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VirusKeeper 2012 Pro

What is VirusKeeper 2012 Pro?  (from AxBx)

VirusKeeper combines the best protection technologies available in a single product: real-time shield: permanent threat detection, real-time protection of Windows system folders, real-time protection of Internet Explorer, behavioral analysis detection of viruses and spyware, automatic scanner that inspects new or suspi...  Read more


VirusKeeper 2012 Pro is a software program developed by AxBx. 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 setup package generally installs about 22 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of VirusKeeper 2012 Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.viruskeeper.com/us/index.htm
Help link: www.VirusKeeper.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AxBx\VirusKeeper 2012 Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AxBx\VirusKeeper 2012 Pro\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by VirusKeeper 2012 Pro

  • ProcessWatch2.exe - VirusKeeper ProcessWatch 2011
  • vk_scanfile.exe - VirusKeeper 2010 Pro
  • vk_scanprocess.exe
  • vk_scan.exe - VirusKeeper Scanner (VirusKeeper Scanner erkennt und bereinigt die Viren, Würmer, Trojaner und andere Schadprogramme)
  • VirusKeeper.exe - VirusKeeper 2012
  • vk_close.exe - vk_close
  • vk_plan.exe - VirusKeeper 2012 : Analyseplaner
  • vk_planrun.exe - VirusKeeper 2009
  • vk_report.exe - VirusKeeper 2010
  • vk_run.exe
  • vk_scanspy.exe - vk_scanspy : spyware scanner
  • vk_state.dll - AxBx VirusKeeper (VirusKeeper)
  • vk_unreg.exe - VirusKeeper 2008 (VirusKeeper Module)
  • vk_watchop.exe
  • vkw.exe - VirusKeeper update module
  • vk_restart.exe - VirusKeeper
  • vk_service.exe - Service VirusKeeper antivirus/antispyware
  • vk_ss.exe
  • vk_uz.dll - VirusKeeper DLL file
  • netwatch.exe - NetWatch
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • vk_sscan.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • vk_service.exe runs as a service named 'vkservice' (vkservice).

How do I remove VirusKeeper 2012 Pro?

You can uninstall VirusKeeper 2012 Pro 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 VirusKeeper 2012 Pro, 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 VirusKeeper 2012 Pro.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Germany 25.00%
  France 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%

Publisher URL: www.axbx.com


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