asc.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if asc.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against threats.
Usually, this program is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\ASC.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 4041043d7add5d535333dda250f02361.
This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire power of modern computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the program is Advanced SystemCare 11.
File version stored as a property 188.8.131.52.
Legal copyright Copyright© 2005-2018 IObit.
This exe does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad thing.
Some insecure features of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
asc.exe has a digital signature. Today most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from asc.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: IObit Information Technology
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.