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FIXIO Antivirus

What is FIXIO Antivirus?

Bundles additional ad-supported offers - "During the Fixio PC Cleaner installation process, the AVG Secure Search offer is presented to the users. This offer is optional and can be uninstalled by following the regular software uninstall process from the control panel. AVG provides additional protection by changing the user’s Homepage to AVG Secure Search and by making AVG Secure Search the default search provider."

About  (from LULU Software)

FIXIO PC Cleaner restores computer speed and efficiency with only a few clicks. A comprehensive 16-point scan locates and cleans registry errors, Windows problems, unnecessary files, and system clutter. FIXIO PC Cleaner eliminates the issues that cause system instability and unnecessary slowdowns. With its user-friendl...  Read more


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. The primary executable is named FIXIO Antivirus.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 223.17 MB (234,009,546 bytes).
  • Installs a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

URL: fixio.com/features.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FIXIO PC Security\FIXIO Antivirus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FAD5BBDC-5EB3-4A88-8ED0-7A0E3F159BED}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 223.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FIXIO Antivirus

Program executable:FIXIO Antivirus.exe
Name:FIXIO Antivirus
Path:C:\Program Files\FIXIO PC Security\FIXIO Antivirus\FIXIO Antivirus.exe
Additional files:
  • ShellExtension.dll - FIXIO Antivirus (FIXIO Antivirus Shell Extension)
  • IncompatiblePrograms.dll (by Sunbelt Software)
  • SBRC.exe (by Sunbelt Software) - Registry Cleaner
  • SBRE.dll - Anti-Rootkit Engine
  • SBAMOutlook.dll - Sunbelt AntiMalware Email AV SDK Merge Module (Outlook Antivirus Plugin)
  • vipre.dll - VIPRE Threat detection and remediation system
  • SBAMSvc.exe - Sunbelt AntiMalware Common SDK Merge Module (Sunbelt Software Anti Malware Service)
  • SBAMSvcPS.dll - SBAMSvcP Dynamic Link Library
  • sbap.dll - Active Protection Library
  • SBArva.dll - Sunbelt Email Antivirus
  • SBTE.dll - Threat Engine Dynamic Link Library
  • SpursDownload.dll - Spurs Download Dynamic Link Library
  • Sunbelt.Tools.Run64.exe - Sunbelt Software Run64 Application
  • SbHips.dll - Sunbelt Personal Firewall (Legacy Host Intrusion Prevention System)
  • SBSetupDrivers.exe - Sunbelt Firewall SDK Installer
  • SBTIS.dll - Sunbelt TDI Inspection System SDK
  • mimepp.dll (by Hunny Software, Inc) - Hunny MIME++ Library (DLL for Hunny MIME++ Library)
  • FIXIO Antivirus.exe (by FIXIO)
  • kbu.dll (by GFI Software) - VIPRE Antivirus (kbu Dynamic Link Library)
  • oeapiinitcom.dll (by Nektra) - OEAPI (OEAPI oeapiinitcom)
  • oecom.dll (by Nektra) - OEAPI oecom
  • oehook.dll - OEAPI oehook
  • oestore.dll - OEAPI oestore
  • unrar.dll - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SBAMSvc.exe runs as a service named 'FIXIO Antivirus' (SBAMSvc) "Manages your antispyware and antivirus application".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.48 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0421896803%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02407996%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01810972%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.66 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.28 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FIXIO Antivirus?

You can uninstall FIXIO 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FIXIO Antivirus, 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 FIXIO Antivirus.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About (from LULU Software)

LULU SOFTWARE creates simple and hard-working software for your PC. We appreciate that for most people technology is a headache — they just want it to work.
Publisher URL: lulusoftware.com


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