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Should I remove avast! Small Office Administration?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #45,047
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1.3.12330 18.75%
1.3.12323 12.50%
1.3.8213 31.25%
1.2.8220 31.25%
1.2.8200 6.25%

avast! Small Office Administration

What is avast! Small Office Administration?  (from AVAST Software)

Adding the avast! Small Office Administration console allows you to easily manage our security solutions from your desk, without needing a dedicated IT staff. This console can grow along with your business, for up to 200 devices. Even though you may not be able to employ an IT team, you still need a security solution ...  Read more


avast! Small Office Administration is a software program developed by AVAST Software. The most common release is 1.3.8213, 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 setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 29.33 MB (30,759,930 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 69% of users of avast! Small Office Administration come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avast.com/en-us/small-office
Help link: support.avast.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Administration Console\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E2606DF5-378F-429C-B8DE-0ABE5B7A63BB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.33 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by avast! Small Office Administration

  • Avast.ExpressionBuilder.dll - avast! Administration Console
  • Avast.LinqExtensions.dll
  • Avast.Messaging.dll
  • Avast.Messaging.Tcp.dll
  • Avast.Messaging.TypeHelper.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.ComputerCatalog.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Console.Resources.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.MaintainancePlugin.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Management.Core.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Management.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Manager.Core.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Manager.exe
  • Avast.Sbc.Model.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.NagScreens.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Reports.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.ScanPlugin.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Scheduler.Core.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Scheduler.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.Core.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.Database.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.exe
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.Installer.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.ServiceUtil.exe
  • Avast.Sbc.UpdateEngine.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Util.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.WebsiteHost.exe
  • Avast.SystemRestore.exe
  • CommandLine.dll - Command Line Parsing Library
  • BouncyCastle.Crypto.dll (by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle) - Bouncy Castle for .NET (BouncyCastle.Crypto)
  • AutoMapper.dll - AutoMapper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • Avast.Sbc.WebsiteHost.exe runs as a service named 'avast! Administration Console Website Host' (avast! Administration Console Website Host) "avast! Administration Console Website Host is necessary to provide user interface for your avast! Administration Console server.".
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.exe runs as a service named 'avast! Administration Console' (avast! Administration Console) "avast! Administration Console server process. This is a critical process for protecting all your computers.".
  • Avast.Sbc.Manager.exe runs as a service named 'avast! Administration Console Monitor' (avast! Administration Console Monitor).

How do I remove avast! Small Office Administration?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.25%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.97%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  Canada 6.90%
  South Africa 3.45%
  Poland 3.45%
  Belgium 3.45%
  Israel 3.45%
  Netherlands 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
MSI 16.67%
Toshiba 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Common models
O.E.M O.E.M 7.14%
Dell OptiPlex 760 7.14%
LENOVO Lenovo H420 7.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro P20... 7.14%
Dell Dimension E521 7.14%

About AVAST Software

avast! antivirus software provides PC virus protection.
Publisher URL: www.avast.com


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