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Should I remove Security Reviver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,548
United States Rank #22,178
Reach 0.0104%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.23 days
154.15 days >
Average installed length: 80.99 days


2.1.1000.18183 40.00%
2.1.1000.17349 0.98%
2.1.1000.16262 39.51%
2.1.1000.15927 8.29%
2.1.1000.15061 8.78%
2.1.1000.15052 2.44%

Security Reviver


Security Reviver is a program developed by ReviverSoft. The most used version is 2.1.1000.18183, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 secrev.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 26.8 MB (28,099,940 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 37% of users of Security Reviver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.reviversoft.com/security-reviver
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Security Reviver\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Security Reviver\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 26.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Security Reviver

Program executable:secrev.exe
Name:Security Reviver
Path:C:\Program Files\security reviver\secrev.exe
Additional files:
  • AppManager.exe - Secrev
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • secrevsys.dll - Licmgr Dynamic Link Library
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • Xceed.Compression.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Zip for .NET (Xceed Compression for .NET)
  • Xceed.Compression.Formats.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Streaming Compression for .NET
  • Xceed.FileSystem.dll - Xceed FileSystem for .NET
  • Xceed.Zip.dll
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.DLL (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • scandll.dll - SecRev
  • AppResource.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AppManager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Security Reviver_runonce'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SecRev.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Security Reviver_startup.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SecRev.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Security Reviver_startup' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Security Reviver\SecRev.exe" autolaunch.

How do I remove Security Reviver?

You can uninstall Security Reviver 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 Security Reviver, 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 Security Reviver.

Win 10 72%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 72.20%
Windows 7 26.34%
Windows Vista 0.98%
Windows XP 0.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 45.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.51%
Windows 8.1 10.73%
Windows 10 Pro 9.27%
Windows 7 Professional 3.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.80%
  Germany 18.61%
  Norway 7.36%
  France 6.06%
  Netherlands 4.33%
  Canada 3.90%
  DK 3.46%
  United Kingdom 3.46%
  Switzerland 2.60%
  Australia 2.16%
  Belgium 1.73%
  Austria 1.73%
  Japan 1.30%
  NG 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.40%
Hewlett-Packard 28.00%
Dell 9.60%
Lenovo 7.20%
Toshiba 7.20%
ASUS 6.40%
Medion 4.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Intel 1.60%
Common models
Acer Aspire 7736 7.46%
ASUS All Series 5.22%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.99%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.99%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.24%
LENOVO 80HW 2.24%

About (from ReviverSoft LLC)

ReviverSoft was founded to provide trusted resources to help you repair, optimize and maintain your computer for optimum performance.
Publisher URL: www.reviversoft.com


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