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Should I remove Advance-PC-Care?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,093
United States Rank #30,308
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.77 days
111.08 days >
Average installed length: 58.36 days


VersionDistribution 90.32% 9.68%



Advance-PC-Care is a software program developed by efixmypc.com. The most common release is, 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 apc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 7.67 MB (8,043,183 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 86% of users of Advance-PC-Care come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advance-PC-Care\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advance-PC-Care\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advance-PC-Care

Program executable:apc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\advance-pc-care\apc.exe
Additional files:
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • HtmlRenderer.dll (by Open source hosted on CodePlex) - HTML Renderer
  • HtmlRenderer.WinForms.dll (by Open source hosted on CodePlex)
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • TAFactory.IconPack.dll (by NCEEE) - IconPack
  • NAudio.dll (by Mark Heath) - NAudio
  • ApcEng.dll - A-P-C
  • AppRes.dll
  • TaskScheduler.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • apc.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Advance-PC-Care_Logon.

How do I remove Advance-PC-Care?

You can uninstall Advance-PC-Care 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 Advance-PC-Care, 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 Advance-PC-Care.

Win 10 65%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.52%
Windows 7 32.26%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 38.71%
Windows 10 Pro 12.90%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.68%
Windows 8.1 9.68%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.00%
  United Kingdom 6.00%
  France 4.00%
  Canada 2.00%
  Sweden 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.63%
Hewlett-Packard 25.93%
Lenovo 14.81%
ASUS 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Toshiba 3.70%
Samsung 3.70%
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