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48% remove it52% keep it
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Anti-Virus Plus

What is Anti-Virus Plus?  (from Avanquest Software)

CORE group have released this new antivirus app by Avanquest. Want to enjoy a complete antivirus that does not slow the performance of your computer? The scanning speed has been optimized and the system memory requirements reduced. You are well protected in real time against the latest viruses, spyware and rootkits sea...  Read more


Anti-Virus Plus is a program developed by Avanquest Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is anti-virusplus.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 107.77 MB (113,001,228 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 71% of users of Anti-Virus Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Help link: www.avanquest.com/UK/aq-you/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\avanquest\antivirusplus
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0196F1BA-AE51-438B-A993-A99B87C358A6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 107.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Anti-Virus Plus

Program executable:anti-virusplus.exe
Name:Anti-Virus Plus
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\antivirusplus\anti-virusplus.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll - Avanquest Software Online update system (Online update system)
  • AutoUpd.dll - Anti-Virus Plus (Program Update)
  • BROWSERAPP.exe - HTML Browser
  • BrwsrWin.dll - BrowserWindow DLL
  • ISMAGIC.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • MXCtxMnu.dll - Utility Context Menu Module
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll
  • mxdlgsup.dll - Dialog Support
  • mxprop.dll - Global Settings UI
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage (APMessage Unicode)
  • APMLR.dll - APMLR
  • IAMC.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • ACME.dll - Virus Scanner
  • ACMEAPTask.dll - ACMEAPTask
  • ACMEEMTask.dll - ACMEEMTask
  • ACMEUpdateTask.dll - ACMEUpdateTask
  • APMLRIns.dll - APMLRIns
  • AVSubTask.dll - AVSubTask
  • DSEngineUI.dll - Double Anti-Spy Engine Module
  • MXLogger.dll - Logger
  • MXLoggerx64.dll
  • MxNotify.dll - COM communication component
  • MXPM.dll - Property Manager (OLE Storage)
  • MXPM64.dll
  • CheckSumTool.dll (by BVRP Software) - BVRP Software LiveUpdate (CheckSumTool)
  • aqg.dll
  • bzip2.exe
  • ContextMenuTheme32.dll
  • ContextMenuTheme64.dll
  • HelpFiles.exe
  • HelpFinder.dll
  • InterappTask.dll
  • MXExHand.dll
  • Mxkillsrv.exe
  • MXNeData.dll
  • MXProgDt.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Menu Double Anti-Spy' with a class of {D112BE10-232D-45b8-835C-F11440FA6404}.

How do I remove Anti-Virus Plus?

Quickly and completely remove Anti-Virus Plus from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Anti-Virus Plus 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 Anti-Virus Plus, 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 Anti-Virus Plus.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  France 14.29%
  Canada 14.29%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com


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