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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,243
United States Rank #23,370
Reach 0.0064%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 66.63 days
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Average installed length: 334.62 days

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AVG Anti-Rootkit Free

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AVG Anti-Rootkit Free is a software program developed by Grisoft. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named avgarkt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.29 MB (2,402,516 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of AVG Anti-Rootkit Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.grisoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GRISOFT AVG Anti-Rootkit Free
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\GRISOFT AVG Anti-Rootkit Free\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AVG Anti-Rootkit Free

Program executable:avgarkt.exe
Name:AVG Anti-Rootkit
AVG Anti-Rootkit Beta
Path:C:\Program Files\grisoft avg anti-rootkit free\avgarkt.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • avgarcln.sys - AVG7 Clean Driver
  • avgarkt.sys - AVG Anti-Rootkit (AVG Anti-Rootkit Driver)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • avgarkt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{79570C1F-A147-4FFC-B4C0-781227D983A9}' (runs on registration).

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Quickly and completely remove AVG Anti-Rootkit Free from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AVG Anti-Rootkit Free 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 AVG Anti-Rootkit Free, 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 AVG Anti-Rootkit Free.

Win XP 49%
Win Server 2003 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 52.42%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows Vista 19.35%
Windows 10 2.42%
Windows Server 2003 0.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 51.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.56%
Windows 7 Professional 4.10%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.35%
  Germany 11.04%
  France 9.09%
  Canada 3.25%
  Brazil 2.60%
  Australia 2.60%
  Argentina 2.60%
  Italy 2.60%
  Belgium 1.95%
  Czech Republic 1.95%
  United Kingdom 1.95%
  New Zealand 1.30%
  Poland 1.30%
  Hong Kong 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
American Megatrends 9.33%
Intel 9.33%
Acer 9.33%
Toshiba 8.00%
Gateway 6.67%
ASUS 2.67%
Common models
Dell Dimension E521 3.26%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.17%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.17%
Dell Dell DM051 2.17%
Dell MP061 2.17%


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