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1% remove it99% keep it
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Global Rank #192
United States Rank #313
Reach 3.5501%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.37 days
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Average installed length: 129.69 days


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72 versions

Alcor Micro USB Card Reader

What is Alcor Micro USB Card Reader?

Alcor Micro USB Card Reader Driver enables users to read from or write to supported removable storage cards, which are typically used in digital cameras, digital music players, and cellular phones.


Alcor Micro USB Card Reader is a software program developed by Alcor Micro. The most common release is, with over 36% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The programs's main executable is AmIcoSinglun64.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.3 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 2.95 MB (3,093,657 bytes). The installed file update.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 39% of users of Alcor Micro USB Card Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alcormicro.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AmIcoSingLun\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4555BB9E-E715-4260-A178-E8EFD2B653E3}\Setup.exe
Estimated size: 2.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Alcor Micro USB Card Reader

Program executable:AmIcoSinglun64.exe
Single LUN Icon Utility for VID 058F PID 6366
Path:C:\Program Files\AmIcoSingLun\AmIcoSinglun64.exe
Additional files:
  • AmUStor.dll - USB Mass Storage Driver Coinstaller
  • AmIcoSinglun.exe - IconUtility (Single LUN Icon Utility for VID 058F PID 6366)
  • AmIcoSinglun64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AmIcoSinglun64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AmIcoSinglun64.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AmIcoSinglun64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AmIcoSinglun64' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AmIcoSingLun\AmIcoSinglun64.exe".
  • AmIcoSinglun.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AmIcoSinglun' which loads as C:\Program Files\AmIcoSingLun\AmIcoSinglun.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000057704%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000257%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000320%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,079
8,062,084 average
Memory:1.07 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00002524%

How do I remove Alcor Micro USB Card Reader?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.27%
Windows 8 22.39%
Windows XP 0.79%
Windows Vista 0.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.26%
Windows 8 10.85%
Windows 7 Professional 5.20%
Windows 8.1 5.02%
Windows 8 Pro 2.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.65%
  Germany 8.37%
  France 4.04%
  Italy 3.94%
  Canada 3.14%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  Taiwan 2.72%
  Netherlands 2.25%
  Iran 2.24%
  Australia 1.98%
  Spain 1.98%
  Brazil 1.74%
  Belgium 1.56%
  Sweden 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 56.57%
Acer 19.45%
Hewlett-Packard 9.93%
Lenovo 5.23%
Toshiba 4.13%
Medion 1.40%
Dell 1.20%
MSI 0.32%
Samsung 0.27%
American Megatrends 0.26%
Intel 0.20%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53E 4.58%
ASUSTeK K54C 3.11%
ASUSTeK K53SD 2.79%
Acer Aspire 7741 2.47%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 2.12%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.07%

About (from Alcor Micro Corp.)

Established in 1996, Alcor Micro Corporation is a Taiwan based, fabless IC Design Company with operations located globally.
Publisher URL: www.alcormicro.com


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