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SmartErase is a software program developed by PLDS. The setup package is about 566 KB (579,584 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 35% of users of SmartErase come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pldsnet.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\smarterase
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SmartErase\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\SmartErase\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 566 KB

Program filesFiles installed by SmartErase

  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 8.0 Runtime (Setup Application)

How do I remove SmartErase?

Quickly and completely remove SmartErase from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SmartErase 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 SmartErase, 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 SmartErase.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8 38%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.90%
Windows 8 38.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.10%
Windows 8.1 23.81%
Windows 7 Professional 19.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.52%
Windows 8 Pro 4.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.62% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 34.62%
  United States 26.92%
  United Kingdom 11.54%
  France 3.85%
  Norway 3.85%
  Finland 3.85%
  New Zealand 3.85%
  PR 3.85%
  Canada 3.85%
  Malaysia 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.00%
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Dell 10.00%
Common models
MSI MS-7817 11.11%
Packard Bell oneTwo S3220 5.56%
Notebook W65_67SR ... 5.56%
Notebook W35xSS_370... 5.56%
Notebook P17SM ... 5.56%


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