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Should I remove Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center?

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8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,149
United States Rank #16,972
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.72 days
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Average installed length: 26.63 days


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Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center

What is Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center?  (from Samsung Electronics)

Smart Advisor Care Center is a quick and easy way of checking the set up on your Samsung device. The application actively checks all the settings on your phone and will help you find and fix any issues without the need to look at all the setting menus, or contact the Customer Support helpdesk! The Smart Advisor soft...  Read more


Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center is a software program developed by Samsung Electronics. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 35.65 MB (37,378,069 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 92% of users of Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center come from the United States, it is also popular in India and HT.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsung.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\samsung smart advisor care center
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center\uninst.exe /appName Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center
Estimated size: 35.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center

  • sdcCont.exe (by Support.com) - System tools and utilities
  • sdcConta.exe (by Support.com)
  • browserContainer.dll
  • campaignMngr.dll
  • common.dll
  • configMngr.dll
  • contDll.dll
  • customDisp.dll
  • Formatter.dll
  • IO.dll
  • LicenseMngrDisp.dll
  • BatteryOptimizerModule.dll - PC PowerCare (Battery Optimizer Module)
  • DataBackupModule.dll - Data Backup Module
  • DiskCleaner.dll - Disk Cleaner Module
  • DiskExplorerModule.dll - Disk Explorer Module
  • DiskOptimizerModule.dll - Disk Optimizer Module
  • DiskToolsModule.dll - Disk Tools Module
  • DuplicateFinder.dll - Duplicate Finder Module
  • InternetOptimizerModule.dll - Internet Optimizer Module
  • MainUIModule.dll - Main UI Module
  • MemTurboModule.dll - Memory Optimizer Module
  • NetworkScannerModule.dll - Network Scanner Module
  • PCFixerModule.dll - PC Fixer Module
  • PrivacyProtectorModule.dll - Privacy Cleaner Module
  • RegistryCleanerModule.dll - Registry Cleaner Module
  • RegistryOptimizer.dll - Registry Optimizer Module
  • Scheduler.dll - Scheduler Module
  • sdcService.exe - Launcher Service
  • SecureDelete.dll - File Shredder Module
  • SecureEncryptorModule.dll - File Encryptor Module
  • JkDefragLib.dll (by J.C. Kessels) - JkDefrag (JkDefrag - disk defragmentation and optimization tool)
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • blowfish.dll
  • GadgetInstaller.exe
  • libcurl.dll
  • SASDetection.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • sdcConta.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MainUIModule_Samsung_Smart Advisor Care Center_{BDA49F87-1626-484F-AB5B-41EA29B28AD7}' (runs weekly on Thursdays at 8:01 AM).
  • sdcCont.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MainUIModule_Samsung_Smart Advisor Care Center_{BDA49F87-1626-484F-AB5B-41EA29B28AD7}' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 8:06 AM).
  • sdcService.exe runs as a service named 'Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center' (Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center) "Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • sdcCont.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MakiwaraNotify' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center\sdccont.exe" /dummy /cfg "C:\Program Files\Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center\uiFramework\common\PCPowerCare.xml" /notificationtoaster /mutexname not.

How do I remove Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center?

Quickly and completely remove Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Samsung Smart Advisor Care Center 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 Smart Advisor Care Center, 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 Smart Advisor Care Center.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.67%
  India 2.78%
  HT 1.85%
  Australia 0.93%
  Sri Lanka 0.93%
  Philippines 0.93%
  Canada 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 93.65%
Intel 6.35%
Common models
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 13.24%
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 13.24%
Samsung 770Z5E/780Z5E 7.35%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 7.35%
Samsung 940X3G/930X3G 7.35%
Samsung DP700A3D/DM700A3D... 5.88%

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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