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Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v.5.0.1

What is Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v.?

Ashampoo UnInstaller is an uninstall utility designed to remove other software or parts of it from a computer.

About  (from Ashampoo)

Ashampoo Uninstaller completely eliminates this problem. It lets you test software with confidence because you can be sure that no trace of programs you remove are left anywhere on your system. It does this by comparing compact “Before” and “After” snapshots that identify exactly where all program components and settin...  Read more


Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v.5.0.1 is a program developed by Ashampoo. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 installer includes 13 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 29% of users of Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v. come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo UnInstaller 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo UnInstaller 5\unins000.exe" /SILENT

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v.5.0.1

  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • updateMediator.exe - Update Mediator
  • defragwrapper.dll - defragwrapper
  • Helper.exe
  • UI5.exe
  • UI5Guard.exe
  • UI5Log.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • DfSdkS.exe (by mst software GmbH, Germany) - mst Defrag SDK (mst Defrag SDK Service)
  • DfSdkS64.exe (by mst software GmbH, Germany)
  • sqlite3.dll
  • undelete.dll (by ALTAP) - Undelete DLL (File recovery library. http://www.altap.cz)
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DfSdkS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BE2364E4-D984-4134-BBFC-9246B3B5EE9F}' (runs on registration).
  • UI5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{31772069-96EA-405E-B0FA-1F7300D8D37D}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • UI5Guard.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Ashampoo Uninstaller 5 Guard.
2 Services
  • DfSdkS.exe runs as a service named 'DfSdkS' (DfSdkS) "Defragmentation-Service".
  • DfSdkS64.exe runs as a service named 'DfSdkS' (DfSdkS) "Defragmentation-Service".
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • UI5Log.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Ashampoo Uninstaller 5 Reboot' and executes as "C:\Ashampoo\UnInstaller\UI5Log.exe" -REBOOT 5488 289679.
  • DfSdkS.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'mst Defrag SDK Service' and executes as C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 9\DfSdkS.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • UI5Guard.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Ashampoo Uninstaller 5 Guard' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo UnInstaller 5\UI5Guard.exe" -TRAY.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.02 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011179527%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00052313%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00059482%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,113,762
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:15.49 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:4.04 MB
Total CPU:0.0202142381%
Kernel CPU:0.00599274%
User CPU:0.01422149%
Memory:3.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0002954870%
Kernel CPU:0.00010524%
User CPU:0.00019025%
CPU cycles/sec:10,009,569
I/O reads/min:12.19 KB

How do I remove Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v.?

You can uninstall Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 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 UnInstaller 5 v.5.0.1, 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 UnInstaller 5 v..

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.35%
Windows 10 11.76%
Windows XP 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.37%
Windows 7 Professional 17.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.97%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.99%
Windows 8 Pro 2.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.33%
  Germany 13.33%
  Iran 9.33%
  Austria 5.33%
  France 4.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  Netherlands 4.00%
  Poland 4.00%
  Australia 2.67%
  Belgium 2.67%
  Brazil 2.67%
  Czech Republic 2.67%
  DK 2.67%
  Russia 2.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.78%
Acer 19.57%
Dell 15.22%
ASUS 8.70%
American Megatrends 6.52%
Intel 4.35%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 3.92%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.92%
Gigabyte P35-DS3R 3.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 1.96%
Gigabyte M61PME-S2P 1.96%
Gigabyte H55M-S2V 1.96%

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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