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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,699
United States Rank #13,286
Reach 0.0113%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.29 days
126.49 days >
Average installed length: 66.46 days


3.52.0001 38.29%
3.51.0000 2.25%
3.50.7000 4.50%
3.50.0000 52.70%
3.00.0000 2.25%

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AutoSave Essentials

What is AutoSave Essentials?  (from Avanquest Software)

AutoSave Essentials does what it says, it automatically saves (backs up) your essential files by creating a duplicate copy in the safest place you have specified. Save photos, save videos, save music, save documents, save emails - in fact save anything that is valuable. If you are the person responsible for your family...  Read more


AutoSave Essentials is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. The most common release is 3.50.0000, with over 98% 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. 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 23 files and is usually about 21.5 MB (22,545,107 bytes). The installed file SNUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 71% of users of AutoSave Essentials come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com/USA/AutoSave-Essentials
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avanquest\AutoSaveEssentials\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5B59928C-B074-41E0-92CD-FEE1B826369E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AutoSave Essentials

  • LiveUpdateClientToolsu.dll - System für Online-Aktualisierungen von Avanquest Software (System für Online-Aktualisierungen)
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll - Avanquest Software on line updatesysteem (On line updatesysteem)
  • OLRegist.dll - Avanquest Software OnLine Registration
  • OLRegistu.dll
  • AutoSave.sys - AutoSave Mini-Filter
  • AutoSave Essentials.exe - AutoSave Essentials
  • WinInetErrors.dll - WinInetErrors
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage
  • APMLR.dll - APMLR
  • IAMC.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • IAMCu.dll
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • NewUI.dll - New UI
  • SNUpdate.exe - SNUpdate
  • BCGCBPRO953u80.dll (by BCGSoft Ltd) - BCGControlBar Professional Dynamic Link Library (BCGControlBar Professional DLL)
  • CheckSumTool.dll (by BVRP Software) - BVRP Software LiveUpdate (CheckSumTool)
  • WUNPACLN.dll (by BVRP Software) - Winfax Plus 95 (Archive)
  • BCGPStyle2007Silver.dll
  • LiveUpdateLauncher.exe
  • VerifyLicense.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AutoSave Essentials.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D1DF1DDD-6D20-4122-A579-A7091A91547A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AutoSave Essentials.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AutoSave.
Startup File (User Run)
  • AutoSave Essentials.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AutoSave' and executes as C:\Program Files\Avanquest\AutoSaveEssentials\Autosave Essentials.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AutoSave Essentials.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AutoSave' which loads as C:\Program Files\Avanquest\AutoSaveEssentials\Autosave Essentials.exe -s.

How do I remove AutoSave Essentials?

You can uninstall AutoSave Essentials 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 AutoSave Essentials, 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 AutoSave Essentials.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.65%
Windows 10 40.09%
Windows Vista 6.76%
Windows XP 4.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.67%
Windows 10 Home 19.46%
Windows 7 Professional 9.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.24%
Windows 8.1 7.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.83%
  Germany 4.81%
  France 4.49%
  Australia 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.21%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  Canada 2.56%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Italy 1.28%
  Switzerland 0.96%
  IS 0.96%
  Austria 0.64%
  Spain 0.64%
  Israel 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.26%
Dell 16.11%
Acer 13.42%
Toshiba 11.41%
ASUS 7.38%
Sony 4.03%
Intel 4.03%
American Megatrends 1.34%
Medion 1.34%
Common models
Sony VPCL22Z1E 4.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.10%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.28%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 3.28%
Dell Inspiron One 2020 2.46%
HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook ... 1.64%

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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