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ACOS5 SDK is a program developed by Advanced Card Systems. The main program executable is CardTool.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 36.69 MB (38,473,233 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 64% of users of ACOS5 SDK come from Iran, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acs.com.hk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced Card Systems Ltd.\ACOS5 SDK
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2
Estimated size: 36.69 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ACOS5 SDK

Program executable:CardTool.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Advanced Card Systems Ltd\ACOS5 SDK\Tools\CardTool\CardTool.exe
Additional files:
  • ACOS5 File Commands.exe - ACOS5 File Commands Application (ACOS5 File Commands MFC Application)
  • ACOS5 Mutual Authentication.exe
  • ACOS5 Read Write Record.exe
  • ACOS5 ReadWrite Binary.exe - ACOS5 ReadWrite Binary Application (ACOS5 ReadWrite Binary MFC Application)
  • ACOS5 ReadWrite.exe - ACOS5 ReadWrite Application (ACOS5 ReadWrite MFC Application)
  • ACOS5_ClearCard_Tool.exe - ACOS5 Development Clear Card Utility v2.0 (ACOS5_Clear Card MFC Application)
  • ACOS5_File_Commands.exe
  • ACOS5ReadWrite.exe
  • ACOS5ReadWriteBinary.exe
  • ACOSMutualAuthentication.exe
  • admintool.exe - admintool Application (Smart Card Certificate Manager)
  • CardTool.exe - CardTool
  • CSP Data Signing.exe - CSP Data Signing Application (CSP Data Signing MFC Application)
  • CSP Signature Verification.exe - CSP Signature Verification Application (CSP Signature Verification MFC Application)
  • Encrypt.exe - Encrypt
  • MutAuthSample.exe (by acs) - MutAuthSample
  • PCSC.exe
  • PKCS Data Signing.exe - PKCS Data Signing Application (PKCS Data Signing MFC Application)
  • PKCS Signature Verification.exe - PKCS Signature Verification Application (PKCS Signature Verification MFC Application)
  • QuickView.exe - ACS QuickView

How do I remove ACOS5 SDK?

Quickly and completely remove ACOS5 SDK from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ACOS5 SDK 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 ACOS5 SDK, 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 ACOS5 SDK.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 11%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 44.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 7 Starter 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 64.29%
  United States 35.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Sony 11.11%
Intel 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Common models
SoyoComputer SY-I5P4L-G 12.50%
Sony VPCCW1WFX 12.50%
Gigabyte P61-USB3P 12.50%
Gigabyte 945GCMX-S2 12.50%
ECS IC41T-A 12.50%
Dell Inspiron N5010 12.50%


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