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Should I remove ASUS Launcher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,313
United States Rank #8,594
Reach 0.0555%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.51 days
339.55 days >
Average installed length: 178.41 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.00.15 6.29%
2.00.11 46.21%
2.00.10 4.11%
2.00.08 16.30%
1.00.12 14.12%
1.00.10 12.97%

Other programs by ASUS

ASUS Launcher

What is ASUS Launcher?

The Launcer is a utility to run various ASUS system programs on a scheduled basis. It will automatically start when the user boots into Windows.

Overview

ASUS Launcher is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is 2.00.11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named launcher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 2.62 MB (2,749,290 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of ASUS Launcher come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Launcher
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{40376CD0-67E0-
Estimated size: 2.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Launcher

Program executable:launcher.exe
Name:Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\asus launcher\launcher.exe
MD5:ab72d3d40e7af76e5d33ee87c6adc777
Additional files:
  • AsTaskSched.dll - AsTaskSc (AsTaskSchedule)
  • RegSchdTask.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer)
  • IniTool.dll - IniTool

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Launcher.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NTIBurner' with the ProgID of 'NTIBurnerOpen' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Launcher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASUS Launcher Helper.

How do I remove ASUS Launcher?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
ASUS
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 8 99%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 98.72%
Windows 7 1.16%
Windows 8.1 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 81.64%
Windows 10 Home 9.37%
Windows 8 5.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.77%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 0.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.97%
  France 10.86%
  Germany 8.26%
  Canada 8.15%
  Italy 8.03%
  United Kingdom 5.79%
  Sweden 3.07%
  Australia 2.13%
  Spain 2.01%
  Finland 2.01%
  Portugal 1.30%
  Switzerland 1.06%
  Taiwan 0.94%
  Austria 0.71%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com

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