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Should I remove Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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3.50.2102.280 25.00%
3.40.2102.247 25.00%
3.40.2101.247 25.00%
3.10.2102.179 12.50%
2.10.2101.130 12.50%

Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation

What is Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation?  (from Faronics)

Faronics Anti-Virus provides protection from security threats without slowing down computers due to slow scan times and large footprints. Built with next-generation technology, FaronicsAnti-Virus gives you powerful anti-virus, anti-rootkit and anti-spyware software in-one thatprotects you against today‚Äôs highly complex...  Read more


Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation is a software program developed by Faronics. The most common release is 3.50.2102.280, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 29.34 MB (30,761,641 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 95% of users of Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation come from the United States, it is also popular in Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.faronics.com
Help link: support.faronics.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Faronics\Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7C001A49-C00F-4191-A084-2052B901D243}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation

  • AVApiAdapter.dll - Faronics Anti-Virus (Sending the request received from the clients and returns the resultsFaronics Anti-Virus)
  • aveCLI.exe - Command line tool for Faronics Anti-Virus
  • FAVEAgent.exe - Workstation GUI for Faronics Anti-Virus
  • FAVEService.exe - Manages the communication between workstation and console for Faronics Anti-Virus
  • FAVEShellExt.dll - Faronics Anti-Virus Shell Extension Dynamic Link Library
  • FAVEWmiProvider.dll - WMI provider Faronics Anti-Virus

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • FAVEShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Scan for viruses' with a class of {F397D04A-BB04-4098-A442-8D3D579D6073}.
  • FAVEService.exe runs as a service named 'Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise' (FAVESvc).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FAVEAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FAVE Agent' which loads as C:\Program Files\Faronics\Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise\FAVEAgent.exe.

How do I remove Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation?

Quickly and completely remove Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation 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 Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation, 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 Faronics Anti-Virus Enterprise Workstation.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 13%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 75.00%
Windows 10 Pro 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Malaysia 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Intel 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 33.33%
HP 3105m 16.67%
LENOVO 3429E4U 16.67%
Dell Precision T1650 16.67%
LENOVO 20245 16.67%


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