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OE/W Messengerctrl plug-in for Ad-Aware SE


OE/W Messengerctrl plug-in for Ad-Aware SE is a program developed by Lavasoft. 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 software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 47.9 MB (50,222,503 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 90% of users of OE/W Messengerctrl plug-in for Ad-Aware SE come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lavasoftsupport.com
Help link: www.lavasoft.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\Plugins\oemessenger
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\Plugins\OEMESS~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\Plugins\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 47.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OE/W Messengerctrl plug-in for Ad-Aware SE

  • CompatibilityTester.exe (by McAfee) - McAfee Deep Defender (McAfee Patmos Compatibility Tester Application)
  • instprog.dll (by McAfee) - McAfee SecurityCenter (McAfee Installation Progress Notification Library)
  • mcagent.dll - McAfee Integrated Security Platform
  • McAPExe.exe - McAfee Access Protection
  • McBootDelayStartSvc.dll - McAfee Zero Boot Impact (McAfee Boot Delay Start Service)
  • mccontextust.dll - Contextual Uninstall Shim
  • McCtxMenuFrmWrk.dll - McAfee ContextMenu Framework
  • McDBMgr.dll - McAfee Log Database Manager
  • McGsShm.dll - McAfee General Settings Shim Layer
  • mchlp32.exe - McAfee 32-bit Helper
  • mcinstru.dll - McAfee Instrumentation
  • McInstru.exe - McAfee OC Instrumentation
  • McIPTShm.dll - McAfee MSC IPT Shim
  • McLogShm.dll - Pearl History And Log Shim
  • mclwapi.dll - McAfee Lighweight API
  • mcmispps.dll - McAfee MISP Proxy Stub DLL
  • mcmschlp.dll - McAfee McMscHlp DLL
  • McMscShm.dll - McAfee MSC Shim Layer
  • mcmscui.dll
  • mcmscver.dll - McMSCVer
  • mcoemres.dll - McAfee Customization Override DLL
  • mcprlres.dll - McAfee Localized Resource DLL
  • McPrsShm.dll - Pearl Personalization Shim
  • McPrtMgrPlugin.dll
  • mcshell.exe - McAfee
  • McSnIePl.dll - McAfee MSC IE plugin DLL
  • mcsync.exe - Synchronization Application
  • McTelemetryAPI.dll - Telemetry API Library
  • mcuihost.exe - McAfee UI Host
  • mcuinshm.dll - Pearl Uninstaller Shim
  • McUpdShm.dll - McAfee Update Shim Layer
  • mcupdui.dll - McAfee McUpdUI EXE
  • mcvsshld.dll
  • mispreg.exe - MispReg Application
  • MSCAlertPlugin.dll - MSC Alert Configuration Component
  • mscjsres.dll - McAfee Pearl MSC UI Resource DLL
  • mscuild.dll
  • npMcSnFFPl.dll - McAfee MSC FF plugin DLL
  • oemui.dll
  • oemuild.dll
  • RprtShm.dll - McAfee Report Shim
  • TskTCShm.dll - Scheduler and TOC Shim Layer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • McCtxMenuFrmWrk.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'McCtxMenuFrmWrk' with a class of {CCA9EFD3-29ED-430A-BA6D-E6BBFF0A60C2}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npMcSnFFPl.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'McAfee Total Protection' with a plugin key of '@mcafee.com/MSC,version=10' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{6768D28E-B6AC-49C5-988D-1DD310504E28}' (runs on registration).
  • McAPExe.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee AP Service' (McAPExe) "McAfee AP Service".

How do I remove OE/W Messengerctrl plug-in for Ad-Aware SE?

You can uninstall OE/W Messengerctrl plug-in 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 OE/W Messengerctrl plug-in 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 OE/W Messengerctrl plug-in for Ad-Aware SE.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by OE/W Messengerctrl plug-in for Ad-Aware SE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win XP 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 75.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Belgium 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Intel 25.00%
Common models
VIA Aspire T120 25.00%
Velocity Micro, Inc DP965... 25.00%
Dell OptiPlex 360 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 530 25.00%

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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