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Should I remove SmartWeb?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,749
United States Rank #4,040
Reach 0.1263%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.36 days
69.55 days >
Average installed length: 36.55 days


8.1.0 1.13%
8.0.9 69.47%
8.0.8 2.82%
8.0.7 2.20%
8.0.6 14.39%
8.0.5 4.46%
8.0.3 4.85%
8.0.2 0.51%
8.0.1 0.17%


What is SmartWeb?

From the EULA: "Some of the content appearing in the service is delivered to users by ad networks like: Commission Junction, LinkShare, Google Affiliate Network and our other Web advertising partners." "SmartWeb will search the internet for alternative offers for the product in which you are interested. It will also search for great coupons to save you money if you decide to make a purchase. Note that we cannot commit to the lowest prices but we will do our best to find you the best prices and deals over the internet. These offers and coupons will be displayed automatically in the bottom right corner without requiring you to do anything."

About  (from SoftBrain Technologies)

No more hours of search to find the best price. With SmartWeb the best price comes to you! When you find the product you are looking for on any on line shop, SmartWeb will show you the price on other stores. When shopping on line SmartWeb will offer you coupons that can save you money just before you buy! With SmartWeb...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SmartWeb.
SmartWebHelper.exe (2f5685d40faf379a39b6e43ef55dbb64) has been flagged by the following 36 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 536 Adware.PriceGong.C
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Agent
ALYac Adware.PriceGong.C
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare]/Win32.Agent.hpot
Arcabit Adware.PriceGong.C
avast! 2014.9-150817 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3014 Generic6
Avira ADWARE/Pricegong.270368.1
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.PriceGong.C
Bitdefender Adware.PriceGong.C
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.859
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.PriceGong
ESET-NOD32 9.11791 Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.RC
Fortinet FortiGate 8/17/2015 Riskware/PriceGong
F-Secure 11.2015-17-08_2 Adware.PriceGong.C
G Data 15.8.25 Adware.PriceGong
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. PUA.PriceGong
Jiangmin KV150817 AdWare/PriceGong.b
K7 AntiVirus 13.205.16251 Riskware
K7GW 13.205.16251 Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.PriceGong
Malwarebytes v2015.08.17.01 PUP.Optional.SmartWeb.A
McAfee 5600.6670 Artemis!2F5685D40FAF
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6670 Artemis
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.PriceGong.C
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Agent.dqjsxh
nProtect Adware.PriceGong.C
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Tencent Trojan.Win32.YY.Gen.0
Trend Micro 10.465.17 PUA_PriceGong
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.229 PUA_PriceGong
Vba32 AntiVirus Adware.PriceGong
VIPRE Antivirus 41168 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2014.3.20.0 Adware.SmartWeb.270368[h]
       View all 36 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Smart-Web.me
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\smartweb
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\SmartWeb\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SmartWeb

Program executable:SmartWebHelper.exe
SmartWeb helper
Additional files:
  • __u.exe - SmartWeb (SoftBrain Technologies Ltd. - Price Comparison)
  • SmartWebApp.exe - SmartWeb Application
  • SmartWebHelper.exe - SmartWeb helper
  • swhk.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SmartWebHelper.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SmartWeb Upgrade Trigger Task' (runs daily at 12:05 PM).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SmartWebHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartWeb' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\SmartWeb\SmartWebHelper.exe.

How do I remove SmartWeb?

Quickly and completely remove SmartWeb 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 SmartWeb 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 SmartWeb, 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 SmartWeb.
  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.
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Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.43%
Windows 8 42.16%
Windows Vista 3.60%
Windows XP 1.69%
Windows 8.1 1.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.61%
Windows 8.1 20.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.26%
Windows 7 Professional 9.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.63%
Windows 10 Home 4.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.75%
  France 8.35%
  Germany 6.95%
  Brazil 6.50%
  United Kingdom 4.02%
  Canada 3.70%
  India 3.43%
  Russia 2.93%
  Italy 2.89%
  Australia 2.39%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Spain 1.67%
  Belgium 0.90%
  Sweden 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Acer 19.32%
Dell 18.79%
ASUS 10.23%
Toshiba 8.13%
Lenovo 5.24%
Samsung 3.67%
American Megatrends 0.79%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 7.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.78%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.57%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.74%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.33%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.12%


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