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Should I remove MSIRegister?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #39,447
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VersionDistribution 46.30% 44.44% 9.26%



MSIRegister is a program developed by Micro-Star INT'L CO.,LTD. The most used version is, 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. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 42.18 MB (44,229,217 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 41% of users of MSIRegister come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msi.com
Installation folder: C:\MSI\MSIRegister\
Uninstaller: "C:\MSI\MSIRegister\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 42.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSIRegister

  • MSIRegister.exe - MSI Register Application (MSI Register)
  • MSIRegisterService.exe - MSI Register Service
  • Chrome.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MSIRegisterService.exe runs as a service named 'MSIREGISTER_MR' (MSIREGISTER_MR).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • MSIRegister.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #5' which loads as C:\MSI\MSIRegister\MSIRegister.exe /RestartByRestartManageC:B57A55C3-100F-4cda-B55C-539F87A6B61D /RestartByRestartManageC:D8C2F992-EE57-45d5-A36A-D601AC9A51BA /RestartByRestartManageC:34B863D6-FB61-45.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MSIRegister.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MSIRegister' which loads as "C:\MSI\MSIRegister\MSIRegister.exe".

How do I remove MSIRegister?

You can uninstall MSIRegister 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 MSIRegister, 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 MSIRegister.

Win 10 89%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 88.89%
Windows 7 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.74%
Windows 10 Pro 35.19%
Windows 8.1 7.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.70%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 1.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.98%
  France 16.39%
  Germany 6.56%
  Canada 4.92%
  South Africa 3.28%
  Finland 3.28%
  Spain 3.28%
  DK 3.28%
  Slovenia 1.64%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Russia 1.64%
  Sweden 1.64%
  Japan 1.64%
  Philippines 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 50.00%
MSI 50.00%
Common models
MSI MS-7978 24.07%
MSI MS-7984 18.52%
MSI MS-7976 14.81%
MSI MS-7982 11.11%
MSI MS-7977 11.11%
MSI MS-7971 9.26%


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