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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution
5.0.712 100.00%

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Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations

What is Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations?  (from Kaspersky Lab)

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Overview

Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations is a program developed by Kaspersky Lab. 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 main program executable is kav.exe. The software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 4.4 MB (4,615,763 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. While about 80% of users of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations come from the United States, it is also popular in France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kaspersky.com
Help link: www.kaspersky.com/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\kaspersky lab\kaspersky anti-virus 5.0 for windows workstations
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe" /I{0D48BC29-1FD5-4491-BD55-D4279D109B37}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations

Program executable:kav.exe
Name:Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations
Kaspersky Anti-Virus GUI Part
Path:C:\Program Files\kaspersky lab\kaspersky anti-virus 5.0 for windows workstations\kav.exe
MD5:d2a4d0c469ed59d12a2cc67da8702c4e
Additional files:
  • avloc.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations (Kasperksy Anti-Virus localization module (English))
  • avpupd.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Updater
  • ccclient.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus CC Client
  • cciface.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus CC Interface
  • ccifacep.dll
  • chktool.dll - CheckTool.dll
  • ckahcomm.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker Communication Library
  • ckahrule.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker Rules Manager
  • ckahum.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker User Mode Component
  • coloc.dll
  • fssync.dll
  • guidlgs.dll - Kasperksy Anti-Virus GUI Part
  • guloc.dll
  • kavcon.dll - Kasperksy Anti-Virus CS AdminKit Connector
  • kavconlc.dll - Kasperksy Anti-Virus localization module (Russian)
  • kavmi.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Management Interface Library
  • kavmwnd.dll
  • kavsend.exe - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Mailer
  • kavshell.exe - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Command Shell
  • kavsvc.exe - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Service
  • keymanager.exe
  • klckah.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Hacker Component
  • klcmn.dll - COMMON GUI CLASSES
  • klcp.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Container Params Library
  • klipc.dll - IPC
  • klonacc.dll - KAV OnAccess Scanner component DLL
  • klondem.dll - KAV OnDemand Scanner component DLL
  • klswd.exe - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Service Watchdog
  • klutil.dll - COMMON CLASSES
  • klutilp.dll
  • kmloc.dll
  • mailappl.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Mail Checker Mail Application Layer
  • maloc.dll
  • mcou.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Mail Checker Outlook Plug-In Implementation
  • mcouloc.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Mail Checker Outlook Plug-In Localization DLL (English)
  • mcoup.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Mail Checker Outlook Plug-In
  • mcpr.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Mail Checker Proxy
  • mcproxy.dll
  • og.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Office Guard
  • ogbridge.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Office Guard Bridge
  • pr_rmt.dll - PR_REMOTE
  • prloader.dll - Prague Loader
  • rpt.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Report Library
  • rptp.dll
  • scbridge.dll - Script Checker Plug-in
  • scrch_ag.dll - Script Checker Component
  • scrchpg.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus Script Checker
  • shellex.dll - Kasperksy Anti-Virus Shell Extension
  • shloc.dll
  • StrtSLoc.dll - KAV StartUp enumerator localization module
  • svcloc.dll
  • utloc.dll
  • wcswmi.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus WMI support
  • avp_iont.dll - Kaspersky Anti-Virus (Low level I/O driver (Win NT/2000))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • kavsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Kaspersky Anti-Virus Service' (kavsvc) "Provides anti-virus functionality of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations, installed on your computer.".

How do I remove Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations?

Quickly and completely remove Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations 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 Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations, 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 Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Hewlett-Packard
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  France 20.00%

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky is a developer of secure content and threat management systems.
Publisher URL: www.kaspersky.com

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