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Should I remove Update Service SmileFiles?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #36,168
Reach 0.0010%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.05 days
30.91 days >
Average installed length: 16.24 days


27.15.13 7.14%
27.15.06 28.57%
27.15.05 50.00%
27.15.04 14.29%

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Update Service SmileFiles

What is Update Service SmileFiles?

This is the updater program for SmileFiles, a potentially unwanted downloader.

About  (from Webitar Production)

It's all-in-one app. Easy-to-use instant built-in search tool sorts your results according to relevance. With SmileFiles you can find any content of any subject that interests you. And it's so easy to manage your downloads!


Update Service SmileFiles is a program developed by Webitar Production. The most used version is 27.15.05, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). The main program executable is SmileFilesUpdater.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 4.89 MB (5,122,544 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 90% of users of Update Service SmileFiles come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update Service SmileFiles.
SmileFilesUpdater.exe (100ec19b72bc99cb8e0293fce11d8a67) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic
Dr.Web Adware.Downware.10330
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!100EC19B72BC
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0324
Update Service SmileFiles has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Update Service SmileFiles.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: http://www.smile-files.com
URL: www.smile-files.com
Help link: www.smile-files.com/faq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SmileFilesUpdater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SmileFilesUpdater\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 4.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Update Service SmileFiles

Program executable:SmileFilesUpdater.exe (Malware detected)
Name:SmileFiles Application
SmileFiles Updater Application
Path:C:\Program Files\SmileFilesUpdater\SmileFilesUpdater.exe
  • Uninstall.exe (by http://smile-files.com) - SmileFiles Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SmileFilesUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Update Service SmileFiles.

How do I remove Update Service SmileFiles?

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Or, you can uninstall Update Service SmileFiles 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 Update Service SmileFiles, 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 Update Service SmileFiles.
  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 8 50%
Win XP 7%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.00%
Windows 7 42.86%
Windows XP 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 30.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 8 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  France 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.46%
Dell 23.08%
ASUS 15.38%
Alienware 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
Common models
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 8.33%
Gateway SX2110G 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1225 8.33%
Dell Dimension E521 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard 500-214 8.33%
Equus Computer Systems No... 8.33%


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