asc.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if asc.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against threats.
Usually, this application is located in C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\ASC.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is f03726689f2ef0cf47e0fe7f7ad2cb14.
This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the entire set of features of current PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the exe is Advanced SystemCare 9.
File version extracted from the file 126.96.36.1991.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright© 2005-2016.
asc.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't work in a kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly shown to the user.
The machine code of this executable seems to be compressed or obfuscated so it can not be easily decompiled.
Some insecure features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
asc.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in asc.exe is valid. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: IObit Information Technology
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.