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VersionDistribution 12.00% 4.00% 4.00% 32.00% 16.00% 12.00% 8.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.00%

AV Video System

What is AV Video System?  (from Arecont Vision)

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AV Video System is a software program developed by Arecont Vision. The most common release is, 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. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named AppManager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 47.45 MB (49,753,600 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 64% of users of AV Video System come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arecontvision.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Arecont Vision\Video Surveillance\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B3773B5E-7911-4336-B6E6-2CF07FA01EAD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 47.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AV Video System

Program executable:AppManager.exe
Name:AV Application Manager
Application Mananger
Path:C:\Program Files\Arecont Vision\Video Surveillance\AppManager.exe
Additional files:
  • AppManager.exe - AV Application Manager (Application Mananger)
  • AVInstaller.exe - Camera Installer
  • LocalMachine.exe - AV Video System (AV Video Center)
  • Starter.exe - AutoStartup Manager
  • AV2000SDK.dll
  • AviMaker.exe
  • LMService.exe
  • SnapShots.exe - Camera Snapshot Viewer
  • ippj.dll (by Intel) - ippJP. Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives. JPEG processing. (ippj.dll is the ippJP dispatcher)
  • ippja6.dll (by Intel) - ippja6.dll is an ippJP dynamic library
  • ippjpx.dll - ippjpx.dll is an ippJP dynamic library
  • ippjt7.dll - ippjt7.dll is an ippJP dynamic library
  • ippjw7.dll - ippjw7.dll is an ippJP dynamic library
  • ippcore.dll - core. Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives. Core Library. (ippcore.dll is the core dynamic library)
  • cc3260.dll (by Borland) - Borland C++ Builder 6.0 (Borland C++ Single-thread RTL (WIN ST))
  • cc3260mt.dll (by Borland) - Borland C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT)
  • borlndmm.dll (by Borland Software) - Borland Memory Manager
  • libguide40.dll - Guide Run-time Library (Guide Runtime Library)
  • avcodec-51.dll
  • avutil-49.dll
  • colorspacedll.dll
  • gjpeg.dll
  • ilibeay32.dll
  • issleay32.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • MP4Box.exe
  • ssleay32.dll
  • vp.exe
  • vpp.exe
  • XviD-1.1.2-01112006.exe (by Xvid team) - Xvid 1.1.2 final-installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LMService.exe runs as a service named 'LMSrv' (LMSrv).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Starter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Video Software Starter' which loads as C:\Program Files\Arecont Vision\Video Surveillance\starter.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SnapShots.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Arecont Vision\Video Surveillance\SnapShots.exe'.
  • LocalMachine.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Arecont Vision\Video Surveillance\LocalMachine.exe'.
  • AVInstaller.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Arecont Vision\Video Surveillance\AVInstaller.exe'.

How do I remove AV Video System?

You can uninstall AV Video System 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AV Video System, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AV Video System.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 10 8%
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 7 84.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 10 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 58.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8.1 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.17%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.10%
  Taiwan 5.13%
  Canada 5.13%
  Mexico 2.56%
  Germany 2.56%
  Indonesia 2.56%
  IS 2.56%
  Chile 2.56%
  France 2.56%
  Ireland 2.56%
  Israel 2.56%
  Turkey 2.56%
  Vietnam 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.17%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
ASUS 4.17%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 4.35%
HP ProBook 4530s 4.35%
Dell Vostro 460 4.35%
Acer Aspire 5742 4.35%
LENOVO 20042 4.35%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1170uk 4.35%


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