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Should I remove ExpressCacheApp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #26,768
Reach 0.0044%


1.3.3 3.45%
1.3.2 73.56%
1.3.1 19.54%
1.3.0 3.45%



ExpressCacheApp is a software program developed by SanDisk. The most common release is 1.3.2, 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 36.46 MB (38,234,604 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of ExpressCacheApp come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sandisk\expresscache
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SanDisk\ExpressCache\ExpressCacheSetup.exe
Estimated size: 36.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ExpressCacheApp

  • ExpressCacheSetup.exe - ExpressCache Installer (Installer for ExpressCache)
  • ECBase.dll (by Condusiv Technologies)
  • HFSOptimizer.dll (by Condusiv Technologies) - HFSOptimizer
  • ExpressCacheApp.exe - ExpressCache

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ExpressCacheApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{07EC7084-AA1A-4F9D-981F-876091C34C4E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ExpressCacheApp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ExpressCacheApp.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\SanDisk\ExpressCache\ExpressCacheApp.exe.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • ExpressCacheApp.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'ExpressCache' which loads as "C:\Program Files\SanDisk\ExpressCache\ExpressCacheApp.exe" -S.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ExpressCacheApp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ExpressCacheApp.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\SanDisk\ExpressCache\ExpressCacheApp.exe.

How do I remove ExpressCacheApp?

You can uninstall ExpressCacheApp 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 ExpressCacheApp, 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 ExpressCacheApp.

Win 10 56%
Win 7 1%
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 10 56.32%
Windows 7 43.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 24.42%
Windows 7 Professional 16.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.79%
Windows 8.1 11.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.47%
Windows 10 Home 8.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.70%
  Germany 8.33%
  United Kingdom 7.41%
  France 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%
  Brazil 3.70%
  Sweden 3.70%
  Turkey 2.78%
  Taiwan 1.85%
  Canada 1.85%
  Singapore 0.93%
  Colombia 0.93%
  Philippines 0.93%
  DK 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Acer 15.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
Intel 10.00%
Lenovo 7.50%
ASUS 7.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.69%
Gigabyte H67A-UD3H-B3 3.85%
LENOVO 20193 3.85%
ECS A785GM-M 3.85%
Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-S2 3.85%
Dell XPS 8700 3.85%


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