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Should I remove ModeShift?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,291
United States Rank #31,665
Reach 0.0056%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.63 days
136.57 days >
Average installed length: 71.75 days


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ModeShift is a program developed by Samsung Electronics. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The main program executable is modeshift.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 330.67 MB (346,735,956 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 28% of users of ModeShift come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsung.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\ModeShift
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{287D1D31-F936-4848-8760-4446C689AAFF}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 330.67 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ModeShift

Program executable:modeshift.exe
Name:ModeShift Application
Samsung ModeShift
Path:C:\Program Files\samsung\modeshift\modeshift.exe
Additional files:
  • SABI2.dll - SABI2 Dynamic Link Library (SABI2 Library (x86))
  • Sabi3.dll - SABI3 Library For Windows7 (SABI3 Library For Windows7 (x86))
  • SCCColorDll.dll - Samsung Control Center (Samsung ModeShift)
  • FlashCtrlWnd.exe - FlashCtrl Application
  • ShortcutWnd.exe - Shortcut Application
  • TurboOption.exe - LockWinK Application
  • msvcr90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ModeShift.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ModeShift.

How do I remove ModeShift?

Quickly and completely remove ModeShift from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ModeShift 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ModeShift, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ModeShift.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win 8 10%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.74%
Windows 8 10.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 76.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.26%
Windows 10 Home 5.13%
Windows 7 Professional 2.56%
Windows 8 1.28%
Windows 8 Pro 1.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.41%
  Germany 15.91%
  United Kingdom 15.91%
  Italy 6.82%
  Australia 5.68%
  Austria 3.41%
  Canada 3.41%
  Chile 2.27%
  Poland 2.27%
  Singapore 2.27%
  Brazil 1.14%
  Switzerland 1.14%
  DK 1.14%
  France 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 98.70%
Dell 1.30%

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics which is part of the Samsung Group produces a wide range of printers for both consumers and business use, including mono-laser printers, color laser printers, multifunction printers, and enterprise-use high-speed digital multifunction printer models.
Publisher URL: www.samsung.com

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Querilousover a year ago
What does ModeShift do? It seems to cause problems on boot up on my laptop.