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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #41,253
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3.0 5.41%
2.0 56.76%
1.1 32.43%
1.0 5.41%

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What is SmarTTY?  (from Sysprogs)

SmarTTY is a free multi-tabbed SSH client that supports copying files and directories with SCP on-the-fly. SmarTTY comes with a pre-built XMing X11 server. The server will be configured and started on-the-fly as soon as you launch a graphical application in terminal.


SmarTTY is a program developed by Sysprogs. The most used version is 2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 4.32 MB (4,526,080 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of SmarTTY come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: smartty.sysprogs.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sysprogs\smartty\xming\xkb\symbols
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C1EC7635-72BE-4EC6-93F7-B9C519D37943}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SmarTTY

  • smartty.exe - SmarTTY
  • libfreetype-6.dll (by The FreeType 2 Project) - FreeType 2 library for Xming
  • libssh2.dll
  • pthreadgc2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads library for Xming
  • run.exe (by Charles S. Wilson) - run (Runs console-mode programs sans console.)
  • xkbcomp.exe (by Colin Harrison) - Compiles the XKB keyboard description
  • xlaunch.exe (by Colin Harrison) - XLaunch wizard for starting Xming
  • xming.exe - Xming X Server

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • xming.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B70CAA7B-0822-4620-B7A3-F615ECBF46FC}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • xming.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Xming\Xming.exe'.

How do I remove SmarTTY?

You can uninstall SmarTTY 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 SmarTTY, 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 SmarTTY.

Win 10 73%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 72.97%
Windows 7 24.32%
Windows XP 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 16.22%
Windows 7 Professional 16.22%
Windows 10 Home 13.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.81%
Windows 10 Enterprise 8.11%
Windows 8.1 8.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.89%
  Germany 6.67%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  Hong Kong 4.44%
  France 4.44%
  Czech Republic 4.44%
  Turkey 4.44%
  Italy 4.44%
  Chile 2.22%
  Singapore 2.22%
  Australia 2.22%
  India 2.22%
  Pakistan 2.22%
  Estonia 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Dell 23.33%
Lenovo 16.67%
ASUS 10.00%
Acer 6.67%
Toshiba 3.33%
Intel 3.33%
Medion 3.33%
Common models
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MSI MS-7817 3.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 3.03%
LENOVO 42844KG 3.03%


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