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IObit Advanced SystemCare 6

What is IObit Advanced SystemCare 6?  (from IObit)

Advanced SystemCare 6. What does it help? Slow down, freeze, crash and security threats are over. Advanced SystemCare Free is a comprehensive PC care utility that takes an one-click approach to help protect, repair and optimize your computer. Scanning and finding what other utilities miss, it can keep your PC error-fre...  Read more


IObit Advanced SystemCare 6 is a program developed by IObit. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The programs's main executable is asc.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 73.07 MB of memory. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 72.8 MB (76,331,394 bytes). AutoUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of IObit Advanced SystemCare 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 72.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IObit Advanced SystemCare 6

Program executable:asc.exe
Name:Advanced SystemCare 6
Signed by:IObit Information Technology
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare 6\asc.exe
Advanced SystemCare (formerly Advanced Windows Care) is a computer tool for Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 2000 created by IObit. It is used to improve computer performance and speed. Advanced SystemCare includes a free...
Additional files:
  • ActionCenterDownloader.exe - Advanced SystemCare Action Center Downlaoder (Action Center Downlaoder)
  • DelayLoad.exe - Advanced SystemCare 6 DelayLoad
  • QuickSettings.exe - Advanced SystemCare Ultimate (Quick Settings)
  • Report.exe - Advanced SystemCare Report
  • ASCInit.exe - Initialization Program (Advanced SystemCare 6 Initialization)
  • ASCTray.exe - Advanced SystemCare 6 (ASCTray)
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare 6 Autoupdate
  • Monitor.exe - Advanced SystemCare 6 Monitor
  • Register.exe - Advanced SystemCare 6 Register
  • ASCTooltips.exe - Advanced System Care (Advanced SystemCare Tooltips)
  • About.dll - Advanced SystemCare (About IObit Utilities)
  • ASCDownload.exe - Advanced SystemCare Downloader
  • ASCService.exe - Advanced SystemCare Service
  • AutoCare.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Care
  • AutoSweep.exe - Advanced SystemCare Auto Sweep
  • PerformUpdate.exe - Advanced SystemCare PerformUpdate
  • Reminder.exe - Reminder
  • InternetBooster.exe - Internet Booster (Optimizes your TCP/IP protocol, Firefox and Chrome settings to speed up Internet connection dramatically.)
  • datastate.dll - Runtime Library for ASC
  • OFCommon.dll - IObit Library (Advanced SystemCare 6 Library)
  • PowerConfig.dll - Power Config (Power Config Support)
  • ASCUpgrade.exe - Upgrader (Advanced SystemCare 6 Upgrader)
  • FfSweep.dll - Privacy Library
  • ASCComputerMenu.dll - ASCComputerMenu Module
  • ASCComputerMenu_64.dll
  • DiskScan.exe - Advanced SystemCare 6 DiskScan
  • ASCExtMenu.dll - ASCExtMenu Module
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll
  • DiskMap.dll
  • IObitLogon.dll
  • NtfsData.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ASCExtMenu_64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced SystemCare' with a class of {9486A9B2-D787-4eca-A25C-4A0086BB4154}.
  • ASCExtMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced SystemCare' with a class of {9486A9B2-D787-4eca-A25C-4A0086BB4154}.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • ASC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6E912C64-5EC0-490C-9528-855A1A7AC4BB}' (runs on registration).
  • AutoCare.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASC6_AutoCare' (runs daily at 8:00).
  • AutoSweep.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\ASC6_AutoClean.job'.
  • Monitor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\ASC6_PerformanceMonitor.job'.
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Monitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASC6_PerformanceMonitor.
  • AutoSweep.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASC6_AutoClean.
  • ASC.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ASC6_SmartScan.
  • ASCService.exe runs as a service named 'Advanced SystemCare Service 6' (AdvancedSystemCareService6) "Advanced SystemCare Service".
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • PerformUpdate.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PerformUpdate.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare 6\performupdate.exe.
  • ASCTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Advanced SystemCare 6' and executes as "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ASCTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Advanced SystemCare 6' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Reminder.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\Reminder.exe'.
  • PerformUpdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\PerformUpdate.exe'.
  • DiskScan.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\DiskScan.exe'.
  • ASCDownload.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCDownload.exe'.
Network connections
  • ASC.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:73.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0133225289%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00161422%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01170830%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:570,767
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:98.72 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:14.5 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:8.66 MB
Total CPU:0.0040166312%
Kernel CPU:0.00126179%
User CPU:0.00275484%
CPU cycles/sec:2,706
I/O reads/min:1.77 KB
Memory:11.29 MB
Total CPU:0.0039424373%
Kernel CPU:0.00180221%
User CPU:0.00214022%
CPU cycles/sec:5,014,155
I/O reads/min:3.31 KB

How do I remove IObit Advanced SystemCare 6?

You can uninstall IObit Advanced SystemCare 6 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 IObit Advanced SystemCare 6, 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 IObit Advanced SystemCare 6.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Japan 16.67%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com


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