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Should I remove MSI Super Charger?

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 #3,821
United States Rank #3,619
Reach 0.1421%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.45 days
219.82 days >
Average installed length: 115.50 days


VersionDistribution 0.11% 0.04% 1.39% 0.04% 1.43% 1.79% 0.32% 0.96% 1.71% 2.46% 1.00% 0.25% 0.21% 5.36% 2.68% 3.43% 11.00% 2.18%
1.2.029 11.42%
1.2.027 5.86%
1.2.026 24.28%
1.2.025 22.10%

Typically installed together

MSI Super Charger


MSI Super Charger is a program developed by MSI Co., LTD. The most used version is 1.2.026, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 11.28 MB (11,826,483 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of MSI Super Charger 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\Super Charger\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MSI\Super Charger\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 11.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSI Super Charger

  • ChargeService.exe (by MSI) - Super Charger Service
  • Driver_Engine.dll (by MSI)
  • Super Charger.exe - Super Charger
  • ipadtst2.sys - ipadtst2
  • ipadtst2_64.sys
  • NTIOLib.sys - NTIOLib
  • NTIOLib_X64.sys
  • ipadtst_64.sys (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (Sample Cancel Driver)
  • ipadtst.sys (by Windows (R) 2000 DDK provider) - Windows (R) 2000 DDK driver
  • ipadchg.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Super Charger.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6AE14FD-7577-4F96-A481-44F5C9FE2122}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Super Charger.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 8.
  • ChargeService.exe runs as a service named 'MSI Super Charger Service' (MSI_SuperCharger) "MSI Super Charger Service".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Super Charger.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Super Charger' which loads as C:\Program Files\MSI\Super Charger\Super Charger.exe.
  • ChargeService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ChargeService' which loads as "C:\Program Files\MSI\Super Charger\ChargeService.exe".

How do I remove MSI Super Charger?

You can uninstall MSI Super Charger 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 Super Charger, 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 Super Charger.

Win 10 65%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 65.04%
Windows 7 34.89%
Windows Vista 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 23.59%
Windows 10 Home 20.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.79%
Windows 7 Professional 8.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.21%
  France 8.57%
  Germany 6.35%
  United Kingdom 4.88%
  Italy 3.43%
  Netherlands 2.68%
  Sweden 1.85%
  Canada 1.85%
  Spain 1.47%
  Australia 1.41%
  Belgium 1.33%
  Poland 1.15%
  DK 1.04%
  South Africa 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 34.08%
MSI 28.06%
Acer 23.61%
Dell 6.24%
Hewlett-Packard 5.79%
Alienware 0.67%
Lenovo 0.67%
Common models
MSI MS-7917 9.51%
MSI MS-7817 7.98%
MSI MS-7850 7.23%
MSI MS-7693 7.07%
MSI MS-7821 6.09%
MSI MS-7816 4.48%

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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