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G Data TotalProtection 2013

What is G Data TotalProtection 2013?  (from G Data Software AG)

G Data Total Protection 2013 is the new complete solution for your all-round protection. It offers through the use of advanced technology the best immediate protection against viruses, hackers, spam, and all Internet threats. In addition, backup data safe and protect your personal data from loss or theft. The security ...  Read more


G Data TotalProtection 2013 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. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 136 files and is usually about 202.14 MB (211,963,304 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 44% of users of G Data TotalProtection 2013 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gdatasoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\G Data\TotalProtection\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CE6217F3-6072-40E2-9157-A4695C334F8E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 202.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by G Data TotalProtection 2013

  • BootCDWizard.fr.dll
  • BootCDWizard.it.dll - Procedura guidata G Data Boot-CD
  • tsnxginstsafe.dll - G Data TopSecret Disc Driver
  • BootCDWizard.es.dll - Asistente G Data Bootdisk
  • TSNxGDisc.dll - TopSecret Next Generation
  • ask.de.dll - G Data Security Software (G Data AntiSpam Language Pack)
  • ask.dll - G Data AntiSpam UI
  • ask.en.dll
  • ask.es.dll
  • ASK.exe
  • ask.fr.dll
  • ask.it.dll
  • ask.nl.dll
  • ask.pl.dll
  • ask.pt-BR.dll
  • ask.ru.dll
  • AVK.de.dll - G Data AntiVirus Language Pack
  • AVK.dll - G Data AntiVirus UI
  • AVK.en.dll
  • AVK.es.dll
  • AVK.exe - G Data AntiVirus
  • AVK.fr.dll
  • AVK.it.dll
  • AVK.nl.dll
  • AVK.pl.dll
  • AVK.pt-BR.dll
  • AVK.ru.dll
  • 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
  • AVKService.en.dll
  • AVKService.es.dll
  • AVKService.fr.dll
  • AVKService.it.dll
  • AVKService.nl.dll
  • AVKService.pl.dll
  • AVKService.pt-BR.dll
  • AVKService.ru.dll
  • AVKTray.de.dll
  • AVKTray.exe
  • Avkwctl.de.dll
  • Avkwctl.en.dll
  • Avkwctl.es.dll
  • Avkwctl.fr.dll
  • Avkwctl.nl.dll
  • Avkwctl.pl.dll
  • AVKWctlx64.de.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.en.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.fr.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.it.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.nl.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.pt-BR.dll
  • Avkwctlx64.ru.dll
  • avkwsc.dll - G Data WSC Helper
  • avkwsc64.dll
  • avkwscpe.exe - G Data WSC Product Exe
  • BootCDWizard.nl.dll - G Data opstart-cd-wizard
  • GDASpam.dll - G Data Anti Spam Module
  • GDASpamx64.dll
  • GDcf.dll - G Data Mail Content Filter

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'AVK9CM' with a class of {CAF4C320-32F5-11D3-A222-004095200FF2}.
  • 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 '{6006819E-8B31-40B8-9F06-38DC96EADE8C}' (runs on registration).
5 Services
  • AVKWCtl.exe runs as a service named 'Vigilante del sistema de archivos G Data' (AVKWCtl) "Comprueba el sistema de archivos en tiempo real (G Data AntiVirus)".
  • AVKService.exe runs as a service named 'Programador G Data' (AVKService).
  • AVKWCtlX64.exe runs as a service named 'G Data file system monitor' (AVKWCtl) "Checks the file system in real time (G Data AntiVirus)".
  • GDFwSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Pare-feu personnel G Data' (GDFwSvc).
  • TSNxGService.exe runs as a service named 'TopSecret Service' (TSNxGService) "Safeverwaltungsdienst TopSecret".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AVKTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'G Data AntiVirus Tray Application' which loads as C:\Program Files\G Data\InternetSecurity\AVKTray\AVKTray.exe.
  • GDFirewallTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GDFirewallTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\G Data\InternetSecurity\Firewall\GDFirewallTray.exe.

How do I remove G Data TotalProtection 2013?

You can uninstall G Data TotalProtection 2013 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 TotalProtection 2013, 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 TotalProtection 2013.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.15%
Windows 10 19.40%
Windows XP 5.97%
Windows Vista 4.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.93%
Windows 7 Professional 8.96%
Windows 8 7.46%
Windows 8 Pro 5.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.94% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 43.94%
  United States 10.61%
  Spain 9.09%
  MA 7.58%
  Netherlands 6.06%
  Brazil 3.03%
  Belgium 3.03%
  Canada 3.03%
  Poland 3.03%
  France 1.52%
  Switzerland 1.52%
  ZM 1.52%
  Austria 1.52%
  Iran 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.67%
Hewlett-Packard 17.78%
Dell 8.89%
ASUS 8.89%
Medion 8.89%
Samsung 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Lenovo 4.44%
Common models
Acer Aspire E1-571 7.14%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.57%
Acer Aspire 7750G 3.57%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite L745 1.79%

Publisher URL: www.gdatasoftware.com


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