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Program info

Estimated safety rating


asc.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if asc.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\ASC.exe

Usually, the default name and path where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\ASC.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is d5900223707dd41014ba8e0345df59b7.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the full power of current PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Advanced SystemCare 9

The description extracted from the file is Advanced SystemCare 9.

File version

File version extracted from the file



Company IObit.


 Copyright© 2005-2016

Copyright notice Copyright© 2005-2016.

Has valid windows


asc.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't work in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.

Is an encrypted file


The machine code of this exe appears to have been compressed or obfuscated so it can not be easily evaluated by an expert.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


asc.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to asc.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

Certifier name

 IObit Information Technology

Digitally signed by: IObit Information Technology

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.