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Should I remove FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,299
United States Rank #40,999
Reach 0.0048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 340.62 days
1192.33 days >
Average installed length: 626.48 days


1.34 4.35%
1.32 2.17%
1.22 16.30%
1.21 60.87%
1.2 13.04%
1.0.0 3.26%

FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo

What is FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo?  (from Abbott Labs)

Now it's easy to manage your diabetes on-the-go. The small, discreet FreeStyle Lite system offers big advantages. There's no coding needed and this meter requires the smallest blood sample size.1 Plus, it has a convenient backlight and test strip port light, so you can test anytime.


FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo is a software program developed by Abbott Labs. The most common release is 1.21, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 23 files and is usually about 65.44 MB (68,614,803 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 22% of users of FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abbott.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo\Uninstall FreestyleAutoAssistNeo.exe
Estimated size: 65.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo

  • Uninstall FreestyleAutoAssistNeo.exe - FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo
  • adcmal.exe - MAL Server
  • adcalneo.exe
  • FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo.exe
  • MASClientLib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • adcmal.exe runs as a service named 'Neo MAS Service' (Neo MAS Service) "Support for Abbott Diabetes Care Neo meters".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • adcmal.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'autoassistneomasexe' which loads as C:\Program Files\FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo\adcmal.exe.
  • adcalneo.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'autoassistneoautorunexe' which loads as C:\Program Files\FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo\adcalneo.exe.

How do I remove FreeStyle Auto-Assist Neo?

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

Win 8 55%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.43%
Windows 7 40.22%
Windows Vista 2.17%
Windows Server 2003 1.09%
Windows XP 1.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.17%
Windows 10 Home 20.65%
Windows 10 Pro 17.39%
Windows 7 Professional 10.87%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.43%
Windows 8.1 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.22%
  Germany 17.17%
  United Kingdom 10.10%
  Australia 9.09%
  France 6.06%
  Canada 5.05%
  Italy 5.05%
  Austria 4.04%
  Portugal 4.04%
  Ireland 4.04%
  Sweden 3.03%
  Czech Republic 3.03%
  Switzerland 2.02%
  Spain 2.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Lenovo 16.36%
Acer 14.55%
Medion 12.73%
Dell 9.09%
ASUS 7.27%
Toshiba 7.27%
Sony 3.64%
MSI 1.82%
American Megatrends 1.82%
Samsung 1.82%
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