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Should I remove Intel Setup and Configuration Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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9.1.1 16.67%
8.2.0 66.67%
8.1.0 16.67%

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Intel Setup and Configuration Software


Intel Setup and Configuration Software is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is 8.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 36.85 MB (38,639,928 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 64% of users of Intel Setup and Configuration Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\SCS8.2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{78A13CBB-40C7-4E11-9405-38C5C3A98AB5}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 36.85 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Setup and Configuration Software

  • SCSConsole.exe - Intel® Setup and Configuration Software Console
  • ACU.dll - Intel® AMT Configuration Utility DLL
  • AMT_SW_GUI.dll - Library containing UI controls
  • RCSServer.exe - Remote Configuration Service
  • SCSWizardLogic.dll - SCSWizardLogic
  • HelpBrowser.exe - HelpBrowser
  • IntelSCSInstaller.exe - Intel® SCS Installer
  • Interop.ActiveDs.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ActiveDs'.
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library with PSK and NULL Cipher Support)
  • MediationCOMWrapper.exe - Intel(R) Setup and Configuration Software (Intel(R) RCS Mediation Server)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • xerces-c_2_8.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.8.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.8.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RCSServer.exe runs as a service named 'RCSServer' (RCSServer) "Remote Configuration Service for Intel(R) AMT".

How do I remove Intel Setup and Configuration Software?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) Setup and Configuration 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 Setup and Configuration 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) Setup and Configuration 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 Setup and Configuration Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Brazil 9.09%
  Norway 9.09%
  Sweden 9.09%
  Greece 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 20.00%
Intel 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
American Megatrends 20.00%
Common models
LENOVO 246836G 40.00%
HP Compaq 8510p 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 990 20.00%
Compal NBLB2 20.00%

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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