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Should I remove FRITZ!Powerline?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,507
Reach 0.0536%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 102.48 days
612.12 days >
Average installed length: 321.62 days


01.00.72 0.27%
01.00.71 0.27%
01.00.65 55.39%
01.00.57 18.11%
01.00.54 3.20%
01.00.53 0.53%
01.00.41 10.12%
01.00.39 6.26%
01.00.31 3.99%
01.00.30 0.40%
01.00.29 0.13%
01.00.09 1.07%
01.00.05 0.13%
01.00.01 0.13%



FRITZ!Powerline is a software program developed by AVM Berlin. The most common release is 01.00.65, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 fritz!powerline.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 3.48 MB (3,647,830 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 93% of users of FRITZ!Powerline come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FRITZ!Powerline\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{79A5A5C8-E343-4C4C-9A25-86B4E9099996}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.48 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by FRITZ!Powerline

Program executable:fritz!powerline.exe
Name:AVM FRITZ!Powerline
Path:C:\Program Files\fritz!powerline\fritz!powerline.exe
Additional files:
  • avmcsock.dll - AVM Products (AVM CSOCK Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • PowerlineService.exe (by AVM GmbH) - AVM FRITZ!Powerline (AVM Powerline-Service)
  • assistant.exe (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt Assistant
  • QtHelp4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Help (Help application framework.)
  • QtCLucene4.dll - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • jasonclientlib.dll
  • netlib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FRITZ!Powerline.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_FRITZ!Powerline_1~!ZTIRF2~ARGORPC'.

How do I remove FRITZ!Powerline?

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

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.03%
Windows 8 30.45%
Windows Vista 2.79%
Windows XP 1.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.62%
Windows 7 Professional 17.84%
Windows 8.1 10.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.95% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 92.95%
  Austria 2.03%
  Netherlands 1.36%
  Switzerland 1.08%
  United States 0.54%
  Italy 0.41%
  United Kingdom 0.41%
  Belgium 0.27%
  Norway 0.14%
  Sweden 0.14%
  Spain 0.14%
  Canada 0.14%
  Finland 0.14%
  France 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 29.79%
Acer 16.49%
Dell 13.83%
Hewlett-Packard 10.11%
ASUS 8.51%
Samsung 5.05%
Lenovo 3.19%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Toshiba 1.06%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 8.14%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.49%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.10%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.71%
Acer Aspire 7750G 2.33%
MEDION MS-7797 2.33%

About (from AVM Berlin)

AVM is one of the top two manufacturers of broadband devices in Europe.
Publisher URL: www.avm.de


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