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61% remove it39% keep it
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United States Rank #28,917
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 160.59 days


VersionDistribution 2.22% 28.89% 2.22% 2.22% 4.44% 4.44% 17.78% 11.11% 13.33% 2.22% 11.11%

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Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional

What is Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional?  (from Avanquest Software)

Keep your PC running like new with Fix-It Utilities PC tune-up and repair software. Fix-It Utilities finds and fixes Windows problems, eliminates PC crashes, slowdowns and freezes, and removes viruses and spyware.


Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. 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. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 53 files and is usually about 87.14 MB (91,369,927 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 73% of users of Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Help link: www.avanquest.com/USA/aq-you/support/index.html
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: 87.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional

Program executable:fix-it.exe
Name:Fix-It Utilities
Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\fix-it\fix-it.exe
Additional files:
  • AVSupportTool.exe - AV/AS Support Tool
  • AutoUpd.dll - Fix-It Utilities (AutoUpdate)
  • BOOTRPR.dll - 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
  • Firefox3Browser.dll - Internet Browser Engine
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll - Utility Context Menu Module
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage
  • APMLR.dll - APMLR
  • 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
  • CheckpointTask.dll - CheckpointTask
  • CREATECHECKPOINTUI.dll - CreateCheckpointUI
  • DSEngineUI.dll - Double Anti-Spy Engine Module
  • errorui.dll - My Tool
  • MXLoggerx64.dll - Logger
  • MXPM64.dll - Property Manager (OLE Storage)
  • cpuidsdk.dll (by CPUID) - CPUID SDK Dynamic Link Library (CPUID DLL SDK)
  • CheckSumTool.dll (by BVRP Software) - BVRP Software LiveUpdate (CheckSumTool)
  • api.dll (by Eurosoft (UK)) - I97 Framework / QaWin32 (I97 API DLL)
  • au2.dll (by Eurosoft (UK)) - I97 Audio Tests for Vista and later
  • aud.dll - I97 Audio Tests for Pre-Vista O/S
  • bat.dll - I97 Battery Tests
  • bio.dll - I97 Biometric Tests
  • cap.dll - I97 Capture Device Tests
  • aqg.dll
  • bzip2.exe
  • ContextMenuTheme32.dll
  • fcs.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Fix-It Menu' with a class of {F1C709E4-B1E5-4f1c-A034-DC4F6124C8FF}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Fix-It.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Avanquest\Fix-It\Fix-It.exe'.

How do I remove Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional?

You can uninstall Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional 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 Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional, 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 Fix-It Utilities 10 Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.22%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Windows 8.1 8.89%
Windows 10 Home 8.89%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.13%
  United Kingdom 5.97%
  Canada 5.97%
  France 2.99%
  Germany 2.99%
  Spain 2.99%
  TN 1.49%
  Malaysia 1.49%
  OM 1.49%
  Thailand 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
Dell 15.15%
ASUS 12.12%
Toshiba 12.12%
Lenovo 9.09%
Medion 6.06%
Acer 6.06%
Intel 3.03%
Sony 3.03%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 2.56%
Sony VGN-CS220J 2.56%
LENOVO 10110 2.56%
HP Pavilion 061 PJ562AA-A... 2.56%

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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