asc.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if asc.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against threats.
This application is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\ASC.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 2464832f559ca6bb34856b5ad8a1c30a.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire power of current computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the program is Advanced SystemCare 9.
File version 188.8.131.520.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright© 2005-2016.
asc.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't work in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to the user.
The machine code of this exe seems to have been compressed or obfuscated so it can not be quickly decompiled.
Some insecure features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
asc.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in asc.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: IObit Information Technology
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.