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What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,042
United States Rank #6,739
Reach 0.0766%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.54 days
281.37 days >
Average installed length: 147.84 days


9.2.3 3.51%
9.2.2 0.20%
9.2.1 0.07%
9.2.0 0.33%
9.1.6 0.07%
9.1.3 0.40%
9.1.12 0.20%
9.1.0 0.13%
9.0.1 0.20%
8.6.1 0.07%
6.3.1 7.88%
6.3.0 0.07%
6.2.0 0.79%
6.1.3 0.07%
6.0.0 0.07%
5.6.0 0.53%
5.5.2 0.13%
5.5.1 0.26%
5.4.1 0.20%
5.2.0 0.07%
5.0.4 0.33%
4.9.1 0.07%

AnVir Task Manager Free

What is AnVir Task Manager Free?  (from AnVir Software)

AnVir Task Manager Free provides convenience by offering all of its features in a single interface. It saves money because users won't have to buy multiple packages to perform a family of related tasks. Monitor processes, services, Internet connections, CPU usage, disk usage, memory usage, DLLs, drivers, locked files, ...  Read more


AnVir Task Manager Free is a program developed by AnVir Software. The most used version is 6.3.1, with over 9% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is anvir.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 4.79 MB (5,022,109 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 40% of users of AnVir Task Manager Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.anvir.com
Help link: www.anvir.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AnVir Task Manager Free
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AnVir Task Manager Free\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AnVir Task Manager Free

Program executable:anvir.exe
Name:AnVir Task Manager Free
Path:C:\Program Files\anvir task manager free\anvir.exe
Additional files:
  • 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.
  • AnvirHook631.dll
  • AnvirHook65.dll
  • AnvirHook75.dll
  • AnvirHook75_64.dll
  • AnvirHook8.dll
  • AnvirHook8_64.dll
  • anvirlauncher.exe - Launcher
  • AnvirHook54.dll - AnvirHook (System wide hook implementation)
  • AnvirHook55.dll
  • AnvirHook56.dll - System wide hook. Implementation of system menu extensions and Open/Save dialogs extensions.
  • AnvirHook60.dll
  • AnvirHook613.dll
  • reg-organizer-setup.exe (by ChemTable Software) - Reg Organizer (Reg Organizer Setup)
  • ROIntegration.dll
  • tweaker.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • VirusTotalUpload.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AnVir.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9C0CA0CE-DC52-44E9-AB8C-7644DCD43569}' (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.
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.
2 Startup Files (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\anvir64.exe".
  • AnVir.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AnVir' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AnVir Task Manager Free\AnVir.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 Task Manager Free?

You can uninstall AnVir Task Manager Free 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 Free, 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 Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.20%
Windows 10 26.19%
Windows XP 10.85%
Windows Vista 4.70%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.48%
Windows 7 Professional 13.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.74%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%
Windows 8.1 4.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.65%
  Germany 12.54%
  MA 6.13%
  United Kingdom 4.91%
  DZ 3.82%
  Italy 3.47%
  Canada 2.60%
  France 2.49%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  TN 1.45%
  Egypt 1.33%
  Belgium 1.21%
  Saudi Arabia 1.21%
  Australia 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.20%
Dell 21.09%
Acer 19.09%
ASUS 8.21%
Toshiba 5.77%
Medion 4.44%
Lenovo 3.66%
Intel 3.22%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Samsung 1.22%
Sahara 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.98%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.56%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.99%

About (from AnVir Software)

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

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androalpover a year ago
very good software too see whats going on in your pc, it can also detect start up registry changes