VersionsVersions 32.43% 16.22% 51.35%
(Note, IObit Information Technology publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)



Advanced SystemCare 7 by IObit Information Technology (Signed)

Remove ascplugin_protection.dll


ascplugin_protection.dll has 3 known versions, the most recent one is It is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as a Browser Helper Object, often without any obvious user interface, and will start when IE loads. The average file size is about 652.48 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to IObit Information Technology by the certification authority VeriSign. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program Surfing Protection from IObit.


File name:ascplugin_protection.dll
Product name:Advanced SystemCare 7
Description:Advanced SystemCare 7 ASCPlugin_Protection
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\iobit\surfing protection\browerprotect\ascplugin_protection.dll
Issued to:IObit Information Technology
Authority (CA):VeriSign

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Advanced SystemCare 7.)
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of ascplugin_protection.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects'
  • BHO CLSID: {BA0C978D-D909-49B6-AFE2-8BDE245DC7E6}

VersionsAll file variations of ascplugin_protection.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
7a2ddd06bb5c84b3a312951ca5fdaebd 22dac9f6c1ca0accfc633fd9f6b7f6750babb5b3 653.81 KB
b879ad779e49b08ed6913137e52b4160 893310e3da92fbfed13c219df2d84ea616f8b9e2 649.81 KB
edf9d5a6eabd82c3a6c44651a3438532 afa00ea63eac50965ed8470adef59aec520e0724 653.81 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.81%
Windows 8.1 10.81%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 5.41%
Windows 8 Pro 5.41%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 5.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.70%
Windows 8 2.70%
Windows 7 Starter 2.70%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.70%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 54.05% of Advanced SystemCare 7.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 29.55%
Dell 27.27%
Acer 13.64%
Intel 9.09%
Sony 4.55%
ASUS 4.55%
Toshiba 4.55%
Compaq 4.55%
Samsung 2.27%
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