Windows 8 Refresh. Samsung programs deleted???

  gregpage92 14:54 06 Mar 2013

I bought a new laptop a month ago and its been pretty slow. This morning i refreshed it thinking that it would just remove the programs that i have installed, AVG, Adobe. however having looked at the 'applications removed whilst refreshing your computer' message a lot more than i had expected to have gone. Including all of the samsung programs that were installed on the computer when i bought it such as settings, help desk, and the following things that i dont know anything about

Allshare Play Link Samsung 1.0.0 AllSharePlayLink
CyberLink Power2Go 8 CyberLink Corp. CyberLink PowerDVD 10 CyberLink Corp. 10.0.4421.02 Easy File Share 4 E-POPIntel AppUp(SM) center Intel Intel(R) Control Center Intel Corporation Intel(R) Manageability Engine Firmware Recovery Agent Intel Corporation Intel(R) Management Engine Components Intel Corporation Intel(R) Processor Graphics Intel Corporation Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology Intel Corporation Intel(R) SDK for OpenCL - CPU Only Runtime Package Intel Corporation Recovery Samsung Electronics CO., LTD. S Service Samsung Electronics CO., LTD. 1.0 Settings Samsung Electronics CO., LTD. 2.0.0

Support Center Samsung Electronics CO., LTD. 2.1.40 Synaptics Pointing Device Driver Synaptics Incorporated User Guide Samsung Electronics CO., LTD. 1.2.00 Visual Studio 2010 x64 Redistributables AVG Technologies Windows Driver Package - Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (RadioHIDMini) HIDClass (07/27/2012 Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. 07/27/2012 Windows Live Essentials Microsoft Corporation 16.4.3503.0728 Xerox PhotoCafe

is this likely to affect the running of my computer?? Should i try an reinstall anything? I know very little about computers, so any help would be appreciated. thanks.

  tech-ultrasonic 15:12 06 Mar 2013

How is the performance of your laptop now? Has it gained speed or is it still slow? If you do not want to use those softwares, and uninstalling them has increased the speed then I think you're better off without them.

  gregpage92 15:26 06 Mar 2013

it seems to be running a bit more smoothly. Does it matter that the intel processor and things like that are gone? also the hidden icons arrow in the bottom right hand corner used to contain quite a few things, that i always imagined to be important to the computer. not sure if that matters? Basically if none of the samsung electronics programs being missing will effect my everyday enjoyment of the computer, im happy to continue without them, i was just concerned because they sounded important - especially settings?! thanks.

  sunnystaines 17:21 06 Mar 2013

goto samsung support uk enter your model number and you should be able to download most of the software

off topic a little does yur samsung make two short bleeps on starting and opening media player

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