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AiGuru U1

What is AiGuru U1?  (from ASUS)

· Light and handy design and 11.8mm thin.
· Multiple ring tones and user-friendly graphic interface.
· The noise filter technology offers the voice quality of a conventional telephone but the cost of using Skype Phone is as low as using a network phone.
· Highly integrated Skype function on ASUS EeePC. Just p...  Read more


AiGuru U1 is a program developed by ASUS. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 12.95 MB (13,580,318 bytes). LiveUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. While about 50% of users of AiGuru U1 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com/Skype_Phone/AiGuru_U1
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D0B9F312-2CAC-4EB0-AF68-E9D6C88935A7}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 12.95 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by AiGuru U1

  • SN11300HID.dll - SN11300HID Module
  • SuperHybridEngine.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - Eee Super Hybrid Engine
  • AiGuru_U1.exe - AiGuru U1 for Skype
  • AiGuru_U1usb.exe (by ASUSTek Computer) - AiGuru U1 (AiGuru U1 USB Monitor)
  • ALU.exe - ALU
  • ASIo.dll (by ASUSTek Computer) - AsIO Library for ASUSUpdate(PE) (AsUpIO DLL)
  • AsMultiLang.dll - AsMultiLang
  • AsOSCleaner.exe - Asus XP Cleaner
  • AsUpIoIns.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - AsIoIns Application (AsIoIns MFC Application)
  • Asus Power Management Utility.exe - ASUS Power Management Utility
  • ASUSBIOS.DLL - DLL for ASUSBIOS Flash Driver with reserving DMI information
  • ASUSHWIO.dll (by AsusTek Computer) - ASUS ASUSHWIO.DLL (ASUSHWIO)
  • AsusOsdAPI.dll
  • AsusSite.dll
  • AsusWSShellExt.dll - AsusWSShellExt Module
  • AsWMIACPI.dll
  • BS_DEF.DLL - ASUS BS_DEF (ASUS BIOS Flash Default Driver)
  • ClientSocket.dll (by AsusTek Computer) - ClientSocket Dynamic Link Library
  • CReportDLL.dll - CreportDLL Dynamic Link Library (CreportDLL DLL)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Image Helper
  • DetectDll.dll (by ELAN Microelectronic) - ELAN Tools (ELAN Detect PS2 Protocol Tool)
  • Dll_Volume_Ctrl.dll - Dll_Volu Dynamic Link Library (VolumeCtrl(20080116))
  • EeeInstantKey.exe - Eee Instant Key
  • EeeStorageCommander.exe
  • Enumeration.dll (by AsusTek Computer Inc) - Enumeration Dynamic Link Library
  • FlashEPC.exe (by ASUSTek) - EeePC Flash Application (FlashEPC MFC Application)
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • GifView.dll
  • Help.exe - LiveUpdate Help
  • IMAgent_Skype.dll - IMAgent_Skype Module
  • LiveUpdate.exe - LiveUpdate Application (Asus EeePC LiveUpdate for Bios, Driver, Software and Hotfix.)
  • LiveUpdt.exe - ASUS Live Update
  • ModuleToPluginPage.dll - ModuleToPluginPage Dynamic Link Library (Plugin Module Build20070328)
  • MultiLanguageString.dll
  • osdlib.dll
  • Parser.dll
  • SN11300HIDCtrl.dll (by SONIX) - sonix DllHidCtrl (HID_Model_Build20080214)
  • Update.exe - ASUS Update (ASUS Windows Platform Flash Program)
  • UpdateSelf.exe - LiveUpdate (Liveupdate update myself when need fix myself)
  • VOIPCore.dll (by Sonix) - VOIP API (VOIP Core(20070926001))
  • Win7.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AsOSCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF3BBC29-DB2A-4C38-9E12-4830B78060ED}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ALU.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASUS Live Update.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • LiveUpdate.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LiveUpdate' which loads as C:\Program Files\Asus\LiveUpdate\LiveUpdate.exe auto.
  • AiGuru_U1usb.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'U1_USB' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\AiGuru U1\AiGuru_U1usb.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AiGuru_U1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\AiGuru U1\AiGuru_U1.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.9 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005509852%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00024589%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00030509%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,155
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove AiGuru U1?

Quickly and completely remove AiGuru U1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AiGuru U1 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 AiGuru U1, 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 AiGuru U1.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  DK 5.56%
  France 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%
  MA 5.56%
  Mexico 5.56%
  Portugal 5.56%
  Russia 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 91.67%
Sahara 8.33%
Common models
ASUSTeK 1000H 36.36%
ASUSTeK 1000HD 18.18%
ASUSTeK 900 18.18%
ASUSTeK 1002HA 9.09%
ASUSTeK 1000HE 9.09%
Acer TravelMate 240 9.09%

About ASUS

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


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