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Should I remove Marvell Storage Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,780
United States Rank #9,967
Reach 0.0373%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.08 days
120.34 days >
Average installed length: 63.23 days


VersionDistribution 2.85% 14.81% 1.09% 1.49% 37.09% 8.42% 0.95% 1.63% 0.54% 3.80% 0.68% 6.52% 5.03% 1.90% 11.96% 0.14% 1.09%

Typically installed together

Marvell Storage Utility V4

What is Marvell Storage Utility?

The Marvell Storage Utility is a software application used to control your Marvell RAID controller.


Marvell Storage Utility V4 is a program developed by Marvell. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is uninstmsu.exe. The software installer includes 48 files and is usually about 20.68 MB (21,683,799 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Marvell Storage Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.marvell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\marvell\storage
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Marvell\storage\uninstmsu.exe
Estimated size: 20.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Marvell Storage Utility V4

Program executable:uninstmsu.exe
Name:Marvell MSU V4
Marvell Storage Utility installer
Path:C:\Program Files\marvell\storage\uninstmsu.exe
Additional files:
  • mv_eel.dll - File System Empty Entries List (File System Empty Entries List Dynamic Link Library)
  • mrxparser.dll - Marvell PHP extension DLL (Marvell Storage PHP extension)
  • mvraidsvc.exe - mvraidsv Application (Marvell Storage Service)
  • mfu_cli.exe - mvsetup Application (Marvell flash command line interface)
  • mvsetup.exe - Marvell command line utility for RAID product
  • mv_api.dll - RAID API (Marvell RAID Dynamic Link Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • mvraidsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Marvell Storage Management Service' (Marvell Storage Management) "Marvell Storage Event and Track Utility.".

How do I remove Marvell Storage Utility?

You can uninstall Marvell Storage Utility 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 Marvell Storage Utility V4, 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 Marvell Storage Utility.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.16%
Windows 10 38.57%
Windows XP 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.51%
Windows 7 Professional 16.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.70%
Windows 10 Pro 8.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.40%
  Germany 7.02%
  France 6.18%
  United Kingdom 4.99%
  Canada 3.80%
  Italy 3.57%
  Australia 3.09%
  Japan 2.26%
  Belgium 1.78%
  Sweden 1.66%
  Spain 1.19%
  Brazil 1.19%
  New Zealand 1.07%
  Greece 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 17.78%
Acer 13.78%
Hewlett-Packard 5.78%
Dell 4.44%
Intel 2.67%
American Megatrends 0.89%
Lenovo 0.89%
Alienware 0.89%
Common models
Gigabyte Z87X-UD5H 13.64%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 7.20%
Gigabyte G1.Sniper 5 5.68%
ASUS All Series 5.30%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 5.30%
MSI MS-7681 3.41%

About Marvell

Marvell is a producer of storage, communications and consumer semiconductor products and ships over one billion chips a year.
Publisher URL: www.marvell.com


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