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VersionDistribution 55.56% 11.11% 33.33%

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WindowSMART 2013

What is WindowSMART 2013?  (from Dojo North Software)

WindowSMART 2013 continuously monitors the health of hard disks and Solid State Disks (SSDs) in your desktops, laptops and even servers running Windows XP/Server 2003 through Windows 8/Server 2012, and alerts you if problems are detected. You can be notified by email; on Android, Apple and Windows Phone mobile devices ...  Read more


WindowSMART 2013 is a software program developed by Dojo North Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 19.09 MB (20,013,069 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 76% of users of WindowSMART 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and New Zealand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dojonorthsoftware.net/WindowSMART.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dojo North Software\WindowSMART\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4F008118-7C98-43C6-B06D-59A424580934}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WindowSMART 2013

  • WSSControls.dll - Dojo North Server Solutions Family (Windows Server Solutions Controls)
  • HomeServerSMART.Utility.dll - Home Server SMART 2012 (Home Server SMART 2012 COM Interop Utility)
  • HomeServerSMART2013.Components.dll - WindowSMART 2013 (WindowSMART 2013 Shared Components)
  • HomeServerSMART2013.Components.UI.dll - WindowSMART 2013 UI Components
  • HomeServerSMART2013.Service.exe - Home Server SMART 2013 Windows Service Driver
  • WindowSMART.exe
  • WindowSMARTPowerShell.dll - WindowSMART PowerShell Module
  • WindowSMARTTray.exe - WindowSMART 2013 Tray Applet
  • Pushover.dll - Pushover (Pushover Notification Helper)
  • NMALib.dll - NMALib
  • Prowl.dll - Prowl
  • ChilkatDotNet4.dll (by Chilkat Software) - Chilkat .NET Class Library, V4.0 .NET Framework (Chilkat .NET 4.0 Framework Assembly)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • HomeServerSMART2013.Service.exe runs as a service named 'WindowSMART 2013' (dnhsSmart) "Dojo North Software, LLC WindowSMART service for monitoring and reporting disk health in Windows.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WindowSMARTTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WindowSMART2012TrayApplet' which loads as C:\Program Files\Dojo North Software\WindowSMART\WindowSMARTTray.exe.

How do I remove WindowSMART 2013?

Quickly and completely remove WindowSMART 2013 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WindowSMART 2013 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 WindowSMART 2013, 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 WindowSMART 2013.

Win 8 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro 22.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 22.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 8.1 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.47%
  Australia 5.88%
  New Zealand 5.88%
  Germany 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
MSI MS-7821 25.00%
Acer Predator G3-605 25.00%
LENOVO 20217 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1240 25.00%


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