Kies Kies

How to uninstall Kies from your computer

Kies is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was developed by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.. You can find out more on Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. or check for application updates here. Kies is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. You can remove Kies by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D6CD26FD-CD7F-4C86-96A3-EEBFABE5FE47}\setup.exe. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file is titled Kies.exe and it has a size of 7.57 MB (7933240 bytes).

Kies is composed of the following executables which occupy 37.82 MB (39661836 bytes) on disk:

  • BinaryLoaderMgr.exe (109.30 KB)
  • FusDataCollector.exe (264.80 KB)
  • Kies.exe (7.57 MB)
  • KiesDeviceErrorRecv.exe (373.30 KB)
  • KiesTrayAgent.exe (3.21 MB)
  • lame.exe (202.80 KB)
  • MCS.Thunder.Update.exe (259.30 KB)
  • MelodyTransfer.exe (1.68 MB)
  • MSC.Thunder.EasyGuide.exe (21.80 KB)
  • MSC.Thunder.FirmwareUpdate.exe (601.30 KB)
  • MSC.Thunder.FirmwareUpdate.vshost.exe (14.50 KB)
  • MyFreeCodecPack.exe (4.39 MB)
  • oggenc.exe (185.50 KB)
  • SelfMV.exe (216.00 KB)
  • SelfMV2.exe (60.00 KB)
  • TG_CAM.exe (72.00 KB)
  • SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones.exe (18.63 MB)
  • MSC.Thunder.EasyGuide.exe (21.80 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Kies version 1.4 alone. You can find below info on other versions of Kies:

Quite a few files, folders and Windows registry data can not be deleted when you want to remove Kies from your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Samsung\Kies.exe_Url_v2b1vj2f0vbudtrj1cke0ktpplfv0bqf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Samsung\Kies

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\AdminCmdAgent.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\AMG.Lasso.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\AMG.Lasso.LowLevelHelpers.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Anycall_Land.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\app.config
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\ar-AE\MCS.Thunder.Update.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\ar-AE\MSC.Thunder.Common.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\AStorePlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\atl90.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\AudioGrabberCOM.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\AudioGrabberDll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\AxInterop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\bass.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Bass.Net.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\bass_aac.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\basscd.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\bassenc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\bassflac.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\basswma.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\bg-BG\MCS.Thunder.Update.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\bg-BG\MSC.Thunder.Common.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\BinaryLoaderForKorea.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\BinaryLoaderMgr.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\CabLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\CDBurnCOM.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\CDRipping.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\basscd.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\bassenc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.CDBurnCOMLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.ConnectionManagerLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.DevFileServiceLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.DeviceDataServiceLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.DeviceManagerLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.DeviceServiceCoreLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.DeviceServiceModelDBLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.FUSCryptLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.MP3FileInfoCOMLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.OGGFileInfoCOMLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.P3MPINTERFACECTRLLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.PRPLAYERCORELib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Interop.SyncServiceLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Ionic.Zip.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.AllShare.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.CRMManager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.DBManager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.DeviceService.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.DeviceServiceLib.DeviceDataService.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.DeviceServiceLib.DeviceManagement.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.DeviceServiceLib.FileService.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.DeviceServiceLib.FirmwareUpdate.Common.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.DeviceServiceLib.FirmwareUpdate.Downloader.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.DeviceServiceLib.FirmwareUpdate.FirmwareUpdateAgentHelper.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.DeviceServiceLib.Interface.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.MainUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.MediaDB.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.Multimedia.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.Pims.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.StoreManager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Common.Util.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Interface.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.Test.Pims.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\Kies.UI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\System.Net.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\ZipStore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\zlib32.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\zlib64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\Common\zlibnet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\cs-CZ\MCS.Thunder.Update.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\cs-CZ\MSC.Thunder.Common.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\da-DK\MCS.Thunder.Update.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\da-DK\MSC.Thunder.Common.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DataConversion.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DataParser.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DataType.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DCInterface.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DCMPhotoDLL.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\de-DE\MCS.Thunder.Update.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\de-DE\MSC.Thunder.Common.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DevComponents.WpfEditors.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DevComponents.WpfSchedule.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DNSe.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DriverChecker.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\drmcm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\DummyStorePlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\el-GR\MCS.Thunder.Update.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\el-GR\MSC.Thunder.Common.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\enc_aac.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\en-GB\MCS.Thunder.Update.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\en-GB\MSC.Thunder.Common.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\es-ES\MCS.Thunder.Update.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\es-ES\MSC.Thunder.Common.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\es-MX\MCS.Thunder.Update.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\es-MX\MSC.Thunder.Common.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\External\Anycall_Land.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\External\atl90.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\External\CabLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\External\DeviceModules\_ceutil.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\External\DeviceModules\_rapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\External\DeviceModules\atl90.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Samsung.Kies
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MultiStageTrayAgent\Kies TrayAgent
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Samsung\Kies
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\1038C85769625584FA5435B4210089A0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{D6CD26FD-CD7F-4C86-96A3-EEBFABE5FE47}

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\1038C85769625584FA5435B4210089A0\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\DF62DC6DF7DC68C4693AEEFBBA5EEF74\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Samsung\Kies\

A way to erase Kies using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Kies is a program released by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.. Some users want to erase this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because doing this by hand takes some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE practice to erase Kies is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Kies or simply click the Search field and type in "Kies". If it is installed on your PC the Kies application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Kies in the list of apps, some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Kies, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Kies.
Uninstall Kies

8. After removing Kies, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Kies which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Kies with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Kies by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. from your PC, nor are we saying that Kies by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Kies supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-25 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-24 22:33:29.143