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Should I remove Avast SecureLine for Asustek?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,011
United States Rank #8,889
Reach 0.0361%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.68 days
167.04 days >
Average installed length: 87.77 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.239.3 100.00%

Avast SecureLine for Asustek

Overview

Avast SecureLine for Asustek is a software program developed by AVAST Software. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 primary executable is named secureline.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 61.73 MB (64,732,100 bytes). The installed file slupdate.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. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 51% of users of Avast SecureLine for Asustek come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\SecureLine\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\SecureLine\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 61.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Avast SecureLine for Asustek

Program executable:secureline.exe
Name:Avast Antivirus
SecureLine
Path:C:\Program Files\avast software\secureline\secureline.exe
MD5:6b7a5794f590630d8246438f000d8d69
Additional files:
  • slupdate.exe - avast! SecureLine (avast! SecureLine Update)
  • aswcmnbs.dll - avast! Antivirus (Common functions)
  • aswcmnis.dll - Antivirus independent functions
  • aswcmnos.dll - Antivirus HW dependent library
  • aswcommchannel.dll - Communication Channels
  • aswproperty.dll - avast! Property Storage library
  • aswremotecache.dll - RemoteCache
  • avastip.dll - aswDld Dynamic Link Library
  • avbugreport.exe - Avast! Antivirus Bug Report
  • htmlayout.dll - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • vpnsvc.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • slupdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'avast! SL Update' (runs daily at 3:03 AM).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • slupdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named avast! SL Update.
  • secureline.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Avast SecureLine.
Service
  • vpnsvc.exe runs as a service named 'avast! SecureLine' (SecureLine).

How do I remove Avast SecureLine for Asustek?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
ASUS
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.33%
  Italy 9.23%
  Spain 7.20%
  France 6.42%
  United Kingdom 3.29%
  Netherlands 2.97%
  Australia 2.82%
  Canada 2.66%
  DK 2.66%
  Sweden 1.41%
  Brazil 0.78%
  Germany 0.78%
  Poland 0.78%
  Portugal 0.78%

About AVAST Software

avast! antivirus software provides PC virus protection.
Publisher URL: www.avast.com

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