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Should I remove Samsung Support Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #2,958
United States Rank #4,319
Reach 0.2002%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.12 days
682.12 days >
Average installed length: 358.40 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.44 0.03%
1.1.42 0.03%
1.1.40 2.08%
1.1.38 97.49%
1.1.36 0.08%
1.1.34 0.30%

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Samsung Support Center 1.0

What is Samsung Support Center?

Samsung Support Center is a troubleshooting utility pre-installed with various Samsung PC models. It contains a system diagnosis function, an Internet After-Sales function, and a system recovery function. With it, you can find answers for solving issues that may occur during the functioning of your system.

Overview

The most used version is 1.1.38, 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is SSCMain.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 67.81 MB (71,101,425 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsungcomputer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Support Center
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F687E657-F636-44DF-8125-9FEEA2C362F5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 67.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung Support Center 1.0

Program executable:SSCMain.exe
Name:Samsung Support Center
Path:C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Support Center\SSCMain.exe
MD5:e6fdb77b910ec87d745c0dba70e49142
Additional files:
  • StsDLL.dll - Samsung Support Center StsDll (STSDll)
  • SABI2.dll - SABI2 Dynamic Link Library (SABI2 Library (x86))
  • Sabi3.dll - SABI3 Library For Windows7 (SABI3 Library For Windows7 (x86))
  • DllDiagnosticVista.dll - Diagnostic Dll
  • SSCMain.exe - Samsung Support Center
  • DllDiagnosticWin7.dll
  • SWMDBBrocker.dll - Easy Software Manager (DataBase Crypto Supported)
  • DllDiagnosticXp.dll
  • SSCSettings.exe - SSCSettings
  • UninstallHelper.exe - UninstallHelper
  • InstallHelper.exe - InstallHelper
  • SSCKbdHk.exe - SSCKbdHk
  • PCVerifier.exe - PCVerifier
  • SUS.dll - SUS DLL
  • DllSupportWOW64.dll - SSC
  • SSC3dTest.exe
  • SWMFuncDLL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SSCMain.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{32D0589D-66FF-407B-8C17-DB96638886A8}' (runs on registration).
  • SSCKbdHk.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SamsungSupportCenter'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SSCKbdHk.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SamsungSupportCenter.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SSCKbdHk.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Support Center\SSCKbdHk.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SSCKbdHk.exe
Memory:2.25 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003773744%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021118%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016619%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:15,668
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Samsung Support Center?

You can uninstall Samsung Support 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Samsung Support Center 1.0, 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 Support Center.

HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,958

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.36%
Windows 10 7.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.22%
Windows 7 Starter 10.12%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.53%
Windows 10 Home 7.17%
Windows 7 Professional 3.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.70%
  United Kingdom 11.66%
  Brazil 9.06%
  Germany 8.57%
  Italy 4.54%
  France 3.83%
  Canada 3.09%
  Poland 2.31%
  Australia 1.81%
  Sweden 1.61%
  Spain 1.54%
  Russia 1.43%
  Netherlands 1.10%
  Ireland 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 99.43%
Hewlett-Packard 0.31%
Dell 0.18%
Acer 0.05%
Lenovo 0.03%
Common models
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 8.15%
Samsung RV410/RV510/S3510... 7.56%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 7.51%
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 6.33%
Samsung RC530/RC730 5.95%
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 5.90%

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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