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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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SMART-ER is a program developed by Apricorn. 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 main program executable is SMART-ER Service.exe. The setup package is about 866.72 KB (887,519 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 91% of users of SMART-ER come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apricorn.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Apricorn\SMART-ER\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AA3A6E2F-2A2D-43FC-9EBC-AB0FBA4B1DA7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 866.72 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SMART-ER

Program executable:SMART-ER Service.exe
Name:SMART-ER Service
SMART-ER Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Apricorn\SMART-ER\SMART-ER Service.exe
Additional files:
  • SMART-ER Service.exe - SMART-ER Service (SMART-ER Application)
  • SMART-ER.exe - SMART-ER (SMART-ER S.M.A.R.T Error Reporting)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SMART-ER Service.exe runs as a service named 'SMART-ER Service' (SMART-ERService) "The SMART-ER System Service provides SMART status to the SMART-ER GUI".

How do I remove SMART-ER?

You can uninstall SMART-ER 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-ER, 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-ER.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 10 10.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%
Windows 8.1 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.63%
  Canada 3.13%
  Czech Republic 3.13%
  United Kingdom 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.06%
Dell 17.65%
Acer 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
Gateway 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 6.67%
MSI MS-7681 6.67%
HP-Pavilion FK821AA-ABA a... 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard Rfrb HPE-... 6.67%
HPE-410y 6.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.67%


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