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Should I remove Intel SM Windows 8 App?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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VersionDistribution 60.00% 40.00%

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Intel SM Windows 8 App


Intel SM Windows 8 App is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 6.2 MB (6,500,799 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. While about 82% of users of Intel SM Windows 8 App come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IntelSM\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\IntelSM\IntelSMInst\IntelSMInstW8.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 6.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel SM Windows 8 App

  • AutoMapper.dll - AutoMapper
  • BitsDownloadMgr.Interop.dll - BITS Download Manager (BitsDownloadMgr.Interop)
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight
  • IntelSM.Inventory.dll - IntelSM.Inventory
  • IntelSMAdminService.Client.dll - IntelSMAdminService.Client
  • IntelSMAdminService.Contract.dll - IntelSMAdminService.Contract
  • IntelSMAgent.Client.dll - IntelSMAgent.Client
  • IntelSMAgent.Contract.dll - IntelSMAgentContract
  • IntelSMAgent.exe - IntelSMAgent
  • IntelSMDownloader.exe - IntelSMDownloader
  • IntelSMInstaller.exe - IntelSMInstaller
  • IntelSMInstW8.exe
  • IntelSMLauncher.exe - Intel SM Launcher
  • IntelSMLogger.dll - IntelSMLogger
  • IntelSMSystemTray.exe - IntelSMSystemTray
  • IntelSMSystemTrayLib.dll - IntelSMSystemTrayLib
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog v2.0.1 (PrivateBuild) (NLog for .NET Framework 4)
  • ProcessesLauncherFramework.dll - ProcessLauncher (ProcessesLauncherFramework)
  • System.Windows.Interactivity.dll (by Microsoft) - System.Windows.Interactivity

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • IntelSMAgent.exe runs as a service named 'IntelSMAgent' (IntelSMAgent).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • IntelSMSystemTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelSMSystray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IntelSM\IntelSMSystray\IntelSMSystemTray.exe".

How do I remove Intel SM Windows 8 App?

Quickly and completely remove Intel SM Windows 8 App from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Intel SM Windows 8 App 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 Intel SM Windows 8 App, 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 Intel SM Windows 8 App.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Israel 9.09%
  DK 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 60.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Common models
HP EliteBook 840 G1 40.00%
LENOVO 3460CJ5 20.00%
LENOVO 3460CC6 20.00%
LENOVO 20C0S0NG02 20.00%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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