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Should I remove Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE v.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,944
United States Rank #6,971
Reach 0.1038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 37.20 days
1097.53 days >
Average installed length: 576.67 days


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Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE v.6.80

What is Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE 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.

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 primary executable is named burningstudio.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 29.48 MB (30,915,579 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 6 FREE\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 29.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE v.6.80

Program executable:burningstudio.exe
Name:ashampoo Technology GmbH & Co. KG
Burning Studio 6 Free
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo burning studio 6 free\burningstudio.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:
  • BRNTCDAU.dll - Shortcut (Unicode) Dynamic Link Library (Shortcut DLL (Unicode))
  • acdw.dll - ashampoo Optical Disc Library
  • CancelAutoplay.exe - Shortcut CancelAutoplay
  • ashDriverSetup.exe - ashDriverSetup
  • 0710_remove.exe - Ashampoo Removal Tool
  • ash_spti.dll - ASPI Emulator
  • AcdwFlac.dll
  • AcdwVorbis.dll
  • AcdwWMA.dll
  • DecMPA.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • burningstudio.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ASHAshampoo_Burning_Studio_6_FREECOPYONARRIVAL' with the ProgID of 'Ashampoo.BurningStudio6FREE' and the action verb 'autoplay-copy.
Scheduled Task
  • burningstudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6308876E-01B6-4FA6-B12F-9AE37C3CD1AB}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • burningstudio.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE\burningstudio.exe'.

How do I remove Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE v.?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE 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 6 FREE v.6.80, 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 6 FREE v..

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.20%
Windows XP 11.15%
Windows 10 10.81%
Windows Vista 6.80%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.60%
Windows 7 Professional 13.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.91%
Windows 10 Home 3.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.67%
  Germany 20.16%
  Hungary 4.59%
  Italy 4.46%
  Czech Republic 3.88%
  United Kingdom 3.35%
  Australia 2.60%
  Canada 2.16%
  Israel 2.03%
  Netherlands 1.99%
  Croatia 1.90%
  Russia 1.81%
  Slovakia 1.46%
  France 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.26%
Dell 19.29%
Acer 18.92%
ASUS 9.04%
Medion 3.73%
Intel 2.89%
Toshiba 2.89%
American Megatrends 2.61%
Lenovo 1.96%
Samsung 1.96%
Sahara 1.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.16%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.23%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.08%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.85%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.85%

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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