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Should I remove MSI Smart Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,716
United States Rank #8,486
Reach 0.0446%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.70 days
109.21 days >
Average installed length: 57.38 days


VersionDistribution 39.02% 43.12% 2.50% 0.11% 15.24%

Typically installed together

MSI Smart Utilities


MSI Smart Utilities is a software program developed by MSI Co., LTD. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 20 files and is usually about 99.81 MB (104,661,474 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 44% of users of MSI Smart Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msi.com
Installation folder: C:\MSI\Smart Utilities\
Uninstaller: "C:\MSI\Smart Utilities\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 99.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSI Smart Utilities

  • MSIBIOSDataService.exe (by MSI) - MSIBIOSD Application (MSIBIOSData Service)
  • Smart Utilities.exe (by MSI) - Smart Utilities (Smart Utilities Setup)
  • NTIOLib.sys - NTIOLib
  • NTIOLib_X64.sys
  • BootStartSuperRAID.exe (by Micro-Star International) - BootStartSuperRAID Application
  • SuperRAID.exe (by Micro-Star International)
  • SuperRAIDExt.dll (by Micro-Star INT'L) - SuperRAIDExt
  • SuperRAIDSvc.exe - SuperRAIDSvc
  • HardDrive.dll - HardDrive
  • Program1.exe - Program1
  • IccLibDll.dll
  • IccLibDll_x64.dll
  • SCEWIN.exe
  • SCEWIN_64.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SuperRAIDSvc.exe runs as a service named 'SuperRAIDSvc' (SuperRAIDSvc) "Super RAID".

How do I remove MSI Smart Utilities?

You can uninstall MSI Smart Utilities 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 Smart Utilities, 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 Smart Utilities.

Win 10 66%
Win 8.1 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.59%
Windows 7 33.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 21.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.12%
Windows 10 Home 14.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.14%
Windows 8.1 9.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.49%
  France 10.27%
  Germany 7.63%
  United Kingdom 5.28%
  Italy 3.49%
  Canada 2.92%
  Netherlands 2.45%
  DK 1.79%
  Belgium 1.60%
  Poland 1.51%
  Australia 1.23%
  Spain 1.04%
  Norway 0.94%
  Sweden 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 42.02%
MSI 24.37%
Acer 21.01%
Dell 5.04%
Hewlett-Packard 4.20%
Samsung 1.68%
Lenovo 1.68%
Common models
MSI MS-7917 13.00%
MSI MS-7821 12.20%
MSI MS-7850 9.67%
MSI MS-7817 7.94%
MSI MS-7916 7.02%
MSI MS-7816 6.79%

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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