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Should I remove Seagate Dashboard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,231
United States Rank #1,313
Reach 0.2855%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.21 days
714.05 days >
Average installed length: 375.18 days


VersionDistribution 17.45% 12.65% 62.48% 0.25% 0.34% 0.32% 0.04% 1.30% 5.14% 0.04%

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Seagate Dashboard

What is Seagate Dashboard?  (from Memeo)

Share files to your social media accounts and automatically save your online photos and videos to your external drive. Pre-loaded on every Backup Plus drive is the new Seagate Dashboard. Designed with simplicity in mind, it lets you easily protect, share and save what you have, and even protect what you've shared. An...  Read more


Seagate Dashboard is a software program developed by Memeo. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is SeagateDashboardService.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 16.23 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 14.34 MB (15,037,173 bytes). The installed file MemeoUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 76% of users of Seagate Dashboard come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.seagate.com/do-more/introducing-seagate-dashboard-master-dm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\seagate\seagate dashboard
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 14.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Seagate Dashboard

Program executable:SeagateDashboardService.exe
Signed by:Memeo Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\seagate\seagate dashboard\SeagateDashboardService.exe
Memeo is a media management company that makes software for data backup, synchronization, and online storage.
Additional files:
  • Memeo.Dashboard.HelperAgentAdapter.dll - Memeo.Dashboard.HelperAgentAdapter
  • STXDEVIF.dll (by Seagate Technology) - Seagate External Drive Interface (DRVIFXX DLL)
  • Memeo.Dashboard.HipServAdapter.dll (by Softvision) - Memeo.Dashboard.HipServAdapter
  • Memeo.Dashboard.NasListener.dll - Memeo.Dashboard.NasListener
  • Memeo.Dashboard.PluginCore.dll - Memeo.Dashboard.PluginCore
  • DevComponents.DotNetBar2.dll (by DevComponents.com) - DevComponents.DotNetBar
  • Memeo.Dashboard.Remote.dll - Memeo.Dashboard.Remote
  • SeagateDashboardService.exe - MemeoDashboardService
  • Memeo.Dashboard.UI.dll - Memeo.Dashboard.UI
  • MemeoDashboard.exe - Seagate Dashboard
  • SeagateAdapter.dll - Seagate Adapter
  • MemeoLauncher.exe - Memeo Dashboard (Memeo Dashboard Launcher)
  • Memeo.Progress.dll - Memeo.Progress
  • Memeo.Common.dll - Memeo.Common
  • Memeo.Helper.exe - Memeo.Helper
  • MemeoUpdater.exe - MemeoUpdater
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MemeoLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{71478CDC-844E-4AD5-84DD-0C047B5F3774}' (runs on registration).
  • SeagateDashboardService.exe runs as a service named 'SeagateDashboardService' (SeagateDashboardService) "Dashboard for Memeo applications".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MemeoLauncher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Seagate Dashboard' which loads as C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard\MemeoLauncher.exe --silent --no_ui.
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SeagateDashboardService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard\SeagateDashboardService.exe'.
  • MemeoUpdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard\MemeoUpdater.exe'.
  • MemeoLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard\MemeoLauncher.exe'.
  • MemeoDashboard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard\MemeoDashboard.exe'.
  • Memeo.Helper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard\Memeo.Helper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:16.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005091244%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021931%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00028981%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:11,801
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:101 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:34 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:45.33 MB
Total CPU:0.0141463081%
Kernel CPU:0.00435545%
User CPU:0.00979086%
CPU cycles/sec:130,769
I/O reads/min:389 Bytes
I/O writes/min:40 Bytes

How do I remove Seagate Dashboard?

You can uninstall Seagate 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 Seagate 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 Seagate Dashboard.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.80%
Windows 10 17.34%
Windows Vista 9.10%
Windows XP 5.70%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.37%
Windows 7 Professional 11.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.47%
Windows 10 Home 5.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.28%
  Canada 5.92%
  United Kingdom 3.81%
  Australia 3.08%
  Germany 1.37%
  Brazil 0.98%
  France 0.83%
  India 0.81%
  Sweden 0.50%
  Israel 0.40%
  Netherlands 0.37%
  New Zealand 0.37%
  Turkey 0.26%
  Ireland 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.83%
Hewlett-Packard 31.69%
Toshiba 9.50%
Acer 9.19%
ASUS 6.52%
Samsung 2.47%
Lenovo 2.05%
Intel 1.49%
American Megatrends 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.80%
Dell XPS 8300 2.98%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.58%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.51%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.44%

Publisher URL: www.memeo.com

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Kyoko3000over a year ago
I would remove it. If you're like me and just storing data on the drive theres not really any point in using it. All it provides is more useful tools to use to keep track of your data.