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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,740
United States Rank #23,726
Reach 0.0030%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.74 days
464.01 days >
Average installed length: 243.80 days


VersionDistribution 5.00% 15.00% 66.67% 5.00% 8.33%

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Fix-It Utilities 11 Professional

What is Fix-It Utilities 11 Professional?  (from Avanquest Software)

The number 1 Best-Selling Disk Utility Software just got even better! Fix-It Utilities 11 comes packed with NEW FEATURES designed to let you take control of your PC. Just One-Click runs 250 plus diagnostic tests, fixes PC problems in a flash and leaves your computer running like new.


Fix-It Utilities 11 Professional is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 fix-it.exe. The setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 113.35 KB (116,066 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 82% of users of Fix-It Utilities 11 Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

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 /X{5158974E-2D28-4018-9335-7694C2974746}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 113.35 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Fix-It Utilities 11 Professional

Program executable:fix-it.exe
Name:Fix-It Utilities
Fix-It Utilities 11 Professional
Path:C:\Program Files\avanquest\fix-it\fix-it.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoUpd.dll - Fix-It Utilities (Program Update)
  • AVSupportTool.exe - AV/AS Support Tool
  • 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
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage (APMessage Unicode)
  • 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
  • AVQWinMonEngine.exe - Avanquest PC Startup Analyzer Monitoring Service
  • AVSubTask.dll - AVSubTask
  • CheckpointTask.dll - CheckpointTask
  • CREATECHECKPOINTUI.dll - CreateCheckpointUI
  • DSEngineUI.dll - Double Anti-Spy Engine Module
  • errorui.dll - My Tool
  • 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
  • DiskDefragHelper.dll (by Auslogics) - Disk Defrag (Disk Defrag Library)
  • aqg.dll
  • AQVolumes.dll
  • bzip2.exe
  • ContextMenuTheme32.dll
  • ContextMenuTheme64.dll
  • CpuMonitorDLL.dll
  • DiskDefragCpp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • AVQWinMonEngine.exe runs as a service named 'AvanquestWindowsMonitorService' (AvanquestWindowsMonitorService) "Windows Monitor service - for boot and shutdown logging, system performance monitoring".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:103.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006625572%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00017356%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00048900%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:4.87 MB
Total CPU:0.0001599672%
Kernel CPU:0.00005956%
User CPU:0.00010041%

How do I remove Fix-It Utilities 11 Professional?

You can uninstall Fix-It Utilities 11 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 11 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 11 Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 15.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 10 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.22%
  Canada 6.67%
  Mexico 2.22%
  Czech Republic 2.22%
  Indonesia 1.11%
  Estonia 1.11%
  Iran 1.11%
  Germany 1.11%
  Croatia 1.11%
  Ireland 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.00%
Dell 18.00%
Acer 12.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Intel 6.00%
Sony 4.00%
Lenovo 2.00%
Apple 2.00%
MSI 2.00%
Common models
Gateway NE56R 3.57%
Hewlett-Packard D5468AT-A... 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 1.79%
Micro-Star GX630/GX633 1.79%
HP-Pavilion BQ464AA-ABA s... 1.79%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.79%

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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