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VCOM Fix-It Utilities Professional 6

What is VCOM Fix-It Utilities Professional 6?  (from Avanquest Software)

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VCOM Fix-It Utilities Professional 6 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 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 fix-it.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 64 files and is usually about 87.65 MB (91,908,587 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of VCOM Fix-It Utilities Professional 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Avanquest Publishing USA, Inc.
URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vcom\fix-it
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FBBDA4D7-5FC7-4FCF-B2C9-A94B32F774AA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 87.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VCOM Fix-It Utilities Professional 6

Program executable:fix-it.exe
Name:Fix-It Utilities
Fix-It Utilities 6
Path:C:\Program Files\vcom\fix-it\fix-it.exe
Additional files:
  • APResource.dll - Fix-It Utilities (APResource)
  • AVCmd.exe - Command-Line Virus Scanner
  • AVPORT.dll - VCOM Schnittstellenmonitor
  • BOOTRPR.dll - Boot Repair
  • CreateCheckpointEngine.dll - CreateCheckpointEngine Module
  • CSEngine.dll - CSEngine Module
  • CSUI.dll - CSUI
  • errhook.dll - Error Tracker Window Hook
  • ETrack.exe - Track Error Messages
  • ExtOutput.dll - External output for DCP
  • ISMAGIC.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • CheckpointTask.dll - CheckpointTask
  • CREATECHECKPOINTUI.dll - CreateCheckpointUI
  • errorui.dll - My Tool
  • mxpm.dll - Property Manager (OLE Storage)
  • mxtask.exe - The background task server
  • csmsgapi.dll (by Catalyst Development) - Catalyst SocketTools (SocketTools Mail Message Library)
  • cstimapi.dll (by Catalyst Development) - Time Protocol Library
  • aud.dll (by Eurosoft (UK)) - I97 Diagnostics (I97 AUD Group)
  • cddmsg.dll (by Eurosoft (US)) - I97 CDN Group
  • cddmsgnt.dll (by Eurosoft (UK))
  • cdn.dll
  • com.dll - I97 COM Group
  • devnode.dll (by Eurosoft (US)) - I97 USB Group
  • dgs_api.dll - I97 API
  • dgs_svc.dll - I97 Services
  • diskcomn.dll - Common disk test resources for HDN, STR, etc.
  • dmsagent.dll
  • dmsant.dll
  • dvd.dll - I97 DVD Group
  • dvdmsg.dll
  • dvdmsg9x.dll
  • dvdmsgnt.dll
  • Bpmnt.dll (by Trend Micro) - vsapi (BPMNT)
  • AutoUpd.dll
  • CheckpointNotify.exe
  • ezhelper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • mxtask.exe runs as a service named 'Fix-It Task Manager' (Fix-It Task Manager).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Fix-It.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\VCOM\Fix-It\Fix-It.exe'.

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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.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
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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 VCOM Fix-It Utilities Professional 6.

Win XP 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 60.00%
Windows 7 35.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 60.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.29%
  Germany 7.14%
  United Kingdom 7.14%
  Vietnam 3.57%
  Switzerland 3.57%
  Australia 3.57%
  Austria 3.57%
  Spain 3.57%
  Canada 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.22%
Acer 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
American Megatrends 11.11%
Intel 5.56%
Sahara 5.56%
Gateway 5.56%
Compaq 5.56%
Common models
VIA PT800-8237 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L25 ... 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard DSDT 6.67%
Gateway E-3600 ... 6.67%
Dell Inspiron XPS Gen2 ... 6.67%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 6.67%

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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