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Should I remove Eco Mode?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,495
United States Rank #10,290
Reach 0.0464%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.93 days
56.84 days >
Average installed length: 29.86 days


VersionDistribution 0.22%
1.1 0.66% 1.09% 97.81% 0.22%

Other programs by Samsung Electronics

Eco Mode

What is Eco Mode?

The Eco Mode software from Samsung gives you control over basic power management with options with ecologically-minded names. "Nature Conservation" is the low-power mode. "Energy Saving" is sort of the middle ground, and "Work-Nature Balanced" is the least aggressive mode. It also show you the current total watts used for the system and the total number of grams of CO2 emissions that power represents.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 smarteco.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 14.42 MB (15,121,759 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsung.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\Eco Mode
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9A8E4762-3331-4EDB-8E1F-B11179DDBC00}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 14.42 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Eco Mode

Program executable:smarteco.exe
Name:Samsung Eco Mode
Green Mode Application
Signed by:Samsung Electronics CO.
Path:C:\Program Files\samsung\eco mode\smarteco.exe
Additional files:
  • SABI2.dll - SABI2 Dynamic Link Library (SABI2 Library (x86))
  • Sabi3.dll - SABI3 Library For Windows7 (SABI3 Library For Windows7 (x86))
  • SmartEcoDll.dll - Samsung SmartEcoDll
  • SmartSetting.exe - Fast Start Software (Smart Restarter Program)
  • SamsungEcoModeTray.exe - ECO Mode Tray
  • SamsungEcoMode.exe - ECO Mode

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SmartEco.exe is scheduled as a task named 'EcoMode'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • SmartEco.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named EcoMode.
  • SamsungEcoModeTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ECOMode.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.53 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000710882%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003554%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003554%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Eco Mode?

You can uninstall Eco Mode 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 Eco Mode, 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 Eco Mode.

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 99.13%
Windows 10 0.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 81.87%
Windows 7 Home Basic 11.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.19%
Windows 7 Professional 1.21%
Windows 7 Starter 0.99%
Windows 10 Home 0.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.80%
  United Kingdom 8.25%
  Germany 4.17%
  Canada 4.08%
  Italy 3.70%
  Australia 3.32%
  Russia 3.22%
  Sweden 2.65%
  Mexico 2.56%
  Norway 2.46%
  France 2.18%
  Brazil 2.09%
  Poland 1.99%
  Israel 1.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 99.23%
Dell 0.33%
Hewlett-Packard 0.22%
Acer 0.11%
Common models
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 37.31%
Samsung 305V4A/305V5A 25.94%
Samsung 305U1A 9.16%
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 8.83%
Samsung 305V4A/305V5A/341... 8.28%
Samsung 350U2A/350U2B/300... 5.08%

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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SterlingBascomover a year ago
This program delays printing all the time. It even runs while trying to print pdf files. It would be nice to have it available when I want it.