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Should I remove MSI Gaming APP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,807
United States Rank #5,442
Reach 0.0647%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.96 days
146.32 days >
Average installed length: 76.88 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.2.0.76 0.16%
6.2.0.74 0.24%
6.2.0.68 0.40%
6.2.0.65 1.36%
6.2.0.61 1.36%
6.2.0.59 1.20%
6.2.0.56 0.56%
6.2.0.49 0.56%
6.2.0.47 0.08%
6.2.0.45 2.88%
6.2.0.42 2.48%
6.2.0.35 0.72%
6.2.0.34 0.40%
6.2.0.32 0.40%
6.2.0.29 0.16%
6.2.0.27 0.48%
6.2.0.23 0.16%
6.2.0.22 0.88%
6.2.0.20 0.16%
6.2.0.19 0.56%
6.2.0.15 2.56%
6.2.0.14 0.24%
6.2.0.11 0.48%
6.2.0.10 4.56%
6.2.0.08 0.96%
6.2.0.07 0.32%
6.2.0.06 0.48%
6.2.0.03 1.12%
6.1.0.20 0.56%
6.1.0.18 1.44%
6.1.0.16 0.40%
6.1.0.15 1.12%
6.1.0.13 1.76%
6.1.0.12 0.48%
6.1.0.09 0.24%
6.1.0.06 0.32%
6.1.0.02 0.08%
6.0.0.30 1.68%
6.0.0.29 1.36%
6.0.0.27 0.64%
6.0.0.26 0.96%
6.0.0.24 0.24%
6.0.0.23 2.16%
6.0.0.22 0.40%
6.0.0.21 3.76%
6.0.0.17 2.72%
6.0.0.14 0.32%
6.0.0.13 1.84%
6.0.0.11 0.48%
6.0.0.10 0.32%
6.0.0.08 0.80%
91 versions

MSI Gaming APP

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Overview

MSI Gaming APP is a software program developed by MSI Co., LTD. The most common release is 6.2.0.10, with over 82% 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 setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 21.86 MB (22,926,561 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 58% of users of MSI Gaming APP come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MSI\MSI Gaming APP\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MSI\MSI Gaming APP\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 21.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSI Gaming APP

  • GifImageLib.dll (by MSI) - GifImageLib
  • muachost.exe (by MSI) - muachost (Windows Host Process)
  • GamingApp.exe (by Micro-Star Int'l Co) - GamingAPP
  • GamingApp_Service.exe (by Micro-Star Int'l Co) - GamingApp_Service
  • GamingDragon.exe - GamingDragon
  • GamingHotkey.exe (by Micro-Star INT'L) - Gaming Hotkey
  • GamingHotkey_Service.exe (by Micro-Star INT'L) - Gaming Hotkey Service
  • SGamingApp.exe
  • DS300 LED Dll.dll
  • MsiUsbViewDll.dll - MsiUsbViewDll (MsiUsbViewDll for USB information)
  • MicroStar.OverClock.dll - MsiOverClockKit
  • CoreAudioApi.dll - CoreAudioApi
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • MSI_LED.exe - MSI_LED
  • CorsairLayers_2013.dll (by Corsair Components)
  • CorsairLFX_2013.dll (by Corsair Components)
  • CUELFX_2013.dll
  • CUESDK_2015.dll
  • MsiCueFX.dll (by Msi)
  • MsiGskFX.dll - MsiGskFX
  • MsiHid.dll - MsiHid

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • GamingHotkey.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MSIGH_Host.
2 Services
  • GamingHotkey_Service.exe runs as a service named 'MSI Gaming Hotkey Service' (GamingHotkey_Service) "MSI Gaming Hotkey Service".
  • GamingApp_Service.exe runs as a service named 'GamingApp_Service' (GamingApp_Service) "GamingApp_Service".
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • SGamingApp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MSI Gaming APP' and executes as "C:\Program Files\MSI\Gaming APP\SGamingApp.exe".
  • GamingApp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MSI Gaming APP' and executes as "C:\Program Files\MSI\Gaming APP\GamingApp.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SGamingApp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MSI Gaming APP' which loads as "C:\Program Files\MSI\Gaming APP\SGamingApp.exe".

How do I remove MSI Gaming APP?

Quickly and completely remove MSI Gaming APP from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MSI Gaming APP 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 MSI Gaming APP, 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 MSI Gaming APP.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,807

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 85.52%
Windows 7 14.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 43.23%
Windows 10 Home 32.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.44%
Windows 7 Professional 4.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.52%
  France 7.18%
  Germany 6.27%
  United Kingdom 4.75%
  Italy 3.96%
  Netherlands 2.74%
  Canada 1.64%
  Spain 1.46%
  Czech Republic 1.10%
  Belgium 1.03%
  DK 1.03%
  Sweden 0.85%
  Poland 0.79%
  Austria 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 28.95%
GIGABYTE 17.54%
Hewlett-Packard 14.91%
MSI 13.16%
Acer 12.28%
Dell 6.14%
Alienware 2.63%
Lenovo 1.75%
Intel 1.75%
Toshiba 0.88%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.11%
MSI MS-7917 8.88%
MSI MS-7693 7.04%
MSI MS-7978 5.42%
MSI MS-7977 4.96%
MSI MS-7918 4.61%

About MSI Co., LTD

Micro-Star International (MSI) is a motherboard and video card manufacturer that also manufactures a wide range of products including notebooks, gaming laptops, All-in-One PCs, servers and workstations, industrial PCs, household appliances, car infotainment products, barebone systems and communication devices.
Publisher URL: www.msi.com

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