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Should I remove SiS VGA Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,984
United States Rank #41,235
Reach 0.0592%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.81 days
436.99 days >
Average installed length: 229.61 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.14.10.5070 4.22%
7.14.10.5061 2.05%
7.14.10.5060 0.60%
5.29 23.13%
5.28.01 5.42%
5.28 1.57%
5.27 0.24%
5.26 2.77%
5.25v 3.01%
5.24T 6.51%
5.24 2.05%
5.23 1.93%
5.22 3.49%
5.21S 0.48%
5.21a 0.24%
5.20 8.80%
5.19a 2.29%
5.18 1.33%
5.17e1 0.12%
5.17e 0.24%
5.17 1.69%
5.16.05 0.24%
5.16 0.48%
5.14 0.36%
5.13 1.45%
5.12a 0.96%
5.12 2.89%
5.11a 1.08%
5.10.04_test04 0.12%
5.10 2.05%
5.09 0.24%
5.08 1.93%
5.07 3.61%
5.06b 3.98%
5.06 0.96%
5.05c 5.78%
5.05a 0.12%
5.05 0.12%
5.04 0.60%
5.03 0.12%
5.02 0.12%
5.01e 0.48%
5.01d 0.12%

SiS VGA Utilities

Overview

SiS VGA Utilities is a software program developed by Silicon Integrated Systems. The most common release is 5.29, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 7.8 MB (8,175,377 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 24% of users of SiS VGA Utilities come from Brazil, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SiS VGA Utilities\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SiS VGA Utilities\Setup.exe -u
Estimated size: 7.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SiS VGA Utilities

  • SiSInst.dll - SiS (R) VGA Install Dynamic Link Library (SiS VGA Install Dynamic Link Library)
  • InstUI5.exe - SiS (R) VGA Install Execution File (SiS VGA Install Execution File)
  • setup.exe - SiS (R) VGA Installer (SiS VGA Installer)
  • SiS.exe - SiS Control Center
  • SiSTray.exe - SiSTray
  • difxapi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SiSTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{82FBF531-C213-4BE4-B4D9-D41DBFF4097C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SiSTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SiSTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\SiS VGA Utilities\SiSTray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SiSTray.exe
Memory:21.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0060922864%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00221927%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00387302%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:21,639,645
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:155 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove SiS VGA Utilities?

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

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,984

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.34%
Windows Vista 35.17%
Windows 8 3.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 18.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.10%
Windows 7 Professional 9.28%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.12% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 24.12%
  United Kingdom 15.88%
  Italy 8.36%
  Netherlands 5.94%
  Germany 4.12%
  Spain 3.88%
  France 2.91%
  Portugal 2.79%
  United States 2.79%
  Sweden 2.55%
  Argentina 2.18%
  Indonesia 1.70%
  Ireland 1.70%
  Turkey 1.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 37.14%
ASUS 30.91%
Packard Bell 12.45%
Sahara 6.64%
Dell 4.56%
Lenovo 3.32%
Hewlett-Packard 3.32%
MSI 1.66%
Common models
ASUSTeK K50C 17.98%
Positivo Positivo Mobile 14.89%
FUJITSU SIEMENS ESPRIMO M... 11.66%
Acer Aspire M1610 7.72%
DIXONSXP DIXONSXP... 4.63%
clevo M7x0S 4.21%

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