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Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012

What is Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012?  (from IObit)

Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012 incorporates top anti-virus capabilities, as well as the already proven comprehensive PC tune-up ability. With its real-time protection against viruses, spyware and phishing attacks, powerful tuning-up and cleaning functionality, Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012 provides a...  Read more


Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012 is a program developed by IObit. 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 main program executable is asc.exe. The software installer includes 43 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 Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012

Program executable:asc.exe
Name:Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare with antivirus 2012\asc.exe
Additional files:
  • PMonitor.exe - Advanced SystemCare Performance Monitor
  • AntivirusSettings.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus (Advanced SystemCare Antivirus Settings)
  • ASCAntivirus.exe - Advanced SystemCare Antivirus Scan
  • ASCAntivirusFix.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus isrun
  • ASCAntivirusTips.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus AntivirusTips
  • ASCAntivirusUSB.exe - ASC USBAntiviusTips
  • ASCAvSvc.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus Service
  • ASCDownloader.exe - Helper helps you download and install Advanced SystemCare V5
  • ASCInit.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus ASCInit
  • ASCSvc.exe - Advanced SystemCare Service
  • ASCTooltips.exe - ASC Tooltips
  • ASCTray.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus Tray
  • ASCUpgrade.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus ASCUpgrade
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus AutoUpdate
  • IWsASCXP.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus WSC Register
  • OFCommon.dll - Advanced SystemCare With Antivirus (IObit Library)
  • QuarEmpty.exe - Delete all quarantine files
  • Register.exe - Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus Register
  • Reminder.exe - Reminder
  • SendBugReport.exe - SendBugReport
  • DelayLoad.exe - Advanced SystemCare 5 DelayLoad
  • diskhelper.dll - DiskHelper support library
  • dxhelper.dll - DXHelper support library
  • About.dll - About IObit Utilities
  • AutoCare.exe - Advanced SystemCare (Advanced SystemCare Auto Care)
  • AutoSweep.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Sweep
  • PerformUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare PerformUpdate
  • datastate.dll - Runtime Library
  • IObitCommunities.exe - Like it (IObit like it)
  • FfSweep.dll - Privacy Library
  • RescueCenter.exe - Rescue Center

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • AutoCare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASC5_AutoCare' (runs daily at 5:00 AM).
  • ASCAntivirus.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASCAntivirusScan' (runs daily at 1:20 AM).
  • AutoSweep.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\ASC6_AutoClean.job'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • PMonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASCAV_PerformanceMonitor.
  • AutoSweep.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASC5_AutoClean.
2 Services
  • ASCSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Advanced SystemCare Service 5' (AdvancedSystemCareService5) "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 5' and executes as "C:\IObit\Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2013\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart.

How do I remove Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012?

You can uninstall Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012 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 with Antivirus 2012, 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 with Antivirus 2012.

Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
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 Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Germany 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 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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