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Should I remove Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,528
United States Rank #4,662
Reach 0.0891%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.16 days
152.14 days >
Average installed length: 79.94 days


VersionDistribution 0.06% 0.06% 0.12% 0.12% 0.29% 0.35% 0.17% 0.06% 0.41% 2.20% 2.38% 2.32% 1.39% 0.70% 4.40% 2.78% 0.52% 6.03% 1.85% 5.56% 0.87% 7.07% 10.66% 1.04% 5.85% 4.35% 4.11% 25.43% 0.06% 7.82% 0.41%

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Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise


Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise is a software program developed by Intel. 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named iastorui.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 21.53 MB (22,576,902 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise\Uninstall\setup.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 21.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise

Program executable:iastorui.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\intel\intel(r) rapid storage technology enterprise\iastorui.exe
Additional files:
  • ISDI2.dll - Intel Storage Driver Interface Dynamic Library
  • PsiData.dll - Intel Private Storage Interface Interop
  • IAStorDataMgrSvcInterfaces.dll - IAStorDataMgrSvcInterfaces
  • IntelVisualDesign.dll - IntelVisualDesign
  • IAStorDataMgrApp.exe - IAStorDataMgrApp
  • IAStorEnclosurePlugin.dll - EnclosurePlugin
  • IAStorViewModel.dll - IAStorViewModel
  • IAStorDataMgr.dll - IAStorService
  • IAStorDataMgrSvc.exe - IAStorDataSvc
  • IAStorCommon.dll - IAStorCommon
  • IAStorHelp.exe - IAStorHelp
  • IAStorIcon.exe - IAStorIcon
  • IAStorUtil.dll - IAStorUtil
  • PSIClient.dll - PSIClient
  • PSI.dll - PSI
  • Drv64.exe - Intel(R) Installation Framework (64 bit driver installer)
  • Setup.exe
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • IAStorDataMgrSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Tecnologia Intel(R) Rapid Storage' (IAStorDataMgrSvc) "Fornisce la notifica degli eventi di archiviazione e gestisce le comunicazioni tra il driver di archiviazione e le applicazioni dello spazio utente.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • IAStorIcon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IAStorIcon' which loads as C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise\IAStorIcon.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:51.81 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000242337%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002227%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000197%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:26.77 MB
Total CPU:0.0000147670%
Kernel CPU:0.00000589%
User CPU:0.00000887%

How do I remove Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise?

Quickly and completely remove Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.58%
Windows 10 26.13%
Windows Vista 0.23%
Windows XP 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.62%
Windows 10 Pro 8.26%
Windows 8.1 3.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.92%
  United Kingdom 4.96%
  France 4.78%
  Germany 4.78%
  Canada 3.66%
  Australia 3.39%
  Italy 2.13%
  New Zealand 1.76%
  Netherlands 1.48%
  Spain 1.35%
  Belgium 1.21%
  Japan 1.21%
  Austria 1.02%
  Brazil 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Alienware 26.95%
Dell 21.89%
Hewlett-Packard 20.79%
Acer 11.90%
ASUS 10.67%
Lenovo 4.65%
Intel 1.37%
Medion 0.41%
MSI 0.41%
Common models
Alienware Aurora-R4 26.61%
MSI MS-7760 10.97%
Dell Precision T3610 6.45%
HP Z420 Workstation 5.08%
Dell Precision Tower 5810 4.66%
ASUS All Series 3.98%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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