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What is ASCTray.exe?

ASCTray.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if ASCTray.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

ASCTray.exe file information

The process known as Advanced SystemCare (version 5 Tray, 7, 4 Tray) or Advanced SystemCare Tray belongs to software Advanced SystemCare (version 5, 6, 4, 7, 5 Tray) or Advanced SystemCare Ultimate (version 6) by IObit (www.iobit.com).

Description: ASCTray.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. ASCTray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 491,840 bytes (23% of all occurrences), 512,384 bytes and 14 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/asctray.exe.html 
It is not a Windows core file. ASCTray.exe is digitally signed. It is a Verisign signed file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program is not visible. ASCTray.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of problems with ASCTray.exe, you may also do the following:

  • search the support area on the Iobit website
  • update the program
  • uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Advanced SystemCare 5 or Advanced SystemCare 6

Recommended: Identify ASCTray.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ASCTray.exe. Therefore, you should check the ASCTray.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

its a system utility
Program csere közben találtam rá általánosságok megjelölése mellett. Uninteligens és tolakodó.Igaz ingyenes,de lehet érte nagy árat fizetni
Qu'il peut geler l'ordinateur
It is from advanced system care, and is a great utility according to some. I personally dislike it
  Beats   (further information)
ASC tray scanner is free but not fixing the problems it "detects".Not happy at all.

Summary: Average user rating of ASCTray.exe: based on 5 votes with 5 user comments.
One user thinks ASCTray.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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