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Should I remove Advanced System Protector?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,915
United States Rank #2,104
Reach 0.3467%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.97 days
825.03 days >
Average installed length: 433.49 days


2.3.1000.24108 0.01%
2.3.1000.23665 0.01%
2.2.1004.23071 0.16%
2.1.1000.13665 1.67%
2.1.1000.13627 2.71%
2.1.1000.13591 3.75%
2.1.1000.13491 7.67%
2.1.1000.12594 12.20%
2.1.1000.12580 18.74%
2.1.1000.12554 0.28%
2.1.1000.12150 15.03%
2.1.1000.12147 0.64%
2.1.1000.10905 14.91%
2.1.1000.10844 5.74%
2.1.1000.10568 10.87%
2.1.1000.10494 1.38%
2.1.1000.10493 2.40%
2.1.1000.10486 0.01%
2.1.1000.10463 0.07%
2.1.1000.10443 1.01%
2.1.1000.10348 0.19%
2.1.1000.10229 0.09%
2.1.1000.10225 0.45%

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Advanced System Protector

What is Advanced System Protector?  (from Systweak Inc)

Advanced System Protector is a solution to detect and remove the malicious programs intruding your computer. It offers protection against deceptive applications that affect start-up programs, cookies, Registry entries, and files and folders to hide themselves in your system. Check for infections in all vulnerable areas...  Read more


Advanced System Protector is a program developed by Systweak Inc. The most used version is 2.1.1000.12580, 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 advancedsystemprotector.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 18.18 MB (19,062,690 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 46% of users of Advanced System Protector come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Systweak Software
URL: www.systweak.com/antispyware
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced System Protector\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advanced System Protector\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 18.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced System Protector

Program executable:advancedsystemprotector.exe
Name:Advanced System Protector
Signed by:Systweak Software
Path:C:\Program Files\advanced system protector\advancedsystemprotector.exe
Additional files:
  • aipsetup.exe - Advanced Identity Protector
  • AppResource.dll - Advanced System Protector
  • ASP.exe
  • ASPLM.dll
  • AspManager.exe
  • ASPUninstall.exe - Uninstall Helper - Advanced System Protector
  • Communication.dll -
  • filetypehelper.exe
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll
  • scandll.dll
  • systweakasp_c.exe
  • SSDPTstub.exe - Systweak Support Dock
  • aspsys.dll - Licmgr Dynamic Link Library
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • Xceed.Compression.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Zip for .NET (Xceed Compression for .NET)
  • Xceed.Compression.Formats.dll (by Xceed Software) - Xceed Streaming Compression for .NET
  • Xceed.FileSystem.dll - Xceed FileSystem for .NET
  • Xceed.Zip.dll
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.DLL (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • System.Core.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • Xceed.Compression.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@protectdisc.com/NPPDLicenseHelper' with a plugin key of '@protectdisc.com/NPPDLicenseHelper'.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AdvancedSystemProtector.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF51F672-928C-4100-839F-F51D858ECE9F}' (runs on registration).
  • AspManager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Advanced System Protector' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 10:05 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AdvancedSystemProtector.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Advanced System Protector_startup.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AdvancedSystemProtector.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Advanced System Protector_startup' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Advanced System Protector\AdvancedSystemProtector.exe" autolaunch.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:68.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011766798%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00058776%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00058892%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Advanced System Protector?

You can uninstall Advanced System Protector 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 System Protector, 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 System Protector.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Advanced System Protector you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.13%
Windows 10 23.75%
Windows Vista 7.46%
Windows XP 5.64%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.23%
Windows 8.1 9.45%
Windows 8 8.69%
Windows 7 Professional 8.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.64%
  Germany 6.24%
  France 4.79%
  United Kingdom 3.88%
  Iran 3.86%
  Brazil 3.72%
  Canada 3.15%
  Netherlands 2.90%
  Italy 2.36%
  Belgium 2.18%
  Australia 2.00%
  Israel 1.45%
  Japan 1.41%
  Spain 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.01%
Dell 19.81%
Acer 18.85%
Toshiba 8.96%
ASUS 8.52%
Samsung 4.60%
Lenovo 2.88%
Intel 0.96%
American Megatrends 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.76%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.76%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.70%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.94%

About Systweak Inc

Advanced System Optimizer is a software utility for Windows that has utilities for optimization, speedup, cleanup, memory management, etc.
Publisher URL: www.systweak.com


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