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Should I remove Intel Media Share Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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Intel Media Share Software


Intel Media Share Software 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. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 39.49 MB (41,405,575 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 45% of users of Intel Media Share Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Media Share Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6CC53910-973E-4DD4-AC3D-E2A3E5439346}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 39.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Media Share Software

  • Intel SoftDMA.dll - Intel(R) Media Share Software (Media playback)
  • ViivMonitor.exe - Intel(R) Media Share Monitor
  • AsfParser.dll - Intel® Media Share Software (Intel DirectShow filter for ASF parser)
  • CPUInfo.dll - CPUInfo
  • dlldlg.dll - Component of Intel® Media Share Software
  • DTCPIP_sink.dll - DTCPIPDLL Dynamic Link Library
  • IMSS.exe
  • IMSSync.exe - Intel(R) Media Share Synch service
  • IntelMobileEH.DLL - IntelMob Dynamic Link Library
  • SoftDMA_ENU.dll - Intel(r) Media Share Software Resource Library
  • SoftDMAInterface.dll - SoftDMAI Dynamic Link Library
  • SourceFilter.dll - Intel Source Filter
  • SPTools.dll - SPTools Dynamic Link Library
  • SyncSvr.dll - SyncSvr Dynamic Link Library
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • IMSSync.exe runs as a service named 'Intel(R) Media Share Synch Service' (IMSSync) "Provides media download service for Intel(R) Media Share Software.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ViivMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ViivMonitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Media Share Software\ViivMonitor.exe.

How do I remove Intel Media Share Software?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) Media Share Software 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 Media Share Software 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) Media Share Software, 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 Media Share Software.

Win Vista (SP2) 67%
Win 8 17%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 66.67%
Windows 7 16.67%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows Vista Business 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  United Kingdom 27.27%
  Australia 9.09%
  Switzerland 9.09%
  UA 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 66.67%
NEC 33.33%
Common models
Samsung SQ45S70S 50.00%
Samsung SR70S/SR71S 16.67%
NEC VERSA S97 Series 16.67%
NEC VERSA P91 series 16.67%

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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