Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware.
Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. It can not be set to quietly run in the background - no idea what the schedule is as it is constantly popping up nag windows that it needs administrator permission to make changes to the computer.
This download is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system on a laptop or desktop PC from computer utilities without restrictions.
ASUS Manager Update 2.08.04 is available to all software users as a free download for Windows 10 PCs but also without a hitch on Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Well - at least these popups are in the middle of screen and can be closed off without hassle.
Update once a day at start up is sufficient, as other software looks after updates as well..
A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version).