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What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,455
United States Rank #4,756
Reach 0.1617%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.08 days
444.92 days >
Average installed length: 233.77 days


VersionDistribution 0.66% 0.09% 0.06% 0.72% 0.25% 7.44% 11.70% 11.20% 9.22% 0.25% 5.43% 0.09% 0.09% 1.10% 2.20% 9.38% 0.16% 0.06% 2.79% 0.09% 5.96% 0.03% 1.00% 0.09% 0.41% 4.17% 0.28% 0.63% 0.72% 0.44% 0.50% 0.16% 19.64% 2.95%

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Easy Software Manager

What is Easy Software Manager?  (from Samsung Electronics)

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Easy Software Manager is a software program developed by Samsung Electronics. It is typically pre-installed with most new Samsung computers. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named SWMAgent.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 17.8 MB (18,666,680 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 32% of users of Easy Software Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsung.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\Easy Software Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DE256D8B-D971-456D-BC02-CB64DA24F115}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 17.8 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Easy Software Manager

Program executable:SWMAgent.exe
Name:Easy Software Manager
Signed by:Samsung Electronics CO.
Path:C:\Program Files\Samsung\Easy Software Manager\SWMAgent.exe
Additional files:
  • SoftwareManager.exe - Easy Software Manager (SoftwareManager)
  • SWMAgent.exe - SWMAgent
  • SWMDBBrocker.dll - Easy Software Manager DBBrocker (DataBase Crypto Supported)
  • SWMFuncDLL.dll - System Software Management Dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SoftwareManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E2EFC798-A721-4F88-B864-F85E4F00773A}' (runs on registration).
  • SWMAgent.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{16D20A44-F8AD-4C39-8B1E-6A58F23EB1B4}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SWMAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Easy Software Manager Agent.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • SWMAgent.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #10' which loads as C:\Program Files\Samsung\Easy Software Manager\SWMAgent.exe /RestartByRestartManageC:E6E13AF4-7B69-4556-B386-3150AFB26831 /RestartByRestartManageC:48F1E0F8-0DCF-4aa2-878D-3B3CDF182D9F /RestartByRestar.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SWMAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Easy Software Manager Agent' which loads as C:\Program Files\Samsung\Easy Software Manager\SWMAgent.exe.

How do I remove Easy Software Manager?

You can uninstall Easy Software Manager 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 Software Manager, 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 Software Manager.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 97.56%
Windows 10 2.26%
Windows XP 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.91%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.81%
Windows 7 Professional 5.87%
Windows 7 Starter 3.54%
Windows 8 Pro 0.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.79%
  United Kingdom 8.46%
  Germany 4.78%
  France 4.59%
  Brazil 3.84%
  Canada 3.04%
  Italy 2.21%
  Australia 2.16%
  Poland 2.02%
  Argentina 1.94%
  India 1.94%
  Russia 1.55%
  Chile 1.49%
  Netherlands 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 95.80%
Acer 1.58%
Hewlett-Packard 1.10%
Dell 0.85%
ASUS 0.28%
Lenovo 0.09%
Alienware 0.06%
Sahara 0.03%
Toshiba 0.03%
Sony 0.03%
Apple 0.03%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 19.89%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 14.46%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 8.33%
Samsung 305E4A/305E5A/305... 7.09%
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 4.99%
Samsung 530U3C/530U4C 4.80%

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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