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Should I remove Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung?

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 #10,254
United States Rank #4,658
Reach 0.0349%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.95 days
521.76 days >
Average installed length: 274.14 days


1.14.1109 12.52%
1.13.0602 25.47%
1.13.0104 7.57%
1.11.1201 47.16%
1.11.1101 1.46%
1.11.1009 0.87%
1.11.1004 0.73%
1.11.0808 3.35%
1.11.0604 0.15%
1.11.0602 0.29%
1.11.0405 0.44%

Typically installed together

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Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung

What is Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung?

This program is designed to update your Verizon mobile device if you cannot you the over the air update mechanism. This will utilize upgrades through a connection to the PC's USB port (drivers are required).

About  (from Samsung Electronics)

A software update requires at least 40% battery level when not connected to an external power source and at least 20% when connected. When roaming outside the Verizon Wireless coverage area, a software update notice will not be received. To receive the software update over a Wi-Fi network, refer to Setup Wi-Fi Connecti...  Read more


The most common release is 1.11.1201, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named VZWSUAM.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 16.65 MB (17,460,426 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsungmobile.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Verizon\SUA\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{94055A4F-6F4D-4F6D-85DB-893070B0BE7F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.65 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung

Program executable:VZWSUAM.exe
Name:VerizonWireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung
Software Upgrade Assistant Monitor
Additional files:
  • SUARefresh.exe - VerizonWireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung (Software Upgrade Assistant Refresh)
  • VZWSUA.exe - Software Upgrade Assistant
  • VZWSUAM.exe - Software Upgrade Assistant Monitor
  • SUAComnCtrl.dll - Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assitant (SUA ComnCtrl)
  • ToolkitPro1331vc80U.dll (by Codejock Software)
  • UTEngine.dll
  • VerizonCM.dll
  • SS_COMMON.dll (by Pineone) - SamsungPST_Common (SamsungPST_Common_DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • VZWSUA.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{915E45E9-B9BE-4199-8935-5BCFE9755676}' (runs on registration).
  • VZWSUAM.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7B31948D-D534-4CBD-996C-DE9A66843F06}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.03 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0022152790%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00131836%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00089692%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung?

You can uninstall Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung 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 Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung, 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 Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.42%
Windows 10 14.53%
Windows Vista 10.47%
Windows XP 8.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.49%
Windows 7 Professional 7.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.61%
Windows 10 Home 6.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.00%
  Canada 0.42%
  Mexico 0.25%
  United Kingdom 0.17%
  MK 0.08%
  Japan 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.62%
Dell 30.54%
Toshiba 9.68%
Acer 9.68%
ASUS 5.16%
Lenovo 3.23%
Intel 2.15%
Gateway 0.86%
Samsung 0.86%
American Megatrends 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.02%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.94%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.87%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.87%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.87%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.51%

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics which is part of the Samsung Group produces a wide range of printers for both consumers and business use, including mono-laser printers, color laser printers, multifunction printers, and enterprise-use high-speed digital multifunction printer models.
Publisher URL: www.samsung.com


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