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3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 93.44% 2.46% 4.10%

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Fix-It Utilities Essentials


Fix-It Utilities Essentials is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 fix-it.exe. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 96.38 MB (101,056,871 bytes). 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 79% of users of Fix-It Utilities Essentials come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com/Deutschland
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avanquest\Fix-It\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5158974E-2D28-4018-9335-7694C2974746}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0407
Estimated size: 96.38 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Fix-It Utilities Essentials

Program executable:fix-it.exe
Name:Fix-It Utilities
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\fix-it\fix-it.exe
Additional files:
  • ActivityMonitor.dll - Fix-It Essentials (Activity Monitor Engine)
  • APMLRIns.dll - APMLRIns
  • AQCommon.dll - Common Functionality
  • AQCommon64.dll
  • AQFileRestoreSrv.exe - File Undeleter Service
  • aqg.dll - AQG
  • AQVolumes.dll - AQVolumes
  • AutoUpd.dll - Program Update
  • AVQWinMonEngine.exe - Avanquest PC Startup Analyzer Monitoring Service
  • AVScan.dll - AVScan
  • BrowserApp.exe - HTML Browser
  • BrwsrWin.dll - BrowserWindow DLL
  • CheckpointNotify.exe - Checkpoint Notification
  • CheckpointTask.dll - Check Point Task
  • ContextMenuTheme32.dll - Context Menu Theme
  • ContextMenuTheme64.dll
  • CreateCheckpointEngine.dll - Create Checkpoint Engine
  • CreateCheckpointUI.dll - Create Check Point UI
  • DummyM.dll - DummyM
  • errhook.dll - Error Tracker Window Hook
  • errorui.dll - Error UI
  • ETrack.exe - ACMEAPTask
  • FAT32M.dll - FAT32M
  • FileUndeleter.dll - File Undeleter Engine
  • Firefox3Browser.dll - Internet Browser Engine
  • InterappTask.dll - Interapp Task
  • InternetSpeedEngine.dll - InternetSpeedEngine Module
  • InternetSpeedUI.dll - Internet Speed UI
  • ISMAGIC.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • APMLR.dll - APMLR
  • APMLRX64.dll
  • IAMC.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • CheckSumTool.dll (by BVRP Software) - BVRP Software LiveUpdate (CheckSumTool)
  • Lfbmpu.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • ASRIOP.dll
  • bzip2.exe
  • ContextMenuHelper.dll
  • ContextMenuHelper64.dll
  • DBHelper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • AVQWinMonEngine.exe runs as a service named 'Fix-It Utilities Process Monitor' (.AVQWindowsMonitorService) "Fix-It Utilities Process Monitor Service - For boot and shutdown logging, system performance monitoring".
  • AQFileRestoreSrv.exe runs as a service named 'AQFileRestoreSrv' (AQFileRestoreSrv) "This service provides a feature to catch and postpone the behavior which end user removes a file permanently (the largest time of file holding is 30 minutes).".

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  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.
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    • 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 Fix-It Utilities Essentials.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.85%
Windows 8 19.67%
Windows Vista 5.74%
Windows XP 5.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.44%
Windows 7 Professional 14.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.20%
Windows 8.1 8.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.51% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 78.51%
  Austria 8.26%
  Czech Republic 4.13%
  United States 4.13%
  France 2.48%
  CY 0.83%
  Australia 0.83%
  Netherlands 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 30.88%
Acer 22.06%
Hewlett-Packard 10.29%
Dell 8.82%
ASUS 5.88%
Samsung 5.88%
Intel 2.94%
Compaq 1.47%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7621 2.11%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.11%
MEDION MS-7800 2.11%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.11%
Packard Bell imedia S3800 2.11%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com


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