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What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,129
United States Rank #12,763
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Average installed length: 65.15 days


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Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018

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Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018 is a software 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named wo2018.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 66.41 MB (69,632,162 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 89% of users of Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 66.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018

Program executable:wo2018.exe
Name:Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo winoptimizer 2018\wo2018.exe
Additional files:
  • WinOptimizerContextHandler32.dll - Ashampoo WinOptimizer 15 (Ashampoo WinOptimizer 15 Explorer Contextmenu)
  • WinOptimizerContextHandler64.dll
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet 3
  • ash_libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, https://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • SetupDownloader.exe - SetupDownloader
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • 3DChartMu.ocx (by NEVRON) - NWinCtl Dynamic Link Library (NWinCtl.dll)
  • defragwrapper.dll - defragwrapper
  • EXEDecrypt.exe
  • exit.exe
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • sqlite3.dll (by SQLite Development Team) - SQLite (SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine.)
  • undelete.dll (by ALTAP) - Undelete DLL (File recovery library. http://www.altap.cz)
  • WinOptimizerFW.exe
  • WO_CheckRemove.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • WinOptimizerContextHandler32.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {A40050DF-E0DC-4620-84B1-6EEB6A6F5F86}.
  • WinOptimizerContextHandler64.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {A40050DF-E0DC-4620-84B1-6EEB6A6F5F86}.
Scheduled Task
  • WO2018.exe is scheduled as a task named 'One Click Optimierung' (runs daily at 17:00).

How do I remove Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018?

Quickly and completely remove Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2018 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 WinOptimizer 2018, 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 WinOptimizer 2018.

Win 10 81%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 80.75%
Windows 7 19.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 37.89%
Windows 10 Pro 30.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.97%
Windows 7 Professional 3.73%
Windows 8.1 3.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.31%
  Germany 3.05%
  United Kingdom 2.67%
  Netherlands 1.91%
  France 0.76%
  Italy 0.76%
  Spain 0.38%
  Portugal 0.38%
  Sweden 0.38%
  Singapore 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.47%
Hewlett-Packard 26.47%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 9.80%
Medion 8.82%
Lenovo 4.90%
Toshiba 2.94%
Gateway 0.98%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.70%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 1.85%
Acer Aspire A515-51G 1.85%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.85%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 1.85%
HP HP Notebook 1.85%

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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