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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,513
United States Rank #5,654
Reach 0.0682%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.31 days
687.72 days >
Average installed length: 361.34 days


VersionDistribution 27.29% 7.43% 8.62% 10.11%
11.2.406.0 5.58% 0.15% 18.44% 4.01% 18.36%

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SMART Common Files

What is SMART Common Files?

The SMART Common Files are a software utility that are included with and installed with the Education Software Installer which is part of the various SMART products.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is SMARTCommonFiles.dll. The software installer includes 120 files and is usually about 43.01 MB (45,102,592 bytes). SMARTProductUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smarttech.com
Help link: www.smarttech.com/contactsupport
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\SMART Technologies\SMART Common Files\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{ED2455F7-6AA6-4D3C-85E9-A72297DD7051}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 43.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SMART Common Files

Program module:SMARTCommonFiles.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\SMART Technologies\SMART Common Files\SMARTCommonFiles.dll
Additional files:
  • SMARTCommonFiles.dll
  • education_bundle.uipack.dll
  • dpinst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • dpinst64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • VistaLib32.dll (by WinAbility® Software) - VistaLib[TM] (VistaLib DLL)
  • VistaLib64.dll (by WinAbility® Software)
  • VersionKeyFile.dll
  • activationwizard.exe - activati Application (Activation Wizard)
  • Language Setup.exe - SMART Board Software (Language Setup)
  • notebook.smsuite.dll
  • notebook_10.uipack.dll
  • response.smsuite.dll
  • smart_class_3.smsuite.dll
  • smart_math.smsuite.dll
  • mixed_reality.smsuite.dll
  • response_standalone.smsuite.dll
  • AboutBox.exe
  • ApplicationLauncher.exe - Application launcher
  • DViTFlashWizard.exe - DViT Flash Wizard
  • DViTTracker.exe - Tracks DViT camera angles and pointer position.
  • DViTView.exe - DViT Camera Viewer
  • DViTView2.exe - View video from SMART Board Interactive Display Cameras
  • EdgeDiagnostic.exe - EdgeCorrection Application
  • Gallery Setup.exe - SMART Gallery Setup
  • HardwareTroubleshooter.exe - SMART Board Diagnostic Program
  • harvester.exe - harvester (SMART Usage Tracking Log Harvester)
  • HWVersionKeyFile.dll
  • LargeWallWizard.exe - Large Wall Wizard Application (Large Wall Wizard)
  • libAdaptiveUI.dll - SMART Technologies (SMART Notebook)
  • libAdaptiveUIWPF.dll - SMART Notebook (Adaptive Toolbar)
  • libLogger-vc100-2_0.dll - Logger Dynamic Library
  • libOfficeAddinRegistryUtil-vc100-mt-s.dll - Office Add-in Utilities
  • ProductListVersion.dll - SMART Product Update
  • response_3.uipack.dll
  • Senteo-vc100-2_0.dll - Senteo Dynamic Library
  • SMART Uninstaller.exe - SMART Uninstaller (SMART Technologies Software Uninstaller)
  • SMARTProductUpdate.exe - SMART Product Update
  • SMTTools_VKF.dll
  • VersionKeyFileLang.dll

How do I remove SMART Common Files?

You can uninstall SMART Common Files 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 SMART Common Files, 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 SMART Common Files.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.80%
Windows 10 28.86%
Windows Vista 4.08%
Windows XP 3.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.72%
Windows 7 Professional 21.49%
Windows 10 Home 8.28%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.90%
  United Kingdom 9.63%
  Canada 7.86%
  Italy 5.14%
  Germany 4.26%
  Australia 2.90%
  Spain 2.07%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  DK 1.83%
  Norway 1.36%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Sweden 0.95%
  France 0.83%
  Czech Republic 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.09%
Dell 24.73%
Acer 13.96%
ASUS 8.79%
Toshiba 7.80%
Samsung 4.73%
Lenovo 4.29%
Intel 1.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.65%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.95%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.95%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.46%
Dell Latitude E5430 non-v... 2.21%

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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