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Should I remove ASUS CopyProtect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,212
United States Rank #2,581
Reach 0.2894%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.84 days
172.20 days >
Average installed length: 90.48 days


1.0.0015 87.48%
1.0.0014 0.21%
1.0.0012 0.33%
1.0.0011 1.91%
1.0.0010 0.39%
1.0.0009 0.74%
1.0.0008 0.63%
1.0.0007 5.93%
1.0.0006 0.58%
1.00.0004 1.26%
1.00.0003 0.35%
1.00.0001 0.05%
1.0.0 0.14%

Typically installed together

Other programs by ASUS

ASUS CopyProtect

What is ASUS CopyProtect?

ASUS CopyProtect prevents the unauthorized reproduction of data in the notebooks. When locked, the contents in the notebook will not be reproduced by burning a CD/DVD, transferred to a floppy disc, an external storage or network drive.


The most common release is 1.0.0015, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 ASPG.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 3.29 MB (3,446,952 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS CopyProtect\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6B77A7F6-DD63-4F13-A6FF-83137A5AC354}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS CopyProtect

Program executable:ASPG.exe
Name: ASPG application
ASPG application
Signed by:ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS CopyProtect\ASPG.exe
Additional files:
  • aspggui.exe - aspggui Application
  • ASPG.exe - ASPG application (ASPG application)
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ASPG.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASPG'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ASPG.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASPG.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000287608%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002142%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000734%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,118
8,062,084 average

How do I remove ASUS CopyProtect?

You can uninstall ASUS CopyProtect 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 ASUS CopyProtect, 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 ASUS CopyProtect.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.92%
Windows Vista 10.72%
Windows 10 8.30%
Windows XP 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 69.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.74%
Windows 10 Home 6.53%
Windows 7 Professional 5.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.62%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.30%
  Germany 7.83%
  France 7.46%
  Italy 7.19%
  United Kingdom 3.72%
  Netherlands 3.24%
  Australia 3.05%
  Canada 2.64%
  Spain 2.42%
  Poland 2.12%
  Sweden 1.87%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Portugal 1.40%
  Taiwan 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 99.70%
Dell 0.30%
Common models
ASUSTeK K52F 23.25%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 16.83%
ASUSTeK K52Jc 7.01%
ASUSTeK K60IJ 4.59%
ASUSTeK K52Je 4.09%
ASUSTeK K70IJ 3.50%

About ASUS

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


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