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Should I remove ASUS Sync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,056
United States Rank #7,666
Reach 0.0583%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.73 days
523.01 days >
Average installed length: 274.80 days


1.0.117 0.61%
1.0.115 0.24%
1.0.97 61.44%
1.0.96 7.71%
1.0.83 19.34%
1.0.82 3.06%
1.0.79 0.98%
1.0.76 3.06%
1.0.67 0.86%
1.0.65 0.98%
1.0.46 1.71%

Typically installed together

Other programs by FutureDial



ASUS Sync is a program developed by FutureDial. The most used version is 1.0.97, 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. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 14.22 MB (14,907,456 bytes). UpctUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 43% of users of ASUS Sync come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Sync\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6C2CB5E8-B928-4954-BEBB-A7C973ACC73C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Sync

  • ItemSyncEngine.dll - ItemSyncEngine Dynamic Link Library (ItemSyncEngine DLL)
  • PIMAccess.dll - PIMAccess Dynamic Link Library (PIMAccess DLL)
  • PhoneAccess.dll - PDBFile Dynamic Link Library (PDBFile DLL)
  • UpdateHelper.dll - ASUS Sync AutoUpdate Helper
  • ProfileVerify.dll - Profile and Verify module (Profile and Verify module for handset DLL)
  • FDCalProfileVerify.dll - Calendar Profile&Verfify (Calendar Profile&Verify)
  • AndroidPadPC.dll - ASUS PC SYNC TOOL LIB
  • UpctUpdate.exe - ASUS Sync AutoUpdate
  • OutlookExp.dll
  • PimChangelog.dll
  • AutoplayControl.dll - ASUS PC Sync (Autoplay Controller DLL)
  • AutoplayControl.exe - Autoplay Controller
  • Utility.dll - Utility Module
  • WinCal.dll - Windows Calendar Helper
  • asusUPCTLoader.exe - ASUS Sync
  • Outlook2k.dll - Outlook2k (Outlook2k.dll - General Log)
  • PIMWindows.dll - PIM DLL for Windows Contacts & Windows Calendar
  • UPCT_DB.dll - Database Helper
  • Outlook2k64.dll
  • FDXMLParser.dll - FDXMLParser Dynamic Link Library (FDXMLParser DLL)
  • FDAgentForOutlook64.exe - FDAgentForOutlook 64bit Application
  • FileSyncEngine.dll
  • AdbWinApi.dll (by Google, inc) - Android SDK (Android ADB API)
  • AdbWinUsbApi.dll (by Google, inc) - Android ADB API (WinUsb)
  • PimChangelog64bit.dll
  • asusDetect.dll - HTC UPCT (ASUS UPCT)
  • adb.exe
  • AndroidPadF.dll
  • asusDetectLegend.dll
  • asusDisk.dll
  • fdHttpd.dll - fdHttpd

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • asusUPCTLoader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6C1B1081-AE7C-49F3-AF0A-3B25EF6E2BFF}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • asusUPCTLoader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ASUS Sync Loader' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Sync\asusUPCTLoader.exe" -startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • asusUPCTLoader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Sync\asusUPCTLoader.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:86.34 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009113233%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00056312%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00034820%
0.015104% average
Memory:2.47 MB
Total CPU:0.0000630575%
Kernel CPU:0.00006239%
User CPU:0.00000067%

How do I remove ASUS Sync?

Quickly and completely remove ASUS Sync 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 Sync 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 Sync, 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 Sync.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.06%
Windows 8 25.76%
Windows Vista 4.64%
Windows XP 3.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.07%
Windows 7 Professional 12.52%
Windows 8.1 10.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.93%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.45%
  Taiwan 5.61%
  France 5.41%
  Canada 5.09%
  Germany 4.37%
  Italy 3.95%
  Netherlands 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.43%
  Australia 3.01%
  Israel 1.87%
  Belgium 1.77%
  Spain 1.56%
  Brazil 1.14%
  Sweden 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 31.34%
Hewlett-Packard 20.62%
Dell 16.70%
Acer 11.96%
Toshiba 3.71%
Samsung 2.06%
Intel 1.86%
Lenovo 1.65%
Common models
ASUSTeK P1801 5.60%
ASUSTeK K55A 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.60%
ASUSTeK X55U 2.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.40%
ASUSTeK X502CA 2.00%


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