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Should I remove AI Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,139
United States Rank #6,806
Reach 0.0497%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 163.44 days
755.23 days >
Average installed length: 396.81 days


1.09.09 10.42%
1.09.08 1.02%
1.09.07 43.31%
1.09.06 44.13%
1.09.05 0.61%
1.09.03 0.51%

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AI Manager

What is AI Manager?  (from ASUS)

The ASUS exclusive AI Manager provides a simple platform for you to adjust performance, operate utilities and get system information. It is the ultimate performance under specific selected mode for: Gaming, High Performance, Standard, Energy Saving.


AI Manager is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is 1.09.06, with over 98% 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. 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 primary executable is named aimanager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 22.17 MB (23,244,996 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 54% of users of AI Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\AI Manager
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4AF95DE2
Estimated size: 22.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AI Manager

Program executable:aimanager.exe
Name:AI Manager
AI Manager Main Process
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\ai manager\aimanager.exe
Additional files:
  • AsDmi.dll (by ASUSTeK Computer) - Eee Manager Suite \ AI Suite II \ AI Manager (Get Model Information)
  • AsAcpi.dll - AsAcpi Dynamic Link Library (ASUS ACPI Interface)
  • AsInsHelp.dll (by ASUSTeK Computer) - ASUSTeK AsInsHelp (AsInsHelp)
  • AsShellApplication.exe - All Project (Helper AP for Windows ShellExec for NT)
  • AsShellHelper.dll - ShellExec Helper for all projects
  • AIRunHelper.exe - AI Manager (Helper tool for run AI Manager)
  • AsTuneProfile.dll - Modify INI from DMI
  • AsTaskSched.dll - AsTaskSc (AsTaskSchedule)
  • asacpiex.dll
  • RegSchdTask.exe
  • AsMultiLang.dll - AsMultiL Dynamic Link Library
  • AsIO.dll (by ASUSTek Computer) - AsIO Dynamic Link Library (AsIO DLL)
  • AsUninsHlp.dll (by asusTEK) - asusTEK AsUninsHlp (AsUninsHlp)
  • Bar.dll (by ASUSTeK) - AI Bar mode
  • PageContainer.dll (by ASUSTeK) - AI Content Page
  • MFC42.DLL
  • MFC42D.DLL
  • msvcrt.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AIManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D361D2BB-9D89-420B-B5D5-E307B785AF41}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AsShellApplication.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RunAIShell' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\AI Manager\AsShellApplication.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000098102%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000966%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000015%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,180
8,062,084 average

How do I remove AI Manager?

You can uninstall AI Manager 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AI Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AI Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.00%
Windows 10 18.08%
Windows XP 0.61%
Windows Vista 0.20%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 67.90%
Windows 10 Home 11.83%
Windows 7 Professional 9.88%
Windows 10 Pro 2.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.01%
  Taiwan 8.43%
  Germany 6.90%
  France 5.14%
  Italy 4.65%
  Finland 2.97%
  Netherlands 2.97%
  Sweden 2.49%
  Canada 2.49%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Australia 0.96%
  Spain 0.96%
  Portugal 0.88%
  Belgium 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 99.09%
American Megatrends 0.46%
Acer 0.34%
Dell 0.11%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM6630_CM6730_CM6... 29.18%
ASUSTeK CM6850 11.61%
ASUSTeK CM1740 11.30%
ASUSTeK CM6870 9.83%
ASUSTeK CG8250 6.80%
ASUSTeK CM6650 6.38%

About ASUS

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


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