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6% remove it94% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.02 days
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Average installed length: 294.82 days


15.00 28.10%
14.00 59.48%
13.00 12.42%

Guardian AntiVirus

What is Guardian AntiVirus?  (from Quick Heal Technologies Pvt)

Guardian AntiVirus 2013 comes as bundle of AntiVirus, AntiSpyware, AntiMalware, Anti-Rootkit, Silent Firewall, IDS/IPS, Autorun Protection, Browsing Protection, Self Protection, Silent Mode. It protects your laptops and desktops and provides protection against malicious threats that can sneak into your system when you ...  Read more


Guardian AntiVirus is a program developed by Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. The most used version is 14.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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). The software installer includes 99 files and is usually about 81.75 MB (85,717,964 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 96% of users of Guardian AntiVirus come from India, it is also popular in the United States and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quickheal.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Quick Heal\Guardian AntiVirus\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Quick Heal\Guardian AntiVirus\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 81.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Guardian AntiVirus

  • ARKIT.EXE - Quick Heal Anti-Rootkit
  • ACAPPAA.EXE - Quick Heal AntiVirus (Quick Heal Upgrade Downloader)
  • activate.exe - Registration wizard
  • ACTXMOD.DLL - Activex Enumerator
  • anphmail.dll - Anti-Phishing Library
  • ASAE.DLL - System Analysis Explorer DLL
  • ASAE_DLG.DLL - System Analysis Explorer UI
  • ASCLSRVC.EXE - AntiMalware Cleanup Service
  • ASEXLENM.DLL - AntiMalware Exclusion
  • ASMAIN.EXE - Quick Heal AntiMalware
  • ASPLYSCN.DLL - AntiMalware Poly Scan
  • ASPYRES.DLL - Resource Dll For Anti Spy Tools
  • ASREPSUB.DLL - AntiMalware Report
  • ASRES.DLL - AntiMalware Resource
  • ASSCAN.DLL - AntiMalware Scanner
  • AUTOVIEW.DLL - Autoview Dynamic Link Library
  • avcailib.dll - Interface Library
  • BDSCORE.DLL - BDS Core Library
  • bdsflt.sys - BDS Driver
  • BDSITF.DLL - BDS Interface Library
  • bdsnm.sys
  • BDSSERV.DLL - BDS Service Library
  • BDSSVC.EXE - BDS Service Application
  • BDSUSER.DLL - BDS User Library
  • bdswl.dll - BDS WL Library
  • bkdrupdt.dll - Incremental Update Library
  • BRFFOLD.DLL - Browser For Folder Library
  • CATFLT.SYS - Online Driver.
  • CONTACT.EXE - Quick Heal Update Contact Details
  • CTRLLIB.DLL - Control Library
  • DELONNB.DLL - DelOnNB Dynamic Link Library
  • diskapi.dll - diskapi Dynamic Link Library
  • DMGCLNR.DLL - Critical System Registry Restore
  • ECDCORE.DLL - Emergency CD Library
  • EMLPROUI.EXE - Email Protection
  • EMLPROXY.EXE - Mail Protection Service
  • EMPXCORE.DLL - Mail Protection Library
  • FBSCH.EXE - First Boot Scheduler
  • BCGCBPRO1210u90.dll (by BCGSoft Ltd) - BCGControlBar Professional Dynamic Link Library (BCGControlBar Professional DLL)
  • BCGPStyle2007Silver1210.dll (by BCGSoft Co Ltd) - BCGSoft Office 2007 Style (Office 2007 (Silver) style resource library)
  • asapsdk.dll (by Commtouch) - ASAPSdk Module
  • arcvsdk.dll - arcvsdk library
  • bkdrscan.dll
  • boot.dll
  • bootscan.dll - bootscan library
  • delnboot.exe
  • disasm.dll - disasm library
  • dospoly.dll - dospoly library
  • duse.dll - duse library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ASMAIN.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'Guardian AntiMalware Scan' (runs daily at PM 5:26:00).
  • ACAPPAA.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'Resume Quickup Download' (runs daily at PM 3:26:00).
2 Services
  • BDSSVC.EXE runs as a service named 'Behavior Detection System' (Behavior Detection System).
  • EMLPROXY.EXE runs as a service named 'Core Mail Protection' (Core Mail Protection).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:13.61 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013093450%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00071560%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00059374%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Guardian AntiVirus?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 35%
Win 8 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.32%
Windows 8 17.65%
Windows XP 14.38%
Windows Vista 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.38%
Windows 7 Professional 9.80%
Windows 8 Pro 5.88%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.27%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.95% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 95.95%
  United States 2.70%
  Indonesia 0.68%
  China 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.62%
Dell 24.76%
Acer 13.33%
Intel 8.57%
Lenovo 6.67%
ASUS 4.76%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Sahara 1.90%
Sony 1.90%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.67%
LENOVO 20157 3.74%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.80%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.80%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.87%

About (from Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd.)

In 1993, Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd. commenced operations as CAT Computer Services (P) Ltd. primarily as a computer service center.
Publisher URL: www.quickheal.com


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