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Should I remove SmartSwipe?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,074
United States Rank #16,295
Reach 0.0048%


9.33.2900.0 17.65%
9.33.2612.0 10.29%
9.32.2300.0 11.76%
9.32.2298.0 5.88%
9.32.2282.0 1.47%
9.27.2277.0 8.82%
8.12.1761.0 7.35%
7.229.1728.0 2.94%
7.220.1719.0 4.41%
7.203.1702.0 5.88%
6.248.1497.0 2.94%
6.202.1451.0 1.47%
6.177.1426.0 2.94%
6.113.1362.0 4.41%
5.237.1236.0 7.35%
5.133.1132.0 4.41%



SmartSwipe is a software program developed by NetSecure Technologies. The most common release is 9.33.2900.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 22.99 MB (24,103,905 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 95% of users of SmartSwipe come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and AW.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.smartswipe.ca/contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NetSecure\SmartSwipe
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NetSecure\SmartSwipe\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 22.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SmartSwipe

  • ApplicationChrome.dll - SmartSwipe (SmartSwipe Component)
  • BrowserApplicationBridge.dll
  • ClientCommon.dll
  • Common.dll
  • Common.XmlSerializers.dll
  • DOMLib.dll
  • EMSR.dll
  • FFBrowserInterface.DLL
  • HardwareInterface.dll
  • IEBrowserInterface.dll
  • NSTAPP_32.dll
  • NSTFFXUtoxy_32.DLL
  • NSTP11Proxy_32.DLL
  • NSTSECSvc_32.EXE
  • SafeCheckoutApplication.dll
  • SmartSwipe.dll
  • SmartSwipeChrome.dll
  • SmartSwipeManagedService.exe
  • SmartSwipeWelcome.exe
  • Transaction.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • WebPageLearner.dll
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • Packet.dll (by CACE Technologies) - WinPcap Professional (WPRO_41_1879) (packet.dll Wrapper Dynamic Link Library)
  • wpcap.dll (by CACE Technologies) - wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 1.0rel0b branch (20091008)
  • freebl3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • nspr4.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • mozcrt19.dll - Mozilla Custom C Runtime (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • IEBrowserInterface.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SmartSwipe' with the class of {9EA1D653-4A77-4FF0-A3CE-C83466E835B1}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • IEBrowserInterface.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SmartSwipe' with the class of {9EA1D653-4A77-4FF0-A3CE-C83466E835B1}.
2 Services
  • NSTSECSvc_32.EXE runs as a service named 'NSTSECSvc' (NSTSECSvc).
  • SmartSwipeManagedService.exe runs as a service named 'SmartSwipeManagedService' (SmartSwipeManagedService).

How do I remove SmartSwipe?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SmartSwipe you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 3%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.65%
Windows Vista 16.18%
Windows 8 8.82%
Windows XP 7.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.24%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.88%
Windows 8.1 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.74%
  Canada 3.51%
  AW 0.88%
  SC 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.90%
Hewlett-Packard 18.64%
Acer 11.86%
Toshiba 8.47%
Sony 5.08%
Lenovo 5.08%
Gateway 3.39%
Sahara 1.69%
ASUS 1.69%
Alienware 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.08%
Dell XPS 8300 3.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 3.08%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 3.08%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.54%
HP-Pavilion KC835AAR-ABA ... 1.54%


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