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Should I remove Advanced PC Care?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,633
United States Rank #13,032
Reach 0.0154%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.24 days
95.58 days >
Average installed length: 50.22 days


VersionDistribution 35.97% 4.95% 6.93% 0.99% 8.25% 0.66% 20.13% 3.63% 2.97% 9.57% 3.63% 0.33% 1.32% 0.66%

Advanced PC Care


Advanced PC Care is a program developed by PCVARK SOFTWARE PRIVATE LIMITED. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is advancedpccare.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 7.19 MB (7,534,864 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 58% of users of Advanced PC Care come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Advancedpccare.com
URL: www.advancedpccare.com
Help link: www.advancedpccare.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced PC Care\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advanced PC Care\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced PC Care

Program executable:advancedpccare.exe
Name:Advanced PC Care
Path:C:\Program Files\advanced pc care\advancedpccare.exe
Additional files:
  • ApcEngine.dll (by Advancedpccare.com) - Advanced PC Care (AdvancedPCCare)
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • TAFactory.IconPack.dll (by NCEEE) - IconPack
  • NAudio.dll (by Mark Heath) - NAudio
  • AppRes.dll
  • TaskScheduler.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • advancedpccare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Advanced PC Care' (runs daily at 10:46).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • advancedpccare.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Advanced PC Care_Logon.
Startup File (User Run)
  • advancedpccare.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Advanced PC Care_Logon' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Advanced PC Care\advancedpccare.exe" startuplaunch.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • advancedpccare.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Advanced PC Care_logon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Advanced PC Care\advancedpccare.exe" firstlaunch.

How do I remove Advanced PC Care?

You can uninstall Advanced 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 Advanced 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 Advanced PC Care.

Win 10 64%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 65.02%
Windows 7 31.35%
Windows Vista 2.31%
Windows XP 1.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 32.01%
Windows 8.1 16.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.53%
Windows 10 Pro 6.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.60%
Windows 7 Professional 5.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.68%
  Canada 9.07%
  United Kingdom 6.55%
  Australia 4.79%
  Russia 4.28%
  Italy 1.76%
  Germany 1.76%
  France 1.01%
  Israel 1.01%
  Netherlands 1.01%
  India 0.76%
  Brazil 0.50%
  Venezuela 0.50%
  South Africa 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.43%
Dell 22.17%
Acer 17.92%
ASUS 9.43%
Lenovo 7.08%
Toshiba 4.72%
Samsung 1.42%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.76%
ASUS All Series 3.40%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.40%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.40%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.72%
Dell Inspiron 5558 2.72%


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