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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,947
Reach 0.0030%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.64 days
225.31 days >
Average installed length: 118.38 days


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11.0.1400.1785 2.38%
11.0.1400.1771 4.76%
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11.0.1139.1640 2.38%
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11.0.1139.1113 2.38%
11.0.1139.1083 4.76%

eScan Anti-Virus AV Edition for Windows


eScan Anti-Virus AV Edition for Windows is a program developed by MicroWorld Technologies. The most used version is 11.0.1139.1277, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is TRAYICOC.EXE. The software installer includes 217 files and is usually about 876.69 KB (897,735 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 37% of users of eScan Anti-Virus AV Edition for Windows come from India, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\eScan\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\eScan\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 876.69 KB

Program filesFiles installed by eScan Anti-Virus AV Edition for Windows

Program executable:TRAYICOC.EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\eScan\TRAYICOC.EXE
Additional files:
  • BACKUP.10805447.mwavscan.exe - MicroWorld AntiVirus Toolkit Utility (MWAV) (MicroWorld Anti Virus & Spyware Toolkit Utility)
  • BACKUP.12482940.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.14086147.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.14717890.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.14902047.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.16065845.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.43166181.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.48329227.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.53888644.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.75144729.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.83978103.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.92311149.mwavscan.exe
  • BACKUP.92334051.mwavscan.exe
  • ESCANMX2.SYS - eScan Monitor Extension for Windows
  • BACKUP.10112006.launch.exe - eScan/MailScan/ X-Spam for Windows (MailScan Dispatcher Launcher)
  • BACKUP.15692339.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.15711343.launch.exe
  • BACKUP.15822165.launch.exe
  • launch.exe
  • BACKUP.11555085.wgwin.exe - MicroWorld Downloader using WGET (WGetWin for Windows)
  • BACKUP.14079649.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.15192624.wgwin.exe
  • BACKUP.72621768.wgwin.exe
  • mwDEBUG.exe - Microworld Software Debug Window
  • BACKUP.47102568.killproc.exe - eScan/MailScan/ X-Spam/eConceal (Process Terminator)
  • killproc.exe
  • BACKUP.10384861.inst_tsp.exe - eScan/MailScan/eConceal/X-Spam (TSP Installer for Windows)
  • BACKUP.11305356.frights.exe - eScan/MailScan/X-Spam/eConceal (Folder Rights)
  • BACKUP.11501268.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.11760281.frights.exe
  • BACKUP.14581443.inst_tspx.exe
  • BACKUP.16687019.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.16706556.inst_tsp.exe
  • BACKUP.17911471.inst_tspx.exe
  • BACKUP.47129401.frights.exe
  • frights.exe
  • inst_tsp.exe
  • inst_tspx.exe
  • BACKUP.15767249.msg.exe - eScan/MailScan/XSpam/eConceal (Message Display Unit)
  • BACKUP.89899461.msg.exe
  • BACKUP.44815901.license.exe - eScan / MailScan / eConceal (License Evaluater)
  • BACKUP.87118627.lickey.dll - License Key Registration
  • debuginf.exe - Debug Information
  • BACKUP.14910984.test2.exe - MWAV/eScan/MailScan/X-Spam (eScan - Suspicious Application Verifier)
  • BACKUP.17866771.test2.exe
  • BACKUP.46315346.test2.exe
  • BACKUP.69028311.test2.exe
  • BACKUP.71467421.test2.exe
  • BACKUP.85130811.test2.exe
  • BACKUP.90359849.test2.exe
  • BACKUP.95673901.test2.exe
  • BACKUP.95900278.test2.exe
  • econinst.exe - eConceal Personal Firewall (eConceal Installer)
  • econrep.exe - eConceal Reports
  • econrmve.exe - eConceal Uninstaller
  • econser.exe - eConceal Service
  • CLEANDB.EXE - eScan, MailScan and XSpam (Compact and Clean Spam databases)
  • BACKUP.11766924.encdec.dll - eScan/MailScan/eConceal (Encryption - Decryption - Unzip)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • BACKUP.10053971.escans64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'eScanShellExt' with a class of {66B1FB35-3BDD-45A3-9035-E178E6D8CED9}.
  • escanshx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'eScanShellExt' with a class of {66B1FB35-3BDD-45A3-9035-E178E6D8CED9}.
  • escans64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'eScanShellExt' with a class of {66B1FB35-3BDD-45A3-9035-E178E6D8CED9}.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CLEANUP.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named eScanCleanup.
  • econser.exe runs as a service named 'eConServ' (EconService) "eScan Firewall Service - "Digital Fortress For Your Computer"".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CLEANUP.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'eScan CleanUp' which loads as C:\Program Files1\eScan\Cleanup.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • DOWNLOAD.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\eScan\DOWNLOAD.EXE'.
  • escanpro.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\eScan\ESCANPRO.EXE'.

How do I remove eScan Anti-Virus AV Edition for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove eScan Anti-Virus (AV) Edition for Windows from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall eScan Anti-Virus AV Edition for Windows 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 eScan Anti-Virus (AV) Edition for Windows, 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 eScan Anti-Virus AV Edition for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 28.57%
Windows XP 11.90%
Windows Vista 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.90%
Windows 8.1 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 4.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.96% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 36.96%
  United States 15.22%
  Netherlands 10.87%
  BD 6.52%
  Australia 6.52%
  TN 6.52%
  Pakistan 4.35%
  Iran 4.35%
  Saudi Arabia 2.17%
  Indonesia 2.17%
  TZ 2.17%
  Germany 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.29%
Acer 25.71%
Lenovo 14.29%
ASUS 8.57%
Dell 5.71%
Sahara 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Compaq 2.86%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq 15... 6.25%
Acer TravelMate P253 3.13%
Acer Aspire E1-531 3.13%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.13%
HP dx2480 MT(KL969AV) 3.13%

comments1 comment

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user comment
been here n thereover a year ago
If you looking at this page its too late as this escan av is an absolute B S software , it is just a way to get you to buy the full virsion which presumably include the uninstall , this is indian garbage at its best, , yep, no uninstall and the seperate removal tool will not remove the so called free toolkit , the program installs as admin. with total control , you cant change it.