Avanquest North America) - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • ACME.dll - Virus Scanner
  • ACMEAPTask.dll - ACMEAPTask
  • ACMEEMTask.dll - ACMEEMTask
  • ACMEUpdateTask.dll - ACMEUpdateTask
  • APMLRIns.dll - APMLRIns
  • aqg.dll
  • AVSubTask.dll - AVSubTask
  • bzip2.exe
  • ContextMenuTheme32.dll
  • ContextMenuTheme64.dll
  • DSEngineUI.dll - Double Anti-Spy Engine Module
  • HelpFiles.exe
  • HelpFinder.dll
  • InterappTask.dll
  • MXExHand.dll
  • Mxkillsrv.exe
  • MXLogger.dll - Logger
  • MXLoggerx64.dll
  • MXNeData.dll
  • MxNotify.dll - COM communication component
  • MXPM.dll - Property Manager (OLE Storage)
  • MXPM64.dll
  • MXProgDt.dll
  • MXR.dll - Recorder
  • mxsched.dll - System Scheduler
  • mxto.dll - File Tree
  • MxTreeCt.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • MXCtxMnu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Double Anit-Spy Menu' with a class of {D112BE10-232D-45b8-835C-F11440FA6404}.
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Double Anit-Spy Menu' with a class of {D112BE10-232D-45b8-835C-F11440FA6404}.
  • MXTask.exe runs as a service named 'Anti-Virus Malware Suite Task Manager' (Anti-Virus Malware Suite Task Manager) "Manages user sessions, scheduled tools, active monitors and other background tasks.".

How do I remove Anti-Virus Malware Suite?

Quickly and completely remove Anti-Virus Malware Suite from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Anti-Virus Malware Suite 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 Anti-Virus Malware Suite, 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 Anti-Virus Malware Suite.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows 8 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.18%
Windows 8 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.22%
Toshiba 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Samsung 11.11%
Sony 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
Gateway 5.56%
Acer 5.56%
ASUS 5.56%
Common models
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite P745 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 4.55%
Sony VPCEG37FM 4.55%
Samsung 355V4C/355V4X/355... 4.55%


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