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Should I remove AntiVir/XP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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AntiVir/XP is a program developed by H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is avwin.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 7.49 MB (7,855,104 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 56% of users of AntiVir/XP come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.free-av.de
Help link: www.free-av.de/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\avpersonal
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVUNINST.EXE
Estimated size: 7.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AntiVir/XP

Program executable:avwin.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\avpersonal\avwin.exe
Additional files:
  • AVEWIN32.DLL - AntiVir Engine for Windows
  • AVGCMSG.DLL - AntiVir Guard Control Program (AntiVir Guard/XP Control Resource File (English))
  • AVGETVER.DLL - AVWin Version Information DLL (AVGetVer)
  • AVGNT.EXE - AntiVir Guard/XP Control Program
  • AVGUARD.EXE - Windows XP/2000/XP Guard Service (Antivirus Service for Windows XP/2000/NT)
  • AVNOTIFY.EXE - Message Notifier (MFC-Anwendung IE_Notifier)
  • AVNTDLL.DLL - AVNTDLL Dynamic Link Library (AVNTDLL DLL)
  • AVPACK32.DLL - AntiVir archive decompression library
  • AVPREF.DLL - AVPref Dynamic Link Library (Prefix DLL)
  • AVREG.DLL - AVReg Dynamic Link Library
  • AVSCHED32.DLL - AVSched32 Resource DLL (AVSched32 DLL)
  • AVSCHED32.EXE - AVSched32
  • AVSHLEXT.DLL - H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH Avshlext (Avshlext)
  • AVUNINST.DLL - uninstall Module (antivire Module)
  • AVWIN.DLL - AVWin Resource DLL (AVWinR DLL)
  • AVWUPSRV.EXE - AntiVir Update Service for Windows XP, 2000, NT (AntiVir Software Update Service for Windows)
  • DELUS.EXE - delus
  • FFJMPWEB.DLL (by Forefront) - ffJmpWeb Dynamic Link Library (ffJmpWeb DLL)
  • GUARDGUI.EXE - Guard GUI (Guard GUI Application)
  • GUARDMSG.DLL - AntiVir Guard for Windows XP / 2000 / NT (AVGuard Service Message File)
  • INETUPD.DLL - Internet Update (AntivVir® - Internet Update Resource DLL)
  • INETUPD.EXE - AntiVir® Internet Update
  • REBOOT.DLL - reboot Dynamic Link Library (reboot DLL)
  • REBOOT.EXE - reboot Application
  • SMTPLIB.DLL - H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH Mail Sender Library (SMTPLIB)
  • UNACEV2.DLL (by ACE Compression Software) - UNACE - freeware ACE extraction component (UNACE Dynamic Link Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • AVWUPSRV.EXE runs as a service named 'AntiVir Update' (AVWUpSrv) "Helpservice of AntiVir Personal Edition.".
  • AVGUARD.EXE runs as a service named 'AntiVir Service' (AntiVirService) "Provides real-time antivirus security using H+BEDV's AntiVir technology.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AVGNT.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AVGCtrl' which loads as "C:\AVPersonal\AVGNT.EXE" /mino.

How do I remove AntiVir/XP?

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

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Germany 22.22%
  France 11.11%
  Italy 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 50.00%
Common models
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