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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,257
United States Rank #27,177
Reach 0.0068%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 197.25 days
845.86 days >
Average installed length: 444.43 days


10.0.522.2 17.04%
10.0.517.2 0.74% 68.15% 4.44% 5.19% 4.44%

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Notebook Software

What is Notebook Software?  (from SMART Technologies ULC)

SMART Notebook (included with SMART Response and SMART Classroom Suite) supports handwriting recognition in English by default. If you want to use handwriting recognition in a language that isn’t listed under Handwriting Recognition in the Language Setup window, you must update handwriting recognition with additional l...  Read more


Notebook Software is a software program developed by SMART Technologies ULC. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 203.3 KB (208,182 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 36% of users of Notebook Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smarttech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SMART Technologies\Notebook Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F581DF68-CAE9-4064-A6CD-705D95D1C756}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 203.3 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Notebook Software

  • Bridgit.exe - Bridgit Conferencing Software (Bridgit Client)
  • LibManagedXPSWrapper.dll - XPS to Notebook converter (XPSConverter wrapper lib)
  • Notebook.exe - SMART Notebook Software (SMART Notebook)
  • AviToWmv.exe - SMART Board Software (AVI to WMV Converter)
  • LaunchNotebook.exe - LaunchNo Application
  • NBKFileConverter.exe - NBK File Converter Application
  • PointerTool.exe - PointerTool
  • PPTImporter.exe - PowerPoint Importer Application
  • PrometheanFileConverter.exe - Promethean File Converter Application
  • recorder.exe - SMART Recorder
  • SBSDK.dll - SMART Board SDK
  • SmartAviAsExe.exe - SmartAviAsExe MFC Application
  • snapshot.exe - SMART Screen Capture Utility
  • SoundFileConverter.exe - Sound File Converter Application
  • Spotlight.exe - Spotlight
  • UtahHook.dll - UtahHook
  • VideoFileConverter.exe - Video File Converter Application
  • VideoPlayer.exe - SMART Video Player
  • Welcome.exe - SMART Welcome
  • ProtectedLayerTool.exe - ProtectedLayerTool (Notebook Protected Layer Tool)
  • SecureSockets.dll - Secure Sockets DLL
  • SMARTCrashHelper.exe - SMART Crash Helper
  • NotebookPlugin.dll - Notebook Software (Notebook Download Plugin)
  • CloseAppsTool.exe - CloseAppsTool (SMART Board Software Close Application Tool)
  • shellextensions.dll
  • pdflib.dll (by PDFlib GmbH) - PDFlib for Windows (PDFlib - a library for generating PDF on the fly)
  • flvtool2.exe (by Exerb Project) - Exerb
  • Instant Conferencing.exe
  • pthreadVSE2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • SMARTDocCameraInstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • NotebookPlugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CIEDownload Object' with the class of {67BCF957-85FC-4036-8DC4-D4D80E00A77B} (SMART Notebook Download Plugin).

How do I remove Notebook Software?

You can uninstall Notebook Software 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 Notebook Software, 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 Notebook Software.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Notebook Software you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.70%
Windows 10 14.07%
Windows Vista 12.59%
Windows XP 9.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.07%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.63%
Windows 8.1 5.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.13%
  United Kingdom 10.32%
  Italy 7.74%
  Spain 5.81%
  Australia 5.16%
  France 3.87%
  Canada 3.87%
  Germany 3.23%
  Czech Republic 3.23%
  Hungary 2.58%
  Belgium 1.94%
  Hong Kong 1.29%
  TN 1.29%
  Netherlands 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.96%
Toshiba 18.28%
Dell 16.13%
Acer 15.05%
ASUS 6.45%
Lenovo 3.23%
Samsung 3.23%
Intel 2.15%
Sahara 2.15%
Gateway 1.08%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Common models
HP 620 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 2.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.00%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.00%
Compaq-Presario KE635AA-A... 1.00%
ASUSTeK X71Vn 1.00%

About (from SMART Technologies ULC)

SMART is defined by innovation and our desire to improve the way the world works and learns.
Publisher URL: www.smarttech.com


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