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Should I remove Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 56.15 days


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Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 9.0

What is Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?  (from Acunetix)

Audit your website security with Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner As many as 70% of web sites have vulnerabilities that could lead to the theft of sensitive corporate data such as credit card information and customer lists. Hackers are concentrating their efforts on web-based applications - shopping carts, forms, log...  Read more


Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 9.0 is a program developed by Acunetix. 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 main program executable is wvs.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 38.59 MB (40,460,215 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 27% of users of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner come from the United States, it is also popular in France and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acunetix.com
Help link: www.acunetix.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acunetix\Web Vulnerability Scanner 9\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Acunetix\Web Vulnerability Scanner 9\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 38.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 9.0

Program executable:wvs.exe
Web Vulnerability Scanner
Path:C:\Program Files\acunetix\web vulnerability scanner 9\wvs.exe
Additional files:
  • ve.exe - Acunetix Vulnerability Editor (Vulnerability Editor)
  • Activation.exe
  • lsr.exe
  • marvin.exe
  • Reporter.exe
  • reporter_console.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • wvs_console.exe
  • WVSScheduler.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • WVSScheduler.exe runs as a service named 'Acunetix WVS Scheduler v9' (AcuWVSSchedulerv9).

How do I remove Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner?

Quickly and completely remove Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 9.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 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 Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 9.0, 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 Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.12%
Windows 10 34.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.70%
Windows 7 Professional 10.47%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.30%
Windows 8.1 6.98%
Windows 8 Pro 5.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.60%
  France 11.70%
  DZ 5.32%
  India 4.26%
  Iran 4.26%
  MA 3.19%
  Indonesia 3.19%
  Egypt 3.19%
  Brazil 2.13%
  Mexico 2.13%
  Pakistan 2.13%
  Israel 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Italy 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.14%
Acer 18.57%
Dell 17.14%
Lenovo 11.43%
ASUS 8.57%
Toshiba 2.86%
Intel 2.86%
Sony 2.86%
American Megatrends 1.43%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.41%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.05%
ASUS All Series 2.70%
HP 620 2.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite P75-A 1.35%


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