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Should I remove VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,250
United States Rank #35,052
Reach 0.3275%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.74 days
594.50 days >
Average installed length: 312.37 days


1.43 0.13%
1.42 6.32%
1.40 3.94%
1.39 24.96%
1.38 8.54%
1.36 5.23%
1.34 41.86%
1.33 0.02%
1.32 0.33%
1.30 0.02%
1.27 1.52%
1.26 0.17%
1.25 0.28%
1.24 2.46%
1.22 2.29%
1.21 0.13%
1.20 0.52%
1.15 0.20%
1.13 0.15%
1.12 0.44%
1.11 0.11%
1.6 0.09%
1.3 0.02%
1.1 0.28%

VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager

What is VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager?  (from VIA Technologies)

The VIA Storage Port Bus driver is a high performance IDE ATA/ATAPI driver that will help your system to gain higher performance on business application.


VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager is a software program developed by VIA Technologies. The most common release is 1.34, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named VIASETUP.DLL. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.61 MB (1,684,917 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 90% of users of VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: forums.viaarena.com
Help link: www.viaarena.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{20D4A895-748C-4D88-871C-FDB1695B0169}
Estimated size: 1.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager

Program module:VIASETUP.DLL
Name:VIA viasetup
Path:C:\Program Files\VIA\Setup\VIASETUP.DLL
Additional files:
  • VIASETUP.DLL (by VIA) - VIA viasetup (viasetup)

How do I remove VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager?

Quickly and completely remove VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 VIA Plattform-Geräte-Manager.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.49%
Windows XP 12.89%
Windows 8 11.56%
Windows Vista 3.92%
Windows Server 2003 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.25%
Windows 7 Professional 19.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.30%
Windows 8.1 3.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.35% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 90.35%
  Austria 5.85%
  Switzerland 1.49%
  United States 0.44%
  Spain 0.29%
  France 0.27%
  United Kingdom 0.24%
  Luxembourg 0.13%
  Italy 0.11%
  Belgium 0.09%
  Netherlands 0.09%
  Thailand 0.09%
  Hungary 0.04%
  Finland 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.31%
Medion 16.28%
American Megatrends 11.71%
ASUS 8.78%
Acer 7.96%
Sahara 4.45%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7318 8.32%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 8.11%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 6.19%
MEDIONPC MS-7255 5.48%
Hyrican Informationssytem... 3.65%
Wortmann_AG TERRA_MOBILE_... 2.43%

About (from VIA Technologies, Inc.)

VIA Technologies, Inc is the foremost fabless supplier of power efficient x86 processor platforms that are driving system innovation in the PC, client, ultra mobile and embedded markets.
Publisher URL: www.via.com.tw


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