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Should I remove MSI_APS?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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MSI_APS is a software program developed by MSI Co., LTD. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.35 MB (2,462,745 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 20% of users of MSI_APS come from the United States, it is also popular in DZ and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MSI\VGA\MSI_APS\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MSI\VGA\MSI_APS\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSI_APS

  • MSI_APS.exe
  • BootStartMSI_APS.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BootStartMSI_APS.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MSI_APS' which loads as C:\Program Files\MSI\VGA\MSI_APS\BootStartMSI_APS.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.98 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000424436%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003992%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000252%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:283,356,597
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove MSI_APS?

You can uninstall MSI_APS 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_APS, 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_APS.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.87%
Windows 10 9.68%
Windows XP 3.23%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 41.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.23%
Windows 7 Professional 3.23%
Windows 8 3.23%
Windows 8 Pro 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.00%
  DZ 11.43%
  United Kingdom 8.57%
  Netherlands 8.57%
  Australia 5.71%
  Belgium 2.86%
  Brazil 2.86%
  Canada 2.86%
  DK 2.86%
  Egypt 2.86%
  Spain 2.86%
  Finland 2.86%
  France 2.86%
  Hong Kong 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.00%
Acer 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
MSI 6.25%
Medion 6.25%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Common models
MSI MS-7592 12.50%
MSI MS-7673 12.50%
MSI MS-7680 6.25%
MSI MS-7640 6.25%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 6.25%
BIOSTAR Group TZ68A+ 6.25%

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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