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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,420
United States Rank #7,240
Reach 0.0902%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.47 days
338.51 days >
Average installed length: 177.86 days


9.2.3 1.52%
9.2.1 0.11%
9.1.7 0.06%
9.1.3 0.23%
9.1.0 0.06%
9.0.1 0.06%
8.6.5 0.06%
6.3.1 5.18%
6.3.0 0.11%
6.2.0 2.25%
6.1.3 0.11%
6.1.0 0.96%
5.6.0 0.45%
5.5.2 0.23%
5.4.1 0.11%
5.4.0 0.39%
5.2.0 0.06%

AnVir Task Manager

What is AnVir Task Manager?  (from AnVir Software)

AnVir Task Manager controls everything running on computer, removes Trojans, speeds up computer, and tweaks Windows. Monitor processes, services, startup programs; replace Task Manager. AnVir Task Manager provides convenience by offering all of its features in a single interface. It saves money because users won't have...  Read more


AnVir Task Manager is a software program developed by AnVir Software. The most common release is 6.3.1, with over 6% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named anvir.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 12.43 MB (13,032,902 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 31% of users of AnVir Task Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.anvir.com/anvir-task-manager.htm
Help link: www.anvir.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\anvir task manager
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AnVir Task Manager\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AnVir Task Manager

Program executable:anvir.exe
Name:AnVir Task Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\anvir task manager\anvir.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - AnVir Task Manager v8.0.0
  • 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.)
  • AnvirHook62.dll - System wide hook. Implementation of windows buttons, extension of windows menu and Open/Save dialogs extensions.
  • AnvirHook63.dll
  • AnvirHook631.dll
  • AnvirHook65.dll
  • AnvirHook75.dll
  • AnvirHook75_64.dll
  • AnvirHook8.dll
  • AnvirHook8_64.dll
  • anvirlauncher.exe - Launcher
  • AnvirRunServ.exe - Anvir Task Manager (Run Programs As Services)
  • usbhdd.exe - Usb HDD temperature monitoring
  • AnvirHook54.dll - AnvirHook (System wide hook implementation)
  • AnvirHook55.dll
  • AnvirHook56.dll - System wide hook. Implementation of system menu extensions and Open/Save dialogs extensions.
  • AnvirHook61.dll
  • reg-organizer-setup.exe (by ChemTable Software) - Reg Organizer (Reg Organizer Setup)
  • ROIntegration.dll
  • tweaker.exe
  • VirusTotalUpload.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AnVir.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9363B0E7-5FA9-4252-994D-A1E824F7D5F6}' (runs on registration).
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • AnVir.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AnVir Task Manager.
  • anvirlauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Anvirlauncher.
  • anvir64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AnVir Task Manager.
  • AnvirRunServ.exe runs as a service named 'AnVir. Run Programs As Services' (AnvirRun) "Allows to run any application as a service. These applications run on Windows startup before user login.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • AnVir.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AnVir Task Manager' and executes as "C:\Program Files\AnVir Task Manager\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:17.91 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024042111%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00196498%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00043923%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove AnVir Task Manager?

You can uninstall AnVir Task Manager 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 AnVir Task Manager, 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 AnVir Task Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.14%
Windows 10 20.99%
Windows XP 14.12%
Windows Vista 5.63%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.95%
Windows 7 Professional 9.62%
Windows 10 Pro 4.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.14%
  Germany 22.82%
  Russia 16.95%
  UA 6.02%
  Sweden 2.35%
  United Kingdom 1.94%
  Canada 1.84%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  France 1.17%
  Austria 1.02%
  Italy 1.02%
  Switzerland 0.82%
  Belgium 0.77%
  Poland 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.38%
Acer 16.30%
Dell 13.46%
ASUS 10.83%
Medion 6.89%
Intel 5.91%
Lenovo 5.03%
Samsung 4.81%
Toshiba 2.30%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Sahara 2.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.32%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.32%
ASUS All Series 3.05%
Acer Aspire 7750G 1.94%

About (from AnVir Software)

AnVir Software is a professional software developing company aiming system applications.
Publisher URL: www.anvir.com


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