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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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Samsung Link


Samsung Link is a program developed by SAMSUNG. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 14 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 36% of users of Samsung Link come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: link.samsung.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Link
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Link\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung Link

  • uninstall.exe (by Copyright 2013 SAMSUNG) - Samsung Link Uninstaller (Samsung Link)
  • Samsung Link Service.exe (by Copyright 2013 SAMSUNG) - Samsung Link Service
  • InstallerLauncher.exe - Samsung Link (InstallerLauncher)
  • Samsung Link.exe
  • JniIO.dll
  • JniSys.dll
  • SecLibJNI.dll
  • mfc90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • mfc90u.dll (by Microsoft)
  • mfcm90.dll - MFC Managed Library - Retail Version
  • mfcm90u.dll
  • msvcm90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcp90.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Samsung Link Service.exe runs as a service named 'Samsung Link Service' (Samsung Link Service) "SamsungLinkService".

How do I remove Samsung Link?

You can uninstall Samsung Link 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 Link, 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 Link.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.76%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows Vista 9.52%
Windows XP 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.71%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.52%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Windows 8 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.56%
  United Kingdom 13.33%
  Canada 8.89%
  France 8.89%
  Italy 4.44%
  Netherlands 4.44%
  Belgium 2.22%
  Brazil 2.22%
  Colombia 2.22%
  Czech Republic 2.22%
  Egypt 2.22%
  Finland 2.22%
  Japan 2.22%
  Malaysia 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 26.47%
Acer 23.53%
Dell 8.82%
Hewlett-Packard 8.82%
ASUS 8.82%
Toshiba 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.88%
Sony 2.94%
Medion 2.94%
Lenovo 2.94%
Intel 2.94%
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