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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #38,518
Reach 0.0011%


2016.0.7951 4.76%
2016.0.7638 9.52%
2013.0.2901 9.52%
2013.0.2896 9.52%
2013.0.2895 9.52%
2013.0.2893 19.05%
2013.0.2813 4.76%
2012.0.2118 4.76%
2012.0.2114 23.81%
10.0.1154 4.76%

AVG Remote Administration

What is AVG Remote Administration?  (from AVG Technologies)

AVG’s Admin widget is a simple tool that sits on your desktop. It immediately alerts you if there are any non-compliant machines and lets you take action with just a couple of clicks Thanks to AVG’s Network Installer, you can remotely install protection on any computer that’s on your network, and monitor the installat...  Read more


AVG Remote Administration is a program developed by AVG Technologies. The most used version is 2012.0.2114, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is avgmfapx.exe. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 41.35 MB (43,357,601 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 81% of users of AVG Remote Administration come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avg.com/us-en/product-avg-admin
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\avg\avg2013 admin\common
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AVG\Avg2013 Admin\Common\avgmfapx.exe" /ProductType=Admin /AppMode=SETUP /Uninstall
Estimated size: 41.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AVG Remote Administration

Program executable:avgmfapx.exe
Name:AVG Remote Administration
AVG Installer Application
Path:C:\Program Files\avg\avg2013 admin\common\avgmfapx.exe
Additional files:
  • admincfg2012.dll - AVG Remote Administration (Admin Console - AVG Configuration)
  • admincfg2012a.dll
  • adminres.dll - AVG Admin User Interface Resource Library
  • avgadminsx.dll - AVG Admins Library
  • avgadmsvset.dll - AVG Admin Server Settings
  • avgadmsvseta.dll
  • avgceia.dll - AVG Configuration Exporter
  • avgceix.dll
  • avgcfg2012a.dll - AVG Configuration Module
  • avgcfg2012x.dll
  • avgcfglt.dll - AVG Setting Manager Library
  • avgcfglta.dll
  • avgdiagdlla.dll - AVG Diagnostics
  • avgdiagdllx.dll
  • avgdiagea.exe
  • avgdiagex.exe
  • avgdumpa.exe - AVG Crash Dumper
  • avgdumpx.exe
  • avgfwcfg3dlla.dll - AVG Firewall Configuration Library
  • avgfwcfg3dllx.dll
  • avglnga.dll - AVG Language Module
  • avglngx.dll
  • avgloga.dll - AVG Logging Library
  • avglogx.dll
  • avgmfarx.dll - AVG Installer Resource Library
  • avgntopenssla.dll - AVG NT OpenSSL Library
  • avgntopensslx.dll
  • avgntsqlitea.dll - AVG NT SQLite Library
  • avgntsqlitex.dll
  • avgrdtesta.exe - AVG Redist Checker
  • avgrdtestx.exe
  • avgtrana.dll - AVG Configuration Transformer
  • avgtranx.dll
  • avgcorea.dll - AVG Internet Security (AVG Scanning Core Module)
  • avgcorex.dll
  • htmlayout.dll (by Terra Informatica Software,, British Columbia, Canada) - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • adminkrnlapia.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • avgmfapx.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\Avg2013 Admin\Common\avgmfapx.exe'.
  • avgdiagex.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AVG\Avg2013 Admin\Common\avgdiagex.exe'.

How do I remove AVG Remote Administration?

You can uninstall AVG Remote Administration 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 AVG Remote Administration, 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 AVG Remote Administration.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 10 Pro 9.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.52%
Windows 8.1 9.52%
Windows 7 Enterprise 9.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.65%
  United Kingdom 9.68%
  Taiwan 3.23%
  Finland 3.23%
  AZ 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 52.63%
Dell 31.58%
Acer 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
Common models
Sony VPCL12S1E 5.88%
HP Pro 3405 Series 5.88%
Dell Vostro 460 5.88%
Dell OptiPlex 960 5.88%
Dell OptiPlex 390 5.88%
HP HP Notebook 5.88%

About AVG Technologies

AVG Technologies is a global leader in security software, protecting more than 110 million consumers and small business computer users in 167 countries.
Publisher URL: www.avg.com


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