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21% remove it79% keep it
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Active Security Monitor

What is Active Security Monitor?

The AOL Active Security Monitor is free to download whether you are an AOL customer or not. After AOL Active Security Monitor identifies a problem, click the Improve Score tab to see what you can do to remedy the situation.

About  (from AOL)

AOL's Active Security Monitor makes it easy for a novice and expert computer user to see where their systems are lacking in the online security area. It is a simple, and free way to stay safe online, and save many hours and money trying to rebuild and fix a tainted computer system that has been penetrated from ugly onl...  Read more


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 10.15 MB (10,647,675 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.aol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AOL\Active Security Monitor\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AOL\Active Security Monitor\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Active Security Monitor

  • ParseSupportChart.dll (by OPSWAT) - OPSWAT, Inc. Parse OPSWAT Support Chart (ParseSupportChart)
  • UpdateVerify.dll (by OPSWAT) - OPSWAT, Inc. UpdateVerify (UpdateVerify)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • ASMonitor.exe
  • AVManager.dll
  • AVManagerUnified.dll
  • DiscoveryDLL.dll
  • FWManager.dll
  • Opswat.dll
  • OPSWATAVCommon.dll
  • Score.dll
  • SetupDLL.dll
  • msvcp60.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ASMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ASM' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AOL\Active Security Monitor\ASMonitor.exe" HIDEMAIN.

How do I remove Active Security Monitor?

You can uninstall Active Security 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 Active Security 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 Active Security Monitor.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Starter 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.19%
  Turkey 9.52%
  Kuwait 4.76%
  OM 4.76%
  Saudi Arabia 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Gateway 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Common models
LG Electronics RD480-G.AD... 11.11%
LG Electronics C500-G... 11.11%
LENOVO 10243VU 11.11%
GATEWAY GT5404 11.11%
Dell Latitude D610 11.11%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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