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Should I remove Samsung AllShare?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,122
United States Rank #3,745
Reach 0.3047%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.63 days
696.96 days >
Average installed length: 366.20 days


VersionDistribution 84.73% 6.21% 1.30% 2.01% 0.22% 5.49% 0.03%

Typically installed together

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Samsung AllShare

What is Samsung AllShare?  (from Samsung Electronics)

AllShare is Samsung’s content sharing service that allows you to search for and play video, photo, and music files freely across many devices that support AllShare services, such as PC, TV, mobile phone, and digital camera. You can do this either wirelessly or with a cable. The AllShare software enables your PC to run ...  Read more


Samsung AllShare is a program developed by Samsung Electronics. The most used version is, 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. 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 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is AllShare.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 74.21 MB (77,815,973 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 25% of users of Samsung AllShare 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\AllShare\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DF47ACA3-7C78-4C08-8007-AC682563C9F1}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0402 -removeonly
Estimated size: 74.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung AllShare

Program executable:AllShare.exe
Name:Samsung AllShare
Samsung AllShare Player
Path:C:\Program Files\Samsung\AllShare\AllShare.exe
Additional files:
  • AllShareSlideShowService.exe - AllShareSlideShowService
  • DLNA.Controller.dll - DigitalMediaController
  • SamsungMediaPlatform.dll - SamsungMediaPlatform
  • ContentsAggregation.dll - ContentsAggregation
  • CmdAgent.dll - Samsung Multistage (Samsung Multistage Command Agent)
  • CmdAgent_AllShare.dll
  • AllShare.exe - Samsung AllShare (Samsung AllShare Player)
  • AllShareAgent.exe - Samsung AllShare Agent
  • AllShareSetting.dll - AllShareSetting
  • AllShareRemote.dll - AllShareRemote
  • AdminCmdAgent.dll - AdminCmdAgent
  • AllShareDmsVD.dll - AllShareDmsVD
  • AllShareDLNADmrStack.dll - DLNADmrStack
  • DLNA.MSC.dll - DLNAExt
  • DLNA.Network.dll - Network
  • DBUtil.dll - DBUtil
  • DLNA.dll - DLNA
  • Interop.CmdAgentLib.dll
  • id3lib.dll (by http://www.id3lib.org/) - ID3lib Dynamic Link Library
  • AllShareCommon.dll - Common
  • AllShareContents.dll - AllShareContents
  • AllSharePlayer.dll - AllSharePlayer
  • AllShareCore.dll - AllShareCore
  • MediaInfo.dll (by http://mediainfo.sourceforge.net) - MediaInfoLib (Library to read info about media files)
  • Bass.Net.dll (by radio42) - BASS.NET (BASS.NET API for .Net)
  • bass_aac.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_AAC (Advanced Audio Coding and MPEG-4 add-on for the BASS library)
  • AllShareMedia.dll - Media
  • AllShareUI.dll - UI
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • basscd.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSCD
  • bassenc.dll - BASSenc
  • bassflac.dll - BASSFLAC
  • basswma.dll - BASSWMA
  • DNSe.dll
  • EVRPresenter32.dll
  • libpin3_dll.dll
  • MP3HDDecoder.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AllShare.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E0003183-0A86-4E0F-810D-D5C8D05AB8A5}' (runs on registration).
  • AllShareSlideShowService.exe runs as a service named 'SimpleSlideShowServer' (SimpleSlideShowServer).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AllShareAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AllShareAgent' which loads as C:\Program Files\Samsung\AllShare\AllShareAgent.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AllShareAgent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\AllShare\AllShareAgent.exe'.
  • AllShare.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\AllShare\AllShare.exe'.
  • AllShareSlideShowService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Samsung\AllShare\AllShareSlideShowService.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:49.12 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000667973%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002247%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004432%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:999,911
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:152 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Samsung AllShare?

You can uninstall Samsung AllShare 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 Samsung AllShare, 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 Samsung AllShare.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.10%
Windows 10 26.60%
Windows Vista 4.92%
Windows XP 3.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.18%
Windows 7 Professional 9.80%
Windows 8.1 5.52%
Windows 10 Home 4.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.23%
  Germany 18.41%
  United Kingdom 6.06%
  Italy 3.92%
  Canada 3.88%
  France 3.78%
  Netherlands 3.57%
  Spain 2.84%
  Brazil 2.59%
  Australia 2.00%
  Sweden 1.79%
  Poland 1.79%
  Belgium 1.57%
  Austria 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 20.09%
Hewlett-Packard 19.57%
Acer 16.47%
Dell 14.31%
ASUS 9.70%
Toshiba 5.12%
Medion 4.52%
Lenovo 2.44%
Intel 1.12%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 9.34%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.13%
Samsung 700Z3A/700Z4A/700... 3.88%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.48%
Samsung 530U3BI/530U4BI/5... 2.89%

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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DAover a year ago
Removed all my music from windows media player.