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Should I remove Samsung Recovery Solution 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #2,822
United States Rank #4,950
Reach 0.2114%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.30 days
657.90 days >
Average installed length: 345.68 days


VersionDistribution 5.02% 3.70% 71.01% 1.85% 10.06% 8.38%

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Samsung Recovery Solution 4

What is Samsung Recovery Solution 4?  (from Samsung Electronics)

Before restoring your computer, you first have to choose a restore method. You can use Samsung Recovery Solution 4 to restore your computer. A Basic Restore reloads all the Windows operating system files and leaves all personal files, programs and settings intact. By reloading the Windows operating system, a Basic res...  Read more


Samsung Recovery Solution 4 is a software program developed by Samsung Electronics. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 programs's main executable is WCScheduler.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 4.7 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 67.32 MB (70,592,340 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 24% of users of Samsung Recovery Solution 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsungcomputer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Recovery Solution 4
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{145DE957-0679-4A2A-BB5C-1D3E9808FAB2}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 67.32 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung Recovery Solution 4

Program executable:WCScheduler.exe
Name:Samsung Recovery Solution 4
Signed by:Samsung Electronics CO.
Path:C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Recovery Solution 4\WCScheduler.exe
Additional files:
  • SABI2.dll - SABI2 Dynamic Link Library (SABI2 Library (x86))
  • Sabi3.dll - SABI3 Library For Windows7 (SABI3 Library For Windows7 (x86))
  • Sabi.sys - SAMSUNG Kernel Driver
  • SabiDriverInstaller.exe - SABI Driver Installer (SABI Driver Installer (x64))
  • KStartMem.exe - KSTARTMEM (Samsung kernel driver Setup Application (64bit))
  • GoRecovery.exe (by SEC) - Samsung Recovery Solution 4
  • InstDrv.exe (by SEC)
  • Manager1.exe
  • WCScheduler.exe
  • KillProcess.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Manager1.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{975F2A37-F6C3-4DDC-83C4-39786E8A6D0B}' (runs on registration).
  • WCScheduler.exe is scheduled as a task named 'advSRS4'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • WCScheduler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named advSRS4.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WCScheduler.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SamsungWInClon' which loads as C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Recovery Solution 4\WCScheduler.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.7 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0022715247%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00204765%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00022387%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,583
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:277 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Samsung Recovery Solution 4?

You can uninstall Samsung Recovery Solution 4 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 Recovery Solution 4, 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 Recovery Solution 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.46%
Windows 10 9.35%
Windows XP 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.62%
Windows 7 Starter 18.15%
Windows 10 Home 8.49%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.11%
Windows 7 Professional 2.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.84%
  Germany 15.00%
  United Kingdom 10.11%
  France 8.43%
  Italy 7.05%
  Poland 3.04%
  Spain 2.91%
  Netherlands 2.87%
  Brazil 2.85%
  Canada 2.52%
  Belgium 2.19%
  Sweden 1.51%
  Russia 1.47%
  Norway 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 99.88%
Acer 0.05%
Dell 0.05%
Hewlett-Packard 0.02%
Common models
Samsung R530/R730 16.52%
Samsung R530/R730/R540 ... 11.26%
Samsung R540/R580/R780/SA... 7.17%
Samsung R519/R719 6.39%
Samsung N150P/N210P/N220P... 6.34%
Samsung N150/N210/N220 ... 5.14%

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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