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Should I remove Security Monitor Pro 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,121
United States Rank #26,031
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.29 days
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Average installed length: 102.57 days

Security Monitor Pro 5

What is Security Monitor Pro 5?  (from DeskShare)

Professional Video Surveillance Software With Support For Multiple IP and USB Cameras. Security Monitor Pro is the perfect solution for complex security problems. It can monitor and record from up to 32 IP cameras simultaneously, create continuous video recordings, and preview multiple cameras in a single window. Each ...  Read more


Security Monitor Pro 5 is a software program developed by DeskShare. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named security monitor pro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 70.78 MB (74,213,956 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 31% of users of Security Monitor Pro 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in DZ and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.deskshare.com
Help link: www.deskshare.com/contact_tech.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Deskshare\Security Monitor Pro 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Deskshare\Security Monitor Pro 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 70.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Security Monitor Pro 5

Program executable:security monitor pro.exe
Name:Security Monitor Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\deskshare\security monitor pro 5\security monitor pro.exe
Additional files:
  • DSUpdateManager.exe - DSUpdateManager
  • EnableService.exe - EnableService
  • DSProductDownloader.exe - DSProductDownloader
  • DsServiceController.exe - DsServiceControler

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Security Monitor Pro.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SMP_1f4f7150-7498-4503-84e0-b3e0b43f4d6c'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Security Monitor Pro.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SMPV5' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Deskshare\Security Monitor Pro 5\Security Monitor Pro.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Security Monitor Pro.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Deskshare\Security Monitor Pro 5\Security Monitor Pro.exe'.

How do I remove Security Monitor Pro 5?

You can uninstall Security Monitor Pro 5 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 Security Monitor Pro 5, 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 Security Monitor Pro 5.

Win 10 46%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.72%
Windows 10 46.33%
Windows XP 2.82%
Windows Vista 1.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.75%
Windows 7 Professional 13.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.07%
Windows 10 Home 13.07%
Windows 10 Pro 11.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.50%
  DZ 11.50%
  Italy 7.00%
  Germany 6.50%
  MA 5.50%
  France 4.50%
  Netherlands 3.00%
  United Kingdom 3.00%
  TN 2.50%
  Australia 2.50%
  Austria 2.00%
  IQ 2.00%
  Jordan 2.00%
  Egypt 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.30%
Acer 26.42%
Dell 15.09%
Lenovo 8.49%
ASUS 8.49%
Toshiba 5.66%
Compaq 0.94%
Alienware 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.03%
HP HP 250 G5 Notebook PC 2.02%
MSI MS-7788 2.02%
LENOVO 20157 1.01%
LENOVO 1579B5G 1.01%

About (from DeskShare Inc.)

Since 2000, DeskShare has published innovative, easy-to-use products for the Windows platform.
Publisher URL: www.deskshare.com


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