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Should I remove Avanquest message?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,354
United States Rank #5,549
Reach 0.0918%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.68 days
167.42 days >
Average installed length: 87.97 days


2.08.0 1.49%
2.07.0 16.97%
2.06.0 20.73%
2.05.0 10.95%
2.04.0 1.27%
2.03.0 0.06%
2.02.0 3.76%
2.01.0 0.22%
2.0.0 19.29%
1.05.0 19.07%
1.04.0 4.48%
1.03.0 0.06%
1.02.0 0.17%
1.01.0 0.66%
1.0.0 0.83%

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Avanquest message


Avanquest message is a program developed by Avanquest Software. The most used version is 2.06.0, 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 main program executable is aqnotif.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.52 MB (2,643,394 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of Avanquest message come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avanquest\Avanquest message\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{20573C69-4A68-4BEF-A23D-365CB66924CD}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Avanquest message

Program executable:aqnotif.exe
Name:Avanquest Message
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\avanquest message\aqnotif.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientToolsu.dll - System für Online-Aktualisierungen von Avanquest Software (System für Online-Aktualisierungen)
  • CheckSumTool.dll - CheckSumTool (CheckSumTool Unicode)
  • WinInetErrors.dll - WinInetError
  • IAMCu.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • NewUI.dll - New UI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • AQNotif.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Avanquest message' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Avanquest\Avanquest message\AQNotif.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AQNotif.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Avanquest message' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Avanquest\Avanquest message\AQNotif.exe".

How do I remove Avanquest message?

You can uninstall Avanquest message 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 Avanquest message, 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 Avanquest message.

Win 10 69%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.45%
Windows 7 28.40%
Windows Vista 1.16%
Windows XP 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 36.94%
Windows 10 Pro 17.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.44%
Windows 8.1 9.00%
Windows 7 Professional 7.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.03%
  Germany 22.75%
  France 11.19%
  Italy 4.62%
  United Kingdom 3.26%
  Austria 2.61%
  Canada 2.47%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  Switzerland 1.35%
  Spain 1.21%
  Belgium 0.98%
  Australia 0.70%
  Norway 0.42%
  MA 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.66%
Acer 20.08%
Dell 13.02%
ASUS 10.80%
Medion 8.98%
Lenovo 4.94%
Toshiba 3.73%
Intel 1.41%
Samsung 1.21%
Sahara 0.81%
MSI 0.71%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.95%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.90%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.46%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.23%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.23%

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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