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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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AVM FRITZ!Box Monitor

What is AVM FRITZ!Box Monitor?  (from AVM Berlin)

High-speed connections, secure WLAN and convenient telephony make a home network out of any network. Whether it’s a computer, tablet or smartphone, any device can be connected to the FRITZ!Box. And best of all, installation is so simple that users will be online in a matter of minutes.


AVM FRITZ!Box Monitor is a software program developed by AVM Berlin. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 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 fritzboxmonitor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 6.67 MB (6,999,066 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 93% of users of AVM FRITZ!Box Monitor come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fritzbox.eu
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fritz!box monitor
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FRITZ!Box Monitor\install.exe" -d
Estimated size: 6.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AVM FRITZ!Box Monitor

Program executable:fritzboxmonitor.exe
Name:FRITZ!Box Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\fritz!box monitor\fritzboxmonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • install.exe - AVM Inf Installer
  • fbfBar.dll - FBFBar Module
  • avmcsock.dll - AVM Products (AVM CSOCK Library)
  • avmssl.dll - AVM SSL Wrapper Library
  • igd_find.dll - AVM IGD_FIND Library
  • upnpapicli.dll - AVM UPNP CLIENT Library
  • fBoxAcc.dll - avm fBoxAcc (fBoxAcc)
  • import.dll - Import Dynamic Link Library (Import DLL)
  • avmadd32.dll (by AVM GmbH) - AVM avmadd32 (avmadd32)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • Msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FRITZBoxMonitor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B9C6C49B-0462-482A-B0DE-6342C53460C0}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FRITZBoxMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FRITZBoxMonitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\FRITZ!Box Monitor\FRITZBoxMonitor.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FRITZBoxMonitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FRITZ!Box Monitor\FRITZBoxMonitor.exe'.

How do I remove AVM FRITZ!Box Monitor?

You can uninstall AVM FRITZ!Box Monitor 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 AVM FRITZ!Box Monitor, 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 AVM FRITZ!Box Monitor.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.39%
Windows 10 18.63%
Windows XP 14.99%
Windows Vista 8.57%
Windows Server 2003 0.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.87%
Windows 7 Professional 14.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.19%
Windows 10 Pro 4.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.09% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 93.09%
  United States 3.46%
  Austria 0.86%
  Netherlands 0.86%
  Switzerland 0.43%
  Canada 0.22%
  United Kingdom 0.22%
  HT 0.22%
  Italy 0.22%
  Luxembourg 0.22%
  MM 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 27.04%
Acer 14.59%
Dell 11.16%
Hewlett-Packard 9.01%
American Megatrends 4.72%
ASUS 4.72%
Intel 3.43%
Sahara 3.00%
Samsung 3.00%
Toshiba 1.29%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.98%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.07%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.49%
MEDIONPC MS-7318 2.91%
MEDIONPC MS-7204 2.33%
ASUSTeK K53SV 1.74%

About (from AVM Berlin)

AVM is one of the top two manufacturers of broadband devices in Europe.
Publisher URL: www.avm.de


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