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13.04.6401 12.50%
13.01.3202 50.00%
12.09.3202 25.00%
12.04.6412 12.50%

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mks_vir is a software program developed by Arcabit Sp z o.o. The most common release is 13.01.3202, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named mks_vir.exe. The setup package generally installs about 52 files. The installed file update.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 users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7. While about 62% of users of mks_vir come from Poland, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.mks_vir.arcabit.pl
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mks\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A248A1A8-A146-49CC-9A7B-1ABA8E624E52}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by mks_vir

Program executable:mks_vir.exe
ArcaVir Main Module
Path:C:\Program Files\mks\mks_vir\mks_vir.exe
Additional files:
  • ArcaClean.exe - ArcaVir (ArcaVir System Cleaner)
  • ArcaCmd.exe - ArcaCmd (Command line scanner)
  • ATestCmd.exe - ArcaVir 2012 (ATestCmd)
  • Hibernator.exe - ArcaBit Hibernator Module
  • HotFixAV.exe - HotFixAV
  • licntf.exe - ArcaVir LicNtf
  • mks_help.exe - ArcaBit Help Page
  • mks_sender.exe - ArcaBit Mail Sender
  • mks_support.exe (by TeamViewer GmbH)
  • ArcaConfSV.exe - ArcaVir 2010 (ArcaBit Config Service)
  • ArcaMainSV.exe - ArcaBit Main Service
  • ArcaWSC.exe - ArcaWSC (ArcaVir WSC Control)
  • mks_menu.exe - Main Tray Module
  • mks_vir_master.exe - mks_vir (mks_vir Master Executor)
  • update.exe - Update Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • mks_menu.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'mks_menu' which loads as C:\Program Files\mks\mks_vir\mks_menu.exe.

How do I remove mks_vir?

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

Win XP 63%
Win 7 (SP1) 13%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 62.50%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 62.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from Poland
Which countries install it?
  Poland 61.54%
  United States 38.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
American Megatrends 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 7720 12.50%
Gigabyte EX58-UD5 12.50%
Micro-Star MS-7528 12.50%


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