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Tweak-SE plug-in for Ad-Aware SE


Tweak-SE plug-in for Ad-Aware SE is a software program developed by Lavasoft. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named Ad-Aware.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 24.16 MB (25,331,045 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 64% of users of Tweak-SE plug-in for Ad-Aware SE come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lavasoftsupport.com
Help link: www.lavasoft.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\Plugins\tweakse
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\Plugins\tweakse\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\Plugins\tweakse\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 24.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tweak-SE plug-in for Ad-Aware SE

Program executable:Ad-Aware.exe
Name:Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE
Ad-Aware SE Core application
Path:C:\Program\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware SE Professional\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".

How do I remove Tweak-SE plug-in for Ad-Aware SE?

You can uninstall Tweak-SE 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 Tweak-SE 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 Tweak-SE plug-in for Ad-Aware SE.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 17%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista 33.33%
Windows 7 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Brazil 9.09%
  Canada 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Sweden 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 20.00%
Intel 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Alienware 20.00%
Common models
Velocity Micro, Inc DP965... 20.00%
Samsung SQ45S70S 20.00%
LENOVO 0896B6G 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 530 20.00%

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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