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Should I remove Avetix?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
35% remove it65% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,519
Reach 0.0069%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.22 days
301.47 days >
Average installed length: 158.40 days


3.4.9 1.03%
3.4.3 95.88%
3.2.8 1.03%
2.7.1 1.03% 1.03%


What is Avetix?  (from Avetix Srl)

Avetix ensures comprehensive protection of your PC by intercepting all threats, such as viruses, worms, spyware and trojans. It also uses Anti-Adware technology to prevent unexpected and annoying advertising pages opening on your browser. Thanks to its preventive action, Avetix also ensures the removal of viruses be...  Read more


Avetix is a program developed by Avetix Srl. The most used version is 3.4.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is avtsvc.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 38.93 MB (40,825,758 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 76% of users of Avetix come from Italy, it is also popular in TZ and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Avetix
URL: www.avetix.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avetix
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Installer\Avetix\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 38.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Avetix

Program executable:avtsvc.exe
Avetix Monitor Service
Path:C:\Program Files\avetix\avtsvc.exe
Additional files:
  • avtguard.exe - Avetix (Avetix Guard Service)
  • avtie.dll - Avetix Internet Explorer Extension
  • avtlib.dll - Avetix Library
  • avtloader.exe - Avetix Content Loader
  • avtreport.exe - Avetix Report
  • avtrt.exe - Avetix Realtime Agent
  • avtsh.dll - Avetix Shell Extension
  • avtui.exe - Avetix User Interface
  • avtupd.exe - Avetix Update Service
  • avtutil.exe - avtutil
  • avtwsc.exe
  • avutil.exe - Avetix Utilities
  • avagent.sys (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (avtagent Filter Driver)
  • bdcore.dll (by Bitdefender) - Bitdefender Core

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • avtui.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{985210E4-08CD-460E-BDB7-6453A6BE4B00}' (runs on registration).
3 Services
  • avtupd.exe runs as a service named 'Avetix Update Service' (AvetixUpdateService) "Avetix Update Service".
  • avtsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Avetix Monitor Service' (AvetixMonitorService) "Avetix Monitor Service".
  • avtguard.exe runs as a service named 'Avetix Guard Service' (AvetixGuardService) "Avetix Guard Service".

How do I remove Avetix?

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

Win 8 54%
Win XP 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 35%
Keep it 65%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 54.08%
Windows 7 40.82%
Windows XP 5.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 27.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.46%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.40%
Windows 8 8.25%
Windows 7 Professional 7.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.29% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 76.29%
  TZ 5.15%
  United States 4.12%
  France 2.06%
  Russia 2.06%
  Brazil 1.03%
  Costa Rica 1.03%
  Switzerland 1.03%
  DZ 1.03%
  Israel 1.03%
  Netherlands 1.03%
  Germany 1.03%
  Ireland 1.03%
  Poland 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.96%
ASUS 20.78%
Acer 20.78%
Lenovo 5.19%
Toshiba 5.19%
Samsung 2.60%
Dell 1.30%
American Megatrends 1.30%
NEC 1.30%
Common models
HP EliteBook 6930p 7.89%
Packard Bell imedia L4875 3.95%
NEC GA-8I915PMD 2.63%
HP 250 G3 Notebook PC 2.63%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.63%
ASUSTeK N56JK 2.63%


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