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Should I remove ColorEngine?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,400
United States Rank #8,096
Reach 0.0295%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.74 days
51.45 days >
Average installed length: 27.03 days


5.0 0.34%
4.6 0.34%
4.4 5.85%
4.3 13.25%
4.1 2.58%
4.0 3.61%
3.0 42.69%
1.0.0 31.33%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Samsung Electronics



ColorEngine is a software program developed by Samsung Electronics. The most common release is 3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named _853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 7.39 MB (7,752,704 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. While about 65% of users of ColorEngine come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Korea.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\samsung\colorengine
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DCF58E29-A5F1-42A2-87F1-5D3F4EC03290}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.39 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ColorEngine

Program executable:_853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe
Additional files:
  • setparam32.exe - ColorEngine SECPath
  • setparam3264.exe
  • setparam64.exe
  • callsetparam32.exe - CallSetParam32
  • colorengine.exe - ColorEngine
  • scccolordll.dll - SCCColorDll
  • scccolordll64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • colorengine.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ColorEngine.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • colorengine.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #2' which loads as C:\Program Files\Samsung\ColorEngine\ColorEngine.exe /RestartByRestartManageC:F9E7F253-00D7-4f20-84C4-FD432177F548 /RestartByRestartManageC:B1005997-37C9-4921-8D03-7E82F44FEF97 /RestartByRestartManage.

How do I remove ColorEngine?

You can uninstall ColorEngine 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 ColorEngine, 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 ColorEngine.

Win 10 99%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.83%
Windows 7 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 33.05%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 29.95%
Windows 8.1 23.92%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.37%
Windows 10 Pro 3.61%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.38%
  Brazil 14.54%
  Korea 4.38%
  Italy 4.38%
  Spain 2.06%
  France 0.90%
  Netherlands 0.90%
  United Kingdom 0.77%
  Switzerland 0.64%
  Germany 0.64%
  Norway 0.51%
  Australia 0.51%
  Canada 0.51%
  Hong Kong 0.39%

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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