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Should I remove GSmartControl?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,411
United States Rank #12,877
Reach 0.0296%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.23 days
360.88 days >
Average installed length: 189.62 days


0.8.7 75.66%
0.8.6 17.83%
0.8.5 6.51%

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What is GSmartControl?  (from Alexander Shaduri)

GSmartControl is a graphical user interface for smartctl (from smartmontools package), which is a tool for querying and controlling SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) data on modern hard disk drives. It allows you to inspect the drive's SMART data to determine its health, as well as run various...  Read more


GSmartControl is a software program developed by Alexander Shaduri. The most common release is 0.8.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named gsmartcontrol.exe. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 17.81 MB (18,671,718 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 36% of users of GSmartControl come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: gsmartcontrol.berlios.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GSmartControl
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\GSmartControl\gsmartcontrol_uninst.exe
Estimated size: 17.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GSmartControl

Program executable:gsmartcontrol.exe
GSmartControl - Hard disk drive health inspection tool
Path:C:\Program Files\GSmartControl\gsmartcontrol.exe
Additional files:
  • gsmartcontrol_uninst.exe
  • smartctl.exe
  • smartctl-nc.exe

How do I remove GSmartControl?

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

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.86%
Windows 8 25.30%
Windows XP 7.95%
Windows Vista 2.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.52%
Windows 7 Professional 18.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.79%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.54%
Windows 8.1 5.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.53%
  Germany 18.94%
  Italy 6.60%
  Belgium 5.74%
  Netherlands 5.11%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  Australia 2.98%
  France 2.55%
  Canada 2.34%
  Poland 1.70%
  Austria 1.49%
  Croatia 1.49%
  Brazil 0.85%
  Switzerland 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.79%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Acer 17.71%
ASUS 10.94%
Medion 8.33%
Lenovo 4.69%
Intel 3.13%
Toshiba 1.56%
MSI 1.56%
Sahara 1.04%
American Megatrends 1.04%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.43%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.33%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.33%
MEDION WIM2140 1.55%


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