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Should I remove Scan Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,807
United States Rank #19,321
Reach 0.0613%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.97 days
471.18 days >
Average installed length: 247.57 days


1.02.040 0.12%
1.02.036 0.35%
1.01.014 54.12%
1.01.013 38.68%
1.01.011 0.81%
1.01.006 5.92%

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Scan Assistant

What is Scan Assistant?

Samsung Scan Assistant is designed to facilitate scanning and processing of scanned images. It's aimed at easy and flexible setup of scanning parameters and it offers powerful capabilities for the scanned images transformation.


The most used version is 1.01.014, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 SAScan.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 14.97 MB (15,698,824 bytes). ICCUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsungprinter.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Scan Assistant
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BF6CF460-40C3-49BA-800A-4B934B6498B1}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0416 /uninst -l0416 -removeo
Estimated size: 14.97 MB
Language: Portuguese (Brazil)

Program filesFiles installed by Scan Assistant

Program executable:SAScan.exe
Name:Scan Assistant v.1.01
Scan Assistant (Main Scan Assistant UI)
Path:C:\Program Files\Scan Assistant\SAScan.exe
Additional files:
  • NetDisc.dll - NetDisc Dynamic Link Library
  • EmailSender.dll - Scan Assistant v.1.04 (Scan Assistant (EmailSender))
  • FileProperties.dll - Scan Assistant v.1.01 (Scan Assistant (FileProperties))
  • InstallSupport.dll - Scan Assistant (Service library for Scan Assistant installation)
  • OCRWrapper.dll - Scan Assistant (OCRWrapper)
  • SAEdit.dll - Scan Assistant (Graphics editor)
  • SAImageEngine.dll - Scan Assistant (Image Engine COM helper)
  • SAList.dll - Scan Assistant (File List Viewer)
  • SALocaleCache.exe - Scan Assistant (Scan Assistant Locale Cache)
  • SAProc.exe - Scan Assistant (Scan Assistant Postprocessing)
  • SAProp.dll - Scan Assistant (Root property dialog)
  • SAPropEnh.dll - Scan Assistant (Image enhancement properties)
  • SAPropImage.dll - Scan Assistant (Image adjustment properties)
  • SAPropMore.dll - Scan Assistant (Additional settings)
  • SAPropPref.dll - Scan Assistant (Preferences)
  • SAPropScan.dll - Scan Assistant (Scanner properties)
  • SAResources.dll - Scan Assistant (Scan Assistant Resources)
  • SASaveDialog.dll - Scan Assistant (SASaveDialog)
  • SAScan.exe - Scan Assistant (Main Scan Assistant UI)
  • SAScanPreview.dll - Scan Assistant (Scan view dialog)
  • SASkin.dll - Scan Assistant (Skin manager)
  • SAStitch.exe - Scan Assistant (Poster stitch)
  • ICCUpdater.exe - ICCUpdater
  • ImageEng.exe
  • sie_Adjustment.dll
  • sie_AutoCrop.dll
  • sie_AutoRotate.dll
  • sie_BkgRemoval.dll
  • sie_BlankPageDetection.dll
  • sie_BMP.dll
  • sie_BookScan.dll
  • sie_ColorCorrection.dll
  • sie_Descreen.dll
  • sie_Filter.dll
  • sie_FringeRemoval.dll
  • sie_ImageStitching.dll
  • sie_J2K.dll
  • sie_JPEG.dll
  • sie_PDF.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SAScan.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E669E465-F10C-4945-AAF5-FC97436E271C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Scan Assistant?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.07%
Windows 8 16.13%
Windows XP 7.89%
Windows Vista 5.80%
Windows 8.1 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.68%
Windows 7 Professional 15.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.90%
Windows 8.1 4.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.20% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 17.20%
  United States 8.72%
  Italy 8.60%
  France 7.34%
  Brazil 5.05%
  Canada 4.93%
  Australia 3.90%
  Iran 3.67%
  United Kingdom 3.10%
  India 2.98%
  Russia 2.41%
  South Africa 2.06%
  Sweden 2.06%
  Finland 1.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.20%
Hewlett-Packard 19.39%
Dell 13.88%
ASUS 13.47%
Samsung 8.16%
Intel 3.67%
Lenovo 2.86%
Toshiba 2.86%
Medion 2.65%
American Megatrends 1.84%
Sahara 1.43%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.21%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.75%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.75%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.29%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.29%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 1.83%

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics which is part of the Samsung Group produces a wide range of printers for both consumers and business use, including mono-laser printers, color laser printers, multifunction printers, and enterprise-use high-speed digital multifunction printer models.
Publisher URL: www.samsung.com


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