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3% remove it97% keep it
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2.00.231 64.89%
2.00.224 35.11%

1&1 SmartFax

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What is 1&1 SmartFax?  (from 1&1 Internet AG)

With 1 & 1 SmartFax You can send documents directly from your computer as a fax. The software was designed for Windows 2000, XP and Vista. Cover function: you mistake your faxes with custom cover pages and add a personal letter.


1&1 SmartFax is a software program developed by 1&1 Internet AG. The most common release is 2.00.231, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named faxui.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 6.05 MB (6,341,091 bytes). The installed file UPDATE.DLL is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 92% of users of 1&1 SmartFax come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.1und1.de
Help link: www.1und1.de/index.php?&page=hilfe-kontakt
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\1&1\1&1 smartfax
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\1&1\1&1 SmartFax\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 6.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by 1&1 SmartFax

Program executable:faxui.exe
Name:1&1 SmartFax
Fax Printer Driver UI
Path:C:\Program Files\1&1\1&1 smartfax\faxui.exe
Additional files:
  • BASECOM.DLL - 1&1 SmartFax (Base COM DLL)
  • PRTINS.EXE - Printer Installation
  • RootCom.dll - Root COM DLL
  • UI1&1FAX.DLL - Printer Driver
  • UI1&1MON.DLL - Print Monitor
  • uninst.exe - 1&1 SmartFax Setup
  • UPDATE.DLL - Program Update

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • PRTINS.EXE is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name '1&1_1&1 SmartFax Printer Installation' which loads as "C:\Program Files\1&1\1&1 SmartFax\prtins.exe" /Q.
  • FAXUI.EXE is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name '1&1_1&1 SmartFax' which loads as "C:\Program Files\1&1\1&1 SmartFax\FAXUI.EXE".

How do I remove 1&1 SmartFax?

Quickly and completely remove 1&1 SmartFax from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall 1&1 SmartFax 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 1&1 SmartFax, 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 1&1 SmartFax.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.36%
Windows 10 22.87%
Windows XP 6.38%
Windows Vista 6.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.89%
Windows 7 Professional 11.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.85%
Windows 8.1 5.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.27% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 92.27%
  United States 6.70%
  Switzerland 0.52%
  United Kingdom 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 26.04%
Acer 20.83%
Dell 15.63%
ASUS 11.46%
Intel 3.13%
Lenovo 3.13%
Hewlett-Packard 2.08%
Toshiba 2.08%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.22%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 3.48%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.61%
ECT A_M_I 2.61%
ASUSTeK X55A 1.74%
Acer Aspire X3900 1.74%


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