What is Suo12_StartupManager.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Suo12_StartupManager.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Suo12_StartupManager.exe file information

The process known as Startup Manager belongs to software Advanced SystemCare (version 9, 8) by IObit (

Description: Suo12_StartupManager.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Suo12_StartupManager.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 4,075,808 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 2,489,632 bytes, 4,185,376 bytes or 3,877,664 bytes. 
The Suo12_StartupManager.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Suo12_StartupManager.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 12% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Advanced SystemCare 9 or Advanced SystemCare 8 occur, you may also completely remove it (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program), ask the developer,, for support or search for an update on the vendor’s website.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Suo12_StartupManager.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Suo12_StartupManager.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.


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Best practices for resolving Suo12_StartupManager issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Suo12_StartupManager. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Suo12_StartupManager.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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