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Should I remove Adaptec Storage Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46,069
United States Rank #46,282
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VersionDistribution 19.23% 26.92% 3.85% 3.85% 3.85% 7.69% 11.54% 7.69% 3.85% 3.85% 7.69%

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Adaptec Storage Manager

What is Adaptec Storage Manager?  (from Adaptec)

The Adaptec Storage Manager (ASM) makes it simple to view, monitor, and configure all the storage in your system built on Adaptec host bus adapters (HBAs) and RAID controllers that support ASM. Centrally manage direct attached storage (DAS) and networked storage with this single tool. Plus, manage advanced cache pools ...  Read more


Adaptec Storage Manager is a program developed by Adaptec. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is StorServ.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 73.64 KB (75,408 bytes). driverUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 50% of users of Adaptec Storage Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adaptec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Adaptec Storage Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F7BA08EA-70CD-4250-81B9-7FB9BA81CF38}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 73.64 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Adaptec Storage Manager

Program executable:StorServ.exe
Name:Adaptec Storage Manager
Adaptec Storage Manager Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Adaptec Storage Manager\StorServ.exe
Additional files:
  • afaapi.dll - RAID Controller (RAID Application Programming Interface)
  • afaappse.dll - RAID International Message Library
  • flttoaif.exe - Format Filter Program
  • aus-snmp.dll - Adaptec Storage Manager (SNMP Sub Agent)
  • hrconf.exe - Integrated RAID On Chip (IROC) Library
  • storarc.dll - Adaptec RAID Code (ARC) Library
  • storiroc.dll
  • StorServ.exe - Adaptec Storage Manager Service
  • storutil.dll - Utility/Interface Library
  • arcconf.exe
  • driverUpdate.exe
  • ntlogmsg.dll
  • regpnp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • StorServ.exe runs as a service named 'Adaptec Storage Manager Agent' (AdaptecStorageManagerAgent) "Monitors Adaptec storage controllers and provides remote management capabilities.".

How do I remove Adaptec Storage Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Adaptec Storage Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Adaptec Storage Manager from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Adaptec Storage Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Adaptec Storage Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.85%
Windows XP 26.92%
Windows Server 2003 11.54%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Windows 8 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 30.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.77%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows Home Server 2011 3.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.85%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 12.50%
  Australia 7.50%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Netherlands 5.00%
  Czech Republic 5.00%
  France 2.50%
  Italy 2.50%
  Canada 2.50%
  Austria 2.50%
  Iran 2.50%
  Greece 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Intel 10.53%
Sahara 10.53%
Alienware 10.53%
Compaq 10.53%
American Megatrends 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Dell 5.26%
Common models
MSI MS-7681 10.00%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite CMT ... 5.00%
Gigabyte GA-73VM-S2 5.00%
HP Compaq dc7700p Convert... 5.00%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 5.00%
Supermicro X7DB8 5.00%


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