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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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1.11 50.00%
1.10 50.00%



SATAUnplug is a program developed by I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. The most used version is 1.11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 805.26 KB (824,584 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of SATAUnplug come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iodata.jp
Help link: www.iodata.jp/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\I-O DATA\SATAUnplug
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{47C6FD79-668F-4643-8815-0A8744FAB4D5}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0011 -removeonly
Estimated size: 805.26 KB
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by SATAUnplug

  • SATAUnplug.exe - eSATA I/F, eSATA storage (SATAUnplug)
  • SATAUnplugConfig.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SATAUnplug.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SATAUnplug' which loads as "C:\Program Files\I-O DATA\SATAUnplug\SATAUnplug.exe".

How do I remove SATAUnplug?

You can uninstall SATAUnplug 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 SATAUnplug, 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 SATAUnplug.

American Megatrends
Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Japan 28.57%

Publisher URL: www.iodata.com


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