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Should I remove Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 v.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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United States Rank #8,097
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.48 days
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Average installed length: 270.95 days


10.0.15 100.00%

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Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 v.10.0.15

What is Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 v.?

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.


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 primary executable is named burningstudio2012.exe. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 50.11 MB (52,546,555 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
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: 50.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 v.10.0.15

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
  • ashampoo_burning_studio_2012_10.0.15_12284.exe - Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 (Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 Setup)
  • 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
  • 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).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012\unins000.exe'.
  • 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 v.?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Burning Studio 2012 v. 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 v.10.0.15, 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 v..

Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.35%
Windows 10 13.91%
Windows XP 7.81%
Windows Vista 4.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.28%
Windows 7 Professional 15.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.20%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.06% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 29.06%
  United States 25.72%
  United Kingdom 4.46%
  MA 3.95%
  Belgium 3.14%
  Canada 2.43%
  Italy 2.23%
  Australia 2.18%
  France 2.08%
  DZ 1.92%
  Austria 1.57%
  Netherlands 1.16%
  TN 1.01%
  Poland 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.05%
Dell 19.70%
Acer 18.89%
ASUS 6.77%
Medion 5.25%
Toshiba 5.05%
Samsung 3.23%
American Megatrends 1.72%
Lenovo 1.72%
Intel 1.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.91%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.45%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.22%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.30%

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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