asc.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if asc.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.
This application is normally found on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\ASC.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is e9b42f2465eb355ee44096fac032c534.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full power of modern PC processors. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the exe is Advanced SystemCare 11.
File version extracted from the file 188.8.131.52.
Legal copyright Copyright© 2005-2018 IObit.
This application does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.
The machine code of this executable seems to be compressed or obfuscated so it can not be quickly evaluated by an expert.
Some insecure functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
asc.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to asc.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
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.