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Should I remove Smart Suggestor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,023
United States Rank #19,188
Reach 0.0188%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.04 days
561.82 days >
Average installed length: 295.19 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.0.3511 1.52%
1.6.0.3510 0.38%
1.3.0.0 4.18%
1.2.13.0 3.42%
1.2.10.0 6.46%
1.2.8.0 41.44%
1.2.5.0 25.48%
1.2.3.0 0.38%
1.1.5.0 9.51%
1.1.0.0 2.28%
1.0.8.1 0.38%
1.0.4 4.56%

Smart Suggestor

What is Smart Suggestor?

Smart Suggestor is a web browser extension and browser helper object (BHO) for Internet Explorer and distributed through Results Media. The Smart Suggestor extension includes a search bar which provides modified search redirection results and a search provider. It will attempt to change the default home page of the user's web browser as well.

About  (from Think Tank Labs)

Smart Suggestor will suggest keywords that are similar to what you are trying to search for. The widget will help you search faster and also get the results you are looking for. Smart Suggestor is advertising supported, and displays sponsored search results when users search on popular search engines.

By accessi...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 1.2.8.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is SmartSuggestor.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 737.01 KB (754,701 bytes).
Smart Suggestor has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Smart Suggestor.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: smartsuggestor.com/features.html
Help link: smartsuggestor.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smart Suggestor
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Smart Suggestor\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 737.01 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Suggestor

Program module:SmartSuggestor.dll
Name:Smart Suggestor
Signed by:Think Tank Labs LLC
Path:C:\Program Files\Smart Suggestor\SmartSuggestor.dll
MD5:88d1763f111d760d795d7c89393d2fc3
Smart Suggestor for Microsoft Internet Explorer is a web browser extension (Browser Helper Object) for Ineternet Explorer that will display enhanced search results, both organic and sponsored ads, with Google Search Results, Youtube Video...
Additional files:
  • SMBarBroker.exe - Smart Address Bar (Smart Address Bar Broker)
  • SmartSuggestor.dll - Smart Suggestor
  • uninstall.exe - Smart Suggestor for Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Uninstall_ie.exe - Smart Suggestor for IE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SmartSuggestor.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Smart Suggestor' with the class of {DB536AF2-E422-402d-B7FD-887297F1A198}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • SmartSuggestor.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {520BD054-EEEE-487c-84E8-D5B2DFFE5C18}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SMBarBroker.exe
Memory:1.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0023799961%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00209174%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00028826%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,596
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:144 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Smart Suggestor?

Quickly and completely remove Smart Suggestor from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Smart Suggestor 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 Smart Suggestor, 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 Smart Suggestor.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Smart Suggestor you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#16,023

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.90%
Windows 8 9.89%
Windows Vista 7.98%
Windows XP 7.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.37%
Windows 7 Professional 9.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.34%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.64%
  Netherlands 5.88%
  Germany 4.50%
  France 4.15%
  Spain 3.46%
  Brazil 3.46%
  DZ 2.77%
  Belgium 2.77%
  MA 2.42%
  United Kingdom 2.42%
  Argentina 2.08%
  Italy 2.08%
  Iran 2.08%
  Canada 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.56%
Dell 19.23%
Acer 17.31%
ASUS 11.54%
Toshiba 11.54%
GIGABYTE 5.77%
Samsung 2.56%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Medion 1.28%
Intel 1.28%
Alienware 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.96%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.13%
Acer AOD270 2.48%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675D 2.48%
HP ProBook 4720s 1.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.65%

About (from Think Tank Labs, LLC)

hink Tank Labs specializes in designing cool and unique browser extensions.
Publisher URL: www.thinktanklabs.com

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