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Should I remove Broadcom ASF Management Applications?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,680
United States Rank #11,099
Reach 0.0137%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.90 days
616.66 days >
Average installed length: 324.01 days


8.18.14 17.71%
8.18.07 1.11%
8.17.03 16.24%
8.06.01 32.47%
5.10.01 0.74%
5.09.01 22.14%
5.08.01 1.11%
3.16.1 1.11%
3.11.1 6.27%
3.06.5 1.11%

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Broadcom ASF Management Applications

What is Broadcom ASF Management Applications?  (from Broadcom)

If you want to configure Broadcom ASF-capable computers for out-of-band management, you must have the ASF management software installed on these computers. If the ASF management software is not installed on the Broadcom ASF-capable computers, you must install the software manually. For computers with Intel ASF, Out o...  Read more


Broadcom ASF Management Applications is a program developed by Broadcom. The most used version is 8.06.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is AsfIpMon.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 11.46 MB (12,013,398 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of Broadcom ASF Management Applications come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Broadcom.com
Help link: www.support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Broadcom\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{071B9AFA-EBE8-4ABF-8F4A-9F92612F517E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom ASF Management Applications

Program executable:AsfIpMon.exe
Name:Broadcom ASF IP Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\Broadcom\ASFIPMon\AsfIpMon.exe
Additional files:
  • AsfIpMon.exe - Broadcom ASF IP Monitor
  • ASFConfig.exe - ASF Configuration Utility

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • AsfIpMon.exe runs as a service named 'Broadcom ASF IP Monitor' (ASFIPmon) "Monitors and propagates changes in the IP settings of ASF-enabled Broadcom network interfaces.".

How do I remove Broadcom ASF Management Applications?

You can uninstall Broadcom ASF Management Applications 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 Broadcom ASF Management Applications, 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 Broadcom ASF Management Applications.

Win XP 91%
Win 10 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 94.10%
Windows 7 4.43%
Windows Vista 0.74%
Windows Server 2003 0.37%
Windows 10 0.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 95.06%
Windows 7 Professional 1.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.52%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.38%
Windows Vista Business 0.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.07%
  United Kingdom 5.54%
  Germany 2.27%
  Canada 2.02%
  Poland 1.26%
  Netherlands 1.26%
  France 1.01%
  Pakistan 1.01%
  Spain 0.76%
  Belgium 0.76%
  BG 0.76%
  Australia 0.76%
  Brazil 0.50%
  Italy 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 97.77%
Hewlett-Packard 1.12%
Sahara 0.74%
Lenovo 0.37%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 23.92%
Dell Latitude D610 16.08%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 15.29%
Dell Latitude D620 10.98%
Dell OptiPlex GX520 ... 5.88%
Dell Latitude D820 5.88%

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business.
Publisher URL: www.broadcom.com


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