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Should I remove ASRock SmartConnect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,726
United States Rank #5,735
Reach 0.0832%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.43 days
543.61 days >
Average installed length: 285.62 days

Typically installed together

ASRock SmartConnect v1.0.6

What is ASRock SmartConnect?  (from ASRock)

IntelĀ® Smart Connect Technology keeps content always up-to-date! It means that your email, favorite apps, and social networks are continually and automatically updated even when the system is asleep. Smart Connect will periodically wake up the PC while in a sleep state and check updates for things like email, Twitter, ...  Read more


ASRock SmartConnect v1.0.6 is a software program developed by ASRock. 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 asrsmartconnect.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 3.03 MB (3,174,746 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 45% of users of ASRock SmartConnect come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asrock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASRock Utility\SmartConnect\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ASRock Utility\SmartConnect\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASRock SmartConnect v1.0.6

Program executable:asrsmartconnect.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\asrock utility\smartconnect\asrsmartconnect.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AsrSmartConnect.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SmartConnect'.

How do I remove ASRock SmartConnect?

You can uninstall ASRock SmartConnect 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 ASRock SmartConnect v1.0.6, 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 ASRock SmartConnect.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.69%
Windows 10 24.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.59%
Windows 7 Professional 17.39%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.67%
Windows 10 Pro 4.76%
Windows 10 Home 4.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.54%
  Germany 7.77%
  Australia 5.59%
  Italy 4.06%
  United Kingdom 3.50%
  France 2.23%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Japan 1.83%
  Taiwan 1.78%
  Canada 1.52%
  Spain 1.42%
  Romania 1.37%
  Finland 1.27%
  Poland 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 42.91%
Acer 29.90%
Hewlett-Packard 17.09%
Dell 6.99%
Alienware 1.17%
Samsung 0.97%
Lenovo 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.09%
ALASKA A_M_I 9.09%
Thirdwave Diginnos Co., L... 4.55%

About ASRock

ASRock is a manufacturer of motherboards, industrial PCs and home theater PCs. In addition to motherboards, ASRock also produces Mini-ITX desktop computers.
Publisher URL: www.asrock.com


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