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Should I remove avast! Small Office Administration?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%


1.3.12330 23.53%
1.3.12323 11.76%
1.3.8213 29.41%
1.2.8220 29.41%
1.2.8200 5.88%

avast! Small Office Administration

What is avast! Small Office Administration?  (from AVAST Software)

Adding the avast! Small Office Administration console allows you to easily manage our security solutions from your desk, without needing a dedicated IT staff. This console can grow along with your business, for up to 200 devices. Even though you may not be able to employ an IT team, you still need a security solution ...  Read more


avast! Small Office Administration is a software program developed by AVAST Software. The most common release is 1.3.8213, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 43 files and is usually about 29.33 MB (30,759,930 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 72% of users of avast! Small Office Administration come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avast.com/en-us/small-office
Help link: support.avast.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Administration Console\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E2606DF5-378F-429C-B8DE-0ABE5B7A63BB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.33 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by avast! Small Office Administration

  • Avast.ExpressionBuilder.dll - avast! Administration Console
  • Avast.LinqExtensions.dll
  • Avast.Messaging.dll
  • Avast.Messaging.Tcp.dll
  • Avast.Messaging.TypeHelper.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.ComputerCatalog.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Console.Resources.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.MaintainancePlugin.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Management.Core.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Management.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Manager.Core.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Manager.exe
  • Avast.Sbc.Model.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.NagScreens.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Reports.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.ScanPlugin.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Scheduler.Core.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Scheduler.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.Core.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.Database.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.exe
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.Installer.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.ServiceUtil.exe
  • Avast.Sbc.UpdateEngine.Iface.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.Util.dll
  • Avast.Sbc.WebsiteHost.exe
  • Avast.SystemRestore.exe
  • CommandLine.dll - Command Line Parsing Library
  • BouncyCastle.Crypto.dll (by The Legion of the Bouncy Castle) - Bouncy Castle for .NET (BouncyCastle.Crypto)
  • AutoMapper.dll - AutoMapper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • Avast.Sbc.WebsiteHost.exe runs as a service named 'avast! Administration Console Website Host' (avast! Administration Console Website Host) "avast! Administration Console Website Host is necessary to provide user interface for your avast! Administration Console server.".
  • Avast.Sbc.Service.exe runs as a service named 'avast! Administration Console' (avast! Administration Console) "avast! Administration Console server process. This is a critical process for protecting all your computers.".
  • Avast.Sbc.Manager.exe runs as a service named 'avast! Administration Console Monitor' (avast! Administration Console Monitor).

How do I remove avast! Small Office Administration?

You can uninstall avast! Small Office Administration 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 avast! Small Office Administration, 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 avast! Small Office Administration.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.47%
Windows 10 17.65%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.53%
Windows 10 Home 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.88%
Windows Server 2012 Essen... 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.88%
  Canada 6.25%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  South Africa 3.13%
  Belgium 3.13%
  Israel 3.13%
  Netherlands 3.13%
  Poland 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.77%
Acer 15.38%
Toshiba 15.38%
MSI 15.38%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Lenovo 7.69%
Common models
O.E.M O.E.M 6.67%
HP Pro 3000 Small Form Fa... 6.67%
Dell OptiPlex 760 6.67%
Acer Aspire 5250 6.67%
LENOVO Lenovo H420 6.67%
HP-Pavilion KZ664AA-ABA a... 6.67%

About AVAST Software

avast! antivirus software provides PC virus protection.
Publisher URL: www.avast.com


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