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Should I remove ASUS Instant Key?

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 #2,649
United States Rank #4,445
Reach 0.2308%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.56 days
223.13 days >
Average installed length: 117.24 days


1.1.7 12.51%
1.1.6 4.48%
1.1.5 1.76%
1.1.4 6.24%
1.1.3 11.85%
1.1.2 6.95%
1.1.1 8.97%
1.1.0 0.40%
1.0.5 46.25%
1.0.3 0.26%
1.0.2 0.33%

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ASUS Instant Key

What is ASUS Instant Key?

The Instant Key utility, which lets you assign one of 10 specific commands to the Instant Key, such as Mute, launching the Web browser, or a specific app.


It is typically pre-installed with most new ASUS computers. The most common release is 1.0.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named _853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 7.01 MB (7,354,880 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Help link: support.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Installer\{D97A1B80-131F-4692-9543-E652956D8B99}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D97A1B80-131F-4692-9543-E652956D8B99}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Instant Key

Program executable:_853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe
  • _853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe

How do I remove ASUS Instant Key?

You can uninstall ASUS Instant Key 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 Instant Key, 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 Instant Key.

Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.15%
Windows 7 16.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 39.26%
Windows 10 Home 13.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.20%
Windows 8 9.90%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.53%
  Italy 10.21%
  France 10.06%
  Netherlands 6.69%
  Germany 4.98%
  United Kingdom 3.61%
  Canada 3.17%
  Australia 2.54%
  Turkey 2.50%
  Belgium 2.24%
  Russia 1.91%
  Norway 1.65%
  Portugal 1.63%
  Sweden 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 99.51%
Hewlett-Packard 0.22%
Acer 0.13%
Dell 0.07%
Alienware 0.02%
Lenovo 0.02%
Apple 0.02%
Common models
ASUSTeK N56VZ 14.79%
ASUSTeK N550JV 12.49%
ASUSTeK N550JK 10.22%
ASUSTeK N56VM 7.11%
ASUSTeK N76VZ 6.84%
ASUSTeK N56VJ 5.12%

About ASUS

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


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