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Should I remove Seagate NAS Discovery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,640
United States Rank #20,669
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.45 days
190.38 days >
Average installed length: 100.03 days


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Seagate NAS Discovery

What is Seagate NAS Discovery?  (from Seagate Technology)

Seagate NAS Discovery Software, when installed, will locate (discover) Seagate NAS devices on your current local area network (LAN) segment.


Seagate NAS Discovery is a program developed by Seagate Technology. 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 main program executable is Seagate NAS Discovery.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 22.12 MB (23,193,011 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Seagate NAS Discovery come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.seagate.com/support/downloads/item/blackarmor-discovery-win-master
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate NAS Discovery\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{58053C71-35D9-4F16-9E5A-50C97504B2D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 22.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Seagate NAS Discovery

Program executable:Seagate NAS Discovery.exe
Name:Seagate NAS Discovery
Path:C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate NAS Discovery\Seagate NAS Discovery.exe
Additional files:
  • Seagate NAS Discovery.exe - Seagate NAS Discovery
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_CHS.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_CHT.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_CSY.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_DEU.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_ESP.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_FRA.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_ITA.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_KOR.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_PLK.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_PTB.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_RUS.dll
  • SeagateNAS_Discovery_RES_TRK.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Seagate NAS Discovery.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B81E2DCB-CB27-41AC-A8DE-B5D83DD6D0CE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Seagate NAS Discovery?

You can uninstall Seagate NAS Discovery 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 NAS Discovery, 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 NAS Discovery.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.40%
Windows 10 39.64%
Windows XP 2.37%
Windows Vista 0.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.90%
Windows 10 Pro 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.93%
Windows 8.1 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.09%
  Netherlands 11.17%
  Germany 8.25%
  Belgium 4.37%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  Canada 2.43%
  Switzerland 2.43%
  South Africa 2.43%
  Austria 1.46%
  Chile 1.46%
  Czech Republic 1.46%
  Italy 1.46%
  Sweden 1.46%
  United Arab Emirates 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.43%
Dell 21.57%
Acer 20.59%
ASUS 10.78%
Lenovo 2.94%
Apple 1.96%
Intel 1.96%
Gateway 0.98%
Alienware 0.98%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.19%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.65%
Acer TravelMate 4730 2.65%
Acer Aspire M3970 1.77%
Dell Latitude E6510 1.77%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 1.77%

About Seagate Technology

Seagate is a manufacturer of hard disk drives and has been a leader in the development of the hard disk drives since releasing the first 5.25-inch hard drive.
Publisher URL: www.seagate.com


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