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Should I remove ASUS GPU Tweak?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,896
United States Rank #3,079
Reach 0.3506%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.82 days
378.13 days >
Average installed length: 198.68 days


VersionDistribution 3.01% 2.46% 0.17% 0.97% 0.06% 0.14% 3.97% 0.20% 0.01% 1.61% 0.38% 5.73% 2.24% 0.48% 0.22% 0.87% 0.64% 0.06% 0.10% 0.06% 0.13% 1.82% 0.58% 2.00% 1.37% 2.92% 0.26% 0.33% 1.04% 17.08% 0.13% 0.54% 0.42% 0.72% 0.88% 3.91% 0.49% 0.12% 6.69% 0.54% 0.41% 0.49% 0.09% 0.03% 2.20% 0.67% 0.07% 3.05% 14.21% 1.59% 0.17%
74 versions

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What is ASUS GPU Tweak?  (from ASUS)

ASUS makes serious hardware for die-hard overclockers who want to squeeze every ounce of performance out of their gear and never back down from a challenge. This experience is enhanced further with the all new and intuitive ASUS exclusive GPU Tweak utility - allowing you to monitor and optimize settings for ultimate ...  Read more


ASUS GPU Tweak is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is, 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 ASUSxGPU-Z.exe. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 32.6 MB (34,184,566 bytes). The installed file LiveUpdate.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 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 29% of users of ASUS GPU Tweak come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: usa.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/Features/GPU_Tweak
Help link: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\GPU Tweak\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\9\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{532F6E8A-AF97-41C3-915F-39F718EC07D1} /l1033
Estimated size: 32.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS GPU Tweak

Program executable:ASUSxGPU-Z.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\GPU Tweak\ASUSxGPU-Z.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdate.dll - LiveUpdate
  • GPUTweak.exe - GPUTweak
  • Monitor.exe - Monitor
  • EIO_xp.sys (by ASUSTeK Computer) - ASUS Kernel Mode Driver for NT
  • EIO64_xp.sys (by ASUSTeK Computer)
  • EIO.sys - ASUS VGA Kernel Mode Driver
  • EIO64.sys
  • Exeio.dll - Exeio Dynamic Link Library (Exeio DLL)
  • ATIWinflash.exe - ATIWinflash Application (ATIWinflash MFC Application)
  • atipdlxx2563.dll (by ATI Technologies) - ATI Desktop Component (ATI Desktop CWDDEDI DLL)
  • ChartEx.ocx
  • FeedbackChart.ocx
  • atidgllk.sys (by ATI Technologies) - ATI Diagnostics (ATI Diagnostics Hardware Abstraction Sys)
  • atikia64.sys
  • atillk64.sys
  • EIO.dll (by ASUSTek Computer) - ASUS EIO.DLL (I2C)
  • ICK.dll (by ygtrf) - ICK
  • 2dpainting.exe
  • ASGT.exe
  • asluchs.dll
  • aslucht.dll
  • aslueng.dll
  • AtiFlash.exe
  • ATIWinflashchs.dll
  • ATIWinflashcht.dll
  • ATIWinflashdef.dll
  • ATIWinflashdeu.dll
  • ATIWinflashenu.dll
  • ATIWinflashesp.dll
  • ATIWinflashfra.dll
  • ATIWinflashita.dll
  • ATIWinflashjpn.dll
  • ATIWinflashkor.dll
  • ATIWinflashptb.dll
  • ATIWinflashsve.dll
  • BurnService.exe
  • dev_64.exe
  • GPU-Z.dll
  • mingwm10.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GPUTweak.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{926C7B59-9B6B-41E0-AF53-F445FB90DF1B}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • GPUTweak.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GPU Tweak Main' and executes as C:\Program Files\ASUS\GPU Tweak\GPUTweak.exe.
  • Monitor.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GPU Tweak Monitor' and executes as C:\Program Files\ASUS\GPU Tweak\Monitor.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • GPUTweak.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GPUTweak' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\GPU Tweak\GPUTweak.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:897 KB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000214%
0.016088% average

How do I remove ASUS GPU Tweak?

You can uninstall ASUS GPU Tweak 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 GPU Tweak, 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 GPU Tweak.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.46%
Windows 10 37.17%
Windows Vista 1.29%
Windows XP 1.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.19%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.68%
Windows 7 Professional 13.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.45%
Windows 10 Pro 8.27%
Windows 10 Home 6.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.22%
  United Kingdom 7.79%
  Germany 6.67%
  France 6.07%
  Italy 4.85%
  Canada 4.49%
  Netherlands 3.56%
  Sweden 2.71%
  Australia 2.67%
  Finland 2.01%
  Spain 1.80%
  Russia 1.69%
  Taiwan 1.55%
  DK 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 29.85%
Acer 21.01%
Hewlett-Packard 13.42%
Dell 11.75%
Intel 2.58%
Medion 1.62%
American Megatrends 1.24%
Alienware 0.81%
MSI 0.62%
Samsung 0.38%
Common models
ASUS All Series 50.80%
MSI MS-7821 2.44%
MSI MS-7808 2.04%
MSI MS-7693 1.99%
MSI MS-7816 1.74%
MSI MS-7758 1.69%

About ASUS

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


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