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Should I remove BUSB?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,583
United States Rank #8,369
Reach 0.0456%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.74 days
140.38 days >
Average installed length: 73.76 days


2.18.0731.1 0.11%
2.17.0816.1 0.78%
2.17.0607.1 0.22%
1.16.1020.1 11.57%
1.16.0620.1 0.44%
1.16.0304.1 2.22%
1.15.0623.1 6.79%
1.14.0819.1 20.47%
1.14.0616.1 0.22%
1.14.0226.1 21.02%
1.13.0911.1 31.48%
1.00.0000 4.67%

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BUSB is a program developed by GIGABYTE. The most used version is 1.13.0911.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 3.6 MB (3,780,102 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 45% of users of BUSB come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\BUSB\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0BEAE9CC-1440-410A-87F6-9425042136B9}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BUSB

  • Run.exe - USB Blocker Program
  • Unstall_Service.exe - Unstall_Service Application (Unstall_Service MFC Application)
  • HardwareHelperLib.dll - HardwareHelperLib
  • Comm_BUT.dll - Comm_BUT
  • Setblock.exe - Setblock
  • SMC_WPF.dll - SMC_WPF

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • Run.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BUSB' which loads as C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\BUSB\run.exe.

How do I remove BUSB?

You can uninstall BUSB 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BUSB, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 BUSB.

Win 10 69%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.33%
Windows 7 30.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 23.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.59%
Windows 10 Home 12.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.24%
Windows 7 Professional 8.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.05%
  United Kingdom 8.41%
  Germany 5.33%
  France 4.86%
  Italy 2.99%
  Canada 2.62%
  Australia 2.43%
  Netherlands 1.87%
  Spain 1.78%
  Poland 1.50%
  Sweden 1.31%
  Singapore 1.21%
  Taiwan 0.93%
  Brazil 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 34.86%
Acer 22.02%
Hewlett-Packard 9.17%
Dell 4.59%
Samsung 0.92%
Alienware 0.92%
Intel 0.92%
Common models
Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H 6.13%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 4.29%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 3.68%
Gigabyte Z87X-D3H 2.76%
Gigabyte Z97-HD3 2.60%
Gigabyte H87-HD3 2.60%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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