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Corsair Gaming Software


Corsair Gaming Software is a software program developed by Corsair Memory. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 66.96 MB (70,209,536 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 93% of users of Corsair Gaming Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corsair.com
Help link: www.corsair.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\corsair\corsair gaming software
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{156B298B-9BCC-4FFB-9F8E-3AF3F486FB94}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 66.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Corsair Gaming Software

  • corsairhid.exe - Corsair Gaming Software
  • macrorecording.dll
  • mediaplayerssupport.dll
  • corsairvbusdriver.sys - Corsair virtual device driver (Corsair virtual bus driver)
  • corsairvhiddriver.sys
  • icudt51.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin51.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc51.dll - ICU Common DLL
  • qt5core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qt5gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qt5multimedia.dll
  • qt5network.dll
  • qt5qml.dll
  • qt5quick.dll
  • qt5widgets.dll
  • qt5xml.dll
  • fwupd.exe
  • libegl.dll
  • libglesv2.dll
  • lua52.dll
  • luaqtwrapperlibrary.dll
  • quazip.dll
  • xmlversionsconverters.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • corsairhid.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Corsair Gaming Software' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Corsair\Corsair Gaming Software\CorsairHID.exe" --autorun.

How do I remove Corsair Gaming Software?

Quickly and completely remove Corsair Gaming Software from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Corsair Gaming 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 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 Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows 10 Home 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  Australia 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 50.00%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD5 25.00%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 25.00%


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