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Should I remove ASUS Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,481
Reach 0.0023%


2.5 73.33%
2.4 2.22%
2.3 2.22%
2.2 2.22%
1.03 20.00%

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ASUS Utilities


ASUS Utilities is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is 2.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 104 files and is usually about 49.59 MB (52,002,158 bytes). The installed file Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 10. While about 15% of users of ASUS Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Romania.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Help link: www.asus.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\FILECO~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\9\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{43C67D92-F56E-4729-8673-9A2D5A6036F8} /l1040
Estimated size: 49.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Utilities

  • ACVT.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - Splendid Video Enhancement Technology (Splendid Video Enhancement Technology Utiliity)
  • WinFlash.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - ASUS Window Base BIOS Flash Program (ASUS Window base BIOS Flash Program)
  • AsAcpi.dll - AsAcpi Dynamic Link Library (ASUS ACPI Interface)
  • SBS.exe - ASUS GameLiveShow - SBS (ASUS SBS Application)
  • InstDrv.exe - AutoRun Setup Program (AutoRun Setup program)
  • Resume.exe
  • CpuLevelUpHook32.exe
  • CpuLevelUpHook64.exe - CPU Level Up Hook64
  • AsIoUnins.exe - AsIoIns Application (AsIoIns MFC Application)
  • MyLogo.exe - MyLogo Application (MyLogo MFC Application)
  • GameTV.exe - ASUS GameLiveShow (ASUS GameLiveShow Application)
  • ASUSBIOS.DLL - DLL for ASUSBIOS Flash Driver with reserving DMI information
  • 2DTEST.EXE - ASUS 2Dtest (2dtest)
  • BS_DEF.DLL - ASUS BS_DEF (ASUS BIOS Flash Default Driver)
  • ResDLL.dll - ASUS ResDLL (ResDLL)
  • Update.exe - ASUS Update (ASUS Windows Platform Flash Program)
  • AsTaskSched.dll - AsTaskSc (AsTaskSchedule)
  • AiSuite.exe
  • ASUSDVCR.exe - ASUS Digital VCR 2.x
  • Probe2.exe
  • RegSchdTask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Update.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AD7303E4-6545-4857-9B5B-00E86B3148D0}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Update.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\AsusUpdate\Update.exe'.

How do I remove ASUS Utilities?

You can uninstall ASUS Utilities 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 Utilities, 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 Utilities.

Win XP 89%
Win 7 (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 93.33%
Windows 10 4.44%
Windows 7 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 93.33%
Windows 10 Pro 4.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.22%
  France 8.70%
  Romania 8.70%
  Italy 8.70%
  MK 6.52%
  Belgium 6.52%
  Netherlands 6.52%
  Czech Republic 6.52%
  Germany 4.35%
  Slovakia 4.35%
  South Africa 2.17%
  Russia 2.17%
  Greece 2.17%
  Argentina 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 69.70%
Intel 18.18%
Dell 3.03%
ASUS 3.03%
Common models
ASUSTek Computer INC. P5P... 15.38%
ASUSTek Computer INC. P5P... 15.38%
MSI MS-7250 7.69%
Gigabyte 945PL-S3P 7.69%
VIA K7VT4APro 7.69%
MEDIONPC MS-7091 7.69%

About ASUS

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


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