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Should I remove Samsung Magician?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #785
United States Rank #989
Reach 0.8712%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.55 days
222.58 days >
Average installed length: 116.95 days


VersionDistribution 0.08% 0.06% 0.03% 0.25% 1.38% 3.73% 5.39%
4.9.7 3.43%
4.9.6 0.31%
4.9.5 2.63%
4.9 2.46%
4.8 0.84%
4.7 1.50%
4.6 4.01%
4.5.1 36.79%
4.5.0 0.01%
4.4.0 9.67%
4.3.0 15.40%
4.2.1 5.15%
4.2.0 0.42%
4.1.0 4.28%
4.0.1 2.17%

Other programs by Samsung Electronics

Samsung Magician

What is Samsung Magician?  (from Samsung Electronics)

The only way to update the firmware on your SSD is to use the SSD Magical Tool. The Samsung SSD Magician software facilitates easy maintenance and use of Samsung SSD products connected to a desktop or notebook computer. In addition to providing information about the user’s system and SSD product, Samsung SSD Magician a...  Read more


Samsung Magician is a program developed by Samsung Electronics. The most used version is 4.5.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 installer includes 110 files and is usually about 46.26 MB (48,505,178 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of Samsung Magician come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsung.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung SSD Magician\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Samsung SSD Magician\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 46.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung Magician

  • Magician_Chi_Res.dll - Samsung SSD Magician (Samsung SSD Magician Application)
  • Magician_Fra_Res.dll
  • Magician_Ger_Res.dll
  • Magician_Ita_Res.dll
  • Magician_Jap_Res.dll
  • Magician_Por_Res.dll
  • Magician_Rus_Res.dll
  • Magician_Spa_Res.dll - Samsung Magician Application Resource
  • Benchmark.dll - Samsung Magician
  • DiagnosticScan.dll
  • Magician_Kor_Res.dll
  • OverProvisioning.dll
  • Samsung Magician.exe - Samsung Magician Application
  • USBBoot.dll
  • Logger32.dll - Logger32 (Logger Module)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Unzip.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Samsung Magician.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{60299AA4-7A14-4623-9F2F-A525D32E0F3A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Samsung Magician.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Samsung.
Network connections
  • Samsung Magician.exe connects to a173-223-207-41.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Samsung Magician.exe
Memory:16.16 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002846459%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018580%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009885%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Samsung Magician?

You can uninstall Samsung Magician 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 Magician, 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 Magician.

Win 10 57%
Win Vista 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.15%
Windows 7 42.12%
Windows Vista 0.37%
Windows XP 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 18.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.57%
Windows 7 Professional 13.78%
Windows 10 Home 12.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.37%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.80%
  Germany 15.59%
  Italy 5.79%
  France 5.30%
  United Kingdom 4.87%
  Netherlands 4.47%
  Canada 2.05%
  Australia 1.78%
  Austria 1.54%
  Sweden 1.43%
  Belgium 1.36%
  DK 1.01%
  Spain 0.98%
  Switzerland 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.75%
Dell 18.67%
Hewlett-Packard 15.35%
Acer 12.58%
Samsung 4.72%
Lenovo 3.66%
Medion 2.69%
Intel 2.31%
Toshiba 2.23%
MSI 2.11%
Alienware 1.91%
Common models
ASUS All Series 36.81%
MSI MS-7821 3.73%
MSI MS-7816 1.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.66%
MSI MS-7758 1.61%

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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