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23.1.0.0 10.42%
23.0.0.0 89.58%

G Data AntiVirus 2013

What is G Data AntiVirus 2013?  (from G Data Software AG)

G Data AntiVirus 2013 protects you in many ways at once. Maximum security through active hybrid protection using CloseGap technology, and the best response times to current and local threats. With the improved G Data BankGuard, for maximum protection while using online banking. Additional real-time data comparison in t...  Read more

Overview

G Data AntiVirus 2013 is a program developed by G Data Software AG. The most used version is 23.0.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 118 files and is usually about 139.48 MB (146,259,633 bytes). GDUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 33% of users of G Data AntiVirus 2013 come from Germany, it is also popular in Brazil and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gdatasoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\G Data\AntiVirus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B0F08ACB-6BBA-49A8-8BE9-BBB4C2D8B574}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 139.48 MB
Language: Italian (Italy)

Program filesFiles installed by G Data AntiVirus 2013

  • BootCDWizard.fr.dll
  • BootCDWizard.it.dll - Procedura guidata G Data Boot-CD
  • BootCDWizard.pl.dll
  • BootCDWizard.es.dll - Asistente G Data Bootdisk
  • AVK.de.dll - G Data Security Software (G Data AntiVirus Language Pack)
  • AVK.dll - G Data AntiVirus UI
  • AVK.en.dll
  • AVK.es.dll
  • AVK.exe - G Data AntiVirus
  • AVK.fr.dll
  • AVK.it.dll
  • AVK.nl.dll
  • AVK.pl.dll
  • AVK.pt-BR.dll
  • AVKRes.de.dll - G Data Common Language Resources
  • AVKRes.dll - G Data Common Resources
  • AVKRes.en.dll
  • AVKRes.es.dll
  • AVKRes.fr.dll
  • AVKRes.it.dll
  • AVKRes.nl.dll
  • AVKRes.pl.dll
  • AVKRes.pt-BR.dll
  • AVKScanJobC.dll - G Data AntiVirus Scan Job
  • AVKService.de.dll - G Data InternetSecurity Scheduler Service Language Pack
  • AVKService.en.dll
  • AVKService.es.dll
  • AVKService.fr.dll
  • AVKService.it.dll
  • AVKService.nl.dll
  • AVKService.pl.dll
  • AVKService.pt-BR.dll
  • AVKTray.de.dll
  • AVKTray.en.dll
  • AVKTray.es.dll
  • AVKTray.exe
  • AVKTray.fr.dll
  • AVKTray.it.dll
  • AVKTray.nl.dll
  • AVKTray.pl.dll
  • AVKTray.pt-BR.dll
  • Avkwctl.de.dll
  • Avkwctl.en.dll
  • Avkwctl.fr.dll
  • Avkwctl.it.dll
  • Avkwctl.pt-BR.dll
  • AVKWctlx64.de.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.en.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.es.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.fr.dll
  • AVKWctlx64.it.dll
  • AVKWctlx64.nl.dll
  • AVKWctlx64.pl.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.pt-BR.dll
  • avkwsc.dll - G Data WSC Helper
  • avkwsc64.dll
  • avkwscpe.exe - G Data WSC Product Exe
  • BanksafeXPCOM.dll - G Data Security Software G Data Bankguard XPCOM
  • BootCDWizard.nl.dll - G Data opstart-cd-wizard
  • GDGadgetInst32.exe - G Data Gadget Installer
  • GDIUpdt.dll - G Data Internet Update Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ShellExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'AVK9CM' with a class of {CAF4C320-32F5-11D3-A222-004095200FF2}.
  • ShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'AVK9CM' with a class of {CAF4C320-32F5-11D3-A222-004095200FF2}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AVK.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C8F6600A-5FE3-4EEF-9DB4-22EF56BCCF4F}' (runs on registration).
  • GDSC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{87D2CAB6-B212-4C5A-98DA-91D343C4387B}' (runs on registration).
3 Services
  • AVKWCtl.exe runs as a service named 'Vigilante del sistema de archivos G Data' (AVKWCtl) "Comprueba el sistema de archivos en tiempo real (G Data AntiVirus)".
  • AVKService.exe runs as a service named 'Programador G Data' (AVKService).
  • AVKWCtlX64.exe runs as a service named 'Vigilante del sistema de archivos G Data' (AVKWCtl) "Comprueba el sistema de archivos en tiempo real (G Data AntiVirus)".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AVKTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'G Data AntiVirus Tray Application' which loads as C:\Program Files\G Data\AntiVirus\AVKTray\AVKTray.exe.
  • AutorunDelayLoader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'G Data ASM' which loads as "C:\Program Files\G Data\AntiVirus\DelayLoader\AutorunDelayLoader.exe" /autostart.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

AVKTray.exe
Memory:2.82 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006749077%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00056755%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010736%
0.015104% average

How do I remove G Data AntiVirus 2013?

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Or, you can uninstall G Data AntiVirus 2013 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 G Data AntiVirus 2013, 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 G Data AntiVirus 2013.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.42%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Windows 8 4.17%
Windows XP 2.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 7 Professional 29.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.08%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.69% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 32.69%
  Brazil 15.38%
  United States 13.46%
  MA 3.85%
  Belgium 3.85%
  Switzerland 3.85%
  Netherlands 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%
  France 1.92%
  RS 1.92%
  JO 1.92%
  Canada 1.92%
  United Arab Emirates 1.92%
  Poland 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.86%
Acer 22.86%
GIGABYTE 14.29%
Lenovo 11.43%
Hewlett-Packard 8.57%
ASUS 5.71%
Sony 2.86%
Sahara 2.86%
Medion 2.86%
Intel 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite S845D 2.63%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C850-A9... 2.63%
Sony VPCEG34FJ 2.63%
Pegatron Pegatron 2.63%
MSI MS-7522 2.63%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.63%

Publisher URL: www.gdatasoftware.com

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