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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 #1,681
United States Rank #1,987
Reach 0.4039%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.32 days
570.08 days >
Average installed length: 299.53 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

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • MonSetupXP64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FCCA44DF-4C9A-42F5-8C59-18DAD00D2D96}' (runs on registration).
  • MonSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3B5A68B-76BB-4E9E-B1B2-E74E015C6EB2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Samsung_MonSetup?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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_MonSetup.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.53%
Windows 10 33.44%
Windows XP 5.15%
Windows Vista 2.87%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.41%
Windows 7 Professional 13.58%
Windows 10 Home 8.80%
Windows 10 Pro 8.08%
Windows 8.1 5.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.04%
  Germany 12.22%
  Italy 4.68%
  United Kingdom 3.76%
  Canada 3.61%
  France 3.32%
  Brazil 3.17%
  Australia 2.56%
  Netherlands 2.38%
  Austria 1.28%
  Argentina 1.20%
  Belgium 1.16%
  Spain 1.13%
  Israel 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.45%
Dell 20.98%
Acer 14.75%
ASUS 9.09%
Intel 5.22%
Medion 4.54%
Lenovo 2.12%
Samsung 1.89%
American Megatrends 1.62%
MSI 0.59%
Alienware 0.56%
Common models
ASUS All Series 17.19%
Dell XPS 8700 2.94%
Dell XPS 8500 2.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.20%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.98%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.91%

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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