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What is asctray.exe?

Part of Advanced SystemCare 6 by IObit

What is it?

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 version and a PRO version. Functions on both versions include cleaning up computer registries, do a disk defragmentation, scan for malware, and clean up broken shortcuts. Advanced SystemCare includes utilities such as tuneup, security and admin tools.
Description of asctray.exe from IObit
Advanced SystemCare Free (formerly Advanced WindowsCare Personal) has a one-click approach to help protect, repair, clean, and optimize your PC. With over 100 MILLION downloads since 2006, this fantastic, award-winning, free PC repair software is a "must-have" tool for your computer. 100% safe with no adware, spyware, or viruses; a PC maintenance program that's incredibly easy to use. Why waste money on expensive "registry cleaners" to fix your PC when Advanced SystemCare Free will repair, tune, and maintain it for you – for free! A simple registry cleaner cannot give you true performance boost. Advanced SystemCare Free 5 combines Registry clean, defrag, system tune-up, shortcut fix, privacy sweep, junk files clean, disk fix and optimization, and more, to guarantee your PC run like a new one. With our innovative "DEEP SCAN" technology, Advanced SystemCare has the highest detection rate in the industry and it is able to find the right root of your PC trouble.
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How does asctray.exe run?

Process - asctray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. asctray.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does asctray.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - asctray.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Advanced SystemCare 6' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the asctray.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of asctray.exe users, 91.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is asctray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.07782% CPU778209.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.75 MB RAM40.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
68 GDI objects45.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare 6\asctray.exe

Are there other versions of Advanced SystemCare 6?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Advanced SystemCare 6.

What programs install asctray.exe?

Advanced SystemCare 6 by IObit - Advanced SystemCare 6 is a software program used to improve computer performance and speed. Advanced SystemCare includes a free version and a PRO version. Functions on both versions include cleaning up computer registrie
Program URL: www.iobit.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\
Size: 69.48 MB
IObit Advanced SystemCare 6 by IObit
Program URL: www.iobit.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\
Size: 72.8 MB

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro N (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: asctray.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: Advanced SystemCare 6
Description: ASCTray
Product version: 6.2
Size: 480.31 KB
Original file name: ASCTray.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/7/2009
Expiration date: 1/4/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0797637649%
Privileged CPU: 0.0019428590%
User CPU: 0.07782090587578%
Privileged CPU time: 848131.95 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1,848 ms
CPU cycle count: 702,295,467
CPU cycle count /min: 11,133,048
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 93.22 MB
Peak committed memory: 97.63 MB
Paged memory: 8.75 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.85 MB
Paged system memory: 129.85 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.49 KB
Working set memory: 5.1 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.71 MB
Min working set memory: 4.74 MB
Private memory: 8.75 MB
Page faults: 6,233
Page faults /min: 18
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 73
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 9.83 MB
Read transfer /min: 14.23 KB
Total write operations: 3
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 75 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,382
Other operations /min: 3
Total other transfer: 47.05 KB
Other Transfer /min: 64 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 68
Peak GDI objects: 75
USER objects: 31
Peak USER objects: 33
Handle count average: 119
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart
"C:\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe"
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe"
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart

Startup files (user) run details

Name: Advanced SystemCare 6
Command: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart

Image hashes

MD5: 78185a1c861fa7ad6be016d54d050119
SHA-1: a2e975f4d2805787ef6b4cdb0c3fc3be114dac1e
SHA-256: abc1d092973f8e04329356c9be192818760d050ed24ad5888ca6140e228396b7

PE image details

File packed: No
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