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Should I remove MSI Kombustor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #16,441
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.95 days
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Average installed length: 261.00 days

MSI Kombustor 2.4.2

What is MSI Kombustor?

MSI Afterburner is a graphics card utility that promises to help you monitor your GPU and bring it to its maximum performance. The main goal of the application is to overcome the original limits set by the vendors, allowing you to adjust memory clocks, voltages and fan speed. However, it is advisable to modify these settings only if you are sure of what you are doing. Otherwise, your actions might cause instability issues.


The main program executable is kloaderwin32.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 40.71 MB (42,689,977 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: event.msi.com/vga/afterburner
Help link: forums.guru3d.com/forumdisplay.php?f=55
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MSI Kombustor 2.4\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MSI Kombustor 2.4\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 40.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSI Kombustor 2.4.2

Program executable:kloaderwin32.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\msi kombustor 2.4\kloaderwin32.exe
Additional files:
  • MSIKombustorDX10.exe - MSIKombustor (MSI Kombustor - Burn-in test and benchmarking utility.)
  • MSIKombustorDX11.exe
  • MSIKombustorDX9.exe
  • MSIKombustorGL.exe
  • PhysXCooking.dll (by NVIDIA) - PhysXCooking Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXLoader.dll (by NVIDIA) - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore.dll - PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Portions (C) Creative Labs and NVIDIA) - Standard OpenAL(TM) Library (Standard OpenAL(TM) Implementation)
  • PhysXDevice.dll - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • cudart32_41_4.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.4 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.4)
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • kdata.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • D3DCompiler_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dx10_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 10.1 Extensions
  • d3dx11_42.dll
  • d3dx9_42.dll - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • MSIKombustorGLOnly.exe

How do I remove MSI Kombustor?

You can uninstall MSI Kombustor 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 MSI Kombustor 2.4.2, 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 MSI Kombustor.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.13%
Windows 10 19.36%
Windows XP 2.65%
Windows Vista 1.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.60%
Windows 7 Professional 11.20%
Windows 8 Pro 4.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.87%
  Germany 10.69%
  United Kingdom 5.70%
  Canada 4.28%
  France 4.04%
  Italy 4.04%
  Netherlands 2.38%
  Australia 2.14%
  Brazil 2.14%
  Poland 1.90%
  UA 1.90%
  Finland 1.43%
  Taiwan 1.43%
  Belgium 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.24%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.07%
Hewlett-Packard 9.52%
Alienware 4.17%
Intel 2.38%
Samsung 2.38%
American Megatrends 1.19%
Medion 1.19%
MSI 1.19%
Common models
MSI MS-7751 7.52%
MSI MS-7758 3.76%
ASUS All Series 3.01%
MSI MS-7693 3.01%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.26%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.26%

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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