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Should I remove Virgin Broadband PCguard?

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53% remove it47% keep it
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Virgin Broadband PCguard


Virgin Broadband PCguard is a software program developed by Virgin Broadband. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 10.39 MB (10,890,936 bytes). The installed file rpsupdaterR.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows Vista (SP2). While about 71% of users of Virgin Broadband PCguard come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.virginmedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband\PCguard\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{153BC7CA-9F2F-45AC-B4A1-AFAFBD5D904B}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 10.39 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Virgin Broadband PCguard

  • ClBR.dll (by Radialpoint) - Radialpoint Security Services 6.0.1 (Radialpoint 6.0.1)
  • DlgR.dll (by Radialpoint)
  • PersistR.dll
  • SchedR.dll
  • ServiceR.dll
  • spywareR.dll
  • rpsupdaterR.exe - Radialpoint Security Services (Radialpoint Update Service 6.0.1)
  • ActDtcR.dll
  • AdblockR.dll
  • AntiFR.dll
  • AVCntxtR.dll
  • BsLR.dll
  • BsnsLgcR.dll
  • BsR.dll
  • CleanerR.dll
  • ClntpR.dll
  • CookieR.dll
  • CstmUIR.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DInetR.dll
  • FileScannerR.dll
  • FireR.dll
  • FreeSCR.dll
  • Fws.exe - Virgin Media PCguard
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • GUIR.dll
  • inhR.dll
  • LbZkTstR.dll
  • libbz2R.dll
  • LibZkR.dll
  • NetCnMnR.exe
  • OemLibR.dll
  • OemRepair.exe
  • PacketR.dll
  • ParntalR.dll
  • PktShimR.dll
  • ProxiesR.dll
  • QuaranR.dll
  • ReportR.dll
  • RPS.exe
  • SecurityAwareCOM.dll
  • SecurityAwareCOMInstaller.exe
  • SecurityAwareCOMPS.dll
  • SecurityAwareLIBR.dll
  • SktShimR.dll
  • SrvcModR.dll
  • SwchMonR.exe
  • UpdMgrR.dll
  • VirusR.dll
  • WordScnR.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • AVCntxtR.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {FFFFE5C1-34AF-4d4d-B3D3-5BB86A2BAA7B}.
2 Services
  • rpsupdaterR.exe runs as a service named 'Virgin Broadband PCguard Update Service' (RPSUpdaterR).
  • Fws.exe runs as a service named 'PCguard Firewall' (RP_FWS).

How do I remove Virgin Broadband PCguard?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  United Kingdom 28.57%


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