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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,310
United States Rank #2,905
Reach 0.5312%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.26 days
361.58 days >
Average installed length: 189.98 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.319.2 0.01%
8.0.319.1 12.39%
8.0.319.0 6.96%
8.0.312.5 0.12%
8.0.312.4 2.23%
8.0.312.3 9.66%
8.0.312.0 7.84%
8.0.304.7 0.02%
8.0.304.5 0.19%
8.0.304.4 1.70%
8.0.304.3 3.17%
8.0.304.2 0.63%
8.0.304.1 11.35%
8.0.304.0 10.13%
8.0.301.4 0.13%
8.0.301.3 0.09%
8.0.301.0 1.44%
8.0.203.10 0.01%
8.0.203.7 0.02%
8.0.203.0 0.01%
8.0.103.0 0.18%
7.0.400.1 0.02%
7.0.325.1 0.12%
7.0.317.5 0.01%
7.0.317.4 5.84%
7.0.302.32 0.06%
7.0.302.31 0.01%
7.0.302.29 0.05%
7.0.302.28 1.30%
7.0.302.26 10.92%
7.0.302.24 0.23%
7.0.302.15 0.01%
7.0.302.8 0.63%
7.0.302.7 0.04%
7.0.302.5 0.18%
7.0.302.0 0.63%
7.0.207.11 0.01%
7.0.207.9 0.02%
7.0.207.5 0.02%
7.0.207.0 0.03%
7.0.104.0 0.13%
7.0.28.0 0.03%
6.0.400.1 0.01%
6.0.316.5 0.01%
6.0.316.4 0.08%
6.0.316.3 0.14%
6.0.316.2 0.11%
6.0.316.1 2.35%
6.0.316.0 2.57%
6.0.314.3 0.07%
6.0.314.2 0.07%
74 versions

ESET NOD32 Antivirus

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What is ESET NOD32 Antivirus?

ESET NOD32 Antivirus, commonly known as NOD32, is an antivirus software package made by the Slovak company ESET.

About  (from ESET spol. s r.o)

ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 is an award-winning antivirus with fast and powerful detection of viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkits and other malware. ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 features an all-new Anti-Phishing module that identifies and protects you from fake websites trying to acquire your personal information. Your identity can...  Read more

Overview

ESET NOD32 Antivirus is a program developed by ESET spol. s r.o. The most used version is 8.0.319.1, 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. 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 main program executable is callmsi.exe. The software installer includes 62 files and is usually about 66.23 MB (69,450,974 bytes). eguiUpdate.dll 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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 23% of users of ESET NOD32 Antivirus come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Peru.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.eset.com/us/home/products/antivirus
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{21E89062-E9FB-4B92-9538-9C10EE05E38A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 66.23 MB
Language: Hungarian (Hungary)

Program filesFiles installed by ESET NOD32 Antivirus

Program executable:callmsi.exe
Name:ESET Smart Security
ESET MSI Launcher
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{2B0DAFE1-C207-4777-B0A8-2024F31AF1E1}\callmsi.exe
MD5:647bb3355f403c398d73cf8be8837fa6
Additional files:
  • DMON.dll (by ESET) - ESET Smart Security (Document Scanner DLL)
  • ecls.exe (by ESET) - ESET command-line scanner
  • eclsLang.dll
  • ecmd.exe - ESET command line interface
  • eeclnt.exe - ESET Elevated Client
  • egui.exe - ESET Main GUI
  • eguiAmon.dll - ESET Amon GUI
  • eguiAmonLang.dll - ESET Amon Lang
  • eguiDevmon.dll - ESET Devmon GUI
  • eguiDevmonLang.dll
  • eguiDmon.dll - ESET Dmon GUI
  • eguiDmonLang.dll
  • eguiEmon.dll - ESET Emon GUI
  • eguiEmonLang.dll
  • eguiEpfw.dll - ESET Personal Firewall UI
  • eguiEpfwLang.dll
  • eguiHips.dll - ESET HIPS GUI
  • eguiHipsLang.dll
  • eguiLang.dll
  • eguiMailPlugins.dll - ESET MailPlugins GUI
  • eguiMailPluginsLang.dll
  • eguiProduct.dll - ESET GUI Product
  • eguiProductRcd.dll
  • eguiScan.dll - ESET Scan GUI
  • eguiScanLang.dll
  • eguiUpdate.dll - ESET Update GUI
  • eguiUpdateLang.dll
  • eh64.exe - ESET 64bit helper process
  • ekrnDmonLang.dll - ESET Dmon Service
  • ekrnEpfwLang.dll - ESET Personal Firewall service
  • ekrnHipsLang.dll - ESET HIPS Service
  • ekrnLang.dll - ESET Service
  • ekrnMailPluginsLang.dll - ESET MailPlugins Service
  • ekrnScanLang.dll - ESET Scan Service
  • ekrnUpdateLang.dll - ESET Update Service
  • eplgHooks.dll - ESET Hooks DLL
  • eplgOE.dll - ESET Plugin for Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail
  • eplgOEEmon.dll - ESET Antivirus Plugin for Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail
  • eplgOELang.dll
  • eplgOutlook.dll - ESET Plugin for Microsoft Outlook

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • egui.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A4B41799-9350-4FD7-B3A3-04736C1DF6B0}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • egui.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named egui.
Startup File (User Run)
  • egui.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'egui.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\egui.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • egui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'egui.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exe" /hide /waitservice.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

egui.exe
Memory:7.42 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0023709236%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00071690%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00165402%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:305,107
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:5
70 average
I/O reads/min:376 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove ESET NOD32 Antivirus?

Quickly and completely remove ESET NOD32 Antivirus from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ESET NOD32 Antivirus 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 ESET NOD32 Antivirus, 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 ESET NOD32 Antivirus.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,310

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 59.29%
Windows 7 38.44%
Windows XP 1.90%
Windows Vista 0.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.86%
Windows 8.1 12.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.34%
Windows 7 Professional 8.83%
Windows 10 Pro 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.21%
  Italy 7.08%
  Peru 3.74%
  Mexico 3.62%
  Turkey 3.23%
  France 2.94%
  Iran 2.94%
  Germany 2.85%
  Netherlands 2.74%
  Canada 2.59%
  Russia 2.22%
  Spain 2.20%
  United Kingdom 2.07%
  Israel 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.28%
Acer 16.96%
ASUS 15.53%
Dell 13.98%
Lenovo 9.30%
Toshiba 6.23%
GIGABYTE 5.93%
Samsung 5.01%
Intel 1.44%
MSI 0.70%
American Megatrends 0.62%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.10%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.61%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.34%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.29%

About ESET spol. s r.o

ESET is a security software company that uses assembly language in its products which contributes to their low system requirements and disk space utilization.
Publisher URL: www.eset.com

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