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3% remove it97% keep it
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Language pack for Ad-Aware SE


Language pack for Ad-Aware SE is a program developed by Lavasoft. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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). The main program executable is Ad-Aware.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 3.8 MB (3,984,142 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Language pack for Ad-Aware SE come from France, it is also popular in Germany and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lavasoftsupport.com
Help link: www.lavasoft.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware SE Personal\Plugins\Langs
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Lavasoft\AD-AWA~1\Plugins\Langs\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\Lavasoft\AD-AWA~1\Plugins\Langs\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 3.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Language pack for Ad-Aware SE

Program executable:Ad-Aware.exe
Name:Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE
Ad-Aware SE Core application
Path:C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware SE Personal\Ad-Aware.exe
Additional files:
  • Ad-Aware.exe - Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE (Ad-Aware SE Core application)
  • Ad-Watch.exe - Ad-Aware SE (Ad-Watch System Protector)
  • unregaaw.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{6768D28E-B6AC-49C5-988D-1DD310504E28}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Ad-Watch.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AWMON' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware SE Professional\Ad-Watch.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Ad-Watch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AWMON' which loads as "C:\Program Files1\Lavasoft\AD-AWA~1\Ad-Watch.exe".

How do I remove Language pack for Ad-Aware SE?

You can uninstall Language pack for Ad-Aware SE 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 Language pack for Ad-Aware SE, 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 Language pack for Ad-Aware SE.

Win XP 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 51.25%
Windows 7 21.25%
Windows Vista 16.25%
Windows 10 11.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 49.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.99%
Windows 10 Home 5.19%
Windows 7 Professional 5.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 44.44%
  Germany 22.22%
  United States 8.64%
  Spain 6.17%
  Italy 3.70%
  Belgium 2.47%
  Brazil 2.47%
  Canada 2.47%
  Australia 1.23%
  Finland 1.23%
  Hungary 1.23%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Sweden 1.23%
  Thailand 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.75%
Acer 15.09%
Sahara 13.21%
Dell 11.32%
American Megatrends 11.32%
Intel 9.43%
Compaq 3.77%
MSI 3.77%
Medion 3.77%
ASUS 1.89%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7091 6.25%
HP 635 Notebook PC 3.13%
MSI MS-7823 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.13%

About Lavasoft

Lavasoft is a development company that produces anti-spyware software, most known for Ad-Aware.
Publisher URL: www.lavasoft.com


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