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Should I remove ASUS PC Link?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,507
United States Rank #12,322
Reach 0.0462%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.93 days
322.40 days >
Average installed length: 169.40 days


VersionDistribution 63.23% 2.09% 8.23% 1.65% 6.37% 2.52% 0.88% 6.26% 0.88% 1.76% 1.54% 0.55% 0.22% 1.87% 1.98%

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ASUS PC Link is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named pclink.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 43.66 MB (45,783,491 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 25% of users of ASUS PC Link come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\PCLink\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ASUS\PCLink\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 43.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS PC Link

Program executable:pclink.exe
Name:PC Link
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\pclink\pclink.exe
Additional files:
  • PCLinkService.exe - PC Link (PCLinkService)
  • ASUSUtility.dll
  • EnumeratePortableDeviceLib.dll
  • Interop.PortableDeviceApiLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'PortableDeviceApiLib'.
  • Interop.PortableDeviceTypesLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'PortableDeviceTypesLib'.
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • AdbDriver.exe
  • FixConflict.exe - FixConflict
  • FixFirewallRule.exe
  • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET
  • PCLinkAssist.exe - PCLinkAssist
  • RestSharp.dll (by restsharp.org) - RestSharp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PCLink.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PCLink.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PCLink.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PCLink' and executes as "C:\Program Files\asus\pc link\pclink.exe" /boot.

How do I remove ASUS PC Link?

You can uninstall ASUS PC Link 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 PC Link, 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 PC Link.

Win 10 74%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 74.29%
Windows 7 25.60%
Windows Vista 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 31.46%
Windows 10 Pro 20.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.04%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 6.49%
Windows 7 Professional 5.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.03%
  Italy 23.32%
  France 4.70%
  India 4.60%
  Brazil 4.50%
  Indonesia 4.10%
  Turkey 3.30%
  Philippines 2.80%
  Germany 2.50%
  United Kingdom 2.30%
  Canada 2.20%
  Russia 2.10%
  Singapore 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 31.09%
Acer 19.64%
Hewlett-Packard 16.73%
Dell 10.36%
Lenovo 8.55%
Toshiba 4.18%
Samsung 3.45%
MSI 1.45%
Intel 0.91%
Sony 0.36%
Common models
ASUSTeK Z240IC-H110 6.25%
ASUS All Series 5.59%
ASUSTeK Z240IC-H170 4.93%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.63%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.63%

About ASUS

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


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