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ARO 2015


ARO 2015 is a software program developed by Support.com. 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 aro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 17.27 MB (18,112,979 bytes). The installed file update.dll 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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of ARO 2015 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.support.com?linkid=101306
Help link: go.support.com?linkid=101308
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ARO 2015\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ARO 2015\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 17.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ARO 2015

Program executable:aro.exe
Name:ARO 2015
Path:C:\Program Files\aro 2015\aro.exe
Additional files:
  • CleanSchedule.exe - ARO 2014
  • AROSS.dll
  • CheckForV4.dll
  • SASDetection.dll
  • soref.dll - SammSoft Referrer Utility
  • sqlite3.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • update.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL (Download DLL)
  • xmllite.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft XML Core Services (Microsoft XmlLite Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ARO.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ARO 2015' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 2:00 AM).

How do I remove ARO 2015?

You can uninstall ARO 2015 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 ARO 2015, 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 ARO 2015.

Win 10 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
Uninstall it 38%
Keep it 62%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.67%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.00%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.19%
  United Kingdom 9.52%
  India 4.76%
  Malaysia 4.76%
  New Zealand 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
Acer 44.44%
ASUS 11.11%
Common models
Zepto Nox 25.00%
Packard Bell EasyNote TM... 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1414 8.33%
HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook ... 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard 700-327c 8.33%
Gateway ZX6980 8.33%

About Support.com

Publisher URL: www.support.com


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