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Should I remove Corsair Utility Engine?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,595
United States Rank #8,238
Reach 0.0330%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.04 days
178.25 days >
Average installed length: 93.66 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.15.36 2.81%
1.14.43 4.75%
1.13.36 15.12%
1.12.75 6.91%
1.11.86 2.38%
1.11.85 5.83%
1.10.67 3.24%
1.9.62 8.64%
1.8.122 3.02%
1.8.120 4.54%
1.7.106 11.66%
1.5.108 3.67%
1.5.80 7.13%
1.3.91 3.89%
1.3.70 3.02%
1.2.77 7.34%
1.2.74 0.65%
1.1.57 0.43%
1.1.56 1.08%
1.1.48 3.89%

Corsair Utility Engine

Overview

Corsair Utility Engine is a software program developed by Corsair Memory. The most common release is 1.13.36, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 69.56 MB (72,941,568 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 61% of users of Corsair Utility Engine come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corsair.com
Help link: www.corsair.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\corsair\corsair utility engine
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{715C77DC-D9A8-4B59-9115-214B880E2C70}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 69.56 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Corsair Utility Engine

  • corsairhid.exe - Corsair Utility Engine
  • macrorecording.dll
  • mediaplayerssupport.dll
  • corsairgamingaudioamd64.sys - Corsair Gaming Headset Drivers (Corsair Gaming Headset drivers package)
  • corsairgamingaudiocoinstamd64.dll - Corsair Gaming Headset drivers package co-installer
  • corsairgamingaudiocoinsti386.dll
  • corsairgamingaudioi386.sys
  • corsairgamingaudiopoamd64.dll
  • corsairgamingaudiopoi386.dll
  • corsairvbusdriver.sys - Corsair virtual device driver (Corsair virtual bus driver)
  • corsairvhiddriver.sys
  • qt5core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qt5gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qt5multimedia.dll
  • qt5network.dll
  • qt5qml.dll
  • qt5quick.dll
  • qt5widgets.dll
  • qt5xml.dll
  • fwupd.exe
  • libegl.dll
  • libglesv2.dll
  • lua52.dll
  • luaqtwrapperlibrary.dll
  • quazip.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • corsairhid.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Corsair Utility Engine' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Corsair\Corsair Utility Engine\CorsairHID.exe" --autorun.

How do I remove Corsair Utility Engine?

Quickly and completely remove Corsair Utility Engine from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Corsair Utility Engine 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 Corsair Utility Engine, 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 Corsair Utility Engine.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 70%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 69.76%
Windows 7 30.02%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 20.73%
Windows 10 Pro 20.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.90%
Windows 8.1 13.61%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.01%
  United Kingdom 8.16%
  Norway 3.75%
  Australia 3.59%
  Sweden 3.43%
  Canada 3.43%
  Germany 2.28%
  France 2.12%
  Netherlands 1.63%
  Belgium 1.14%
  DK 1.14%
  Italy 0.98%
  South Africa 0.82%
  Austria 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 27.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.00%
GIGABYTE 11.00%
Acer 11.00%
Dell 9.00%
Alienware 9.00%
Lenovo 7.00%
MSI 3.00%
Toshiba 3.00%
Apple 2.00%
Samsung 2.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 34.33%
MSI MS-7917 4.48%
MSI MS-7916 2.99%
MSI MS-7845 2.61%
MSI MS-7850 1.87%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 1.87%

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