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AUSkey software 1.4.3

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AUSkey software 1.4.3 is a program developed by ABR. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 85.56 KB (87,613 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 88% of users of AUSkey software come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: abr.gov.au/ABR_BC
Help link: help.abr.gov.au/content.asp?doc=/content/19242.htm&usertype=BC
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ABR\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{88A86DCC-39C7-41C7-B2FC-855212222084}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 85.56 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AUSkey software 1.4.3

  • AUSkeyNativeSharedMemory.dll (by Commonwealth Government of Australia) - ABR_AUSkey plugin (ABR_AUSkey Plugin - Shared Memory Component)
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U17 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploytk.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • ieAUSkeyPlugin.dll (by Commonwealth Government of Australia) - IE ABR_AUSkey plugin (Internet Explorer Plugin for ABR_AUSkey)
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • jbroker.exe
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jkernel.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqsnotify.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jureg.exe
  • npAUSkeyPlugin.dll - ABR_AUSkey Mozilla Plugin (ABR_AUSkey Plugin Mozilla Component)
  • pack200.exe
  • ServerShutdown.exe
  • ssvagent.exe
  • unpack200.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npAUSkeyPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npAUSkeyPlugin.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npAUSkeyPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'ABR_AUSkey Plugin' with a plugin key of '@abr.gov.au/KeyMgmtPlugin' for all users of the PC.
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:100.32 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007119518%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00038814%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00032381%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,762,447
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:27.84 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove AUSkey software?

Quickly and completely remove AUSkey software 1.4.3 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AUSkey software 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 AUSkey software 1.4.3, 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 AUSkey software.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by AUSkey software 1.4.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 2%
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 57.78%
Windows XP 24.44%
Windows 10 17.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.93%
Windows 7 Professional 13.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.30%
Windows 10 Home 6.98%
Windows 8 Pro 6.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 87.50%
  United States 10.42%
  Japan 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.95%
Dell 15.38%
Toshiba 15.38%
Hewlett-Packard 10.26%
American Megatrends 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Apple 5.13%
Sony 5.13%
Common models
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TOSHIBA Qosmio F60 3.03%
Acer TravelMate 7730G 3.03%


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