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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,177
United States Rank #3,198
Reach 0.2945%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.15 days
417.45 days >
Average installed length: 219.34 days


2.0.5 0.03%
2.0.1 3.89%
2.0.0 0.72%
1.2 0.59%
1.1 94.76%

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Easy Settings

What is Easy Settings?  (from Samsung Electronics)

Your new laptop is packed with great features, but navigating through windows to find them can be challenging. Samsung’s Easy Settings system puts an end to that. It places the most commonly used settings and features in one convenient spot. Here’s how to make the most of it. Easy Settings is integrated into Samsung la...  Read more


Easy Settings is a program developed by Samsung Electronics. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Samsung computers. The most used version is 1.1, 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 main program executable is controlcenter.exe. The software installer includes 84 files and is usually about 70.56 MB (73,992,339 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 31% of users of Easy Settings come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsungcomputer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\Easy Settings
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{17283B95-21A8-4996-97DA-547A48DB266F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 70.56 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Easy Settings

Program executable:controlcenter.exe
Name:Easy Settings
Path:C:\Program Files\samsung\easy settings\controlcenter.exe
Additional files:
  • Sabi3.dll - SABI3 Library For Windows7 (SABI3 Library For Windows7 (x86))
  • EasyBatteryMgr4.exe - Easy Battery Manager 4
  • EasyDisplayManager.dll
  • ExpressCacheRun.exe - Samsung Control Center (Samsung)
  • ExpressCacheRun64.exe
  • EasyControlCenter.dll
  • EDM-BatteryWarning.exe - EDM - Battery Warning (EDM-BatteryWarning)
  • dmhkcore.exe - Easy Display Manager
  • DMLauncher_Vista.exe - Easy Display Manager Loader
  • DMLauncher_XP.exe - Loader of Easy Display Manager - Display Configurations Dialog
  • DMLoader.exe
  • EasySpeedUpManager2.exe - Easy SpeedUp Manager (Easy SpeedUp Manager 2 (Vista/Win7))
  • EDMWirelessConfig.exe - Easy Display Manager Wireless On/Off
  • FlashCtrlWnd.exe - FlashCtr Application (Samsung ModeShift)
  • MovieColorEnhancer.exe - Movie Color Enhancer
  • RunGfxUI64.exe - Intel Graphics Option 64bit launcher
  • EasyButtonManager.exe - Easy Button Manager (OSD Display for AIO)
  • SmartEcoDll.dll - Samsung SmartEcoDll
  • SmartRestarter.exe - Fast Start Software (Smart Restarter Program)
  • EasySpeedUpManager.exe - EasySpeedUpManager (Easy Speed Up Manager)
  • FastStart.exe - Samsung Fast Start (Setting program for Fast Start Function)
  • ALS_DefaultConfig.exe - ALS_DefaultConfig
  • IME_DefaultConfig.exe - IME_DefaultConfig
  • GPScontrollerX64.exe - GPScontrollerX64
  • GPScontrollerX86.exe - GPScontrollerX86
  • MobileAPCore.dll - Easy Settings (MobileAP Dynamic Link Library)
  • SCCColorDll.dll
  • SCCMessageBox.exe - SCCMessageBox
  • SCCNetworkDll.dll
  • CloneCheckerDll.dll - CloneChecker
  • GPSTurboModeDLL.dll - GPSTurboMode (Dll for GPS Turbo Mode)
  • OSCHeckDriverInst.exe - OS Sku Check
  • SCCSpeedBoot.exe - SCCSpeedBoot
  • MobileAPset.exe - MobileApSet
  • HookDllUSB.dll - HookDllUSB (HookDllUSB DLL)
  • KStartMem.exe - KSTARTMEM (KMDFMEMIO Setup Application)
  • ProgressDlg.exe - ESUM2 (Progress)
  • DevCon.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (Windows Setup API)
  • DeviceCtrl.dll (by AboCom) - DeviceCtrl Dynamic Link Library (DeviceCtrl DLL)
  • dmiHKLevel.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • DMLauncher_Vista.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9EB22A19-4A73-4464-8BE4-65320268F159}' (runs on registration).
  • dmhkcore.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0146345C-F608-4840-9811-8D9213245CB6}' (runs on registration).
  • ControlCenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E58EF91C-7DF2-4910-AD54-69E1BBBAA34C}' (runs on registration).
  • MovieColorEnhancer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3EE5EB8A-725D-4395-8D24-B6247168132A}' (runs on registration).
  • EasySpeedUpManager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'EasySpeedUpManager'.
7 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • SmartRestarter.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SmartRestarter.
  • SCCSpeedBoot.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SCCSpeedBoot.
  • MovieColorEnhancer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MovieColorEnhancer.
  • EasySpeedUpManager.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named EasySpeedUpManager.
  • dmhkcore.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named EasyDisplayMgr.
  • EasyButtonManager.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named EasyButtonManager.
  • Plus 1 more
Startup File (User Run)
  • ControlCenter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Easy Settings' and executes as C:\Program Files\Samsung\Easy Settings\ControlCenter.exe wireless.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DMLoader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DMHotKey' which loads as C:\Program Files\Samsung\Easy Display Manager\DMLoader.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.69 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0018672216%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00073317%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00113405%
0.015104% average
Memory:4.35 MB
Total CPU:0.0004178068%
Kernel CPU:0.00022101%
User CPU:0.00019680%
CPU cycles/sec:293,636
I/O reads/min:62 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Memory:2.22 MB
Total CPU:0.0001757997%
Kernel CPU:0.00012246%
User CPU:0.00005334%

How do I remove Easy Settings?

You can uninstall Easy Settings 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 Easy Settings, 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 Easy Settings.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 97.99%
Windows 10 1.89%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.72%
Windows 7 Professional 8.27%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.20%
Windows 7 Starter 2.77%
Windows 10 Home 1.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.89%
  United Kingdom 8.63%
  Germany 6.37%
  Brazil 4.89%
  France 3.91%
  Canada 2.95%
  Italy 2.42%
  Poland 2.33%
  Russia 2.11%
  India 1.98%
  Australia 1.86%
  Chile 1.53%
  Argentina 1.53%
  Netherlands 1.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 95.70%
Acer 1.82%
Hewlett-Packard 0.94%
Dell 0.91%
ASUS 0.33%
Lenovo 0.14%
Alienware 0.10%
Toshiba 0.03%
Apple 0.02%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 20.00%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 12.36%
Samsung 305E4A/305E5A/305... 7.14%
Samsung 700Z3A/700Z4A/700... 6.79%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 5.55%
Samsung 530U3BI/530U4BI/5... 5.17%

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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