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Should I remove ASUS Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,025
United States Rank #3,556
Reach 0.1340%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.97 days
235.19 days >
Average installed length: 123.57 days


2.12.00 1.25%
2.11.02 2.46%
2.11.01 10.75%
2.10.01 9.65%
2.10.00 0.26%
2.09.05 11.73%
2.09.01 3.56%
2.08.04 5.72%
2.08.03 1.78%
2.08.01 0.68%
2.08.00 18.74%
2.07.01 3.33%
2.06.02 6.13%
2.06.01 0.08%
2.05.04 19.98%
2.05.03 2.46%
2.05.00 0.15%
1.0.5 0.61%
1.0.3 0.57%
1.0.1 0.11%

Typically installed together

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ASUS Manager


ASUS Manager is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is 2.05.04, 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 AsHKService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 6.24 MB (6,539,758 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 54% of users of ASUS Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Manager\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\ASUS\ASUS Manager\Setup.exe
Estimated size: 6.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Manager

Program executable:AsHKService.exe
Name:ASUS Models
Tool to handle application key
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Manager\AsHKService.exe
Additional files:
  • AsAcpi.dll - AsAcpi Dynamic Link Library (ASUS ACPI Interface)
  • ASUS Manager.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - ASUS Manager (ASUS Application Window)
  • AsHKService.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - ASUS Models (Tool to handle application key)
  • AsKeyHelper.dll - ASUS models (Helper tool for Desktop BU)
  • AsTaskSched.dll - AsTaskSc (AsTaskSchedule)
  • AsWeb.exe - AsWeb
  • asacpiex.dll
  • RegSchdTask.exe
  • CommandHelper.dll - AsManage Dynamic Link Library
  • LoadingAnimationWindow.exe - LoadingAnimationWindow
  • _ACPIWMI.dll (by ASUSTek Computer) - WIM ACPI Interfaces
  • BackgroundWindow.exe - BackgroundWindow
  • CommandLine.exe - ASUSCommand
  • iSecurityHelper.dll (by ASUSTeK) - AI Manager (AI Security Helper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • BackgroundWindow.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASUS Manager BackgroundWindow.
  • AsHKService.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASUS Manager HotKey Service.

How do I remove ASUS Manager?

You can uninstall ASUS Manager 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 Manager, 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 Manager.

Win 10 96%
Win 8.1 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 96.29%
Windows 7 3.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 47.02%
Windows 8.1 43.30%
Windows 10 Pro 2.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.24%
Windows 7 Professional 1.29%
Windows 8.1 Connected 0.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.56%
  Italy 10.83%
  France 8.37%
  Canada 6.56%
  United Kingdom 4.66%
  Germany 4.20%
  Netherlands 1.50%
  Sweden 1.41%
  Spain 1.13%
  Australia 1.07%
  Taiwan 0.80%
  Portugal 0.77%
  Switzerland 0.67%
  Finland 0.55%

About ASUS

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


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