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SmartNav is a software program developed by NaturalPoint. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 11.46 MB (12,013,405 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of SmartNav come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.naturalpoint.com/smartnav
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NaturalPoint\SmartNav\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{519e374d-b0ee-4c2c-a630-4e940c11e55b}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.46 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SmartNav

  • SmartNAV.exe - NaturalPoint ® SmartNAV ® (NaturalPoint (R) SmartNAV)
  • NaturalPoint.exe - NaturalPoint Application (NaturalPoint MFC Application)
  • cameradll.dll - NaturalPoint ® (Camera DLL)
  • DwellClicker.exe - Dwell Clicker Application
  • ectlib.dll - ECTLIB Helper
  • KeybdHook.dll - Keyboard Hook DLL
  • keycapdll.dll
  • mslup60.dll (by Mobilian) - Sample Application DLL (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • xerces-c_2_5_0.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.5.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.5.0)
  • mslurt.dll (by Mobilian) - MSVCRT for MSLU DLL
  • setuphlp.dll
  • w2kdrinst.exe
  • MFC42.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • mfc42lu.dll (by Microsoft)
  • msvcp60.dll - Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library
  • unicows.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SmartNAV.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NaturalPoint' and executes as C:\Program Files\NaturalPoint\SmartNav\SmartNAV.exe.

How do I remove SmartNav?

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

Win 8 70%
Win XP 10%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 70.00%
Windows 7 20.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 30.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Israel 14.29%
  France 7.14%
  Norway 7.14%
  Canada 7.14%
  Saudi Arabia 7.14%
  United Kingdom 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 14.29%
Samsung 14.29%
MSI 14.29%
Intel 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Alienware 14.29%
Common models
Samsung R480/R431/R481 ... 11.11%
MSI MS-7808 11.11%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT70... 11.11%
Matsushita Electric Indus... 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1423w 11.11%


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