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Should I remove smartmontools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #33,212
United States Rank #24,526
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.19 days
74.70 days >
Average installed length: 39.25 days


6.5 2015-11-23 r4179 (daily-20151123) 3.39%
6.5 2015-10-20 r4158 (daily-20151020) 1.69%
6.4 2015-06-04 r4109 (sf-6.4-1) 23.73%
6.3 2014-07-26 r3976 (sf-6.3-1) 69.49%
6.3 2014-06-23 r3922 (cf-20140623) 1.69%



smartmontools is a program developed by smartmontools.org. The most used version is 6.3 2014-07-26 r3976 (sf-6.3-1), with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is uninst-smartmontools.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 2.73 MB (2,858,564 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 57% of users of smartmontools come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smartmontools.org
Help link: sourceforge.net/projects/smartmontools/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\smartmontools
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\smartmontools\uninst-smartmontools.exe"
Estimated size: 2.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by smartmontools

Program executable:uninst-smartmontools.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\smartmontools\uninst-smartmontools.exe
Additional files:
  • smartctl.exe (by www.smartmontools.org) - smartmontools (Control and Monitor Utility for SMART Disks)
  • smartctl-nc.exe (by www.smartmontools.org)
  • smartd.exe - SMART Disk Monitoring Daemon
  • wtssendmsg.exe

How do I remove smartmontools?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.15%
Windows 8 44.07%
Windows XP 5.08%
Windows Vista 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.25%
Windows 10 Pro 11.86%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Windows 8.1 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.96%
  Germany 8.86%
  Canada 5.06%
  United Kingdom 3.80%
  Slovenia 2.53%
  Belgium 2.53%
  Switzerland 2.53%
  Australia 2.53%
  Austria 2.53%
  Netherlands 2.53%
  Brazil 1.27%
  Norway 1.27%
  New Zealand 1.27%
  Argentina 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 16.22%
Lenovo 16.22%
Dell 13.51%
ASUS 13.51%
Acer 13.51%
Intel 8.11%
Samsung 8.11%
Gateway 2.70%
Common models
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 5.41%
HP-Pavilion KJ295AAR-ABA ... 2.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook ... 2.70%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.70%
Sony VPCZ13Z9E 2.70%


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