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What is asc.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 asc.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 asc.exe run?

Process - asc.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does asc.exe start?

Scheduled task - asc.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ASC6_SmartScan'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - asc.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ASC6_SmartScan'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the asc.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of asc.exe users, 60.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is asc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01944% CPU194429.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
61.04 MB RAM283.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 45 /min2.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
2,164 GDI objects1442.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
1,250 context switches/sec1250.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare 6\asc.exe

Are there other versions of Advanced SystemCare 6?

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 asc.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 (6.1.7601.65536)

About IObit

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File details

File name: asc.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: Advanced SystemCare 6
Description: Advanced SystemCare 6
Product version: 6.4
Size: 3.87 MB
Original file name: ASC.exe

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0215653023%
Privileged CPU: 0.0021223251%
User CPU: 0.01944297719164%
Privileged CPU time: 10191.07 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 17 ms
CPU cycle count: 970,046,738
CPU cycle count /min: 1,488,243,713
Context switches /sec: 1,250
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 194.05 MB
Peak committed memory: 210.72 MB
Paged memory: 61.04 MB
Peak paged memory: 65.97 MB
Paged system memory: 156.99 KB
Non-paged system memory: 102.97 KB
Working set memory: 22.15 MB
Peak working set memory: 57.81 MB
Min working set memory: 20.31 MB
Private memory: 61.04 MB
Page faults: 1,164,528
Page faults /min: 2,388
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3,371
Read operations /min: 8
Total read transfer: 102.69 MB
Read transfer /min: 198.78 KB
Total write operations: 228
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 11.62 MB
Write transfer /min: 6.73 KB
Total other operations: 101,054
Other operations /min: 202
Total other transfer: 116.63 MB
Other Transfer /min: 254.82 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 2,164
Peak GDI objects: 1,968
USER objects: 162
Peak USER objects: 100
Handle count average: 273
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\Asc.exe"
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\Asc.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: ASC6_SmartScan
Command: \ASC6_SmartScan

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \ASC6_SmartScan

Image hashes

MD5: a4396fdb34ecce391705ab2bb7410801
SHA-1: 9c1c273e8f12860ef16ce4ec2c4f86ad82c439ab
SHA-256: c20181ec92647239f6a2b75a4c0865bd036f5dded641480bc99821675410f1f3

PE image details

File packed: No
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