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Should I remove VGA Boost?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,264
United States Rank #5,081
Reach 0.1249%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.28 days
362.18 days >
Average installed length: 190.30 days


VersionDistribution 25.22% 46.06% 8.85% 19.86%

Typically installed together

VGA Boost


VGA Boost is a program developed by MSI Co., LTD. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 4.63 MB (4,854,701 bytes). TriggerUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 38% of users of VGA Boost come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msi.com/index.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MSI\MSITrigger\VGA Boost\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MSI\MSITrigger\VGA Boost\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VGA Boost

  • MSI_Trigger_Service.exe (by MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL) - MSI_Trigger_Service
  • TriggerUpdate.exe (by MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL) - TriggerUpdate
  • VGA Boost.exe (by Micro-Star International Co) - VGA Boost
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.64 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000012712%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000064%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000064%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,010
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:12 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove VGA Boost?

You can uninstall VGA Boost 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 VGA Boost, 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 VGA Boost.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.76%
Windows 10 47.16%
Windows Vista 0.04%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.75%
Windows 8.1 12.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.84%
Windows 10 Pro 10.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.77%
  France 10.82%
  Germany 7.69%
  United Kingdom 4.74%
  Netherlands 3.49%
  Sweden 2.69%
  Italy 2.55%
  Poland 2.44%
  Canada 2.16%
  Australia 1.80%
  Belgium 1.72%
  Norway 1.65%
  Spain 1.65%
  BD 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 41.43%
Acer 29.68%
MSI 11.16%
Hewlett-Packard 7.57%
Dell 6.97%
Samsung 1.00%
Lenovo 1.00%
Alienware 0.40%
Common models
MSI MS-7817 25.08%
MSI MS-7821 19.75%
MSI MS-7816 12.40%
MSI MS-7850 8.29%
MSI MS-7845 5.91%
MSI MS-7917 3.94%

About MSI Co., LTD

Micro-Star International (MSI) is a motherboard and video card manufacturer that also manufactures a wide range of products including notebooks, gaming laptops, All-in-One PCs, servers and workstations, industrial PCs, household appliances, car infotainment products, barebone systems and communication devices.
Publisher URL: www.msi.com


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