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.
Usually, the default name and path where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare\ASC.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is d5900223707dd41014ba8e0345df59b7.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
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.
The description extracted from the file is Advanced SystemCare 9.
File version extracted from the file 188.8.131.521.
Copyright notice Copyright© 2005-2016.
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.
The machine code of this exe appears to have been compressed or obfuscated so it can not be easily evaluated by an expert.
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.
asc.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to asc.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
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.