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3.0.0 33.33%
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Certero AssetStudio Client


Certero AssetStudio Client is a software program developed by Certero. The most common release is 2.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1.12 MB (1,179,264 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 63% of users of Certero AssetStudio Client come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.certero.co.uk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Certero\AssetStudio\Inventory Client
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Certero\AssetStudio\Inventory Client\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Certero AssetStudio Client

  • cassvc.exe
  • castray.exe - AssetStudio Software Delivery
  • casudpln.exe - AssetStudio UDP Listener
  • swd.exe - AssetStudio Software Delivery Client
  • cclihlp.dll - client helper library
  • CHKCPU32.exe (by Jan Steunebrink) - Chkcpu32 (CPU Identification utility)
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)
  • inv.exe - Inv
  • casevent.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • cassvc.exe runs as a service named 'CAS Client' (CASSvc) "AssetStudio inventory and software delivery client".

How do I remove Certero AssetStudio Client?

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Or, you can uninstall Certero AssetStudio Client 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 Certero AssetStudio Client, 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 Certero AssetStudio Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 66.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  United Kingdom 37.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Sony 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Common models
Sony VGN-NS30Z_S 33.33%
HP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF 33.33%


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