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Advanced System Care PRO

What is Advanced System Care PRO?  (from IObit)

Advanced SystemCare PRO provides automated and all-in-one PC care service with Malware Removal, Registry Fix, Privacy Protection, Performance Tune-up, and System Cleaning capabilities. It also creates superior and safer online experience with the latest Surfing Protection and Internet Boost technology, to ensure your t...  Read more


Advanced System Care PRO is a software program developed by IObit. 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. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 27.41 MB (28,740,616 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 53% of users of Advanced System Care PRO come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Advanced System Care PRO
URL: www.iobit.com/advancedsystemcarepro.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced System Care PRO
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advanced System Care PRO\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Advanced System Care PRO\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 27.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced System Care PRO

  • install.exe - Advanced SystemCare 5
  • christmas.exe - Advanced SystemCare (Reminder)
  • lua5.1.dll
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • christmas.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\christmas.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Advanced System Care PRO 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 System Care PRO, 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 System Care PRO.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 82%
Win 8 9%
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.82%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows 8 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 54.55%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.09%
Windows 8 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.94%
  Australia 5.88%
  Brazil 5.88%
  Canada 5.88%
  Czech Republic 5.88%
  Hungary 5.88%
  Israel 5.88%
  Romania 5.88%
  Vietnam 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Acer 18.18%
ASUS 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
Intel 9.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 10.00%
HP xw4400 Workstation 10.00%
HP ProBook 4410s 10.00%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 10.00%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 10.00%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com


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