Advance System Care

By GoldSparrow in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 4,806
Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 15,563
First Seen: March 13, 2017
Last Seen: September 20, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The Advance System Care at should not be mistaken for Advanced SystemCare by IObit Software even if that was the intention of the company behind the Advance System Care. The Advance System Care product is associated with that is not a top-level domain (TLD) and claims to offer system optimization features to the Windows OS users. The Advance System Care has a support line on +855-433-5747, which appears to be operated by that is a free domain (as of March 14th, 2017) and does not host content. Apparently, resembles, which offers technical support services to Best Buy customers.

The Advance System Care is said to help users clean, optimize, and speed up their PCs in the span of two clicks on 'Scan' and 'Fix problems.' Computer users are welcomed to install the trial version of the Advance System Care that allows them to determine the state of their OSes and receive reports for problems daily until the trial period ends in 30 days. You will need to pay a monthly subscription of 29.95 USD for the first six months and 14.97 USD every subsequent month if you intend to use the Advance System Care and address the problems it has found. You may want to avoid paying for services by the Advance System Care considering that it is a repacked and re-branded version of the Advanced PC Fixer and the Advanced PC Care that were released by Pcvark Software Pvt. Ltd. The company mentioned before is known to develop questionable system optimizers that tend to support the same array of functionality in the Task Scheduler, Disk Defragmenter, Disk Cleanup, Registry Editor, and Service.msc, which come in the Windows OS and you paid for. There is no proof that the Advance System Care performs better that the built-in tools on Windows and you might want to reconsider installing and buying the Advance System Care.

The Advance System Care is classified as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that is connected to questionable domains and misleading promotional materials to generate revenue. Pcvark Software Pvt. Ltd. is not recognized as a trusted service provider and their product, the Advance System Care, might not speed up your computer. If you experience difficulties removing the Advance System Care by Pcvark Software Pvt. Ltd. manually, you may want to use a credible security suite to purge the program from your machine. AV programs may flag the files related to the Advance System Care as:

  • AdvPCTools
  • Adware ( 004f83121 )
  • Adware.Systemcare.5435872[h]
  • PUP.Optional.AdvanceSystemCare
  • Program.Unwanted.1884
  • Risktool.Systemcare
  • Riskware/SystemCare
  • Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Advance System Care

File System Details

Advance System Care may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. scad.exe 6c1992a64729a09520a9e9e5c76fd646 497
2. scad.exe bd50d6fbecadff55a36cfecf66805ba4 112
3. scad.exe 6ff3379e57558bb0b19d76369b1bd6ae 65
4. scad.exe d623a593f2527fb8f3dfd1df249e2e7a 44
5. scad.exe 3a1169123f6994f2f005ee76b3de943a 29
6. scad.exe 54181ecf89df89d291008991bdb7c91a 28
7. scad.exe c160b3be9db0e5178f4576eb53dab5c1 23
8. scad.exe c302033b40ed6fd4714af39098c53cd9 21
9. scad.exe b7a2bda49de44bec785d5bdb0f9c3149 19
10. scad.exe 692367cc4f775c830f3cb02e7bdbc29b 19
11. scad.exe d4c8077fd0a1094b21f2f24f258bd88b 19
12. scad.exe 47a8b6334f555ac006faae61084b17bf 17
13. scad.exe dd774c7093ca8eaa4de0f0c73153d460 17
14. scad.exe 30b7a2a2e0d037d4b7a5b2325987c74e 16
15. scad.exe 314b6dcdc62bc7a9e435223472c90434 14
16. scad.exe 6f277b2f9c268998510e77c255c51790 14
17. scad.exe 78c643f1239b5402c504a59ab4338749 11
18. scad.exe 799df252ccd2593b8cd1fda35df71dd4 10
19. scad.exe a3f26f395913912e544b10b35c292c1c 5
20. ascsitesetup.exe 70da88a719c711edc59212930defa810 1

Registry Details

Advance System Care may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
Advance -System Care.lnk
Advance System Care.lnk
Buy Advance System Care.lnk
Uninstall Advance System Care.lnk
Regexp file mask
%WINDIR%\System32\Tasks\Advance System Care_Logon
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Advance System Care_Logon


Advance System Care may create the following directory or directories:

%PROGRAMFILES%\Advance System Care

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