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Should I remove Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 v.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #10,302
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 274.35 days


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Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 v.2.0.1

What is Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 v.?  (from Ashampoo)

Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 enables you to use the complete power of your processor in the best possible way, while it hardly uses up any resources itself thanks to driver technology. The optimization of single processes can take place fully-automatic or manually. Furthermore, the new Live Tuner accelerates the start of new ...  Read more


Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 v.2.0.1 is a software program developed by Ashampoo. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The programs's main executable is act2.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 23.09 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 27.16 MB (28,475,731 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 48% of users of Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 v. come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Core Tuner 2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Core Tuner 2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 27.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 v.2.0.1

Program executable:act2.exe
Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 Client
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo core tuner 2\act2.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • ashampoo_core_tuner_2_e2.0.1_sm.exe - Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 (Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 Setup)
  • yoursoftwaredeals.exe - Your Software Deals (Your Software Deals Setup)
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • updateMediator.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ACT2.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Ashampoo Core Tuner 2.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ACT2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Ashampoo Core Tuner 2' which loads as C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Core Tuner 2\ACT2.exe -TRAY.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:23.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005194679%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00026150%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025797%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,193,636
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:8.54 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 v.?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 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 Core Tuner 2 v.2.0.1, 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 Core Tuner 2 v..

Win 10 54%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.21%
Windows 7 39.44%
Windows XP 3.70%
Windows Vista 2.57%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 29.78%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.11%
Windows 10 Home 9.74%
Windows 7 Professional 8.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.78% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 47.78%
  United States 14.51%
  United Kingdom 5.79%
  Netherlands 4.70%
  France 3.10%
  Austria 2.89%
  Italy 2.64%
  Belgium 2.27%
  Australia 2.14%
  Spain 1.30%
  Poland 1.17%
  DK 0.88%
  Switzerland 0.84%
  Russia 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 60.56%
Hewlett-Packard 9.26%
Acer 8.81%
Dell 7.23%
ASUS 4.31%
Toshiba 1.40%
American Megatrends 0.76%
Lenovo 0.76%
Samsung 0.76%
Intel 0.70%
Common models
MEDION MS-7848 21.58%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 12.01%
MEDION X782X 2.81%
Medion Akoya E7227 1.97%
Medion Akoya P7631 1.88%
Medion E6234 1.88%

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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