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Should I remove Advanced WindowsCare Professional?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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2.9.0 65.00%
2.7.2 20.00%
2.7.1 15.00%

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Advanced WindowsCare Professional

What is Advanced WindowsCare Professional?  (from IObit)

Advanced SystemCare 6 PRO provides automated and all-in-one PC care service with Malware Removal, Registry Fix, Privacy Protection, Performance Tune-up, and System Cleaning capabilities. It also creates superior and safer online experience with the latest Surfing Protection and Internet Boost technology, ensuring you t...  Read more


Advanced WindowsCare Professional is a program developed by IObit. The most used version is 2.9.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 awc.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 17.48 MB (18,330,717 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 XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 22% of users of Advanced WindowsCare Professional come from Germany, it is also popular in Brazil and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced WindowsCare V2 Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced WindowsCare V2 Pro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 17.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced WindowsCare Professional

Program executable:awc.exe
Advanced WindowsCare V2 Professional
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced windowscare v2 pro\awc.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoCare.exe - Advanced WindowsCare AutoCare
  • DiskManager.exe - DiskExplorer (Disk Explorer)
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Advanced WindowsCare Professional Auto-Update
  • AwcTool.exe - Add-On Tool For Advanced WindowsCare V2
  • MemCleaner.exe - Free more available memory
  • RegistryCleaner.exe - IObit Registry Cleaner Beta
  • Restore.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Wizard.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AutoUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'AwcProUpdate' (runs daily at 8:00 PM).
  • AutoCare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Advanced WindowsCare V2 Pro' (runs daily at 4:30 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Awc.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Advanced WindowsCare Pro Startup.
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 Professional?

You can uninstall Advanced WindowsCare Professional 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 Professional, 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 Professional.

Win XP 35%
Win 10 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 35.00%
Windows Vista 30.00%
Windows 7 30.00%
Windows 10 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.74% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 21.74%
  Brazil 17.39%
  United States 17.39%
  Israel 8.70%
  BG 8.70%
  Sweden 4.35%
  Austria 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  Egypt 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.22%
Dell 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Sahara 5.56%
Toshiba 5.56%
MSI 5.56%
Intel 5.56%
Gateway 5.56%
Common models
Packard Bell imedia S3800 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850 6.25%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 6.25%
Micro-Star MSI Notebook V... 6.25%
HYRICAN_AG M550SE/M660SE 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 6.25%

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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