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Advanced SystemCare 12

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Advanced SystemCare 12 is a software program developed by IObit. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named asc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 124.51 MB (130,556,823 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdate.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 those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 124.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced SystemCare 12

Program executable:asc.exe
Name:Advanced SystemCare
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare\asc.exe
Additional files:
  • About.dll - Advanced SystemCare (About IObit Utilities)
  • About.exe - About
  • ActionCenterDownloader.exe - Action Center Downloader
  • ASCDownload.exe - Advanced SystemCare Downloader
  • ASCExtMenu.dll - ASCExtMenu Module
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll
  • ASCInit.exe - Advanced SystemCare Initialization
  • ASCService.exe - Advanced SystemCare Service
  • ASCTray.exe - Advanced SystemCare Tray
  • ASCUpgrade.exe - Upgrader
  • AutoCare.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Care
  • AutoSweep.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Sweep
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Update
  • BrowserCleaner.exe
  • BrowserProtect.exe - Browser Protector
  • CPUIDInterface.dll - Advanced SystemCare CPUIDInterface
  • delayLoad.exe - Startup Manager Delay Load
  • DiskDefrag.exe - Advanced SystemCare Disk Defrag
  • DiskScan.dll - Rapid scan disk
  • Display.exe - Display
  • DriverClean.dll - Driver Clean
  • fctlextend.dll - file control extend module.
  • FeedBack.exe - Advanced SystemCare Feedback
  • HardwareLib.dll - Advanced SystemCare Hardware
  • HomepageSvc.dll - Homepage Advisor Service
  • InfoHelp.dll - Info helper
  • JumpListDll.dll - Advanced SystemCare JumpList
  • LocalLang.exe - Check Language
  • Monitor.exe - Performance Monitor
  • ASCFeature.exe - IObit ASCFeature
  • AutoReactivator.exe - Auto Reactivator (Automatic Program Reactivator)
  • IObitLiveUpdate.exe - Product Updater
  • datastate.dll - Runtime Library
  • GetProcessDLL.dll - GetProcessDLL (Performance Monitor DLL)
  • dataexchange.dll - Smart Defrag (data exchange)
  • diskinfo.dll - diskinfo
  • DNSProtect.exe - DNSProtect (Protect system DNS settings)
  • cpuidsdk.dll (by CPUID) - CPUID SDK Dynamic Link Library (CPUID DLL SDK)
  • filectl.dll - file monitor control module.
  • libcrypto-1_1.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL shared library)
  • libssl-1_1.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced SystemCare' with a class of {2803063F-4B8D-4dc6-8874-D1802487FE2D}.
Scheduled Task
  • ASC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASC12_SkipUac_julia'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Monitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASC12_PerformanceMonitor.
  • ASCService.exe runs as a service named 'Advanced SystemCare Service 12' (AdvancedSystemCareService12) "Advanced SystemCare Service".
Startup File (User Run)
  • ASCTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Advanced SystemCare 12' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\ASCTray.exe" /Auto.

How do I remove Advanced SystemCare 12?

Quickly and completely remove Advanced SystemCare 12 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Advanced SystemCare 12 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advanced SystemCare 12, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 SystemCare 12.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com


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