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Intel Turbo Memory

Overview

Intel Turbo Memory is a software program developed by Intel. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. 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 primary executable is named shellex.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 41.21 MB (43,208,995 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 31% of users of 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 -itmonly
Estimated size: 41.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Turbo Memory

Program executable:shellex.exe
Name:Intel(R) Turbo Memory Console
Path:C:\Program Files\intel\intel matrix storage manager\extn\shellex.exe
MD5:034109a1be99aad8be776271655b75ca
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.exe - Intel(R) Matrix Storage Console
  • Shell_FRA.dll
  • 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
  • PlugInRobson_ENU.dll - Plug-in Template for Intel(R) Turbo Memory Console
  • IaNvSrv.exe - Intel(R) Flash Cache Logic Chip (Intel(R) Flash Cache Logic Chip OROM Update Application)
  • imsmudlg.exe - Intel(R) Installation Framework
  • StorageENU.dll
  • ShellEx_ENU.dll - Intel(R) Turbo Memory Console

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.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • IaNvSrv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IaNvSrv' which loads as C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\OROM\IaNvSrv\IaNvSrv.exe.
  • 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 Turbo Memory?

Quickly and completely remove 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 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) 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 Turbo Memory.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 8 9%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.82%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows 8 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.36%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows Se7en Titan 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.25%
  Spain 18.75%
  France 12.50%
  Portugal 12.50%
  Czech Republic 6.25%
  Germany 6.25%
  Poland 6.25%
  Romania 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 37.50%
Acer 25.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Common models
LENOVO 4063JP4 18.18%
Acer Aspire 6930G 18.18%
Micro-Star GX700 9.09%
LG Electronics R510-S.AP2... 9.09%
FUJITSU SIEMENS AMILO Si ... 9.09%
ASUSTeK X55SV 9.09%

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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