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14% remove it86% keep it
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NANO Antivirus beta

What is NANO Antivirus beta?  (from Nano Security Ltd)

NANO Antivirus provides reliable protection of your computer from any kinds of malware. We use the cutting-edge technologies for development of our antivirus. It permitted to create high-performance and very fast product. The technologies of deep emulation permit to find complicated encrypted and polymorphous viruses....  Read more


NANO Antivirus beta is a software program developed by Nano Security Ltd. 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. 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 nanoav.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 66.39 MB (69,615,322 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 57% of users of NANO Antivirus beta come from the United States, it is also popular in Czech Republic and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nanoav.ru/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15&Itemid=53
Help link: www.nanoav.ru/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21757&Itemid=49
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NANO Antivirus
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NANO Antivirus\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 66.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NANO Antivirus beta

Program executable:nanoav.exe
Name:NANO AntiVirus
NANO AntiVirus component
Path:C:\Program Files\nano antivirus\bin\nanoav.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - NANO Antivirus (NANO Antivirus setup)
  • disload.dll - NANO AntiVirus (NANO AntiVirus component)
  • nanoav64.exe
  • nanocom.dll
  • nanolsp.dll
  • nanolsp64.dll
  • nanoqt.dll
  • nanoreport.exe
  • nanoreportc.exe
  • nanoreportc64.exe
  • nanorst.exe
  • nanoshell.dll
  • nanoshell64.dll
  • nanosvc.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • nanoshell64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'CntxMenu' with a class of {786A771A-5698-48BF-BD37-B03FD1242B75}.
  • nanosvc.exe runs as a service named 'NANO Antivirus service' (nanosvc) "Nano antivirus service (debug mode)".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • nanoav.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NANO Antivirus' which loads as "C:\Program Files\nano antivirus\bin\nanoav.exe" gui.

How do I remove NANO Antivirus beta?

Quickly and completely remove NANO Antivirus beta from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NANO Antivirus beta 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NANO Antivirus beta, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 NANO Antivirus beta.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 14%
Keep it 86%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.86%
Windows 10 42.86%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview 28.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 8 Pro 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Czech Republic 14.29%
  Italy 14.29%
  United Kingdom 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
ASUS 16.67%
Toshiba 16.67%
Sony 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 28.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 14.29%
Sony VPCEH25EN 14.29%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 14.29%
Acer ASM1610/VTM261 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 570 14.29%


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