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Should I remove Advanced PC Care?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #18,380
United States Rank #13,085
Reach 0.0147%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.24 days
36.67 days >
Average installed length: 19.27 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.4187 17.96%
1.0.0.3546 6.31%
1.0.0.3305 8.25%
1.0.0.3113 1.46%
1.0.0.2845 7.28%
1.0.0.2108 0.97%
1.0.0.2024 27.18%
1.0.0.1941 5.34%
1.0.0.1933 4.37%
1.0.0.1467 12.62%
1.0.0.1378 4.85%
1.0.0.1190 0.49%
1.0.0.1145 1.94%
1.0.0.1108 0.97%

Advanced PC Care

Overview

Advanced PC Care is a program developed by PCVARK SOFTWARE PRIVATE LIMITED. The most used version is 1.0.0.2024, 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 main program executable is advancedpccare.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 7.19 MB (7,534,864 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 60% of users of Advanced PC Care come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Advancedpccare.com
URL: www.advancedpccare.com
Help link: www.advancedpccare.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced PC Care\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advanced PC Care\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced PC Care

Program executable:advancedpccare.exe
Name:Advanced PC Care
AdvancedPCCare
Path:C:\Program Files\advanced pc care\advancedpccare.exe
MD5:5c513a19005ed8f7ce9a7467ce4ce1c0
Additional files:
  • ApcEngine.dll (by Advancedpccare.com) - Advanced PC Care (AdvancedPCCare)
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • AppRes.dll
  • TaskScheduler.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • advancedpccare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Advanced PC Care' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 12:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • advancedpccare.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Advanced PC Care_Logon.
Startup File (User Run)
  • advancedpccare.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Advanced PC Care_Logon' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Advanced PC Care\advancedpccare.exe" startuplaunch.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • advancedpccare.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Advanced PC Care_logon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Advanced PC Care\advancedpccare.exe" firstlaunch.

How do I remove Advanced PC Care?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 59%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 59.22%
Windows 7 34.47%
Windows Vista 3.40%
Windows XP 1.94%
Windows 8.1 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 24.76%
Windows 8.1 19.90%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.80%
Windows 10 Pro 5.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.07%
  Canada 6.59%
  United Kingdom 5.86%
  Australia 4.76%
  Russia 4.76%
  Netherlands 1.47%
  Italy 1.47%
  Israel 1.10%
  France 0.73%
  Austria 0.73%
  MA 0.73%
  India 0.73%
  Venezuela 0.73%
  South Africa 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.21%
Dell 26.06%
Acer 13.38%
ASUS 7.75%
Lenovo 6.34%
GIGABYTE 3.52%
Toshiba 3.52%
Samsung 2.82%
Medion 0.70%
Sony 0.70%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.82%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.05%
ASUS All Series 3.05%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.29%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.29%

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