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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,041
United States Rank #21,455
Reach 0.0167%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 339.71 days
1121.30 days >
Average installed length: 589.16 days


VersionDistribution 99.57%

Avira APC

What is Avira APC?  (from Avira GmbH)

Every day, new threats arrive on the scene, tasking your antivirus with ever more malware to scan, detect and block. That’s why we’re raising your security to the cloud, freeing your system’s resources for the good stuff: work, web, games, communication. Take your protection sky high with cloud scans as fast as lightni...  Read more


Avira APC is a program developed by Avira GmbH. 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 main program executable is apcdemo.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 4.23 MB (4,430,971 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 24% of users of Avira APC come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avira.com/en/avira-protection-cloud
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avira\Protection Cloud\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Avira\Protection Cloud\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Avira APC

Program executable:apcdemo.exe
Name:Avira Protection Cloud
Avira Protection Cloud Client
Path:C:\Program Files\avira\protection cloud\apcdemo.exe
Additional files:
  • apcfile.dll - APC (APC SDK)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • apcdemo.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Avira\Protection Cloud\apcdemo.exe'.

How do I remove Avira APC?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.50%
Windows XP 17.95%
Windows Vista 8.12%
Windows 8 0.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.60%
Windows 7 Professional 6.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.58%
Windows 7 Starter 2.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.64%
  Iran 6.20%
  Netherlands 5.43%
  Indonesia 3.49%
  MK 3.10%
  India 3.10%
  Romania 3.10%
  Taiwan 2.71%
  Philippines 2.71%
  Israel 2.71%
  United Kingdom 2.71%
  Brazil 2.33%
  France 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.87%
Dell 22.58%
Acer 16.77%
Toshiba 10.32%
ASUS 7.10%
Samsung 3.23%
Intel 1.94%
Sahara 1.94%
Lenovo 1.29%
Sony 1.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.88%
Micro-Star MS-7529 2.52%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.52%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.68%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.68%

About Avira GmbH

Avira Operations GmbH is a German antivirus software company.
Publisher URL: www.avira.com


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