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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 #1,943
United States Rank #30,272
Reach 0.3395%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.46 days
485.58 days >
Average installed length: 255.13 days


VersionDistribution 1.05% 0.01% 0.09% 98.85%

G Data InternetSecurity CBE

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

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G Data InternetSecurity CBE is a software program developed by G Data Software AG. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 gdsc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 66 files and is usually about 498.46 KB (510,419 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 96% of users of G Data InternetSecurity CBE come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gdatasoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Internet\G Data InternetSecurity
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\G Data\Setups\{85203592-3610-4FB9-AA11-15B2255B5A12}\setup.exe /InstallMode=Uninstall /_DoNotShowChange=true
Estimated size: 498.46 KB

Program filesFiles installed by G Data InternetSecurity CBE

Program executable:gdsc.exe
Name:G Data Security Software
G Data SecurityCenter
Path:C:\internet\g data internetsecurity\gui\gdsc.exe
Additional files:
  • ask.de.dll - G Data Security Software (G Data AntiSpam Language Pack)
  • ask.dll - G Data AntiSpam UI
  • ASK.exe
  • AVK.de.dll - G Data AntiVirus Language Pack
  • AVK.dll - G Data AntiVirus UI
  • AVK.exe - G Data AntiVirus
  • AVKRes.de.dll - G Data Common Language Resources
  • AVKRes.dll - G Data Common Resources
  • AVKScanJobC.dll - G Data AntiVirus Scan Job
  • AVKService.de.dll - G Data InternetSecurity Scheduler Service Language Pack
  • Avkwctlx64.de.dll
  • avkwsc.dll - G Data WSC Helper
  • avkwsc64.dll
  • avkwscpe.exe - G Data WSC Product Exe
  • GDASpam.dll - G Data Anti Spam Module
  • GDASpamx64.dll
  • GDcf.dll - G Data Mail Content Filter
  • GDcfx64.dll
  • GDGadgetInst32.exe - G Data Gadget Installer
  • GDLog.exe - G Data Log Tool
  • GDSC.de.dll - G Data SecurityCenter Language Pack
  • IConn.dll - G Data Internet Update Helper
  • IConn64.dll
  • ScanObjectBrowser.de.dll - G Data Security Software ScanObjectBrowser Language Pack
  • ScanObjectBrowserW.dll - ScanObjectBrowser Module
  • ShellExt.de.dll - G Data AntiVirus Shell Extension Language Resource
  • ShellExt64.dll - G Data AntiVirus Shell Extension
  • AVKService.exe - G Data InternetSecurity (G Data InternetSecurity Scheduler Service)
  • BootCDWizard.de.dll - G Data Bootmedia Wizard (G Data Bootmedia Wizard Language Resource)
  • BootCDWizard.exe
  • Sec.exe - G DATA InternetSecurity (G DATA InternetSecurity Setup Helper)
  • SOBFilesNSE.dll - G Data TotalCare (G Data Cloud NSE)
  • AVKWCtlx64.exe - G Data Security (G Data Filesystem Monitor Service)
  • avkcmd.exe - G Data Command Line Scanner
  • MiniIcpt2.dll - MiniInterceptor Stub
  • MiniIcpt2X64.dll
  • SysIcpt.dll - SysHook Stub
  • SysIcptx64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ShellExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'AVK9CM' with a class of {CAF4C320-32F5-11D3-A222-004095200FF2}.
Scheduled Task
  • GDSC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6F5CAFDE-2869-496A-91C3-C1542DB77B75}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • AVKWCtlx64.exe runs as a service named 'Sentinela do sistema de arquivos G Data' (AVKWCtl) "Verifica o sistema de arquivos em tempo real (G Data AntiVirus)".
  • AVKService.exe runs as a service named 'Programador G DATA' (AVKService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • avkwscpe.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'G Data WSC Product Exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\G Data\InternetSecurity\AVK\avkwscpe.exe.

How do I remove G Data InternetSecurity CBE?

You can uninstall G Data InternetSecurity CBE 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 CBE, 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 CBE.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.53%
Windows 10 26.89%
Windows Vista 7.31%
Windows XP 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.19%
Windows 8.1 18.53%
Windows 7 Professional 9.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.26% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 96.26%
  Austria 0.95%
  United States 0.65%
  United Kingdom 0.63%
  Switzerland 0.42%
  France 0.41%
  Netherlands 0.21%
  Spain 0.09%
  Belgium 0.06%
  Sweden 0.06%
  Romania 0.05%
  Luxembourg 0.03%
  Czech Republic 0.03%
  Italy 0.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 39.48%
Acer 22.93%
Hewlett-Packard 7.77%
Dell 7.09%
ASUS 6.81%
Samsung 2.90%
Lenovo 2.80%
Intel 1.44%
Sahara 1.39%
American Megatrends 1.31%
Toshiba 1.24%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.78%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.11%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.64%
MEDION MS-7797 2.89%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.62%

Publisher URL: www.gdatasoftware.com


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