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Should I remove ASUS Launcher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,040
United States Rank #8,262
Reach 0.0504%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.81 days
289.51 days >
Average installed length: 152.11 days


2.00.15 7.24%
2.00.11 46.88%
2.00.10 4.33%
2.00.08 16.90%
1.00.12 13.08%
1.00.10 11.57%

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ASUS Launcher

What is ASUS Launcher?

The Launcer is a utility to run various ASUS system programs on a scheduled basis. It will automatically start when the user boots into Windows.


ASUS Launcher is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is 2.00.11, 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. The primary executable is named launcher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 2.62 MB (2,749,290 bytes). 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 44% of users of ASUS Launcher come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Launcher
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{40376CD0-67E0-
Estimated size: 2.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Launcher

Program executable:launcher.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\asus launcher\launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • AsTaskSched.dll - AsTaskSc (AsTaskSchedule)
  • RegSchdTask.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer)
  • IniTool.dll - IniTool

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Launcher.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NTIBurner' with the ProgID of 'NTIBurnerOpen' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Launcher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASUS Launcher Helper.

How do I remove ASUS Launcher?

You can uninstall ASUS Launcher 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 Launcher, 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 Launcher.

Win 10 99%
Win 8.1 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 98.99%
Windows 7 1.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 69.56%
Windows 10 Home 21.98%
Windows 8 4.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.01%
Windows 10 Pro 0.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.83%
  France 10.47%
  Italy 9.48%
  Germany 7.78%
  Canada 7.25%
  United Kingdom 5.64%
  Sweden 2.50%
  Australia 1.97%
  Spain 1.70%
  Finland 1.61%
  Switzerland 1.07%
  Portugal 1.07%
  Taiwan 0.81%
  Austria 0.63%

About ASUS

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


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