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Should I remove AtHocGov?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #48,142
Reach 0.0005%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.75 days
51.50 days >
Average installed length: 27.06 days


VersionDistribution 10.00% 40.00% 40.00% 10.00%

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What is AtHocGov?  (from AtHoc)

AtHoc empowers organizations to communicate, interact and account for all their people during crisis events and critical situations. Emergency managers can request alert responses and status for accountability reports. The responses are geo-tagged and the resulting analysis provides actionable information for early cri...  Read more


AtHocGov is a program developed by AtHoc. The most used version is, with over 98% 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. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 39.59 MB (41,512,960 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: Desktop Validator (DV) leverages the native Microsoft Windows Cryptographic API (CAPI) so it can transparently provide digital certificate validation to CAPI enabled client or server applications. DV enables digital certificate validation via standar
Installation folder: C:\windows\temp\\wav
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1FD63CC5-9F37-48A0-9239-BC069CE3F54E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 39.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AtHocGov

  • athocgov.exe - AtHocGov Desktop (AtHocGov Desktop Daemon)
  • athocgovdesk.exe - AtHocGov Deskbar
  • athocgovgshtmlcl.dll - AtHocGov Html Desktop Module (AtHocGov Html Control Module)
  • athocgovsysteminfo.dll - AtHoc Desktop Module
  • athocgovtbr.dll - AtHocGov Desktop Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • athocgov.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AtHocGov' which loads as C:\Program Files\AtHocGov\AtHocGov.exe.

How do I remove AtHocGov?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

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 7 Enterprise 50.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise 20.00%
Windows Server 2012 R2 Da... 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 10.00%
Windows 10 Enterprise 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 755 20.00%
LENOVO 4236DB0 20.00%
HP Z440 Workstation 10.00%
HP EliteBook 8560p 10.00%
HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT ... 10.00%
Dell XPS 12 9Q23 10.00%


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