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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,113
Reach 0.0150%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 296.88 days
1012.44 days >
Average installed length: 531.96 days


VersionDistribution 96.67% 3.33%

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Advent AIO Software


Advent AIO Software is a software program developed by Advent. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named adaioprintertools.exe. The setup package generally installs about 77 files and is usually about 59.01 MB (61,873,925 bytes). The installed file AdventAIOUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 94% of users of Advent AIO Software come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Ireland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: adventprintersupport-en.custhelp.com/app/go/contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advent\AIO
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Advent\Installer\Setup.exe /Web /x "{27B5D9DE-D57D-48ee-A4F1-DC3D9DA0DF57}" CompanyName="Advent" /co
Estimated size: 59.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advent AIO Software

Program executable:adaioprintertools.exe
Name:ADVENT Printer Tools
Path:C:\Program Files\advent\aio\center\adaioprintertools.exe
Additional files:
  • ADAIOHostService.exe - ADAiOHostService Module (ADAiOHostService Module for Advent AiO Printers)
  • AdAIOHostDirector.exe (by DSGi) - ADVENT AiO Host Director
  • AdNetworkPrinterDiscovery.exe (by DSGi) - ADVENT Printer Network Discovery Utility
  • Advent.Statistics.exe - ADVENT Statistics
  • AdventAIOUpdater.exe - ADVENT AiO Firmware Updater
  • AiOTransfer.exe - AiOTransfer
  • appteklexicon.dll - ApptekLexicon Dynamic Link Library (ApptekLexicon DLL)
  • bcode.dll (by IRIS) - IRIS bcode (bcode)
  • bcpl1.dll (by IRIS) - IRIS bcpl1 (bcpl1)
  • clgsapi32w.dll (by SafeNet) - Sentinel RMS (Sentinel RMS Library)
  • CommonControls.dll - ADVENT Essentials (CommonControls)
  • drs832.dll (by I.R.I.S. (Image Recognition Integrated Systems)) - OCR DRS (DRS14 dll)
  • drsara32.dll (by I.R.I.S. (Image Recognition Integrated Systems)) - OCR DRSARA32 (DRSARA32 dll)
  • ExifInfo.dll - WriteExi Dynamic Link Library
  • fbc.dll - IRIS fbc (fbc)
  • format5.dll (by I.R.I.S. Group) - I.R.I.S. Group format5 (format5)
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • hippo_sdk.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - Kodak Host Image Processing SDK DLL (Kodak Host Image Processing SDK DLL Release build)
  • HippoDLLWrapper.dll
  • idrsjpeg14.dll - iDRS (idrsjpeg Dynamic Link Library)
  • idrskdk_plus.dll (by Image Recognition Integrated Systems) - IDRS KDK
  • idrskrn.dll - idrskrn DLL
  • idrskrn_net14.dll - iDRSNet (idrskrn_net Dynamic Link Library)
  • idrskrn14.dll - idrskrn Dynamic Link Library
  • idrspng14.dll - idrspng Dynamic Link Library
  • idrstiff14.dll - idrstiff Dynamic Link Library
  • idrszlib14.dll - idrszlib Dynamic Link Library
  • iimages.dll - IRIS iimages (iimages)
  • ijl15.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • Inkjet.AdminUtility.exe - KODAK System Administration Utility
  • Inkjet.Automation.dll - Inkjet.Automation
  • Inkjet.Configuration.dll - Inkjet.Configuration
  • Inkjet.DeviceSettings.dll - Inkjet.DeviceSettings
  • Inkjet.Diagnostics.dll - Inkjet.Diagnostics
  • Inkjet.Hardware.dll - Inkjet.Hardware
  • Inkjet.KImaging.dll - Inkjet.Imaging
  • Inkjet.Localization.dll - Inkjet.Localization
  • Inkjet.Printing.dll - Inkjet.Printing
  • Inkjet.Scanning.dll - Inkjet.Scanning
  • Inkjet.Statistics.dll - Inkjet.Statistics
  • Inkjet.Utilities.dll - Inkjet.Utilities
  • IrisFX.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - IrisFX

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ADAIOHostService.exe runs as a service named 'Advent AiO Network Discovery Service' (Advent AiO Network Discovery Service) "Advent mDNS Network Discovery Service".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AdventAIOUpdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Advent\AIO\Firmware\AdventAIOUpdater.exe'.
  • Advent.Statistics.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Advent\AIO\Center\Advent.Statistics.exe'.
  • AdNetworkPrinterDiscovery.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Advent\AIO\Center\AdNetworkPrinterDiscovery.exe'.

How do I remove Advent AIO Software?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.25%
Windows 8 34.43%
Windows Vista 7.08%
Windows XP 4.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.45%
Windows 10 Home 17.70%
Windows 8.1 8.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.06% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 94.06%
  United States 3.47%
  Ireland 1.49%
  IQ 0.50%
  Poland 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.92%
Hewlett-Packard 27.33%
Dell 11.80%
Toshiba 9.94%
Samsung 6.21%
ASUS 3.73%
Lenovo 3.11%
Packard Bell 1.24%
Sony 1.24%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 15.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.77%
Acer Aspire 5750 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
HP G61 Notebook PC 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.92%


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