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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,307
United States Rank #35,278
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.54 days
547.05 days >
Average installed length: 287.43 days


VersionDistribution 53.03% 13.64% 15.15% 18.18%

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SA52xx Device Manager

What is SA52xx Device Manager?

SA52xx Device Manager provides the software and drivers required to connect the media player to the PC. It is included with the CD-ROM that is packaged with the device. Your player appears as a USB mass storage in Windows Explorer. You can organize files and transfer music to your player during USB connection. A software program called Philips Device Manager enables you to update the firmware on the device if a new firmware is available on your PC. The player is controlled by an internal program called the firmware. Newer versions of the firmware may have been released after the user has purchased the player.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named SA52xx_DeviceManager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 26.34 MB (27,618,302 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.philips.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Philips
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6294CE03-1A16-4610-891E-FDAF9A585A54}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x000a -removeonly
Estimated size: 26.34 MB
Language: Spanish

Program filesFiles installed by SA52xx Device Manager

Program executable:SA52xx_DeviceManager.exe
Name:SA52XX Device Manager
Philips SA52XX Device Manager
Path:C:\Philips\SA52xx Device Manager\SA52xx_DeviceManager.exe
Additional files:
  • SA52xx_DeviceManager.exe - SA52XX Device Manager (Philips SA52XX Device Manager)
  • SA32xx_DeviceManager.exe - SA32XX Device Manager (Philips SA32XX Device Manager)
  • DelRKey.exe
  • Scsi_9x.dll
  • Scsi_nt.dll
  • stunicow.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))
  • wdreg.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SA52xx_DeviceManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{87DB32BA-6687-4F52-96BE-C64C89C37463}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SA52xx Device Manager?

You can uninstall SA52xx Device Manager 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 SA52xx Device Manager, 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 SA52xx Device Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.03%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows 10 15.15%
Windows XP 13.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.64%
Windows 8.1 6.06%
Windows 10 Home 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.74%
  Germany 29.49%
  Canada 6.41%
  Netherlands 5.13%
  Spain 3.85%
  Brazil 1.28%
  France 1.28%
  Switzerland 1.28%
  RS 1.28%
  Finland 1.28%
  Greece 1.28%
  New Zealand 1.28%
  Philippines 1.28%
  Romania 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.26%
Acer 15.22%
Hewlett-Packard 15.22%
ASUS 10.87%
Lenovo 4.35%
Medion 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
Gateway 4.35%
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MSI MS-7673 1.89%

About Philips

Philips is organized into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare and Philips Lighting.
Publisher URL: www.philips.com


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