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10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,648
United States Rank #3,613
Reach 0.1509%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.62 days
165.74 days >
Average installed length: 87.08 days


1.0.310.3 0.30% 0.64% 3.66% 95.39%

Avast SecureLine for Asustek


Avast SecureLine for Asustek is a software program developed by AVAST Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named secureline.exe. The setup package generally installs about 58 files and is usually about 61.73 MB (64,732,100 bytes). The installed file slupdate.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 those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Avast SecureLine for Asustek come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avast.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\SecureLine\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\SecureLine\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 61.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Avast SecureLine for Asustek

Program executable:secureline.exe
Name:Avast Antivirus
Path:C:\Program Files\avast software\secureline\secureline.exe
Additional files:
  • protobuf.dll - Google Protocol Buffers
  • slupdate.exe - avast! SecureLine (avast! SecureLine Update)
  • aswcmnbs.dll - avast! Antivirus (Common functions)
  • aswcmnis.dll - Antivirus independent functions
  • aswcmnos.dll - Antivirus HW dependent library
  • aswcommchannel.dll - Communication Channels
  • aswIP.dll - Avast SecureLine (Avast SecureLineIP Dynamic Link Library)
  • aswproperty.dll - avast! Property Storage library
  • aswremotecache.dll - RemoteCache
  • avastip.dll - aswDld Dynamic Link Library
  • avbugreport.exe - Avast! Antivirus Bug Report
  • avchrome.dll - Avast SecureLine Chromium Embedded wrapper library
  • avDump.exe - Avast SecureLine Dump Process
  • burger_client.dll - Avast SecureLine Burger Client library
  • commchannel.dll
  • commonui.dll - Avast SecureLine Common UI layer library
  • CrtCheck.exe - Avast SecureLine Installer
  • dll_loader.dll - Avast SecureLine dll loader
  • event_manager.dll - Avast SecureLine Event Manager library
  • event_manager_burger.dll - Avast SecureLine Burger Event Consumer library
  • event_routing.dll - Avast SecureLine Event Routing library
  • event_routing_rpc.dll - Avast SecureLine Event Routing RPC library
  • lim.dll - Avast SecureLine License Manager library
  • log.dll - Avast SecureLine Logging Library
  • module_lifetime.dll - Avast SecureLine module lifetime
  • network_notifications.dll - Avast SecureLine network notifications
  • serialization.dll - Avast SecureLine Serialization library
  • SetupHelper.dll - Avast SecureLine VPN Setup Helper
  • tasks_core.dll - Avast SecureLine task library core
  • Vpn.exe - Avast SecureLine VPN
  • VpnNM.exe - Native Messaging Proxy
  • vpnupdate.exe - Avast SecureLine VPN Update
  • VpnSvc.exe - Avast Antivirus (VpnSvc)
  • htmlayout.dll - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SLUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'avast! SL Update' (runs daily at 20:58).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • secureline.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 3.
  • SLUpdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named avast! SL Update.
  • VpnSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Avast SecureLine' (SecureLine).

How do I remove Avast SecureLine for Asustek?

You can uninstall Avast SecureLine for Asustek 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 Avast SecureLine for Asustek, 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 Avast SecureLine for Asustek.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.81%
  Italy 17.13%
  France 6.91%
  Spain 5.37%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Germany 2.82%
  Canada 2.19%
  Netherlands 2.19%
  Australia 1.70%
  DK 1.04%
  Sweden 0.85%
  Portugal 0.82%
  Poland 0.69%
  Brazil 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 99.97%
Hewlett-Packard 0.03%
Common models
ASUSTeK X555LAB 16.00%
ASUSTeK X540SA 9.06%
ASUSTeK X540LA 6.36%
ASUSTeK X555LJ 5.85%
ASUSTeK X553SA 4.29%
ASUSTeK X556UJ 4.06%

About AVAST Software

avast! antivirus software provides PC virus protection.
Publisher URL: www.avast.com


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