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PeoplePC Internet Security Pack


PeoplePC Internet Security Pack is a program developed by PeoplePC. 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 main program executable is ssuite.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 122.64 MB (128,596,188 bytes). mxupdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PeoplePC
URL: www.avanquest.com
Help link: www.avanquest.com/USA/aq-you/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\peoplepc\internet security pack
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DCBF4819-F93B-495C-812D-8BD1242C3847}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 122.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PeoplePC Internet Security Pack

Program executable:ssuite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\peoplepc\internet security pack\ssuite.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoUpd.dll (by Avanquest Software) - Internet Security Pack (AutoUpdate)
  • FWFilter.dll (by Avanquest Software) - FWFilter dll
  • ISMAGIC.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • LSPFIX.exe - LSPFix
  • MXBrowse.dll - mxbrowse
  • MXCtxMnu.dll - Utility Context Menu Module
  • mxdlgsup.dll - Dialog Support
  • mxhc.dll - mxhc
  • MXTask2.exe - MXTask Background User Process
  • MXThunk.dll - MXThunk Engine
  • mxupdate.dll - EasyUpdate
  • csmtpapi.dll (by Catalyst Development) - Catalyst SocketTools (SocketTools Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Library)
  • cswhoapi.dll (by Catalyst Development) - Whois Protocol Library
  • AVSupportTool.exe (by Avanquest North America) - AV/AS Support Tool
  • Mxthk16.exe (by Avanquest Publishing USA) - Fix-It Utilities (Moteur MXThunk 16 bits)
  • ACME.dll - Virus Scanner
  • ACMEAPTask.dll - ACMEAPTask
  • ACMEEMTask.dll - ACMEEMTask
  • ACMEUpdateTask.dll - ACMEUpdateTask
  • aqg.dll
  • AVScan.dll - AVScan
  • bzip2.exe
  • ContextMenuTheme32.dll
  • DSEngineUI.dll - Double Anti-Spy Engine Module
  • HelpFiles.exe
  • MXExHand.dll
  • MXFwLogs.dll
  • MXFwProp.dll
  • MXFwStat.dll
  • MxFwTask.dll
  • Mxkillsrv.exe
  • mxlinkdb.dll
  • MXLogger.dll - Logger
  • MXNeData.dll
  • MxNotify.dll - COM communication component
  • MXPM.dll - Property Manager (OLE Storage)
  • MXProgDt.dll
  • MXR.dll - Recorder
  • MXTask.exe - MXTask Background Service
  • MXTaskDll.dll
  • MxTreeCt.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • MXCtxMnu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SystemSuite Menu' with a class of {7D225AF1-CE2D-4c16-A95B-05B52ED33A95}.
  • MXTask.exe runs as a service named 'Internet Security Pack Task Manager' (Internet Security Pack Task Manager) "Manages user sessions, scheduled tools, active monitors and other background tasks.".

How do I remove PeoplePC Internet Security Pack?

You can uninstall PeoplePC Internet Security Pack 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 PeoplePC Internet Security Pack, 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 PeoplePC Internet Security Pack.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 60%
Keep it 40%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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