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Should I remove FrameManager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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3.00.0000 92.31%
2.00.0000 2.56%
1.000 5.13%

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FrameManager is a program developed by Samsung Electronics. The most used version is 3.00.0000, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 framemanager.exe. The software installer includes 64 files and is usually about 13.79 MB (14,459,843 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 21% of users of FrameManager come from Germany, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsung.com/in
Help link: www.samsung.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\FrameManager
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AF298732-1C3B-4BA2-81FD-1EAC6062ED95}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.79 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by FrameManager

Program executable:framemanager.exe
FrameManager Application
Path:C:\Program Files\samsung\framemanager\framemanager.exe
Additional files:
  • sam_controller.exe - FrameManager (FrameManager Controller)
  • sam_install.dll - FrameManager Install Utilities
  • sam_minidisplay.dll - FrameManager Display Driver (GDI)
  • sam_service.exe - FrameManager Service
  • sam_uninstall.exe - FrameManager Uninstall
  • FrameRatingService.exe - Photo Frame (PhotoFrameHost)
  • Interop.UPNPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'UPNPLib'.
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • FMResChis.dll
  • FMResChiT.dll
  • FMResEng.dll
  • FMResFrench.dll
  • FMResGer.dll
  • FMResIta.dll
  • FmResJap.dll
  • FMResKor.dll
  • FMResNetherland.dll
  • FMResPolish.dll
  • FMResPort.dll
  • FMResRuss.dll
  • FMResSpan.dll
  • FMResSwedish.dll
  • FmResTurk.dll
  • ijl20.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FrameManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C7BFFB45-0F26-406A-A623-8E001CED4B76}' (runs on registration).
  • sam_service.exe runs as a service named 'FrameManager Service' (FrameManager Service).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FrameManager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FrameManager' which loads as C:\Program Files\Samsung\FrameManager\FrameManager.exe.

How do I remove FrameManager?

You can uninstall FrameManager 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 FrameManager, 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 FrameManager.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 10 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.41%
Windows XP 28.21%
Windows Vista 12.82%
Windows 10 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.26%
Windows 7 Professional 10.26%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.43% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 21.43%
  Canada 16.67%
  Italy 11.90%
  United States 11.90%
  France 9.52%
  South Africa 4.76%
  Greece 4.76%
  Brazil 2.38%
  Belgium 2.38%
  Portugal 2.38%
  Romania 2.38%
  Israel 2.38%
  Netherlands 2.38%
  DK 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
Acer 18.18%
American Megatrends 12.12%
Dell 9.09%
Intel 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Samsung 3.03%
MSI 3.03%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5750Z 7.41%
Acer Aspire 5730 3.70%
Samsung NC10 3.70%
LENOVO 4282W16 3.70%

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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