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10.0.2 12.81%
10.0.1 57.89%

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Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10


Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10 is a program developed by IObit. The most used version is 10.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is ASC.exe. The software installer includes 99 files and is usually about 497.47 KB (509,406 bytes). AutoUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 497.47 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10

Program executable:ASC.exe
Name:Advanced SystemCare Ultimate
Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10
Path:C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate\ASC.exe
Additional files:
  • taskmgr.dll - IObit TaskSchedule Dynamic Link Library
  • SPUrlScanner.dll - Advanced SystemCare Surfing Protection (Surfing Protection Dynamic Library)
  • IWsASCXP.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus (Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus WSC Register)
  • ASCService.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10 (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10 Service)
  • FeedBack.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10 Feedback
  • MyWin10.exe - MyWin10
  • SoftUpdateTip.exe - SoftUpdateTip
  • AntivirusSettings.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Antivirus Settings)
  • ASC.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10
  • ASC_IObitDel_yrnxpu_IObitDel_wmveer.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9
  • ASCAntivirusFix.exe - Advanced SystemCare Antivirus Fix
  • ASCAntivirusTips.exe - Advanced SystemCare AntivirusTips
  • ASCAntivirusUSB.exe - ASC USBAntiviusTips
  • ASCAvSvc.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Service
  • ASCAvWsc.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Wsc
  • ASCInit.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate ASCInit
  • ASCUpgrade.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Upgrade
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate AutoUpdate
  • DownConfig.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Downconfig
  • FileCopy.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate FileCopy
  • OFCommon.dll - IObit Library
  • DiskScan.exe - Advanced SystemCare 10 (Advanced SystemCare 10 DiskScan)
  • Suc11_RegistryCleaner.exe - Registry Cleaner
  • Suc13_FileShredder.exe - Advanced SystemCare 10 FileShredder
  • Sur12_DiskDoctor.exe - Advanced SystemCare 10 DiskDoctor
  • TaskHelper.exe - Initialization Program (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate)
  • Sur13_WinFix.exe - Advanced SystemCare 9 (IObit Win Fix)
  • delayLoad.exe - Advanced SystemCare8 (Startup Manager Delay Load)
  • Sua13_EmptyFolderScanner.exe - Empty Folder Scanner (Helps you find and delete empty folders in your system.)
  • Suo12_StartupManager.exe - Advanced SystemCare9 (Startup Manager)
  • About.dll - Advanced SystemCare (About IObit Utilities)
  • About.exe - Advanced SystemCare About
  • ActionCenterDownloader.exe - Action Center Downloader
  • ASCDownload.exe - Advanced SystemCare Downloader
  • AutoCare.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Care
  • AutoSweep.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Sweep
  • DiskDefrag.exe - Advanced SystemCare Disk Defrag
  • DiskScan.dll - Rapid scan disk
  • DriverClean.dll - Driver Clean
  • HomepageSvc.dll - Homepage Protection (Homepage Protection Service)
  • Monitor.exe - Performance Monitor
  • StartupInfo.exe
  • BrowserProtect.exe - Browser Protection (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Browser Protection)
  • SPInit.exe - Surfing Protection
  • SysRest.dll - Uninstall Programs (System Restore Tools)
  • ASCExtMenu.dll - ASCExtMenu Module
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll
  • IObitUninstaller.exe - IObit Uninstaller
  • AutoReactivator.exe - Auto Reactivator (Automatic Program Reactivator)
  • DriverBooster.exe - Driver Booster 4 (Driver Booster 4 Setup)
  • Suo11_InternetBooster.exe - Internet Booster
  • DefaultProgram.exe - Default Program
  • IObitLiveUpdate.exe - Product Updater
  • AUpdate.exe - IObit AUpdate
  • datastate.dll - Runtime Library
  • Suc12_DiskCleaner.exe - Disk Cleaner
  • PowerConfig.dll - PowerConfig
  • Suo10_SmartRAM.exe - Smart RAM
  • Display.exe - Display (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Display)
  • FaceIDSetting.exe - FaceID (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate FaceID)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced SystemCare' with a class of {2803063F-4B8D-4dc6-8874-D1802487FE2D}.
  • ASCExtMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced SystemCare' with a class of {2803063F-4B8D-4dc6-8874-D1802487FE2D}.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • ASC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU10_SkipUac_Stephen White'.
  • ASC_IObitDel_yrnxpu_IObitDel_wmveer.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU9_SkipUac_Sam'.
  • AutoUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU10_AutoUpdate' (runs daily at 14:00).
  • AutoCare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU10_AutoCare' (runs weekly on Sundays at 14:00).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ASCTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Advanced SystemCare Ultimate.
  • Monitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASCU10_PerformanceMonitor.
2 Services
  • ASCAvSvc.exe runs as a service named 'AdvancedSystemCareAntivirus' (ASCAntivirusSrv) "Advanced SystemCare Antivirus Service".
  • ASCService.exe runs as a service named 'Advanced SystemCare Service 9' (AdvancedSystemCareService9) "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 Ultimate' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate\ASCTray.exe" /Auto.

How do I remove Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10?

You can uninstall Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 10 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 SystemCare Ultimate 10, 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 SystemCare Ultimate 10.

Win 10 74%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 73.91%
Windows 7 24.03%
Windows XP 2.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 37.07%
Windows 10 Pro 24.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.47%
Windows 7 Professional 5.49%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.27%
  Germany 10.97%
  France 5.30%
  Netherlands 5.12%
  United Kingdom 4.94%
  Italy 4.75%
  Poland 1.65%
  Sweden 1.65%
  Austria 1.28%
  Canada 1.28%
  Spain 1.28%
  Singapore 1.28%
  Brazil 1.10%
  DK 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.11%
Dell 15.50%
Acer 14.34%
ASUS 11.63%
Lenovo 7.75%
Toshiba 4.26%
Samsung 3.10%
Medion 1.16%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Alienware 0.78%
Intel 0.78%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 3.95%
ASUS All Series 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.63%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.97%
MSI MS-7817 1.97%

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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