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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 1.41% 1.41% 70.42% 2.82% 1.41% 1.41% 1.41% 19.72%

WISO Internet Security


WISO Internet Security is a software program developed by Buhl Data Service GmbH. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named avcenter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 159.57 KB (163,403 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 92% of users of WISO Internet Security come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.buhl.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WISO Internet Security\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WISO Internet Security\setup.exe /REMOVE
Estimated size: 159.57 KB

Program filesFiles installed by WISO Internet Security

Program executable:avcenter.exe
Name:Avira Product Family
Control Center
Path:C:\Program Files\WISO Internet Security\avcenter.exe
Additional files:
  • antispam.dll (by Avira Operations) - Avira Product Family (Antispam Module)
  • asata.dll (by Avira Operations) - Antispam detection module
  • avadmin.exe - Avira tool for administrative privileges
  • avarkt.dll - Avira Anti-RootKit
  • avbb.dll - Avira Proactive Protection
  • avconfig.dll - Configuration Panel
  • avconfig.exe
  • avconfigrc.dll - Configuration Panel Resources (Desktop)
  • avesvc.dll - Antivirus Engine Service Dynamic Link Library
  • avesvcr.dll - avesvc.dll
  • avevtlog.dll - Event Logger
  • aecrypto.dll - AVCRYPTO (Avira Engine Module for Windows)
  • aelibinf.dll - AVLIBINF
  • aemobile.dll - AVMOBILE
  • aeoffice.dll - AVOFFICE
  • aescript.dll - AVSCRIPT
  • aedroid.dll - AVDROID
  • aecore.dll - AVCORE
  • aehelp.dll - AVHELP
  • aeheur.dll - AVHEUR
  • aepack.dll - AVPACK
  • aeemu.dll - AVEMU
  • aeexp.dll - AVEXP
  • aegen.dll - AVGEN
  • aerdl.dll - AVRDL
  • aesbx.dll - AVSBX
  • aescn.dll - AVSCN
  • aevdf.dll - AVVDF
  • aebb.dll - AVBB

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • avcenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FE05902A-6249-446E-A3BF-0EC1CAA7E8AB}' (runs on registration).
  • avconfig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CD5D2A25-9B5A-4A97-9995-4162792A0404}' (runs on registration).
  • avadmin.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B79E2B87-8561-4424-9213-5BDC2FC335E1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • avcenter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avcenter.exe'.

How do I remove WISO Internet Security?

You can uninstall WISO Internet Security 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 WISO Internet Security, 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 WISO Internet Security.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.42%
Windows 10 25.35%
Windows Vista 2.82%
Windows XP 1.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.43%
Windows 7 Professional 12.86%
Windows 8.1 11.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.89% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 91.89%
  United States 6.76%
  United Kingdom 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 23.81%
Acer 14.29%
Dell 11.90%
Hewlett-Packard 11.90%
Lenovo 9.52%
Samsung 7.14%
ASUS 4.76%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Toshiba 2.38%
Sahara 2.38%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7707 3.70%
Acer Aspire M5810 3.70%
Samsung N150/N210/N220 ... 1.85%
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ7... 1.85%
Notebook MIM2280 1.85%
Micro-Star MS-7345 1.85%

About (from Buhl Data Service GmbH)

Buhl-Data-Service Gmbh offers financial software.
Publisher URL: www.buhl.de


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