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Should I remove Avanquest update?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
45% remove it55% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,621
United States Rank #1,869
Reach 0.4949%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.71 days
699.51 days >
Average installed length: 367.54 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.34 22.60%
1.33 4.27%
1.32 1.50%
1.31 15.87%
1.30 6.40%
1.29 11.60%
1.28 9.38%
1.27 0.14%
1.26 2.49%
1.25 0.94%
1.24 0.19%
1.23 3.50%
1.22 1.08%
1.21 1.41%
1.20 0.29%
1.19 1.21%
1.18 0.82%
1.17 0.03%
1.16 0.01%
1.15 0.19%
1.13 0.01%
1.12 3.60%
1.11 0.58%
1.10 0.45%
1.09 8.79%
1.08 0.01%
1.07 0.50%
1.05 2.13%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Avanquest Software

Avanquest update

What is Avanquest update?

Avanquest update automatically runs in the background of the PC as both a Windows service and as a scheduled task in order to connect to the Avanquest web server and look for updates. If updates are found, it will automatically update such programs based on your settings.

Overview

The most common release is 1.34, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named lukernel.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 2.75 MB (2,879,153 bytes). The installed file CheckLiveUpdate.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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avanquest update
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{76E41F43-59D2-4F30-BA42-9A762EE1E8DE}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.75 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Avanquest update

Program executable:lukernel.exe
Name:InstallShield
Setup.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest update\engine\lukernel.exe
MD5:b500ff16fa37b68bb9dbd9d7959d7324
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll
  • CheckLiveUpdate.exe - CheckLiveUpdate Application
  • RunLU.exe - Setup (Live Update Engine)
  • CheckSumTool.dll (by BVRP Software) - BVRP Software LiveUpdate (CheckSumTool)
  • LiveUpdateLauncher.exe (by BVRP) - BVRP LiveUpdateLauncher (LiveUpdateLauncher)
  • RunAs.exe
  • WinInetErrors.dll

How do I remove Avanquest update?

Quickly and completely remove Avanquest update 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 update 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 update, 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 update.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,621

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.24%
Windows Vista 13.12%
Windows XP 12.52%
Windows 8 12.06%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.57%
Windows 7 Professional 11.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.71%
Windows 8.1 3.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.68%
  Germany 20.00%
  United Kingdom 5.34%
  France 4.04%
  Iran 2.25%
  Sweden 2.20%
  Canada 2.14%
  Italy 1.70%
  Australia 1.47%
  Austria 1.44%
  Poland 1.22%
  Israel 1.21%
  Taiwan 1.03%
  Spain 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.24%
Dell 23.79%
Acer 16.84%
GIGABYTE 8.18%
ASUS 6.60%
Medion 5.04%
Toshiba 3.75%
Intel 2.96%
American Megatrends 2.48%
Samsung 2.01%
Lenovo 1.61%
Sahara 1.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.73%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.18%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.31%
ASUS All Series 2.15%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.15%

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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Wonderingover a year ago
Where did it come from? How did it get installed.