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Should I remove Fast Boot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #411
United States Rank #684
Reach 1.8075%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.11 days
416.13 days >
Average installed length: 218.65 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.0 0.43%
1.0.10 37.47%
1.0.9 18.49%
1.0.8 6.05%
1.0.7 2.73%
1.0.6 6.50%
1.0.5 15.42%
1.0.4 9.84%
1.0.3 1.67%
1.0.2 0.54%
1.0.1 0.13%
1.0.0 0.73%

Other programs by ASUS

Fast Boot

What is Fast Boot?  (from ASUS)

Notebooks always feel slower over time, as we fill them with the programs we use everyday. By managing the boot priorities, ASUS Fast Boot can alleviate this slowdown by delaying applications and service launches the user selects, until after the OS has fired up. The software auto-detects what programs start up with th...  Read more

Overview

Fast Boot is a software program developed by ASUS. It is typically pre-installed with most new ASUS computers. The most common release is 1.0.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named _6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.12 MB (1,170,944 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 34% of users of Fast Boot come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the ASUS PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It sometimes difficult for users to remove via the 'Uninstall a Program' feature in Windows.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{13F4A7F3-EABC-4261-AF6B-1317777F0755}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{13F4A7F3-EABC-4261-AF6B-1317777F0755}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Fast Boot

Program executable:_6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{13F4A7F3-EABC-4261-AF6B-1317777F0755}\_6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe
MD5:2fda70d3f18ccf5b8c393fc9a68e37b2
Additional files:
  • _3AE30F9ADCD19995B5A3F6.exe
  • _6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe

How do I remove Fast Boot?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#411

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.22%
Windows 8 5.69%
Windows XP 0.08%
Windows Vista 0.00%
Windows 8.1 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 79.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.57%
Windows 7 Professional 4.67%
Windows 10 Home 3.17%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.51%
  France 8.52%
  Germany 7.14%
  Italy 4.71%
  Netherlands 3.64%
  United Kingdom 3.47%
  Canada 3.41%
  Australia 3.20%
  Taiwan 2.35%
  Sweden 2.19%
  Spain 2.02%
  Iran 2.00%
  Poland 1.57%
  Belgium 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 98.62%
Dell 0.54%
Hewlett-Packard 0.43%
Acer 0.41%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53E 7.95%
ASUSTeK K52F 5.44%
ASUSTeK K54C 5.10%
ASUSTeK K53SV 4.69%
ASUSTeK K53SD 3.81%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 3.46%

About ASUS

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

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