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Startup program entry details:

Launch As Cmd Runner (AsCmd.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Not required or not recommended - typically infrequently used tasks that can be started manually if necessary

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.

Description:

Part of the AI Direct Link data transfer utility included with some ASUS motherboards. "Lightning Fast Data Linkage between Your PC & Laptop AI Direct Link can easily and efficiently transfer large amounts of data via the network cable - saving up to 70% of the total time taken. With AI Direct Link, it becomes easy to backup or share large data files like movies or other media content". The exact purpose it unknown and it doesn't remain in memory. Loading AI Direct Link via Start → All Porgrams runs this file which loads the associated System Tray entry (AsShare.exe)

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Launch As Cmd Runner] "C:\Program Files\ASUS\AI Direct Link\AsCmd.exe" -reg

Other information:

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