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What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,269
United States Rank #23,563
Reach 0.0070%


1.00.13 85.19%
1.00.11 11.11%
1.00.04 2.22%
1.00.03 1.48%

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Fan Xpert

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Fan Xpert is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is 1.00.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is qfan3.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 4.22 MB (4,422,905 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 46% of users of Fan Xpert come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\Fan Xpert
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{62C6F05A-5E4B-
Estimated size: 4.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fan Xpert

Program executable:qfan3.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\fan xpert\qfan3.exe
Additional files:
  • AsAcpi.dll - AsAcpi Dynamic Link Library (ASUS ACPI Interface)
  • QFan.dll (by AsusTek) - AiGear Dynamic Link Library (AiGear DLL)
  • AsUninsHlp.dll (by asusTEK) - asusTEK AsUninsHlp (AsUninsHlp)
  • AsInsHelp.dll (by asusTEK) - asusTEK AsInsHelp (AsInsHelp)
  • pngio.dll
  • QFanHelp.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QFanHelp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QFan Help' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ASUS\Fan Xpert\QFanHelp.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.18 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0018670192%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00125821%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00060881%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Fan Xpert?

Quickly and completely remove Fan Xpert from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Fan Xpert 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 Fan Xpert, 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 Fan Xpert.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.15%
Windows 10 8.15%
Windows XP 2.96%
Windows Vista 0.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 45.19%
Windows 7 Professional 26.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.96%
Windows 10 Pro 2.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 2.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.96%
  Germany 6.83%
  Italy 6.21%
  France 4.97%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Switzerland 3.73%
  Canada 3.73%
  Australia 3.11%
  Netherlands 3.11%
  Taiwan 2.48%
  Austria 1.86%
  Poland 1.86%
  Belgium 1.24%
  RS 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 35.48%
Acer 32.26%
ASUS 12.90%
Dell 9.68%
Hewlett-Packard 9.68%
Common models
SYX SYX-SBT-X58 50.00%
MSI MS-7917 25.00%
ASUS All Series 25.00%

About ASUS

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


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