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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,394
United States Rank #11,139
Reach 0.1041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.41 days
425.07 days >
Average installed length: 223.34 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
14.0.5.450 0.07%
14.0.4.672 1.58%
14.0.4.642 1.58%
14.0.4.614 0.07%
14.0.3.350 7.40%
14.0.3.340 0.41%
14.0.2.286 9.38%
14.0.1.759 1.85%
14.0.1.749 0.96%
14.0.1.719 1.71%
14.0.0.383 6.51%
13.0.0.4052 20.00%
13.0.0.4045 0.41%
13.0.0.4042 3.77%
13.0.0.3885 6.44%
13.0.0.3884 1.99%
13.0.0.3882 0.55%
13.0.0.3880 0.62%
13.0.0.3737 1.78%
13.0.0.3736 0.48%
13.0.0.3640 11.16%
13.0.0.3499 8.22%
13.0.0.3446 0.07%
13.0.0.3185 8.77%
13.0.0.2890 1.16%
13.0.0.2832 0.21%
13.0.0.2735 0.14%
13.0.0.2688 0.21%
13.0.0.2681 0.07%
13.0.0.2678 0.75%
13.0.0.2518 0.07%
13.0.0.2517 0.14%
13.0.0.2516 0.96%
13.0.0.577 0.07%
13.0.0.536 0.07%
13.0.0.526 0.07%
13.0.0.506 0.14%
13.0.0.475 0.07%
13.0.0.464 0.07%
13.0.0.425 0.07%

Avira Antivirus Premium

What is Avira Antivirus Premium?  (from Avira GmbH)

As life grows in more digital directions, great PC antivirus becomes only one part of your overall security. The latest version of our premium antivirus now offers more ways to be secure, including web anti-tracking and mobile protection. Our premium security software brings crucial anti-malware and privacy protection ...  Read more

Overview

Avira Antivirus Premium is a software program developed by Avira GmbH. The most common release is 13.0.0.4052, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. The primary executable is named avgnt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 147.19 KB (150,725 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 50% of users of Avira Antivirus Premium come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avira.de
Help link: www.avira.de/premium-support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\setup.exe /REMOVE
Estimated size: 147.19 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Avira Antivirus Premium

Program executable:avgnt.exe
Name:Avira Product Family
Antivirus System Tray Tool (Desktop)
Path:C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
MD5:00ca781e7007faf096e3c56cfaed4948
Additional files:
  • aerdl.dll - AVRDL (AntiVir Engine Module for Windows)
  • aebb.dll - AVBB
  • apcfile.dll - APC (APC SDK)
  • avacl.dll - Avira Professional Security (Avira ACL Resources)
  • apnic.dll (by Ask.com) - AskIC Dynamic Link Library
  • avconfigrc.dll - Avira Antivirus Premium (Avira Resource for Configuration Plugin)
  • avesvc.dll - Avira Engine Service Library
  • avesvcr.dll - Avira Engine Service Library Resources
  • avevtlog.dll - Avira Event Logger
  • avevtrc.dll - Avira Event Logger Resources
  • avgio.dll - Avira On-Access Scan Library
  • avguard.exe - Avira On-Access Service
  • avmailcr.dll - Avira MailGuard Resources
  • avmaildlgcr.dll - Avira MailGuard Dialog Resources
  • apnstub.exe (by Ask.com) - AskStub Application
  • apntoolbarinstaller.exe (by Ask) - Ask Toolbar (Wrapper Application)
  • aeoffice.dll - AVOFFICE (Avira Engine Module for Windows)
  • aescript.dll - AVSCRIPT
  • aecore.dll - AVCORE
  • aehelp.dll - AVHELP
  • aeheur.dll - AVHEUR
  • aepack.dll - AVPACK
  • aeemu.dll - AVEMU
  • aeexp.dll - AVEXP
  • aegen.dll - AVGEN
  • aesbx.dll - AVSBX
  • aescn.dll - AVSCN
  • aevdf.dll - AVVDF

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • avgnt.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named avgnt.
Service
  • avguard.exe runs as a service named 'Avira Realtime Protection' (AntiVirService) "Offers permanent protection against viruses and malware with the Avira search engine.".
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • avgnt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'avgnt' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe" /min.
  • avguard.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'avguard.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • avgnt.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'avgnt (1)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe" /min.
Network connections
  • avgnt.exe connects to 89.105.216.134 (port 80).
  • avguard.exe connects to ec2-54-229-136-0.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com (54.229.136.0 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

avgnt.exe
Memory:7.72 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003708863%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012373%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00024716%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:8,649,152
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:12
70 average
I/O reads/min:207.07 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.89 KB
105.02 KB average
avguard.exe
Memory:152.52 MB
Total CPU:0.0001908003%
Kernel CPU:0.00007754%
User CPU:0.00011326%
CPU cycles/sec:8,939,183
Switches/sec:7
I/O reads/min:25.56 MB
I/O writes/min:895.72 KB

How do I remove Avira Antivirus Premium?

Quickly and completely remove Avira Antivirus Premium 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 Antivirus Premium 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 Antivirus Premium, 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 Antivirus Premium.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#5,394

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.78%
Windows XP 15.55%
Windows 8 10.21%
Windows Vista 7.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.03%
Windows 7 Professional 12.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.41%
Windows 8 Pro 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.73% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 49.73%
  United States 14.97%
  Italy 3.73%
  Brazil 2.37%
  France 2.30%
  Austria 2.30%
  United Kingdom 1.83%
  Netherlands 1.56%
  Taiwan 1.49%
  Iran 1.36%
  Belgium 1.29%
  Switzerland 1.29%
  Canada 1.22%
  Egypt 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.05%
Dell 18.98%
Hewlett-Packard 15.07%
GIGABYTE 12.65%
Medion 8.88%
ASUS 8.61%
Intel 3.63%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Toshiba 2.83%
Samsung 2.69%
Lenovo 1.75%
Sahara 1.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.25%
MEDION MS-7748 2.37%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.37%

About Avira GmbH

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

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