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Should I remove Belkin Storage Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,706
United States Rank #17,704
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VersionDistribution 75.38% 16.92% 6.92% 0.77%

Other programs by Belkin International

Belkin Storage Manager


Belkin Storage Manager is a program developed by Belkin International. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is StorageManager.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 840.96 KB (861,139 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 73% of users of Belkin Storage Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Belkin.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Belkin Storage Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C12D7D54-7DE8-4DF7-AB2D-8A5ECFB2F89B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 840.96 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Belkin Storage Manager

Program executable:StorageManager.exe
Name:Belkin Storage Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Belkin Storage Manager\StorageManager.exe
Additional files:
  • StorageManager.exe - Belkin Storage Manager
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • StorageManager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Belkin Storage Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Belkin Storage Manager\StorageManager.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • StorageManager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Belkin Storage Manager\StorageManager.exe'.

How do I remove Belkin Storage Manager?

You can uninstall Belkin Storage Manager 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 Belkin Storage Manager, 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 Belkin Storage Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.62%
Windows 10 26.15%
Windows Vista 13.08%
Windows XP 6.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.77%
Windows 8.1 8.46%
Windows 10 Home 6.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.45%
  United Kingdom 8.47%
  Belgium 2.26%
  Sweden 2.26%
  Netherlands 2.26%
  Australia 1.69%
  Germany 1.69%
  Canada 1.69%
  Slovakia 1.13%
  Italy 1.13%
  France 0.56%
  Finland 0.56%
  India 0.56%
  Mexico 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.35%
Hewlett-Packard 26.09%
Acer 19.57%
Toshiba 9.78%
ASUS 6.52%
Gateway 3.26%
Apple 1.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 3.81%
Dell Studio 1555 2.86%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.90%
Packard Bell ONETWO M3700 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 1.90%

About Belkin International

Belkin is a manufacturer of consumer electronics that specializes in connectivity devices and sells in both the consumer and the commercial market, with various product lines including routers, mobile computing accessories, hubs, cables, KVM switches and other peripherals.
Publisher URL: www.belkin.com


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