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Intel Matrix Storage Manager and Intel Turbo Memory

Overview

Intel Matrix Storage Manager and Intel Turbo Memory is a program developed by Intel. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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). The main program executable is shell.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 41.21 MB (43,208,995 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 36% of users of Intel Matrix Storage Manager and Intel Turbo Memory come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Uninstall\imsmudlg.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 41.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Matrix Storage Manager and Intel Turbo Memory

Program executable:shell.exe
Name:Intel(R) Matrix Storage Console
Path:C:\Program Files\intel\intel matrix storage manager\shell.exe
MD5:58e8f0efb8eb98db8558ff318b691384
Additional files:
  • RAIDWizCFE.dll - Create RAID Volume from Existing Hard Drive Wizard
  • RAIDWizCFE_FRA.dll
  • PlugInRAID_FRA.dll - RAID Plug-in for Intel(R) Matrix Storage Console
  • PlugInSATA_FRA.dll - SATA Plug-in for Intel(R) Matrix Storage Console
  • ISDI.dll - Intel Storage Driver Interface Dynamic Lib
  • Shell_FRA.dll - Intel(R) Matrix Storage Console
  • migrStatus.exe - RAID Plug-in Migration Status
  • MigrStatus_FRA.dll
  • RAIDWizR.dll - Rebuild RAID Volume Wizard
  • RAIDWizR_FRA.dll
  • RAIDWizC.dll - Create RAID Volume Wizard
  • RAIDWizC_FRA.dll
  • RAIDWizD.dll - Delete RAID Volume Wizard
  • RAIDWizD_FRA.dll
  • RAIDWizM.dll - Modify RAID Volume Wizard
  • RAIDWizM_FRA.dll
  • IAAMON_FRA.dll - RAID Event Monitor (Event Monitor User Notification Tool)
  • IAAnotif.exe
  • RaidWizCnG.dll - Clone-n-Go Wizard
  • RAIDWizCnG_FRA.dll
  • PI_IMSM.dll - RAID CCU plug-in
  • IAANTmon.exe - RAID Monitor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Shell.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D3CAD103-783B-4858-8031-0F452574F573}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • IAANTmon.exe runs as a service named 'IAANTMON' (IAANTMON).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • migrStatus.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'RAID_Migration_Status' which loads as C:\Program Files1\Intel\INTELM~1\MigrStatus.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • IAAnotif.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IAAnotif' which loads as C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaanotif.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

IAAnotif.exe
Memory:2.27 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004419290%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00029438%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00014755%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:16,670
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average
IAANTmon.exe
Memory:2.06 MB
Total CPU:0.0021220336%
Kernel CPU:0.00057590%
User CPU:0.00154613%
CPU cycles/sec:716,545
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Intel Matrix Storage Manager and Intel Turbo Memory?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager and Intel(R) Turbo Memory from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Matrix Storage Manager and Intel Turbo Memory 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 Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager and Intel(R) Turbo Memory, 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 Intel Matrix Storage Manager and Intel Turbo Memory.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 11%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.89%
Windows 8 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 44.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 10 Home 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows Se7en Titan 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.71%
  Spain 21.43%
  France 14.29%
  Portugal 14.29%
  Germany 7.14%
  Romania 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.57%
ASUS 28.57%
Lenovo 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Common models
LENOVO 4063JP4 22.22%
Acer Aspire 6930G 22.22%
LG Electronics R510-S.AP2... 11.11%
FUJITSU SIEMENS AMILO Si ... 11.11%
ASUSTeK M70Vm 11.11%
ASUSTeK G2S 11.11%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com

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