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Should I remove ASUS O!Direct?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,904
Reach 0.0037%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.07.0704 38.46%
1.07.0421 44.23%
1.05.1223 17.31%

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ASUS O!Direct

What is ASUS O!Direct?  (from ASUS)

O!Play HD2 offers the world’s first USB 3.0 multimedia center. It features enhanced content sharing technologies with user-friendly flexible storage options. Connecting to a cosmos of entertainment has never been easier! The ASUS exclusive O!Direct allows you one-click access and playback of any media files from PC to ...  Read more

Overview

ASUS O!Direct is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is 1.07.0421, 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. 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. 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 Server.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.47 MB (2,591,248 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 20% of users of ASUS O!Direct come from Germany, it is also popular in Netherlands and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\O!Direct
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Estimated size: 2.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS O!Direct

Program executable:Server.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\O!Direct\Server.exe
MD5:e37d3fb58c04ed4be1b0707bf26217f2
Additional files:
  • O!Direct.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - ASUS O!Direct Application (O!Direct Application)
  • OPlayerPCMode.dll (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - OPlayerPCMode DLL
  • OPlayerPCMode64.dll
  • Server.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • OPlayerPCMode64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'O!Direct' with a class of {815A89D0-4685-4588-B1F0-D33CAB66B63E}.
  • OPlayerPCMode.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'O!Direct' with a class of {815A89D0-4685-4588-B1F0-D33CAB66B63E}.
Scheduled Task
  • O!Direct.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8743179C-60B8-40FD-A378-CC74168828F7}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • O!Direct.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'O!Direct' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\O!Direct\O!Direct.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Server.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\O!Direct\Server.exe'.

How do I remove ASUS O!Direct?

Quickly and completely remove ASUS O!Direct 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 O!Direct 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 O!Direct, 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 O!Direct.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 4%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.38%
Windows 8 30.77%
Windows XP 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.62%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%
Windows 10 Pro 5.77%
Windows 8.1 5.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.41% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 20.41%
  Netherlands 14.29%
  United States 8.16%
  Italy 8.16%
  UA 4.08%
  Belgium 4.08%
  France 4.08%
  Switzerland 4.08%
  Australia 4.08%
  Canada 4.08%
  Slovenia 2.04%
  Vietnam 2.04%
  Singapore 2.04%
  BZ 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.05%
Acer 19.05%
GIGABYTE 14.29%
Dell 9.52%
Hewlett-Packard 7.14%
Medion 7.14%
Lenovo 7.14%
Toshiba 4.76%
Sony 4.76%
Packard Bell 2.38%
Intel 2.38%
American Megatrends 2.38%
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TOSHIBA SATELLITE C855-24... 2.56%

About ASUS

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

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