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Should I remove Samsung SecretZone?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,793
United States Rank #45,471
Reach 0.0152%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 59.29 days
267.68 days >
Average installed length: 140.65 days


2.1.630.0 11.04%
2.0 43.48%
1.00.0000 45.48%

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Samsung SecretZone


Samsung SecretZone is a software program developed by Clarus. The most common release is 1.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named msadmin.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 4.29 MB (4,502,758 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 12% of users of Samsung SecretZone come from Brazil, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.clarussoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Clarus\Samsung SecretZone
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{66491E5A-7899-4863-A2E9-057E10BCB578}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.29 MB
Language: Catalan

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung SecretZone

Program executable:msadmin.exe
Name:MSAdmin Application
MSAdmin MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\clarus\samsung secretzone\msadmin.exe
Additional files:
  • SZAssistSVC.exe - Clarus SZAssist (Samsung SecretZone Assist)
  • SZAlone.exe - Clarus SZAlone (Samsung SecretZone SZAlone)
  • SZMgr.exe - Clarus SZMgr (Samsung SecretZone Manager)
  • SPI.dll - Clarus SPI (Information SecretZone)
  • X3S.dll - X3S Module
  • MSAutoRun.exe - MSAutoRun MFC Application
  • MSMgrSDK.dll
  • MSSvc.exe
  • MSUtilSDK.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • MSSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Virtual Disk Service Manager' (MSR Service).
  • SZAssistSVC.exe runs as a service named 'SecretZone Assist Service' (SZASSIST) "SecretZone Assist Service".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.91 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003146270%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00024258%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007205%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Samsung SecretZone?

You can uninstall Samsung SecretZone 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 SecretZone, 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 SecretZone.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.33%
Windows XP 19.00%
Windows Vista 12.67%
Windows 10 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.81%
Windows 7 Professional 13.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.25%
Windows 10 Home 4.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

11.95% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 11.95%
  Germany 11.60%
  Australia 6.48%
  United States 6.14%
  Netherlands 5.80%
  Israel 5.46%
  France 5.12%
  Belgium 3.75%
  United Kingdom 3.75%
  Italy 3.41%
  Poland 2.73%
  Czech Republic 2.05%
  Singapore 1.71%
  Sweden 1.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.24%
Hewlett-Packard 16.09%
Dell 14.37%
Toshiba 11.49%
ASUS 10.34%
Samsung 5.75%
Intel 5.75%
Sahara 3.45%
American Megatrends 2.30%
Medion 1.72%
Lenovo 1.72%
Common models
Dell Dell DM061 2.48%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.48%
ASUSTeK N73SV 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.48%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.48%
ASUS All Series 1.65%


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