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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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CoolerMaster Trigger


CoolerMaster Trigger is a program developed by Cooler Master. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 CMTrigger.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.36 MB (1,422,922 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 56% of users of CoolerMaster Trigger come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CoolerMaster.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cooler Master\CM Storm Trigger\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3E977FB7-0A6F-4B7D-AE5A-0C080F71D951}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.36 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CoolerMaster Trigger

Program executable:CMTrigger.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Cooler Master\CM Storm Trigger\CMTrigger.exe
Additional files:
  • HIDKBHook.dll - HID Keyboard Control Library
  • CommFunc.dll - Common Functions Library
  • KMHookNT.dll - Keyboard & Mouse Filter Library
  • CMTrigger.exe - CMTrigger
  • mfc100u.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 10 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CMTrigger.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{54C87872-9064-42E2-B580-19EF1C2B29D7}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CMTrigger.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CoolerMaster Trigger' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Cooler Master\CM Storm Trigger\CMTrigger.exe" /AutoRun.

How do I remove CoolerMaster Trigger?

You can uninstall CoolerMaster Trigger 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 CoolerMaster Trigger, 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 CoolerMaster Trigger.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.16%
Windows 10 27.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.96%
Windows 7 Professional 10.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 5.21%
Windows 10 Pro 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.30%
  Canada 7.56%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  France 5.04%
  Germany 3.36%
  Norway 3.36%
  Australia 2.52%
  Sweden 2.52%
  Brazil 1.68%
  DK 1.68%
  Indonesia 1.68%
  Austria 0.84%
  Spain 0.84%
  Finland 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.91%
Dell 13.04%
ASUS 13.04%
Hewlett-Packard 10.87%
Lenovo 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
MSI 4.35%
Medion 2.17%
Alienware 2.17%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.29%
MSI MS-7821 7.14%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 7.14%
MSI MS-7850 2.38%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 2.38%
Acer Aspire M5811 2.38%


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