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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,961
United States Rank #41,415
Reach 0.0091%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.82 days
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Average installed length: 245.22 days

Avira Management Console Agent

What is Avira Management Console Agent?  (from Avira GmbH)

With the Avira Management Console (AMC) you can keep use of your Avira security software under control. The administration tool enables network-wide remote management via a central cockpit. You can thus conveniently monitor and control all processes. It improves your ability to react to malware attacks, increases fle...  Read more


Avira Management Console Agent is a program developed by Avira GmbH. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 17.22 MB (18,054,927 bytes). avupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 23% of users of Avira Management Console Agent come from Germany, it is also popular in Belgium and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avira.com/en/for-business-avira-management-console
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avira\Avira Security Management Center Agent
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F3493E2F-B147-4EDD-9AE2-5DEDB8776232}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 17.22 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Avira Management Console Agent

  • AVPackW.dll - AntiVir archive decompression library
  • AVPack.dll - AVPack Dynamic Link Library (DLL)
  • agent.exe - Avira Management Console (Avira Management Console Agent)
  • commonw.dll - Avira Management Console common tools
  • starta.exe - Avira Management Console Agent Start Utility
  • stdsoap2.dll - Avira Management Console gSoap communication library
  • stopa.exe - Avira Management Console Agent Stop Utility
  • avplugin.dll - AntiVir Workstation (AntiVir® Security Management Center product plugin)
  • avsplugin.dll
  • AVMRes.dll - AntiVir Desktop (AVMRES)
  • avupdate.exe - Avira (Updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • agent.exe runs as a service named 'Avira Security Management Center Agent' (AntiVir Security Management Center Agent) "The Agent transmits the commands and configurations from the Server to all managed programs".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • agent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Avira\Avira Security Management Center Agent\agent.exe'.

How do I remove Avira Management Console Agent?

You can uninstall Avira Management Console Agent 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 Avira Management Console Agent, 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 Avira Management Console Agent.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Server 2003 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.51%
Windows 10 29.05%
Windows XP 14.53%
Windows Vista 3.35%
Windows Server 2003 0.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 41.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.53%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 13.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.15%
Windows 10 Pro 5.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.95% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 22.95%
  Belgium 12.02%
  United States 12.02%
  Iran 8.20%
  Netherlands 6.56%
  Switzerland 3.83%
  Brazil 3.28%
  Italy 3.28%
  Taiwan 3.28%
  Austria 2.73%
  France 2.73%
  United Kingdom 2.73%
  Canada 1.64%
  Saudi Arabia 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.48%
Dell 29.20%
ASUS 6.19%
Acer 6.19%
Intel 4.42%
Lenovo 3.54%
Compaq 0.88%
Alienware 0.88%
Common models
HP Z220 CMT Workstation 16.92%
HP Z210 Workstation 3.08%
Dell Vostro 230 2.31%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.31%
Dell OptiPlex 380 1.54%
HP Compaq 6005 Pro MT PC 1.54%

About Avira GmbH

Avira Operations GmbH is a German antivirus software company.
Publisher URL: www.avira.com


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