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Should I remove ASUS Manager - PC Cleanup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,182
United States Rank #3,674
Reach 0.1280%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.18 days
152.67 days >
Average installed length: 80.22 days


2.01.21 0.40%
2.01.20 0.36%
2.01.18 5.75%
2.01.17 1.15%
2.01.15 5.39%
2.01.14 9.95%
2.01.13 1.39%
2.01.12 10.70%
2.01.11 8.44%
2.01.10 0.67%
2.01.09 4.28%
2.01.08 17.20%
2.01.04 2.54%
2.00.04 9.16%
2.00.03 21.24%
1.0.3 0.71%
1.0.2 0.55%
1.0.1 0.12%

Typically installed together

Other programs by ASUS

ASUS Manager - PC Cleanup


ASUS Manager - PC Cleanup is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is 2.00.03, 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 main program executable is SecureDeleteBackground.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 517.65 KB (530,075 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of ASUS Manager - PC Cleanup 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\PC Cleanup
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E22A19AE-7DDB-
Estimated size: 517.65 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Manager - PC Cleanup

Program executable:SecureDeleteBackground.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Manager\PC Cleanup\SecureDeleteBackground.exe
Additional files:
  • AsSQLHelper.dll (by ASUSTeK Computer) - ASUS Product (ASUS SQL Helper DLL)
  • PC_Cleanup.dll - PC_Cleanup
  • PC CleanupDLL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SecureDeleteBackground.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASUS Manager - PC Cleanup - SecureDeleteBackground.

How do I remove ASUS Manager - PC Cleanup?

You can uninstall ASUS Manager - PC Cleanup 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 - PC Cleanup, 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 - PC Cleanup.

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 96.20%
Windows 7 3.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 46.54%
Windows 8.1 44.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.31%
Windows 10 Pro 1.95%
Windows 7 Professional 1.31%
Windows 8.1 Connected 0.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.66%
  Italy 10.70%
  France 8.19%
  Canada 6.56%
  United Kingdom 4.69%
  Germany 4.18%
  Netherlands 1.57%
  Sweden 1.51%
  Spain 1.09%
  Australia 1.06%
  Portugal 0.80%
  Taiwan 0.80%
  Switzerland 0.67%
  Finland 0.61%

About ASUS

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


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