Should I block it?

60%
60% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions

5.3.0.272 71.43%
5.2.0.257 21.43%
5.1.0.232 7.14%

Relationships

Parent processes
Related files

asctray.exe

Advanced SystemCare 5 Tray by IObit Information Technology (Signed)

Remove asctray.exe
Version:   5.3.0.272
MD5:   c6c3ce74ff3a0ee4d14be5bc0497fa7c
SHA1:   a99267dbe6033b7639e725be84910187dcee259c
SHA256:   254b41377d62e0ff12d09a6a31cdcd90e29cfd3a101e86b2b89207da42dbcf73

What is asctray.exe?

Advanced SystemCare (formerly Advanced Windows Care) is a computer tool for Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 2000 created by IObit. It is used to improve computer performance and speed. Advanced SystemCare includes a free version and a PRO version. Functions on both versions include cleaning up computer registries, do a disk defragmentation, scan for malware, and clean up broken shortcuts. Advanced SystemCare includes utilities such as tuneup, security and admin tools.

About asctray.exe (from IObit Information Technology)

Advanced SystemCare Free (formerly Advanced WindowsCare Personal) has a one-click approach to help protect, repair, clean, and optimize your PC. With over 100 MILLION downloads since 2006, this fantas

DetailsDetails

File name:asctray.exe
Publisher:IObit
Product name:Advanced SystemCare 5 Tray
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare 5\asctray.exe
File version:5.3.0.272
Product version:5.3.0.0
Size:281.38 KB (288,128 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:IObit Information Technology
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
IObit
18% remove
Advanced SystemCare is stated to improve computer performance and speed. Advanced SystemCare includes a free version and a paid version. Functions on both versions include cleaning up computer registries, do a disk defragmentation, scan for malware, and clean up broken shortcuts. Advanced SystemCare includes utilities such as tuneup, security and admin tools. Free version's functionality include basic system clean, fix, and optimization...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Advanced SystemCare 5' → "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 5\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.02328365%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.01147020%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.01181345%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:161 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:12,045/sec
17,470,203/sec
Memory
Private memory:4.9 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):5.3 MB
Private (minimum):3.26 MB
Non-paged memory:4.9 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:85.24 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):89.11 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:4.09 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):10.95 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:4,936/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:7.04 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:0 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:7 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:1/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:2
12
Handles:139
600
GUI GDI count:60
103
GUI GDI peak:63
142
GUI USER count:26
49
GUI USER peak:26
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Medium
Platform:64-bit
Command lines:
  • "C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare 5\asctray.exe" /autostart
  • "C:\Program Files\iobit\advanced systemcare 5\asctray.exe"
Owner:User
Parent processes:

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.71%
Windows 7 Home Basic 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 21.43%
Windows Vista Home Premium 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 7.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 53.85% of Advanced SystemCare 5 Tray.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Sony 85.71%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
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