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Should I remove Avanquest message?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,471
United States Rank #14,646
Reach 0.0457%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.37 days
158.30 days >
Average installed length: 83.17 days


2.0.0 43.37%
1.05.0 41.19%
1.04.0 10.76%
1.03.0 0.16%
1.02.0 0.47%
1.01.0 1.72%
1.0.0 2.34%

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Avanquest message


Avanquest message is a program developed by Avanquest Software. The most used version is 2.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is aqnotif.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.52 MB (2,643,394 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of Avanquest message come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avanquest\Avanquest message\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{20573C69-4A68-4BEF-A23D-365CB66924CD}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Avanquest message

Program executable:aqnotif.exe
Name:Avanquest Message
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\avanquest message\aqnotif.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientToolsu.dll - System für Online-Aktualisierungen von Avanquest Software (System für Online-Aktualisierungen)
  • CheckSumTool.dll - CheckSumTool (CheckSumTool Unicode)
  • WinInetErrors.dll - WinInetError
  • IAMCu.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • NewUI.dll - New UI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • AQNotif.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Avanquest message' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Avanquest\Avanquest message\AQNotif.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AQNotif.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Avanquest message' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Avanquest\Avanquest message\AQNotif.exe".

How do I remove Avanquest message?

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

Win 8 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.78%
Windows 7 45.95%
Windows Vista 2.02%
Windows XP 1.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.09%
Windows 8.1 17.03%
Windows 10 Home 15.31%
Windows 7 Professional 11.72%
Windows 10 Pro 7.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.15% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 41.15%
  United States 19.32%
  France 11.06%
  Austria 5.75%
  Canada 4.72%
  United Kingdom 4.13%
  Italy 2.36%
  Switzerland 2.21%
  Belgium 1.92%
  MA 0.74%
  Netherlands 0.74%
  Australia 0.74%
  New Zealand 0.59%
  Spain 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.37%
Acer 18.88%
Dell 15.63%
Medion 13.27%
ASUS 8.55%
Lenovo 4.72%
Toshiba 3.54%
Samsung 1.77%
Intel 0.88%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.09%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.75%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.75%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.75%
MEDION MS-7848 2.29%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com


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