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What is Fix-It Essentials 9?  (from Avanquest Software)

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Fix-It Essentials 9 is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named fix-it.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 31.76 MB (33,299,968 bytes). The installed file LiveUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 91% of users of Fix-It Essentials 9 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com/Deutschland
Help link: www.avanquest.com/redirections/support/support_AQDE.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\avanquest\fix-it
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5158974E-2D28-4018-9335-7694C2974746}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 31.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fix-It Essentials 9

Program executable:fix-it.exe
Name:Fix-It Essentials
Fix-It Essentials 9
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\fix-it\fix-it.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateClientTools.dll - System für Online-Aktualisierungen von Avanquest Software (System für Online-Aktualisierungen)
  • BOOTRPR.dll - Fix-It Essentials (Boot Repair)
  • BROWSERAPP.exe - HTML Browser
  • BrwsrWin.dll - BrowserWindow DLL
  • CheckpointNotify.exe - Checkpoint Notification
  • CreateCheckpointEngine.dll - CreateCheckpointEngine Module
  • CSEngine.dll - CSEngine Module
  • CSUI.dll - CSUI
  • errhook.dll - Error Tracker Window Hook
  • ETrack.exe - Track Error Messages
  • ISMAGIC.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • lspfix.exe - LSPFix
  • MemoryOptimizationEngine.dll - MemoryOptimizationEngine Module
  • MXBrowse.dll - mxbrowse
  • MXCtxMnu.dll - Fix-It Context Menus
  • APMLRIns.dll - APMLRIns
  • CheckpointTask.dll - CheckpointTask
  • CREATECHECKPOINTUI.dll - CreateCheckpointUI
  • errorui.dll - My Tool
  • InternetSpeedUI.dll - InternetSpeedUI
  • MemoryOptimizationUI.dll - MemoryOptimizationUI
  • mxcytask.dll - Undelete Plus Task Support
  • MXDefrag.dll - JETDefrag
  • mxdefrui.dll - JETDefrag UI
  • MXDel.dll - Undelete Plus
  • MXDelUI.dll - File Undeleter
  • mxdfix.dll - Disk Fixer
  • MXDFixUI.dll - Disk Fixer UI
  • CheckSumTool.dll (by BVRP Software) - BVRP Software LiveUpdate (CheckSumTool)
  • IAMC.dll
  • LiveUpdate.exe (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (Setup.exe)
  • bvrpctln.dll (by BVRP Software) - PhoneTools (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage
  • js3250.dll (by Netscape Communications) - NETSCAPE (Netscape 32-bit JavaScript Module)
  • APMLR.dll
  • AutoUpd.dll
  • bzip2.exe
  • HelpFiles.exe
  • HelpFinder.dll
  • InternetSpeedEngine.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • MXCtxMnu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Fix-It Menu' with a class of {A50302A0-8E15-11d2-887B-006008C1C087}.

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Or, you can uninstall Fix-It Essentials 9 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 Fix-It Essentials 9, 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 Fix-It Essentials 9.

Win XP 35%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 35.00%
Windows Vista 35.00%
Windows 7 30.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.50%
Windows 7 Professional 7.50%
Windows Vista Business 2.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.70% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 90.70%
  United States 9.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 32.00%
American Megatrends 12.00%
Acer 12.00%
Dell 8.00%
Samsung 8.00%
Hewlett-Packard 8.00%
Sahara 4.00%
Packard Bell 4.00%
Intel 4.00%
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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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