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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,628
United States Rank #6,331
Reach 0.0526%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.72 days
139.10 days >
Average installed length: 73.09 days


VersionDistribution 0.41% 1.09% 0.41% 8.01% 0.14% 3.39% 1.36% 2.58% 1.76% 0.27% 0.27% 1.49% 0.14% 0.14% 0.14% 0.14% 6.92% 0.41% 3.80% 0.14% 0.41% 1.63% 0.14% 0.14% 0.27% 0.27% 0.27% 6.38% 0.27% 0.14% 0.14% 2.04% 1.63% 0.81% 0.54% 0.95% 0.54% 1.09% 0.27% 2.85% 0.95% 0.27% 0.14% 2.99% 1.49% 0.14% 0.27% 2.17% 0.14% 0.54% 0.14%
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UVK - Ultra Virus Killer


UVK - Ultra Virus Killer is a software program developed by Carifred. The most common release is, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named uvk_en.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 4.55 MB (4,768,463 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 63% of users of UVK - Ultra Virus Killer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.carifred.com/uvk
Help link: www.carifred.com/uvk/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\UVK
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\UVK\UVK_en.exe -Uninst
Estimated size: 4.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by UVK - Ultra Virus Killer

Program executable:uvk_en.exe
Name:Ultra Virus Killer
Path:C:\Program Files\uvk\uvk_en.exe
Additional files:
  • UVK.dll - UVK - Ultra virus killer (UVK - Ultra virus killer library)
  • Log analyzer.exe - Ultra Virus Killer (UVK log analyzer and script creator)
  • RebootExec.exe - UVK reboot command parser
  • 2Browse.exe - File extension fixer (2Browse - Web and File Browser)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UVK_en.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Ultra Virus Killer Auto Cleanup' (runs daily at 4:55 PM).
2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • UVK_en.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name '*Continue system repair' which loads as "C:\Program Files\UVK - Ultra Virus Killer\UVK_en.exe" -ContinueRepair "C:\Program Files\UVK - Ultra Virus Killer\ContinueRepair.uvksr" 2.
  • RebootExec.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Install default theme' which loads as C:\Program Files\UVK - Ultra Virus Killer\RebootExec.exe Inst_Def_Theme.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • RebootExec.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Reset user default settings' which loads as C:\Program Files\UVK - Ultra Virus Killer\RebootExec.exe Reset_UDS S-1-5-21-2627363820-475632861-1011989593-1001.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UVK_en.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\UVK - Ultra Virus Killer\UVK_en.exe'.

How do I remove UVK - Ultra Virus Killer?

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Or, you can uninstall UVK - Ultra Virus Killer 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 UVK - Ultra Virus Killer, 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 UVK - Ultra Virus Killer.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.70%
Windows 8 35.18%
Windows Vista 4.06%
Windows XP 3.65%
Windows 8.1 0.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.85%
Windows 8.1 13.52%
Windows 7 Professional 9.02%
Windows 10 Home 5.19%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.58%
  United Kingdom 12.69%
  France 3.86%
  New Zealand 2.10%
  Australia 1.77%
  Argentina 1.43%
  Canada 1.21%
  Belgium 1.10%
  Israel 0.99%
  Netherlands 0.99%
  Brazil 0.99%
  Poland 0.77%
  Mexico 0.77%
  Germany 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.40%
Hewlett-Packard 21.95%
Acer 16.77%
Toshiba 10.56%
Samsung 9.94%
ASUS 7.66%
Lenovo 1.66%
Intel 1.45%
Common models
Samsung 940X3G/930X3G 13.64%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.89%
Samsung 870Z5E/880Z5E/680... 2.48%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.48%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.07%
ASUS All Series 2.07%


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