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Autostart and Process Viewer

What is Autostart and Process Viewer?  (from Konrad Papala)

Gives you a control over applications which start with Windows, and shows which processes are running on your computer. But the most important thing is that this program helps you find out which processes and autostart entries are new. You can "accept" a process or a program starting with windows, and if a new ("unacce...  Read more


Autostart and Process Viewer is a software program developed by Konrad Papala. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.97 MB (3,111,531 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 56% of users of Autostart and Process Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.konradp.com/products/autostart-and-process-viewer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StartupRun\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\StartupRun\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Autostart and Process Viewer

  • autostart_and_process_viewer.exe - autostart_and_processes_viewer Application (autostart_and_processes_viewer MFC Application)
  • autorunsc.exe (by Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com) - Sysinternals autoruns (Autostart program viewer)
  • strun.exe (by NirSoft) - StartupRun (Gestionnaire de Démarrage)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • autostart_and_process_viewer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'APV' and executes as C:\Program Files\APV\autostart_and_process_viewer.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CDRipper\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove Autostart and Process Viewer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.83%
Windows XP 34.78%
Windows 8 13.04%
Windows Vista 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.78%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.74%
Windows 10 Pro 8.70%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.70%
Windows 7 Professional 8.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  France 8.33%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  BH 2.78%
  Brazil 2.78%
  Canada 2.78%
  CY 2.78%
  Germany 2.78%
  Greece 2.78%
  Israel 2.78%
  Italy 2.78%
  Malta 2.78%
  Thailand 2.78%
  South Africa 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.32%
Dell 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
Intel 10.53%
ASUS 10.53%
Alienware 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 8.33%
HP G42 Notebook PC 8.33%
HP 650 Notebook PC 8.33%
Gateway NV79 8.33%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 8.33%
Dell Latitude E6410 8.33%


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