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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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VersionDistribution 55.56% 44.44%

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Double Anti-Spy


Double Anti-Spy is a program developed by Avanquest Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is doubleas.exe. The software installer includes 45 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 92% of users of Double Anti-Spy come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Turkey.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Help link: www.avanquest.com/USA/aq-you/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\avanquest\doubleas
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0B8E4CEE-C297-444D-BB65-9B3355448055}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Double Anti-Spy

Program executable:doubleas.exe
Name:Double Anti-Spy
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\doubleas\doubleas.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll - Avanquest Software Online update system (Online update system)
  • AutoUpd.dll - Double Anti-Spy (AutoUpdate)
  • BROWSERAPP.exe - HTML Browser
  • BrwsrWin.dll - BrowserWindow DLL
  • ISMAGIC.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • lspfix.exe - LSPFix
  • MXCtxMnu.dll - Utility Context Menu Module
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll
  • mxdlgsup.dll - Dialog Support
  • mxprop.dll - Global Settings UI
  • MXTask2.exe - MXTask Background User Process
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage
  • APMLR.dll - APMLR
  • IAMC.dll - IAMC (In-Application Messaging Client)
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • ACME.dll - Virus Scanner
  • ACMEAPTask.dll - ACMEAPTask
  • ACMEEMTask.dll - ACMEEMTask
  • ACMEUpdateTask.dll - ACMEUpdateTask
  • APMLRIns.dll - APMLRIns
  • AVSubTask.dll - AVSubTask
  • DSEngineUI.dll - Double Anti-Spy Engine Module
  • MXLogger.dll - Logger
  • MxNotify.dll - COM communication component
  • MXPM.dll - Property Manager (OLE Storage)
  • MXPM32.dll
  • MXPM64.dll
  • MXR.dll - Recorder
  • mxsched.dll - Scheduler
  • MXTask.exe - MXTask Background Service
  • MXTaskDll.dll
  • CheckSumTool.dll (by BVRP Software) - BVRP Software LiveUpdate (CheckSumTool)
  • amwrt.dll (by Agnitum) - Agnitum Outpost (Anti-Malware Realtime Module)
  • bzip2.exe
  • ContextMenuTheme32.dll
  • ContextMenuTheme64.dll
  • HelpFiles.exe
  • HelpFinder.dll
  • MXExHand.dll
  • Mxkillsrv.exe
  • MXNeData.dll
  • MXProgDt.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • MXCtxMnu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Double Anit-Spy Menu' with a class of {D112BE10-232D-45b8-835C-F11440FA6404}.
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Double Anit-Spy Menu' with a class of {D112BE10-232D-45b8-835C-F11440FA6404}.
  • MXTask.exe runs as a service named 'Double Anti-Spy Task Manager' (Double Anti-Spy Task Manager) "Manages user sessions, scheduled tools, active monitors and other background tasks.".

How do I remove Double Anti-Spy?

You can uninstall Double Anti-Spy 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 Double Anti-Spy, 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 Double Anti-Spy.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 11%
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 77.78%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Windows XP 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows Vista Business 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Turkey 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Lenovo 11.11%
Gateway 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Common models
Sony VPCEE31FX 11.11%
Sony VGN-SZ430N 11.11%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y48... 11.11%
HP-Pavilion AU917AA-ABA e... 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 11.11%

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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