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Should I remove KB4023057?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,144
United States Rank #2,708
Reach 0.1295%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.45 days
131.36 days >
Average installed length: 69.02 days


VersionDistribution 9.68% 18.46% 29.94% 17.83% 1.18% 6.23% 6.35% 10.34%

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KB4023057 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 2 files and is usually about 500 KB (512,000 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 71% of users of KB4023057 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/kb/4023057
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\rempl
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F2D7A08E-6B70-4336-AC4F-C7F765068281}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 500 KB

Program filesFiles installed by KB4023057

  • drvdbfix.exe - Microsoft Driver Database Repair Tool
  • remsh.exe - remsh

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • remsh.exe is scheduled as a task named 'shell-unlock' (runs on session change).

How do I remove KB4023057?

You can uninstall KB4023057 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 KB4023057, 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 KB4023057.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

71.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.20%
  Italy 6.91%
  France 3.84%
  Germany 3.59%
  United Kingdom 3.59%
  Netherlands 2.07%
  Spain 1.33%
  Singapore 0.83%
  Norway 0.58%
  South Africa 0.47%
  Australia 0.44%
  DK 0.41%
  Poland 0.41%
  Canada 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.92%
Acer 18.23%
ASUS 16.79%
Lenovo 11.90%
Dell 11.85%
Toshiba 4.14%
Medion 1.75%
MSI 1.38%
Intel 0.96%
Samsung 0.80%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 12.99%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 4.89%
ASUS All Series 2.79%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.79%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.23%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.09%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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