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AnVir Software

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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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 4.42 MB (4,631,786 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Zip Programs\AnVir Software
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\zipinst.exe /uninst "C:\Zip Programs\AnVir Software\uninst1~.nsu"
Estimated size: 4.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AnVir Software

  • AnVir.exe - AnVir Task Manager Free
  • anvir64.exe - AnVir Task Manager (System wide hook on Windows 64 bit. Implementation of windows buttons, extension of windows menu and Open/Save dialogs extensions.)
  • AnvirHook75.dll - System wide hook. Implementation of windows buttons, extension of windows menu and Open/Save dialogs extensions.
  • AnvirHook75_64.dll
  • tweaker.exe
  • VirusTotalUpload.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AnVir.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F61028AB-88F4-46CB-AF71-C8FF6986DD35}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • anvir64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AnVir Task Manager.
  • AnVir.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AnVir Task Manager.
Startup File (User Run)
  • AnVir.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AnVir Task Manager Free' and executes as "C:\Program Files\AnVir Task Manager Free\anvir.exe" Minimized.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • anvir64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AnVir64' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AnVir Task Manager Free\anvir64.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:55.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003765400%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00030784%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006870%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:16.74 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:832 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove AnVir Software?

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

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows Vista (SP2)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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