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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,837
United States Rank #13,548
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 49.02 days
669.63 days >
Average installed length: 351.84 days


10.0.15 100.00%

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Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 v10.0.15

What is Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012?

Ashampoo Burning Studio is an optical disc authoring program that it is simple, lightweight, and very easy to use. It is capable of creating compilations of CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs and disc images. It also allows the creation of DVD movies from video files.

About  (from Ashampoo)

Multi-disc file backup and restore on CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs; create compressed backup archives with powerful password protection; split archives automatically across multiple CDs, DVDs or Blu-ray discs; restore archive contents to their original locations; integrated Audio CD ripper store your audio tracks as WMA...  Read more


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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is burningstudio2012.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 142.98 KB (146,412 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pca/6/Burning_Software
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 142.98 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 v10.0.15

Program executable:burningstudio2012.exe
Name:Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo burning studio 2012\burningstudio2012.exe
(From the publisher) “Ashampoo Burning Studio Elements offers you everything you need to burn movies, music and data - fast and effectively. The software with the intuitive user interface focuses on the core competencies of burning software...”
Additional files:
  • backupextractor2012.exe - Ashampoo Backup Extractor 2012
  • acdw.dll - ashampoo Optical Disc Library
  • adav.dll - Ashampoo DiscForge Anvil
  • amf_slv.exe - Ashampoo AMF Slave
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • autorun.exe - Ashampoo Starter
  • CancelAutoplay2.exe - Cancel Autoplay 2
  • updateMediator.exe
  • CancelAutoplay.exe - Cancel Autoplay
  • ashDriverSetup.exe - ashDriverSetup
  • ash_spti.dll - ASPI Emulator
  • brtcdau.dll
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • burningstudio2012.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ASHAshampoo_Burning_Studio_2012RIPONARRIVAL' with the ProgID of 'Ashampoo.BurningStudio2012' and the action verb 'autoplay-rip.
Scheduled Task
  • burningstudio2012.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7FA68140-F33D-468A-B98F-F0309A78F5FF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • burningstudio2012.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012\burningstudio2012.exe'.

How do I remove Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Burning Studio 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 Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 v10.0.15, 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 Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.81%
Windows 10 12.22%
Windows XP 8.82%
Windows Vista 4.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.46%
Windows 7 Professional 12.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.93%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.82% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 34.82%
  Germany 22.99%
  United States 13.14%
  Poland 6.63%
  Italy 3.97%
  Austria 1.67%
  Australia 1.49%
  United Kingdom 1.36%
  Czech Republic 1.18%
  Portugal 1.12%
  France 0.99%
  Croatia 0.93%
  Sweden 0.81%
  Hungary 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.52%
Dell 17.24%
Hewlett-Packard 16.55%
ASUS 8.00%
Samsung 5.24%
Lenovo 3.86%
Intel 2.76%
American Megatrends 2.48%
Medion 1.24%
Toshiba 1.24%
Sahara 1.24%
Common models
Positivo MOBILE 5.97%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.64%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.12%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.60%
Dell Inspiron N4050 2.34%
PositivoEIH61CE 2.34%

About Ashampoo

Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG is a computer software company based in Oldenburg, Germany. They are best known for Ashampoo Burning Studio and Ashampoo WinOptimizer.
Publisher URL: www.ashampoo.com


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