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Should I remove SANsurfer_Switch_Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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SANsurfer_Switch_Manager is a program developed by QLogic. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\QLogic_Corporation\SANsurfer_Switch_Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\QLogic_Corporation\SANsurfer_Switch_Manager\Uninstall_SANsurfer_Switch_Manager\Uninstall SANsurfer_Switch_Manager.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by SANsurfer_Switch_Manager

  • SANsurfer_Performance_Viewer.exe (by Macrovision) - LaunchAnywhere

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SANsurfer_Performance_Viewer.exe runs as a service named 'TIPS-Read 3 Uploader' (TipsRead3Uploader).

How do I remove SANsurfer_Switch_Manager?

You can uninstall SANsurfer_Switch_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 SANsurfer_Switch_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 SANsurfer_Switch_Manager.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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