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ewido anti-malware

What is ewido anti-malware?  (from ewido networks)

Ewido Anti-Malware is a Security software developed by AVG Technologies. After our trial and test, the software is proved to be official, secure and free.


ewido anti-malware is a program developed by ewido networks. 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 main program executable is securitysuite.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 9.97 MB (10,449,159 bytes). update.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 52% of users of ewido anti-malware come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.ewido.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ewido anti-malware

Program executable:securitysuite.exe
Name:ewido anti-malware
Path:C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\securitysuite.exe
Additional files:
  • tscan1.dll - ewido security suite - scanengine
  • engine.dll - ewido security suite - engine (scan engine)
  • configuration.dll - security suite configuration
  • quarantine.dll - security suite quarantine
  • framework.dll - security suite framework
  • update.dll - security suite update
  • info.dll - security suite info
  • scan.dll - security suite scan
  • ewidoctrl.exe - ewido control
  • context.dll - context_menu (Context-Menu (Shell Extension))
  • ewidoguard.exe - guard
  • Uninstall.exe
  • archive.dll
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • lang.dll (by privat) - privat lang (lang)
  • resources.dll
  • shellhook.dll
  • tray_dll.dll
  • update_core.dll
  • wizard.dll
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • context.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ewido' with a class of {57BD36D7-CE32-4600-9B1C-1A0C47EFC02E}.
2 Services
  • ewidoguard.exe runs as a service named 'ewido security suite guard' (ewido security suite guard).
  • ewidoctrl.exe runs as a service named 'ewido security suite control' (ewido security suite control).

How do I remove ewido anti-malware?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win 7 9%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 22.73%
Windows Vista 13.64%
Windows 8 13.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 22.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.73%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%
Windows 7 Starter 4.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.61%
  Canada 6.45%
  Japan 6.45%
  United Arab Emirates 3.23%
  Australia 3.23%
  Belgium 3.23%
  Brazil 3.23%
  Germany 3.23%
  Dominican Republic 3.23%
  Finland 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Kazakstan 3.23%
  ME 3.23%
  Netherlands 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Acer 10.00%
Sony 5.00%
NEC 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
American Megatrends 5.00%
Common models
ASUSTeK G75VW 10.00%
Sony VGN-NW270F 5.00%
Shuttle SH67H3 5.00%
MTC MTC 5.00%
Motherboard by ZOTAC Moth... 5.00%
LENOVO 20060 5.00%


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