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Should I remove Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE v.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,531
United States Rank #13,470
Reach 0.0389%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.49 days
515.89 days >
Average installed length: 271.06 days


1.12.0 100.00%

Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE v.1.12.0

What is Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE v.?  (from Ashampoo)

The Ashampoo Burning Studio 6 FREE keeps all the advantages of its predecessor and adds multi-disc file backup, an integrated audio CD ripper and further improved support for the exciting new Blu-ray format with capacities of up to 25 gigabytes per layer.


Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE v.1.12.0 is a program developed by Ashampoo. 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 burningstudio.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 60.9 MB (63,857,656 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 26% of users of Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE v. come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 60.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE v.1.12.0

Program executable:burningstudio.exe
Name:Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo burning studio free\burningstudio.exe
Additional files:
  • deutschlanddigital.exe - Deutschland Digital (Deutschland Digital Setup)
  • yoursoftwaredeals.exe - Your Software Deals (Your Software Deals Setup)
  • acdw.dll - ashampoo Optical Disc Library
  • backupextractor.exe - Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE
  • adav2.dll - Ashampoo DiscForge Anvil
  • amf_slv.exe - Ashampoo AMF Slave
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • CancelAutoplay2.exe - Cancel Autoplay 2
  • updateMediator.exe - Update Mediator
  • ashDriverSetup.exe - ashDriverSetup
  • ash_spti.dll - ASPI Emulator
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • wxmsw28u_vc_ash.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • libmp3lame.dll (by http://www.mp3dev.org/) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • acdwFLAC.dll
  • acdwVorbis.dll
  • acdwWMA.dll
  • ash_amf.dll
  • audiotools.dll
  • avcodec_ash-54.dll
  • avformat_ash-54.dll
  • avutil_ash-51.dll
  • brtcdau.dll
  • decmpa.dll
  • moviediscplugin.dll
  • swscale_ash-2.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • burningstudio.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ASHAshampoo_Burning_Studio_FREERIPONARRIVAL' with the ProgID of 'Ashampoo.BurningStudio.FREE' and the action verb 'autoplay-rip.
Scheduled Task
  • burningstudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BFC32AF9-6A6D-46E9-8613-83E007A9DB9A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE v.?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Burning Studio 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 FREE v.1.12.0, 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 Ashampoo Burning Studio FREE v..

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.10%
Windows 10 33.12%
Windows XP 4.04%
Windows Vista 2.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.22%
Windows 8.1 13.52%
Windows 7 Professional 12.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.56%
Windows 10 Home 4.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.12%
  Germany 25.88%
  Italy 9.07%
  United Kingdom 5.32%
  India 2.30%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  Canada 2.18%
  Russia 1.81%
  Brazil 1.69%
  Poland 1.69%
  Croatia 1.45%
  Czech Republic 1.45%
  Greece 1.33%
  Austria 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.03%
Dell 17.93%
Hewlett-Packard 17.06%
ASUS 12.31%
Medion 6.70%
Samsung 5.83%
Toshiba 4.97%
Intel 3.02%
Lenovo 2.81%
American Megatrends 1.94%
Common models
MEDION MS-7797 3.21%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.75%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.29%
ASUS All Series 1.83%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.83%


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