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Should I remove SmartSwitch?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,195
United States Rank #46,093
Reach 0.0020%


1.4.3 20.83%
1.0.0 8.33%
1.00.0000 70.83%

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SmartSwitch is a software program developed by GIGABYTE. The most common release is 1.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named GSmartSwitch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 536.5 KB (549,376 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 47% of users of SmartSwitch come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gigabyte.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows sidebar\shared gadgets\osd.gadget
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F28236AF-1724-4039-8980-F5130B99825D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 536.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SmartSwitch

Program executable:GSmartSwitch.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\SmartSwitch\GSmartSwitch.exe
  • osswitch.exe (by Professional) - OSSWITCH

How do I remove SmartSwitch?

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

Win 8 71%
Win 7 (SP1) 29%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 70.83%
Windows 7 29.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.83%
Windows 8.1 20.83%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 8.33%
Windows 8 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Ev... 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.06%
  Taiwan 5.88%
  India 5.88%
  Ireland 5.88%
  Italy 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Korea 2.94%
  Australia 2.94%
  New Zealand 2.94%
  Israel 2.94%
  Luxembourg 2.94%
  Iran 2.94%
  Germany 2.94%
  Croatia 2.94%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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