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20% remove it80% keep it
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Global Rank #2,216
United States Rank #2,775
Reach 0.3333%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.26 days
37.13 days >
Average installed length: 19.51 days


9.2.0 0.19%
9.1.0 31.03%
9.0.3 63.65%
9.0.2 1.58%
9.0.1 1.77%
9.0.0 1.79%

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Advanced SystemCare 9


Advanced SystemCare 9 is a program developed by IObit. The most used version is 9.0.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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). 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 asc.exe. The software installer includes 106 files and is usually about 88.57 MB (92,872,876 bytes). AutoUpdate.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 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 36% of users of Advanced SystemCare 9 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Beta\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Beta\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 88.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced SystemCare 9

Program executable:asc.exe
Name:Advanced SystemCare 9
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare beta\asc.exe
Additional files:
  • OFCommon.dll - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate (IObit Library)
  • IMF.exe - IObit Malware Fighter 3 (IObit Malware Fighter)
  • ASCInit.exe - Initialization Program (Advanced SystemCare 8 Initialization)
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare 9 (Advanced SystemCare 9 Autoupdate)
  • FeedBack.exe - Advanced SystemCare 9 Feedback
  • delayLoad.exe - Advanced SystemCare8 (Startup Manager Delay Load)
  • About.dll - Advanced SystemCare (About IObit Utilities)
  • About.exe - Advanced SystemCare About
  • ActionCenterDownloader.exe - Action Center Downloader
  • ASCDownload.exe - Advanced SystemCare Downloader
  • ASCService.exe - Advanced SystemCare Service
  • AutoCare.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Care
  • AutoSweep.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Sweep
  • DiskDefrag.exe - Advanced SystemCare Disk Defrag
  • DiskScan.dll - Rapid scan disk
  • Homepage.exe - Homepage Protection (Homepage Protection Client)
  • HomepageSvc.dll - Homepage Protection Service
  • Monitor.exe - Performance Monitor
  • MonitorDisk.exe - Advanced SystemCare MonitorDisk
  • QuickSettings.exe - Quick Settings
  • ASCExtMenu.dll - ASCExtMenu Module
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll
  • IObitUninstaller.exe - IObit Uninstaller
  • IU5Setup.exe - IObit Uninstaller Setup
  • LargeFileFinder.exe - Large File Finder
  • AutoReactivator.exe - Auto Reactivator (Automatic Program Reactivator)
  • DriverBooster.exe - Driver Booster 2 (Driver Booster 2 Setup)
  • DefaultProgram.exe - Default Program
  • LiveUpdate.exe - Product Updater
  • PPUninstaller.exe - IObit Uninstall (IObit Uninstall PPUnisntaller)
  • AUpdate.exe - IObit AUpdate
  • datastate.dll - Runtime Library for ASC
  • iFreeUp.exe - iFreeUp 1.0 (iFreeUp)
  • PowerConfig.dll - PowerConfig
  • PCtransfer.exe - PCtransfer
  • ASCUpgrade.exe - Upgrader (Advanced SystemCare 9 Upgrader)
  • Display.exe - Display (Advanced SystemCare Display)
  • Display_forA8.exe
  • ASCTray.exe - Advanced SystemCare 9
  • BrowserCleaner.exe
  • CPUIDInterface.dll
  • DNSProtect.exe - Advanced SystemCare 9 DNS Protect
  • FfSweep.dll - Privacy Library
  • LocalLang.exe
  • NoteIcon.exe
  • NtfsData.dll - NtfsData

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ASCExtMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced SystemCare' with a class of {2803063F-4B8D-4dc6-8874-D1802487FE2D}.
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced SystemCare' with a class of {2803063F-4B8D-4dc6-8874-D1802487FE2D}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ASC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASC9_SkipUac_mohamed'.
  • AutoCare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASC9_AutoCare' (runs daily at 12:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Monitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASC9_PerformanceMonitor.
  • ASCService.exe runs as a service named 'Advanced SystemCare Service 9' (AdvancedSystemCareService9) "Advanced SystemCare Service".
Startup File (User Run)
  • ASCTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Advanced SystemCare 9' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Beta\ASCTray.exe" /Auto.

How do I remove Advanced SystemCare 9?

Quickly and completely remove Advanced SystemCare 9 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 SystemCare 9 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 SystemCare 9, 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 SystemCare 9.

Win 8 64%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 63.98%
Windows 7 30.44%
Windows Vista 2.85%
Windows XP 2.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 31.34%
Windows 10 Pro 16.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.15%
Windows 7 Professional 6.69%
Windows 8.1 5.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.94%
  United Kingdom 7.28%
  Italy 7.17%
  Canada 4.46%
  France 3.78%
  Germany 3.69%
  Brazil 3.30%
  Russia 3.30%
  DZ 1.93%
  Sweden 1.85%
  Australia 1.65%
  Netherlands 1.48%
  Egypt 1.29%
  Spain 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.13%
Acer 18.59%
Dell 15.86%
ASUS 10.54%
Lenovo 7.30%
Toshiba 6.40%
Samsung 3.92%
Intel 0.93%
American Megatrends 0.79%
MSI 0.79%
Medion 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.81%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.63%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.05%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.95%

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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