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Should I remove Ashampoo Uninstaller 2017?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,618
United States Rank #17,568
Reach 0.0125%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.71 days
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Average installed length: 150.48 days


6.00.14 100.00%

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Ashampoo Uninstaller 2017


Ashampoo Uninstaller 2017 is a program developed by Ashampoo. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 12 files and is usually about 16.63 MB (17,435,042 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of Ashampoo Uninstaller 2017 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 Uninstaller 2017\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Uninstaller 2017\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Uninstaller 2017

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • defragwrapper.dll - defragwrapper
  • DfSdkS.exe (by mst software GmbH, Germany) - mst Defrag SDK (mst Defrag SDK Service)
  • DfSdkS64.exe (by mst software GmbH, Germany)
  • Helper.exe
  • IFS32.sys
  • IFS64.sys
  • UI2017.exe - Ashampoo UI 2017
  • UI2017Log.exe - Ashampoo UI2017 Log
  • undelete.dll (by ALTAP) - Undelete DLL (File recovery library. http://www.altap.cz)
  • updateMediator.exe - Update Mediator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DfSdkS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BE2364E4-D984-4134-BBFC-9246B3B5EE9F}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • DfSdkS.exe runs as a service named 'DfSdkS' (DfSdkS) "Defragmentation-Service".
  • DfSdkS64.exe runs as a service named 'DfSdkS' (DfSdkS) "Defragmentation-Service".
Startup File (User Run)
  • 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.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0202142381%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00599274%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01422149%
0.015104% average
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 2017?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Uninstaller 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Ashampoo Uninstaller 2017, 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 2017.

Win 10 82%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 81.78%
Windows 7 17.00%
Windows Vista 1.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 48.18%
Windows 10 Pro 24.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.88%
Windows 7 Professional 4.45%
Windows 8.1 4.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.38%
  Germany 32.45%
  Italy 5.96%
  Netherlands 3.64%
  France 2.32%
  United Kingdom 2.32%
  Poland 1.99%
  Austria 1.66%
  Singapore 1.66%
  Switzerland 0.66%
  Czech Republic 0.66%
  Sweden 0.66%
  Brazil 0.33%
  Canada 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.08%
Hewlett-Packard 21.23%
Medion 12.33%
Dell 10.96%
ASUS 10.96%
Lenovo 5.48%
Samsung 4.79%
Toshiba 2.05%
MSI 1.37%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.83%
ASUSTeK M32CD_A_F_K20CD_K... 2.50%
HP HP Notebook 2.50%
Acer Aspire E5-771G 1.67%
Acer Aspire E5-553G 1.67%
Acer Aspire TC-605 1.67%

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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