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Should I remove UtilTool Antivirus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.32 days
9.29 days >
Average installed length: 4.88 days


3.3.91 75.00%
3.3.87 12.50%
3.2.26 12.50%

UtilTool Antivirus

What is UtilTool Antivirus?  (from UtilTool)

Easy to use UtilTool's user interface was designed to be easy to use for both beginners and experienced users. UtilTool is designed to be a fire and forget antivirus software that is easy to use, does not slow down your computer and just works Do you want to be protected against Computer Viruses and Spyware. Do you wan...  Read more


UtilTool Antivirus is a software program developed by UtilTool. The most common release is 3.3.91, 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. The primary executable is named main.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 27.42 MB (28,754,339 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of UtilTool Antivirus come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.utiltool.com/av-version
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\UtilTool\Antivirus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CBF06C41-2BC7-4B24-A6C3-8F576FBED4B9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.42 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by UtilTool Antivirus

Program executable:main.exe
Additional files:
  • AVScanningService.exe - UtilTool AV Scanning Service
  • netcontroller.dll - UtilTool Net Controller (UtilTool Net Controller [av])
  • BBAdapter.dll - UtilTool AV BB Adapter
  • AVAssistant.exe - UtilTool AV Assistant
  • netsvc.exe - UtilTool Net Filter (UtilTool Net Filter Service)
  • AVEngine.dll - UtilTool AV Engine
  • AVTray.exe - UtilTool AV Tray
  • Updater.exe - UtilTool Updater
  • AVUI.exe - UtilTool AV UI
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • netsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Net Service' (netsvc) "Net Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AVTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AVTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\UtilTool\Antivirus\AVTray.exe.

How do I remove UtilTool Antivirus?

Quickly and completely remove UtilTool Antivirus from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall UtilTool Antivirus 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 UtilTool Antivirus, 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 UtilTool Antivirus.

Win 7 38%
Win 8 13%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Starter 12.50%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.46%
  MA 7.69%
  Brazil 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Mexico 7.69%
  Turkey 7.69%
  Egypt 7.69%
  Poland 7.69%
  Saudi Arabia 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Acer 28.57%
Lenovo 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7529 16.67%
LENOVO 20378 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 16.67%
HP Pro3500 Series 16.67%
HP ENVY x2 Detachable PC ... 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 380 16.67%


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