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Should I remove EeeInstantKey?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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EeeInstantKey is a software program developed by ASUS. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named EeeInstantKey.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 7.91 MB (8,293,025 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 33% of users of EeeInstantKey come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: asus.msn.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EeePC\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{15724454-9C56-4239-8BBD-6992833CFC29}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 7.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EeeInstantKey

  • AsAcpiSvr.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - Asus Eee PC ACPI Service
  • AsEPCMon.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - AsEPCMon
  • AsTray.exe - AsTray (Eee PC Tray Utility)
  • EeeInstantKey.exe (by ASUSTek Computer) - Eee Instant Key
  • ETDApi.dll (by ELAN Microelectronic) - ELAN Smart-Pad (ETD Set Device Config)
  • GMA500.dll - GMA500 Dynamic Link Library
  • HotKeyMon.exe - HotkeyMon
  • HotkeyService.exe - Asus Eee PC Hotkey Service
  • SuperHybridEngine.exe - Eee Super Hybrid Engine

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AsTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AsusTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\EeePC\ACPI\AsTray.exe.
  • AsAcpiSvr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AsusACPIServer' which loads as C:\Program Files\EeePC\ACPI\AsAcpiSvr.exe.
  • AsEPCMon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AsusEPCMonitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\EeePC\ACPI\AsEPCMon.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AsEPCMon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\EeePC\ACPI\AsEPCMon.exe'.
  • AsAcpiSvr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\EeePC\ACPI\AsAcpiSvr.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:658 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003538263%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00024117%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011265%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:60,826
8,062,084 average

How do I remove EeeInstantKey?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 11%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 8 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Germany 25.00%
  Austria 16.67%
  Switzerland 8.33%
  Dominican Republic 8.33%
  Taiwan 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 88.89%
Acer 11.11%
Common models
ASUSTeK 1000H 55.56%
ASUSTeK 1000HE 33.33%
ASUSTeK 901 11.11%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com


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