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Should I remove Corsair Gaming Headset Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,847
United States Rank #12,832
Reach 0.0153%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.03 days
207.51 days >
Average installed length: 109.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.37 38.38%
2.0.35 61.62%

Corsair Gaming Headset Software

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Overview

Corsair Gaming Headset Software is a program developed by Corsair. The most used version is 2.0.35, 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. 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 software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 7.73 MB (8,110,080 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 59% of users of Corsair Gaming Headset Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corsair.com
Help link: www.corsair.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\corsair\corsair gaming headset software
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6118E939-08B6-4180-8B5B-97836617813B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Corsair Gaming Headset Software

  • corsairdevice.dll - Corsair Vengeance Headset
  • headsetcontrolpanel.exe
  • qtcore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qtgui4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qtxml4.dll
  • corsveng2kamd64.sys - Corsair Vengeance Headset Driver
  • corsveng2kcinstamd64.dll - Corsair Vengeance Headset Driver Co-installer
  • corsveng2kcinsti386.dll
  • corsveng2ki386.sys
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • driverinstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • headsetcontrolpanel.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9070806D-688F-47A1-8CE8-F2AC631D4352}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • headsetcontrolpanel.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Corsair Gaming Headset Software' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Corsair\Corsair Gaming Headset Software\HeadsetControlPanel.exe" /minimized.

How do I remove Corsair Gaming Headset Software?

Quickly and completely remove Corsair Gaming Headset Software from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Corsair Gaming Headset Software 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 Corsair Gaming Headset Software, 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 Corsair Gaming Headset Software.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 68%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 67.68%
Windows 7 32.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 22.90%
Windows 10 Pro 21.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.48%
Windows 8.1 10.10%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.39%
  United Kingdom 13.45%
  Canada 5.33%
  Sweden 4.06%
  Norway 2.54%
  DK 2.28%
  Australia 2.03%
  Netherlands 1.78%
  Germany 1.52%
  South Africa 1.02%
  New Zealand 0.76%
  UG 0.51%
  Singapore 0.51%
  Brazil 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 26.51%
Acer 15.66%
Hewlett-Packard 14.46%
Dell 10.84%
GIGABYTE 10.84%
Lenovo 9.64%
Alienware 4.82%
Intel 3.61%
MSI 2.41%
Apple 1.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 24.55%
MSI MS-7917 4.19%
MSI MS-7821 2.99%
MSI MS-7751 2.40%
MSI MS-7817 2.40%
MSI MS-7916 1.80%

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