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Should I remove Samsung_MonSetup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,732
United States Rank #2,137
Reach 0.4564%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.29 days
628.15 days >
Average installed length: 330.04 days


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What is Samsung_MonSetup?

Samsung Monitor Setup is a utility included with various Samsung brand monitors that is designed to help the user install any necessary drivers in order to connect to the user's PC as well as perform basic connectivity and setup operations including calibrartion.


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 primary executable is named MonSetup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.96 MB (2,052,976 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsungcomputer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MonitorDriver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8EA79DBF-D637-448A-89D6-410A087A4493}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.96 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung_MonSetup

Program executable:MonSetup.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\MonitorDriver\MonSetup.exe
Additional files:
  • MonSetup.exe - MonSetup32
  • MonSetupXP64.exe
  • vcredist_x64.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MonSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3B5A68B-76BB-4E9E-B1B2-E74E015C6EB2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Samsung_MonSetup?

Quickly and completely remove Samsung_MonSetup 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_MonSetup 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_MonSetup, 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_MonSetup.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.94%
Windows 8 24.75%
Windows XP 5.97%
Windows Vista 3.31%
Windows 8.1 0.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.45%
Windows 7 Professional 14.89%
Windows 8.1 6.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.92%
  Germany 12.73%
  Canada 4.21%
  United Kingdom 3.97%
  Brazil 3.86%
  Italy 3.60%
  France 3.31%
  Australia 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.39%
  Austria 1.47%
  Argentina 1.44%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Israel 1.35%
  Sweden 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.24%
Hewlett-Packard 20.85%
Acer 14.74%
ASUS 9.03%
Intel 5.71%
Medion 4.05%
Samsung 2.02%
Lenovo 1.88%
American Megatrends 1.81%
Toshiba 0.61%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.03%
Dell XPS 8700 2.59%
Dell XPS 8500 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.40%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.13%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.13%

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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