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Should I remove ADVENT AIO Printer?

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8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 64.29% 28.57% 7.14%

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ADVENT AIO Printer is a program developed by Advent. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is adaioprintertools.exe. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 25.72 MB (26,968,416 bytes). AdventAIOUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 83% of users of ADVENT AIO Printer come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: adventprintersupport-en.custhelp.com/app/go/contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advent\AIO
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Advent\Installer\Setup.exe /Web /x "{27B5D9DE-D57D-48ee-A4F1-DC3D9DA0DF57}" CompanyName="Advent" /code "2057"
Estimated size: 25.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ADVENT AIO Printer

Program executable:adaioprintertools.exe
Name:ADVENT Printer Tools
Path:C:\Program Files\advent\aio\center\adaioprintertools.exe
Additional files:
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • ADAIO2SDK.dll (by DSGi) - Advent AIO Printer Driver (Status Monitor SDK for Advent AIO Printer (32-Bit Intel(R) Pentium(TM) 4 Optimized Build))
  • AdAIOHostDirector.exe (by DSGi) - ADVENT AIO Host Director
  • AdAIOHostDirector.resources.dll
  • ADAIOHostService.exe - ADAIOHostService Module (ADAIOHostService Module for ADVENT AIO Printers)
  • AdAIOPrinterTools.resources.dll - ADVENT Printer Tools
  • AdNetworkPrinterDiscovery.exe - ADVENT Printer Network Discovery Utility
  • AdNetworkPrinterDiscovery.resources.dll
  • Advent.Statistics.exe - ADVENT Statistics
  • AdventAIOUpdater.exe - ADVENT AIO Firmware Updater
  • AdventAIOUpdater.resources.dll
  • CommonControls.dll - ADVENT Essentials (CommonControls)
  • CommonControls.resources.dll
  • ExifInfo.dll - WriteExi Dynamic Link Library
  • Inkjet.AdminUtility.exe - ADVENT System Administration Utility
  • Inkjet.Automation.dll - Inkjet.Automation.Newton
  • Inkjet.Configuration.dll - Inkjet.Configuration
  • Inkjet.DeviceSettings.dll - Inkjet.DeviceSettings
  • Inkjet.Diagnostics.dll - Inkjet.Diagnostics
  • Inkjet.Hardware.dll - Inkjet.Hardware
  • Inkjet.KImaging.dll - Inkjet.Imaging
  • Inkjet.Localization.dll - Inkjet.Localization
  • Inkjet.Scanning.dll - Inkjet.Scanning
  • Inkjet.Statistics.dll - Inkjet.Statistics
  • Inkjet.Utilities.dll - Inkjet.Utilities
  • Inkjet.Windows.dll - Inkjet.Windows
  • Interop.WIA.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WIA'.
  • NetworkPrinter64Util.exe - ADVENT Network Printer Utility
  • romtool.dll
  • ShellLib.dll - ShellLib
  • StartWiaMgr.dll
  • wiaaut.dll (by Microsoft) - WIA Automation Layer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DPInst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{977A96A6-0581-4972-AFFD-1C74EA3623C9}' (runs on registration).
  • ADAIOHostService.exe runs as a service named 'Advent AIO Network Discovery Service' (Advent AIO Network Discovery Service).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AdventAIOUpdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Advent\AIO\Firmware\AdventAIOUpdater.exe'.
  • Advent.Statistics.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Advent\AIO\Center\Advent.Statistics.exe'.
  • AdNetworkPrinterDiscovery.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Advent\AIO\Center\AdNetworkPrinterDiscovery.exe'.

How do I remove ADVENT AIO Printer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win XP 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows Vista 10.71%
Windows XP 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 82.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.71%
Windows 7 Professional 3.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.76% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 82.76%
  United States 13.79%
  Canada 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 48.15%
Acer 25.93%
Sony 7.41%
Gateway 3.70%
Packard Bell 3.70%
ASUS 3.70%
Dell 3.70%
Toshiba 3.70%
Common models
HP G56 Notebook PC 14.81%
HP Compaq 6730b (NB020ET#... 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 3.70%
Sony VPCSE1L1E 3.70%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%


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