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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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Global Rank #30,646
United States Rank #37,435
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3.00.15 3.33%
3.00.10 40.00%
2.10.05 36.67%
2.10.02 14.44%
2.01.06 5.56%

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D-Link SmartConsole Utility

What is D-Link SmartConsole Utility?  (from D-Link)

The SmartConsole Utility is a configuration wizard that easily allows customers to discover multiple D-Link web smart switches within the same L2 network segment connected to user’s local PC. Specialized for D-Link Web Smart Switch series, it provides easy initial setting of smart switches. Change the device password f...  Read more


D-Link SmartConsole Utility is a software program developed by D-Link. The most common release is 3.00.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named D-Link SmartConsole Utility.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 12.71 MB (13,325,908 bytes). 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 27% of users of D-Link SmartConsole Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com/us/en/support/faq/switches/web-smart-gigabit/what-is-the-smartconsole-utility-which-is-provided-with-d-link-web-smart-series-switches
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link SmartConsole Utility\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B562C735-BAB2-473D-AF3C-80D1C8284020}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.71 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by D-Link SmartConsole Utility

Program executable:D-Link SmartConsole Utility.exe
Name:D-Link SmartConsole Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\D-Link SmartConsole Utility\D-Link SmartConsole Utility.exe
Additional files:
  • D-Link SmartConsole Utility.exe
  • SmartServer.exe - D-Link SmartConsole Utility
  • Loader.exe - Loader Application
  • SmartConsole.exe - smartconsole
  • AdobeAIRInstaller.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe AIR (Adobe AIR Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • D-Link SmartConsole Utility.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\D-Link SmartConsole Utility\D-Link SmartConsole Utility.exe'.

How do I remove D-Link SmartConsole Utility?

You can uninstall D-Link SmartConsole Utility 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program D-Link SmartConsole Utility, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 D-Link SmartConsole Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 28.89%
Windows XP 8.89%
Windows Vista 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 38.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.89%
Windows 10 Pro 6.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.27%
  France 16.16%
  Germany 12.12%
  Canada 5.05%
  Poland 4.04%
  Russia 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  Norway 2.02%
  Australia 2.02%
  Austria 2.02%
  DK 2.02%
  Hong Kong 1.01%
  Brazil 1.01%
  Thailand 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
ASUS 17.31%
Intel 13.46%
Hewlett-Packard 13.46%
Acer 11.54%
Lenovo 9.62%
American Megatrends 3.85%
MSI 1.92%
Apple 1.92%
Toshiba 1.92%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.99%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.99%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite L55-A 1.49%
Dell OptiPlex 780 1.49%
Dell Latitude E6540 1.49%

About D-Link

D-Link is a network adapter vendor and a designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking solutions.
Publisher URL: www.dlink.com


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