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Should I remove IObit Smart Defrag 2?

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11% remove it89% keep it
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IObit Smart Defrag 2

What is IObit Smart Defrag 2?  (from IObit)

Smart Defrag 2 is a FREE disk defrag tool designed for maximum hard drive performance. Based on IObit latest disk defrag engine and "Boot Time Disk Defrag" technology, Smart Defrag 2 is created with the world's leading defragmentation ability. It not only provides defragmentation, but also intelligently streamlines y...  Read more


IObit Smart Defrag 2 is a program developed by IObit. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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 programs's main executable is smartdefrag.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 17.27 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 13.03 MB (13,663,083 bytes). AutoUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of IObit Smart Defrag 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Smart Defrag 2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Smart Defrag 2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IObit Smart Defrag 2

Program executable:smartdefrag.exe
Name:Smart Defrag
Smart Defrag v2
Signed by:IObit Information Technology
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\smart defrag 2\smartdefrag.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Smart Defrag v2 is a common module used by a number of IObit products.
Additional files:
  • taskMgr.dll - Task Scheduler Dynamic Link Library
  • AutoUpdate.exe - SmartDefrag Updater
  • UninstallPromote.exe - Advanced SystemCare
  • SDDriverMgr.dll - SDDriverMgr
  • SDInit.exe - SDInit (Smart Defrag Initialization Program)
  • NtfsData.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SmartDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SmartDefrag_Schedule' (runs weekly on Mondays at 22:00:00).
  • AutoUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\SmartDefragUpdate.job'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • SmartDefrag.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SmartDefrag_Startup.
  • AutoUpdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SmartDefragUpdate.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SmartDefrag.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Smart Defrag 2' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IObit\Smart Defrag 2\SmartDefrag.exe" /STARTUP.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Smart Defrag 2\unins000.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:17.27 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005338561%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00028544%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00024842%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,870,160
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:444.23 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove IObit Smart Defrag 2?

You can uninstall IObit Smart Defrag 2 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 IObit Smart Defrag 2, 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 IObit Smart Defrag 2.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Japan 16.67%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com


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