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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 25.00% 25.00% 50.00%

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ASUS_UTILITY is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 10.05 MB (10,538,828 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of ASUS_UTILITY come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and Thailand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ASUS.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\WLAN Card Utilities
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C245F926-664E-40B6-ADC6-D5CD4922EA30}\SETUP.EXE" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 10.05 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS_UTILITY

  • ApUI.exe - Wireless Access Point Utility (Software 11g Access point configuration utility)
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • SelectCard.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)
  • RaUI.exe - RaUI Application (Wireless LAN Card Utility)
  • CustomerService.exe - CustomerService (Customer Service)
  • acAuth.dll - AEGIS Authentication Library
  • RALAUNCH.exe
  • UninstallDriver.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • CustomerService.exe runs as a service named 'ASUSUtilityService' (ASUSUtilityService).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • RaUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ASUS_Utility' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\WLAN Card Utilities\RaUI.exe.

How do I remove ASUS_UTILITY?

Quickly and completely remove ASUS_UTILITY 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_UTILITY 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_UTILITY, 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_UTILITY.

Win XP 42%
Win Vista (SP1) 8%
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 XP 41.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 41.67%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.18%
  Russia 11.76%
  Thailand 5.88%
  Taiwan 5.88%
  Belgium 5.88%
  Norway 5.88%
  Australia 5.88%
  Spain 5.88%
  Slovakia 5.88%
  Hungary 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Dell 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-D3 25.00%
ASUSTeK K55VM 25.00%
Dell Dell DXP051 25.00%

About ASUS

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


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