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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,368
United States Rank #8,368
Reach 0.0398%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.55 days
75.19 days >
Average installed length: 39.51 days


9.1.0 40.51%
9.0.1 46.62%
9.0.0 2.93%
7.0.3 9.94%

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Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9


Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9 is a program developed by IObit. The most used version is 9.0.1, 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 83 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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 9 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

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:
  • 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
  • ActionCenterDownloader.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate (Action Center Downloader)
  • AntivirusSettings.exe - 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
  • ASCAvWsc.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Wsc
  • ASCInit.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate ASCInit
  • ASCTray.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 11
  • asc-ultimate-setup.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 6
  • ASCUpgrade.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Upgrade
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate AutoUpdate
  • DownConfig.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Downconfig
  • FileCopy.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate FileCopy
  • dxhelper.dll - DXHelper support library
  • ASCFixer.exe - Initialization Program (Advanced SystemCare 7 Initialization)
  • DiskScan.exe - Advanced SystemCare 10 (Advanced SystemCare 10 DiskScan)
  • MyWin10.exe - Advanced SystemCare 9 (MyWin10)
  • delayLoad.exe - Advanced SystemCare8 (Startup Manager Delay Load)
  • About.dll - Advanced SystemCare (About IObit Utilities)
  • About.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate About
  • ASCDownload.exe - Advanced SystemCare Downloader
  • AutoCare.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Care
  • AutoRamClean.exe - AutoRamClean
  • AutoSweep.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Sweep
  • BrowserCleaner.exe - Browser Cleaner
  • DiskDefrag.exe - Advanced SystemCare Disk Defrag
  • DiskScan.dll - Rapid scan disk
  • DNSProtect.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate DNS Protect
  • DriverClean.dll - Driver Clean
  • Homepage.exe - Homepage Protection (Homepage Protection Client)
  • HomepageSvc.dll - Homepage Protection Service
  • Monitor.exe - Performance Monitor
  • MonitorDisk.exe - Advanced SystemCare MonitorDisk
  • BrowserProtect.exe - Browser Protection (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Browser Protection)
  • ASCExtMenu.dll - ASCExtMenu Module
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll
  • IObitUninstaller.exe - IObit Uninstaller
  • AutoReactivator.exe - Auto Reactivator (Automatic Program Reactivator)
  • DriverBooster.exe - Driver Booster 3 (Driver Booster 3 Setup)
  • DefaultProgram.exe - Default Program
  • LiveUpdate.exe - Product Updater
  • AUpdate.exe - IObit AUpdate
  • datastate.dll - Runtime Library
  • ClassicStart.exe - Start Menu 8 (Start Menu 8 Setup)
  • dataexchange.dll - Smart Defrag (data exchange)
  • iFreeUp.exe - iFreeUp 1.0 (iFreeUp)
  • Display.exe - Display (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate Display)
  • FaceIDSetting.exe - FaceID (Advanced SystemCare Ultimate FaceID)
  • Fimon.exe - Advanced SystemCare FaceID
  • CPUIDInterface.dll
  • FfSweep.dll - Privacy Library
  • FWRules.exe
  • HardwareLib.dll
  • ICONPIN32.dll - Icon Pin
  • ICONPIN32.exe

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}.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • ASC.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU10_SkipUac_Stephen White'.
  • AutoCare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU11_AutoCare' (runs daily at 4:00 AM).
  • ASCTray.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU_ASCTray_Auto' (runs on registration).
  • AutoUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCU10_AutoUpdate' (runs daily at 14:00).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ASCTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Advanced SystemCare Ultimate_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1720352301-2898700451-786832742-1001.
  • Monitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASCU9_PerformanceMonitor.
2 Services
  • ASCService.exe runs as a service named 'Advanced SystemCare Service 11' (AdvancedSystemCareService11) "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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 9.

Win 10 70%
Win Server 2003 0%
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 10 70.48%
Windows 7 25.70%
Windows Vista 1.91%
Windows XP 1.78%
Windows Server 2003 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.87%
Windows 10 Pro 25.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.62%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 8.1 4.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.31%
  Italy 7.83%
  Germany 5.11%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  Australia 2.71%
  France 2.51%
  Canada 2.51%
  Russia 2.09%
  Spain 1.77%
  Brazil 1.46%
  Netherlands 1.36%
  Sweden 1.25%
  Belgium 1.15%
  DZ 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.85%
Acer 19.54%
Dell 15.18%
ASUS 11.64%
Lenovo 8.94%
Toshiba 5.20%
Intel 0.83%
MSI 0.83%
Samsung 0.83%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 5.91%
ASUS All Series 5.51%
LENOVO 80E3 3.94%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.54%
Dell XPS 8700 2.36%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.36%

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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