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Should I remove Samsung Link?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,358
United States Rank #16,972
Reach 0.0161%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 164.31 days
862.85 days >
Average installed length: 453.36 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Samsung Link

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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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 75.71 MB (79,390,577 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 40% of users of Samsung Link come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: link.samsung.com
Installation folder: C:\SAMSUNG\Samsung Link
Uninstaller: C:\SAMSUNG\Samsung Link\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 75.71 MB

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
  • 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
  • Samsung Link Menu Start.exe - Samsung Link Start
  • Samsung Link Start.exe
  • Samsung Link Stop.exe - Samsung Link Stop
  • Samsung Link Tray Agent.exe - Samsung Link Tray Agent
  • scone_proxy.dll
  • scone_stub.dll
  • SecLibJNI.dll
  • SecProxyJNI.dll
  • SecStubJNI.dll
  • SppAgentSvc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Samsung Link Service.exe runs as a service named 'Samsung Link Service' (Samsung Link Service) "SamsungLinkService".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Samsung Link.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Link\Samsung Link.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Samsung Link.exe
Memory:222.77 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000471840%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002513%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002205%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Samsung Link?

Quickly and completely remove Samsung Link from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.15%
Windows 10 34.50%
Windows XP 3.83%
Windows Vista 3.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.94%
Windows 7 Professional 6.73%
Windows 8.1 6.09%
Windows 8 Pro 5.77%
Windows 8 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.35%
  Germany 5.48%
  Brazil 4.61%
  Canada 4.32%
  Italy 4.32%
  United Kingdom 4.03%
  France 3.17%
  Belgium 2.88%
  Australia 2.31%
  Malaysia 1.73%
  Netherlands 1.44%
  Poland 1.44%
  Russia 1.44%
  Turkey 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.57%
Samsung 20.29%
Dell 19.81%
ASUS 10.63%
Acer 8.70%
Toshiba 6.28%
Intel 1.45%
Lenovo 1.45%
American Megatrends 0.97%
Medion 0.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.44%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.40%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.72%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.72%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 2.72%


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