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Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements 10.0.9

What is Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements?

Ashampoo Burning Studio is an optical disc authoring program that it is simple, lightweight, and very easy to use. It is capable of creating compilations of CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs and disc images. It also allows the creation of DVD movies from video files.

About  (from Ashampoo)

Multi-disc file backup and restore on CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs; create compressed backup archives with powerful password protection; split archives automatically across multiple CDs, DVDs or Blu-ray discs; restore archive contents to their original locations; integrated Audio CD ripper store your audio tracks as WMA...  Read more


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 primary executable is named burningstudioelements.exe. The setup package generally installs about 38 files and is usually about 47.03 MB (49,310,681 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pca/6/Burning_Software
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 47.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements 10.0.9

Program executable:burningstudioelements.exe
Name:Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo burning studio elements\burningstudioelements.exe
(From the publisher) “Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements offers you everything you need to burn movies, music and data - fast and effectively. The software with the intuitive user interface focuses on the core competencies of burning software...”
Additional files:
  • ashampoo_burning_studio_2010_advanced_9.24_7674.exe - Ashampoo Burning Studio 2010 Advanced (Ashampoo Burning Studio 2010 Advanced Setup)
  • backupextractorelements.exe - Ashampoo Backup Extractor Elements
  • backupextractor2012.exe - Ashampoo Backup Extractor 2012
  • acdw.dll - ashampoo Optical Disc Library
  • burningstudio2012.exe - Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012
  • adav.dll - Ashampoo DiscForge Anvil
  • amf_slv.exe - Ashampoo AMF Slave
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • autorun.exe - Ashampoo Starter
  • CancelAutoplay2.exe - Cancel Autoplay 2
  • updateMediator.exe
  • CancelAutoplay.exe - Cancel Autoplay
  • ashDriverSetup.exe - ashDriverSetup
  • ash_spti.dll - ASPI Emulator
  • brtcdau.dll
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • acdwFLAC.dll
  • acdwVorbis.dll
  • acdwWMA.dll
  • ash_amf.dll
  • ash_customds.dll
  • ash_directshow.dll
  • ash_ffmpeg05.dll
  • decmpa.dll
  • moviediscplugin.dll
  • unins001.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • burningstudioelements.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ASHAshampoo_Burning_Studio_ElementsRIPONARRIVAL' with the ProgID of 'Ashampoo.BurningStudioElements' and the action verb 'autoplay-rip.
  • burningstudio2012.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ASHAshampoo_Burning_Studio_2012RIPONARRIVAL' with the ProgID of 'Ashampoo.BurningStudio2012' and the action verb 'autoplay-rip.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • burningstudio2012.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7FA68140-F33D-468A-B98F-F0309A78F5FF}' (runs on registration).
  • burningstudioelements.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{31123747-A7B2-4A33-9839-9C432D327136}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • burningstudio2012.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012\burningstudio2012.exe'.

How do I remove Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements?

Quickly and completely remove Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements 10.0.9 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements 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 Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements 10.0.9, 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 Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements.

Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.40%
Windows XP 10.50%
Windows Vista 7.49%
Windows 8 4.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.27%
Windows 7 Professional 11.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.37%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.47% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 42.47%
  United States 24.55%
  Iran 4.53%
  Brazil 4.46%
  Poland 3.25%
  Austria 2.42%
  Italy 1.72%
  United Kingdom 1.72%
  Canada 1.59%
  Australia 1.02%
  France 0.83%
  Hungary 0.83%
  Sweden 0.77%
  Switzerland 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.19%
Dell 20.08%
Hewlett-Packard 16.71%
Medion 10.11%
ASUS 6.18%
Samsung 3.37%
Toshiba 3.37%
American Megatrends 2.53%
Lenovo 1.54%
Intel 1.40%
Sahara 1.26%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.66%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.29%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.74%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.74%

About Ashampoo

Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG is a computer software company based in Oldenburg, Germany. They are best known for Ashampoo Burning Studio and Ashampoo WinOptimizer.
Publisher URL: www.ashampoo.com


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