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Should I remove ASRock InstantBoot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,322
United States Rank #4,506
Reach 0.1626%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.68 days
639.56 days >
Average installed length: 336.04 days

Typically installed together

ASRock InstantBoot v1.29

What is ASRock InstantBoot?  (from ASRock)

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Overview

ASRock InstantBoot v1.29 is a program developed by ASRock. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is instantboot.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 4.43 MB (4,648,046 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 42% of users of ASRock InstantBoot come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asrock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASRock Utility\InstantBoot\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ASRock Utility\InstantBoot\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASRock InstantBoot v1.29

Program executable:instantboot.exe
Name:ASRock Instant Boot
Instant Boot
Path:C:\Program Files\asrock utility\instantboot\instantboot.exe
MD5:ee33f2e9dd14b8a6e185fe9dc1b60ebb
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • InstantBoot.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9637784-0A3F-41A6-9C0C-5F4D23890854}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • InstantBoot.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named zASRockInstantBoot.
Startup File (User Run)
  • InstantBoot.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'zASRockInstantBoot' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ASRock Utility\InstantBoot\InstantBoot.exe".

How do I remove ASRock InstantBoot?

Quickly and completely remove ASRock InstantBoot v1.29 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ASRock InstantBoot 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 ASRock InstantBoot v1.29, 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 ASRock InstantBoot.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.00%
Windows 8 3.24%
Windows XP 2.38%
Windows Vista 0.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 42.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.65%
Windows 7 Professional 18.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.38%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.00%
Windows 8 Pro 1.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.85%
  Germany 8.31%
  Australia 5.51%
  United Kingdom 4.15%
  Italy 2.96%
  Taiwan 2.96%
  France 2.32%
  Netherlands 2.16%
  New Zealand 2.00%
  Brazil 1.60%
  Finland 1.60%
  Spain 1.52%
  Japan 1.44%
  Poland 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 35.22%
Acer 31.45%
Hewlett-Packard 18.28%
Dell 12.10%
Samsung 1.34%
Alienware 1.08%
GIGABYTE 0.54%
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About ASRock

ASRock is a manufacturer of motherboards, industrial PCs and home theater PCs. In addition to motherboards, ASRock also produces Mini-ITX desktop computers.
Publisher URL: www.asrock.com

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