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What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,292
United States Rank #13,725
Reach 0.0206%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.03 days
236.93 days >
Average installed length: 124.49 days


3.20.00 24.81%
3.10.01 75.19%

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Ashampoo HDD Control 2017

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Ashampoo HDD Control 2017 is a software program developed by Ashampoo. The most common release is 3.10.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named hddc2017.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 33.68 MB (35,318,614 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 43% of users of Ashampoo HDD Control 2017 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo HDD Control 2017\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo HDD Control 2017\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 33.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo HDD Control 2017

Program executable:hddc2017.exe
Name:Ashampoo HDD Control 2017
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo hdd control 2017\hddc2017.exe
Additional files:
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • exit.exe
  • HDDC2017Service.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HDDC2017.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HDDC2017.
  • HDDC2017Service.exe runs as a service named 'Ashampoo HDD Control 2017 Service' (HDDC2017Service).

How do I remove Ashampoo HDD Control 2017?

Quickly and completely remove Ashampoo HDD Control 2017 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ashampoo HDD Control 2017 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Ashampoo HDD Control 2017, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 HDD Control 2017.

Win 10 79%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 79.00%
Windows 7 20.50%
Windows Vista 0.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 42.46%
Windows 10 Pro 28.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.28%
Windows 7 Professional 4.52%
Windows 8.1 2.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.27%
  Germany 30.64%
  Netherlands 5.80%
  Italy 3.52%
  Poland 2.90%
  France 2.07%
  United Kingdom 1.66%
  Hungary 1.45%
  Austria 1.24%
  Sweden 1.04%
  Switzerland 0.83%
  DK 0.62%
  Spain 0.62%
  Russia 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.79%
Medion 19.31%
Hewlett-Packard 17.33%
Dell 15.35%
ASUS 13.86%
Lenovo 4.95%
MSI 1.49%
Samsung 1.49%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.65%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.65%
MSI MS-7721 2.65%
Dell XPS 8900 1.99%
Dell Vostro 460 1.99%

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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