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What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,486
United States Rank #4,897
Reach 0.1177%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.74 days
169.31 days >
Average installed length: 88.96 days


6.1.0 33.72%
6.0.0 66.28%

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Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6

What is Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6?  (from IObit)

Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6 is a stand-alone product. Besides the newly built-in antivirus functionality, it includes all the features of Advanced SystemCare PRO. PRO users who uninstalled Advanced SystemCare during the trial can easily revert it back at any time.


Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6 is a program developed by IObit. The most used version is 6.0.0, 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). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is asc.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 110.67 MB of memory. The software installer includes 71 files and is usually about 118.7 KB (121,544 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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

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: 118.7 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6

Program executable:asc.exe
Name:Advanced SystemCare Ultimate
Signed by:IObit Information Technology
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare ultimate\asc.exe
Additional files:
  • taskmgr.dll - Task Scheduler Dynamic Link Library
  • ASCAntivirusFix.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus (Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus isrun)
  • IWsASCXP.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus WSC Register
  • DelayLoad.exe - Advanced SystemCare 6 DelayLoad
  • 1OFCommon.dll - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate (IObit Library)
  • advanced_systemcare_installer_6.0.8.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6
  • AntivirusSettings.exe - Advanced SystemCare Antivirus Settings
  • ASCAntivirusTips.exe - Advanced SystemCare AntivirusTips
  • ASCAntivirusUSB.exe - ASC USBAntiviusTips
  • ascavsvc.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Service
  • ASCDownloader.exe - Helper helps you download and install Advanced SystemCare
  • ASCInit.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate ASCInit
  • ASCSvc.exe - Advanced SystemCare Service
  • ASCTray.exe - ASCTray
  • ASCU-ad.exe - Reminder
  • ASCUpgrade.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate ASCUpgrade
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate AutoUpdate
  • DownConfig.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Downconfig
  • FileCopy.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate FileCopy
  • FreeSoftwareDownloader.exe
  • Monitor.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Monitor
  • OFCommon.dll
  • PMonitor.exe
  • QuarEmpty.exe - Delete all quarantine files
  • QuickSettings.exe - Quick Settings
  • Register.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Register
  • Report.exe - Advanced SystemCare Report
  • dxhelper.dll - DXHelper support library
  • ASCFixer.exe - Initialization Program (Advanced SystemCare 7 Initialization)
  • asc6-setup.exe - Advanced SystemCare 6
  • imf-setup.exe - IObit Malware Fighter
  • sdcore.dll
  • ASCTooltips.exe - Advanced System Care (Advanced SystemCare Tooltips)
  • About.dll - Advanced SystemCare (About IObit Utilities)
  • ASCDownload.exe - Advanced SystemCare Downloader
  • AutoCare.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Care
  • AutoSweep.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Sweep
  • DiskScan.dll - Rapid scan disk
  • PerformUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare PerformUpdate
  • Reminder.exe
  • IObitDownloader.exe - IObit Downlaoder
  • protected-folder-setup.exe - Protected Folder (Protected Folder Setup)
  • defragsetup.exe - Smart Defrag 2 (Smart Defrag v2)
  • datastate.dll - Runtime Library for ASC
  • PowerConfig.dll - Power Config (Power Config Support)
  • FfSweep.dll - Privacy Library
  • RescueCenter.exe - Rescue Center
  • ascscan.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Command Scan
  • DiskMap.dll - Advanced SystemCare 6 DiskMap.dll
  • DiskScan.exe - Advanced SystemCare 6 DiskScan
  • IWsASC.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • AutoCare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU8_AutoCare' (runs daily at 17:00).
  • ASC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU8_SkipUac_DC'.
  • AutoUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASC6_AutoUpdate' (runs daily at 5:10 AM).
  • Monitor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\ASC6_PerformanceMonitor.job'.
  • AutoSweep.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\ASC6_AutoClean.job'.
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ASCTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Advanced SystemCare Ultimate.
  • AutoSweep.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASC6_AutoClean.
  • Monitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASC6_PerformanceMonitor.
2 Services
  • ASCAvSvc.exe runs as a service named 'AdvancedSystemCareAntivirus' (ASCAntivirusSrv) "Advanced SystemCare Antivirus Service".
  • ASCSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Advanced SystemCare Service 6' (AdvancedSystemCareService6) "Advanced SystemCare Service".
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • ASCTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ASCTray.exe' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart.
  • ASC.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ASC.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate\ASC.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AutoUpdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate\AutoUpdate.exe'.
  • ASCTray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate\ASCTray.exe'.
  • ASC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate\ASC.exe'.
Network connections
  • ASC.exe connects to (port 80).
  • ASC.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:110.67 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0080060201%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00464749%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00335853%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:31,341,370
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:15.69 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.46 MB
105.02 KB average
Memory:77.64 MB
Total CPU:0.0032178161%
Kernel CPU:0.00211680%
User CPU:0.00110102%
CPU cycles/sec:2,456,517
I/O reads/min:803.52 KB
I/O writes/min:104.64 KB
Memory:20.11 MB
Total CPU:0.0072906940%
Kernel CPU:0.00424211%
User CPU:0.00304859%
CPU cycles/sec:5,036,748
I/O reads/min:234.48 KB
I/O writes/min:13.8 KB

How do I remove Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6?

You can uninstall Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6 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 6, 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 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.16%
Windows 10 18.41%
Windows XP 10.52%
Windows Vista 4.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.33%
Windows 7 Professional 9.07%
Windows 8 5.73%
Windows 8 Pro 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.16%
  Germany 4.38%
  United Kingdom 3.83%
  Canada 3.24%
  Brazil 3.05%
  Italy 2.15%
  Australia 1.80%
  Russia 1.80%
  Spain 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.41%
  Hungary 1.33%
  Taiwan 1.21%
  India 1.21%
  MA 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.47%
Dell 20.74%
Acer 19.10%
ASUS 8.73%
Toshiba 8.08%
Samsung 3.08%
Lenovo 2.50%
American Megatrends 1.72%
Intel 1.14%
Sahara 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.22%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.22%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.20%

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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