|Intel Matrix Storage Manager
|C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager
|C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Uninstall\imsmudlg.exe -uninstall
|C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Shell.exe
To ensure the safety of a file, named “Shell.exe” in this context, follow these comprehensive steps:
- Antivirus Scanning: Use a reputable antivirus or anti-malware software to scan “Shell.exe”. Consider scanning with multiple tools for a thorough check.
- Check File Source: Ensure the file was downloaded from a reputable website or the official software site. Be cautious with files received through emails or from unsecured websites.
- File Analysis Tools: Utilize online services like VirusTotal to analyze the file. These services use various antivirus tools to detect potential threats.
- Run A Scan With Fortect: Download and run a scan with the tool linked below.
Avoid removing safe executable files, as doing so may disrupt related applications. Consistently updating your software can prevent issues with file corruption. Make it a habit to check for updates to drivers and software regularly.
To verify the security of questionable files, employ a system diagnostic tool such as the one listed below. These tools can eradicate malware if deemed dangerous. In cases where the Shell.exe file is safe but needs deletion, utilize its uninstaller C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Uninstall\imsmudlg.exe -uninstall, or use the ‘Uninstall a Program’ feature found in the Windows Control Panel.
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to remove a program Intel Matrix Storage Manager in Windows 8, 10, and 11.
- Access Control Panel: Right-click on the bottom left corner of the screen and select “Control Panel” from the menu.
- Open Programs and Features: Click on “Programs” and then “Programs and Features.”
- Uninstall the Program:
- Find “Intel Matrix Storage Manager” in the list.
- Click on it to highlight, and then click on “Uninstall” at the top of the list.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstallation process.
- Open Settings: Click on the Start Menu and then the gear icon to open Settings.
- Go to Apps: Click on “Apps.”
- Uninstall the Program:
- Scroll down to find “Intel Matrix Storage Manager” in the list of installed apps.
- Click on it and then select “Uninstall.”
- Confirm by clicking “Uninstall” again in the pop-up window.
- Access Settings: Right-click on the Start button and select “Settings.”
- Navigate to Apps: In the Settings window, click on “Apps” and then “Apps & features.”
- Remove the Program:
- Locate “Intel Matrix Storage Manager” in the list of apps.
- Click on the three dots (ellipsis) next to the program name.
- Select “Uninstall” and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
Note: The steps may vary slightly based on the specific version and updates of Windows.
Here are some common ways that a Shell.exe related error may appear:
- Shell.exe Program Error
- Shell.exe is not a valid Win32 application
- Shell.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience
- Cannot find Shell.exe
- Shell.exe not found
- Error starting program: Shell.exe
- Shell.exe is not running
- Shell.exe has stopped working
- Faulting Application Path: Shell.exe
Common ways that these errors can occur:
- Registry entry for Shell.exe is damaged or incorrect.
- Infection by a virus or malware leading to corruption of the Shell.exe file or associated Intel Matrix Storage Manager software files.
- Deletion of files related to Shell.exe due to malicious software or accidental action.
- Software conflicts involving Intel Matrix Storage Manager, Shell.exe, or their shared components.
- Faulty installation or download of the Intel Matrix Storage Manager software Shell.exe.