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Should I remove Advanced WindowsCare Personal?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,271
United States Rank #22,894
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.09 days
32.12 days >
Average installed length: 16.88 days


2.6.0 100.00%

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Advanced WindowsCare Personal 2.6.0


Advanced WindowsCare Personal 2.6.0 is a program developed by IObit. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is awcl.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 10.33 MB (10,826,853 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 82% of users of Advanced WindowsCare Personal come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced WindowsCare V2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced WindowsCare V2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced WindowsCare Personal 2.6.0

Program executable:awcl.exe
Advanced WindowsCare V2 Personal
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced windowscare v2\awcl.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Advanced WindowsCare Personal Auto-Update
  • AwcTool.exe - Add-On Tool For Advanced WindowsCare V2
  • MemCleaner.exe - Free more available memory
  • AwcControl.dll
  • AwcSchedule.dll
  • Restore.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Wizard.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MemCleaner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartRAM' which loads as C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced WindowsCare V2\MemCleaner.exe /m.

How do I remove Advanced WindowsCare Personal?

You can uninstall Advanced WindowsCare Personal 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 WindowsCare Personal 2.6.0, 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 WindowsCare Personal.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.06%
Windows 10 27.42%
Windows Vista 11.29%
Windows XP 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.43%
Windows 7 Professional 16.39%
Windows 8.1 13.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.20%
Windows 8 6.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.29%
  Australia 6.25%
  Canada 3.13%
  South Africa 3.13%
  BD 1.04%
  United Kingdom 1.04%
  India 1.04%
  Korea 1.04%
  Netherlands 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.00%
Dell 26.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Acer 8.00%
Samsung 8.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
Gateway 2.00%
Sony 2.00%
Intel 2.00%
Alienware 2.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455D 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite C675 1.89%

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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