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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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2.4 75.00%
2.3 12.50%

Auction Wizard 2000


Auction Wizard 2000 is a software program developed by Standing Wave Software. The most common release is 2.4, 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. 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 aw2000.exe. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 69.63 MB (73,014,779 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 95% of users of Auction Wizard 2000 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.auctionwizard2000.com
Installation folder: C:\Users\CultDoctor_\Aw2000
Uninstaller: C:\Users\CULTDO~1\Aw2000\UNWISE.EXE C:\Users\CULTDO~1\Aw2000\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 69.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Auction Wizard 2000

Program executable:aw2000.exe
Name:Auction Wizard 2000
Additional files:
  • Aw2kBackup.exe - Auction Wizard 2000 (Database Backup Utility)
  • Aw2kNetConfig.exe - Auction Wizard 2000 Network Configuration Utility
  • Aw2kRestore.exe - Database Restore Utility
  • DbRebuild.exe - AW2000 Rebuild Database Utility
  • DlExec.exe - DlExec
  • eBay.dll - Auction Site Module
  • eBayStores.dll
  • Overstock.dll
  • Player.dll
  • PurgeArc.exe - AW2000 Purge and Archive Utility
  • snc.dll - Auction Wizard 2000 Module
  • UpgradeDb.exe
  • Yahoo.dll
  • borlndmm.dll (by Borland Software) - Borland Memory Manager
  • Lfcmp14n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • LTDIS14N.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • ltefx14N.dll
  • ltfil14N.DLL
  • ltimg14N.dll
  • ltkrn14N.dll
  • Tutil32.dll (by Borland International) - Borland Database Engine

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Auction Wizard 2000?

Quickly and completely remove Auction Wizard 2000 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Auction Wizard 2000 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 Auction Wizard 2000, 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 Auction Wizard 2000.

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win XP 13%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 37.50%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 10 Home 25.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Canada 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard h9-1185 28.57%
Packard Bell imedia S3850 14.29%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 14.29%
Dell XPS 8700 14.29%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 14.29%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 14.29%


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