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G Data InternetSecurity 2012

What is G Data InternetSecurity 2012?  (from G Data Software AG)

Comprehensive instant protection against viruses, Trojans and other malware. G Data InternetSecurity 2013 offers the best possible instant protection against viruses, hackers, spam and all Internet threats through the use of modern technology. The integrated parental controls will protect your children from harmful web...  Read more


G Data InternetSecurity 2012 is a program developed by G Data Software AG. 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 software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 179.59 MB (188,311,951 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 55% of users of G Data InternetSecurity 2012 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gdatasoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\G Data\InternetSecurity\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6006059E-013D-4B77-BC5C-4DD5E4A6570D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 179.59 MB
Language: Dutch (Netherlands)

Program filesFiles installed by G Data InternetSecurity 2012

  • SqLiteGD.dll - SqLite3 Dynamic Link Library
  • ASK.dll - G Data Security Software (G Data AntiSpam UI)
  • ASK.exe
  • AVK.dll - G Data AntiVirus UI
  • AVK.exe - G Data AntiVirus
  • AVKKid.dll - AVKKid
  • AVKKid.exe - G Data KidSafe UI
  • AVKRes.dll - G Data Common Resources
  • AVKScanJobC.dll - G Data AntiVirus Scan Job
  • AVKTray.exe
  • avkwsc.dll - G Data WSC Helper
  • avkwscpe.exe - G Data WSC Product Exe
  • GDASpam.dll - G Data Anti Spam Module
  • GDcf.dll - G Data Mail Content Filter
  • GDFirewallTray.exe - G Data Personal Firewall
  • GDFwAdmin.dll
  • GDFwAdmin.exe
  • GDFwSvc.exe
  • GDSC.exe - G Data SecurityCenter
  • IConn.dll - G Data Internet Update Helper
  • InitInst.exe - G DATA Personal Firewall (InitInst)
  • IUpdateAVK.exe - G Data Update Module
  • KisiOpSave.dll - KisiOpSave
  • ScanObjectBrowserW.dll - ScanObjectBrowser Module
  • ShellExt.dll - G Data AntiVirus Shell Extension
  • UpdateGUI.exe - G Data Update Module GUI
  • AVKService.exe - G Data InternetSecurity (G Data InternetSecurity Scheduler Service)
  • GDFwSvcExtRes.exe - G Data Software AG
  • AVKWCtl.exe - G Data Security (G Data Filesystem Monitor Service)
  • Reisswlf.dll - G Data Shredder
  • avkcmd.exe - G Data AntiVirus Command Line Tool
  • MiniIcpt2.dll - MiniInterceptor Stub
  • NdisStub.dll - NDIS Stub
  • SysIcpt.dll - SysHook Stub
  • TdiStub.dll - TDI Interceptor Stub

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • GDFwSvc.exe runs as a service named 'G Data Personal Firewall' (GDFwSvc).

How do I remove G Data InternetSecurity 2012?

You can uninstall G Data InternetSecurity 2012 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 G Data InternetSecurity 2012, 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 G Data InternetSecurity 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 10 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.21%
Windows Vista 10.61%
Windows XP 10.61%
Windows 10 7.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.42%
Windows 7 Professional 13.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.58%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.55% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 54.55%
  United States 10.61%
  Austria 6.06%
  Netherlands 6.06%
  Spain 4.55%
  Switzerland 3.03%
  Iran 3.03%
  Italy 3.03%
  Poland 3.03%
  Brazil 1.52%
  France 1.52%
  Israel 1.52%
  India 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.39%
Medion 17.39%
Dell 13.04%
ASUS 13.04%
Hewlett-Packard 13.04%
American Megatrends 6.52%
Lenovo 2.17%
Compaq 2.17%
Common models
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 5.66%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.77%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 1.89%

Publisher URL: www.gdatasoftware.com


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