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Should I remove SanDisk SSD Dashboard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,382
United States Rank #12,198
Reach 0.0259%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.31 days
108.67 days >
Average installed length: 57.10 days


1.4.2 10.98%
1.4.1 48.82%
1.4.0 13.92%
1.3.0 12.55%
1.2.0 6.86%
1.1.1 5.10%
1.1.0 0.78%
1.0.3 0.78%
1.0.2 0.20%

SanDisk SSD Dashboard


SanDisk SSD Dashboard is a program developed by SanDisk. The most used version is 1.4.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 6 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of SanDisk SSD Dashboard come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sandisk\ssd dashboard
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SanDisk\SSD Dashboard\SanDiskSSDDashboardSetup.exe

Program filesFiles installed by SanDisk SSD Dashboard

  • SanMiddle.dll - SanDisk SSD Dashboard Middle layer
  • SanDiskSSDDashboardSetup.exe - SanDisk SSD Dashboard Installer (Installer for SanDisk SSD Dashboard)
  • SanDiskSSDDashboardService.exe - SanDisk SSD Dashboard Service
  • engine.dll - SanDisk SSD updater engine
  • SanDiskSSDDashboard.exe - SanDisk SSD Dashboard

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SanDiskSSDDashboard.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SanDisk_SSD_TRIM_142266400965' (runs weekly on Sundays at 00:00).
  • SanDiskSSDDashboardService.exe runs as a service named 'SanDisk SSD Dashboard Service' (SanDisk SSD Dashboard Service) "SanDisk SSD Dashboard Service".
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • SanDiskSSDDashboard.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'SanDiskSSDDashboard' which loads as "C:\Program Files\SanDisk\SSD Dashboard\SanDiskSSDDashboard.exe".

How do I remove SanDisk SSD Dashboard?

You can uninstall SanDisk SSD Dashboard 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 SanDisk SSD Dashboard, 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 SanDisk SSD Dashboard.

Win 10 68%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 68.43%
Windows 7 30.98%
Windows Vista 0.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 25.74%
Windows 10 Home 20.83%
Windows 7 Professional 11.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.86%
Windows 8.1 7.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.52%
  Germany 18.94%
  United Kingdom 9.47%
  France 7.48%
  Australia 2.16%
  Canada 2.16%
  Italy 2.16%
  Netherlands 1.33%
  Sweden 1.16%
  Belgium 1.00%
  Turkey 0.83%
  Russia 0.83%
  Japan 0.83%
  Poland 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.74%
ASUS 15.84%
Acer 10.86%
Lenovo 6.79%
Samsung 4.07%
Intel 3.62%
MSI 2.71%
Medion 2.71%
Toshiba 2.26%
Alienware 0.90%
Common models
ASUS All Series 22.40%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.60%
Dell XPS 8700 2.60%
MSI MS-7917 2.08%
MSI MS-7821 2.08%
MSI MS-7693 2.08%


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