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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,373
United States Rank #23,957
Reach 0.0106%


2.10.000 1.92%
2.0 98.08%

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SmarThru Office

What is SmarThru Office?  (from Samsung Electronics)

SmarThru™ Office is a personal document management solution which captures documents from multifunctional devices and stores them in folders. Scanned document can be indexed or bound and sent to various destinations or applications such as OCR or editing program. Network scanning is integrated in this solution so that ...  Read more


SmarThru Office is a software program developed by Samsung Electronics. The most common release is 2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named stonavigator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 7.26 MB (7,616,156 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 31% of users of SmarThru Office come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsung.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SmarThru Office
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9BC1E722-AE07-46A3-B7A6-556DBE18E22A}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 uninstall -l0009 -remov
Estimated size: 7.26 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SmarThru Office

Program executable:stonavigator.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\smarthru office\stonavigator.exe
Additional files:
  • AuditTrail.dll - SmarThru Office v.2 (SmarThru Office (AuditTrail))
  • AuditTrailEngine.dll - SmarThru Office (AuditTrailEngine)
  • AutoDocumentNoteExtractor.dll - SmarThru Office (Automatic Note Extractor)
  • BackUpSvr.exe - SmarThru Office (BackUpSvr)
  • CABFilesWrapper.dll - SmarThru Office (CabFilesWripper)
  • ConfigurationManager.dll - SmarThru Office (Configuration Manager)
  • DeviceEngine.dll - SmarThru Office (DeviceEngine)
  • DocSaver.dll - SmarThru Office (DocSaver)
  • DocumentCollectionProvider.dll - SmarThru Office (Document Collection Provider)
  • EmailSender.dll - SmarThru Office (EmailSender)
  • FaxEngine.dll - SmarThru Office (FaxEngine)
  • FaxSender.exe - SmarThru Office (FaxSender)
  • FileProperties.dll - SmarThru Office (FileProperties)
  • FileSelectionControlBase.dll - SmarThru Office (File Selection Control)
  • FTPUploader.dll - SmarThru Office (FTP Uploader)
  • ImageConverter.dll - SmarThru Office (Image Converter)
  • ImageTransform.dll - SmarThru Office (Raster image files transformation stuff)
  • ImgEnh.dll - SmarThru Office (ImgEnh)
  • IndexingServiceEngine.dll - SmarThru Office (IndexingServiceEngine)
  • IndexingServiceProxy.exe - SmarThru Office (IndexingServiceProxy)
  • KeywordSearchPane.dll - SmarThru Office (KeywordSearchPane)
  • LegacyLauncher.exe - SmarThru Office (LegacyLauncher)
  • GwHH.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • LegacyLauncher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'STO Launcher Service' which loads as C:\Program Files\SmarThru Office\LegacyLauncher.exe /run.
  • BackUpSvr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'STO Backup Service' which loads as C:\Program Files\SmarThru Office\BackUpSvr.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000490057%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001634%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003267%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove SmarThru Office?

You can uninstall SmarThru Office 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 SmarThru Office, 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 SmarThru Office.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.98%
Windows 10 20.67%
Windows XP 8.65%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.50%
Windows 7 Professional 22.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.21%
Windows 10 Home 7.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.30%
  Canada 12.17%
  Italy 8.70%
  Germany 8.26%
  France 5.22%
  Australia 4.78%
  United Kingdom 3.91%
  Israel 3.04%
  Spain 2.61%
  Romania 2.17%
  Singapore 1.74%
  Netherlands 1.74%
  Brazil 1.30%
  Switzerland 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.95%
Hewlett-Packard 20.18%
ASUS 12.28%
Acer 12.28%
Intel 7.02%
Samsung 4.39%
American Megatrends 4.39%
Lenovo 3.51%
Medion 1.75%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.72%
HP-Pavilion FK574AA-A2L a... 2.83%
Dell Inspiron 3531 1.89%
Dell Vostro 3500 1.89%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 1.89%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.89%

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics which is part of the Samsung Group produces a wide range of printers for both consumers and business use, including mono-laser printers, color laser printers, multifunction printers, and enterprise-use high-speed digital multifunction printer models.
Publisher URL: www.samsung.com


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