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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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Installation trends (last 30 days)


9.0.0 91.67%
7.0.3 8.33%

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Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9


Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9 is a program developed by IObit. The most used version is 9.0.0, 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). 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 44 files. 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 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

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"

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9

Program executable:asc.exe
Name:Advanced SystemCare Ultimate
Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare ultimate\asc.exe
Additional files:
  • FeedBack.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9 (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9 Feedback)
  • AntivirusSettings.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate (Advanced SystemCare Antivirus Settings)
  • ASCAntivirusFix.exe - Advanced SystemCare Antivirus Fix
  • ASCAntivirusTips.exe - Advanced SystemCare AntivirusTips
  • ASCAntivirusUSB.exe - ASC USBAntiviusTips
  • ASCAvSvc.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Service
  • 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
  • delayLoad.exe - Advanced SystemCare8 (Startup Manager Delay Load)
  • About.dll - Advanced SystemCare (About IObit Utilities)
  • About.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate About
  • ActionCenterDownloader.exe - Action Center Downloader
  • ASCDownload.exe - Advanced SystemCare Downloader
  • ASCService.exe - Advanced SystemCare Service
  • AutoCare.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Care
  • AutoSweep.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Sweep
  • DiskDefrag.exe - Advanced SystemCare Disk Defrag
  • DiskScan.dll - Rapid scan disk
  • Homepage.exe - Homepage Protection (Homepage Protection Client)
  • HomepageSvc.dll - Homepage Protection Service
  • ASCExtMenu.dll - ASCExtMenu Module
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll
  • AutoReactivator.exe - Auto Reactivator (Automatic Program Reactivator)
  • DriverBooster.exe - Driver Booster 3 (Driver Booster 3 Setup)
  • DefaultProgram.exe - Default Program
  • AUpdate.exe - IObit AUpdate
  • datastate.dll - Runtime Library
  • Display.exe - Display (Advanced SystemCare Display)
  • ASCTray.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Tray
  • BrowserCleaner.exe - Advanced SystemCare 9
  • CPUIDInterface.dll
  • DNSProtect.exe - Advanced SystemCare 9 DNS Protect
  • FfSweep.dll - Privacy Library
  • FWRules.exe
  • DiskMap.dll - Advanced SystemCare 9 (Advanced SystemCare 9 DiskMap.dll)
  • InfoHelp.dll - Info helper v9

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ASCExtMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced SystemCare' with a class of {2803063F-4B8D-4dc6-8874-D1802487FE2D}.
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced SystemCare' with a class of {2803063F-4B8D-4dc6-8874-D1802487FE2D}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ASC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU9_SkipUac_Admin'.
  • AutoUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU9_AutoUpdate' (runs daily at 17:30).
2 Services
  • ASCService.exe runs as a service named 'Advanced SystemCare Service 9' (AdvancedSystemCareService9) "Advanced SystemCare Service".
  • ASCAvSvc.exe runs as a service named 'AdvancedSystemCareAntivirus' (ASCAntivirusSrv) "Advanced SystemCare Antivirus 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 9?

Quickly and completely remove Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9 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 Ultimate 9 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 Ultimate 9, 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 Ultimate 9.

Win 8 92%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 91.67%
Windows 7 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 41.67%
Windows 10 Home 25.00%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.57%
  United Kingdom 8.70%
  Australia 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  Germany 4.35%
  India 4.35%
  Russia 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3647 25.00%
Packard Bell ixtreme M585... 12.50%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 12.50%
Gigabyte EX58-UD5 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 5521 12.50%

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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