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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,374
United States Rank #13,051
Reach 0.0296%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.75 days
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Average installed length: 368.19 days


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Smart 6 B11.0512.1

What is Smart 6?  (from GIGABYTE)

GIGABYTE Smart 6™ is designed with user-friendliness in mind, and offers a combination of 6 innovative software utilities that provide easier and smarter PC system management. Smart 6™ allows you to speed up system performance, reduce boot-up time, manage a secure platform and recover previous system settings easily wi...  Read more


Smart 6 B11.0512.1 is a software program developed by GIGABYTE. 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 Smart6.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 89.81 MB (94,172,031 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 34% of users of Smart 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\Smart6
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Informat
Estimated size: 89.81 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Smart 6 B11.0512.1

Program executable:Smart6.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\Smart6\Smart6.exe
Additional files:
  • UpdExe.exe
  • BPassDLL.dll - Smart TimeLock (Smart TimeLock Library)
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • Smart6.exe - Smart6
  • CheckFK.dll - CheckFK Dynamic Link Library (CheckFK DLL)
  • SmartFun.dll - SmartFun Dynamic Link Library (SmartFun DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdExe.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{89173FDB-B778-4B45-A131-E51DD90D9135}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • GBTUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gigabyte\EasySaver\GBTUpd.exe'.
  • UpdExe.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\EnergySaver2\UpdExe.exe'.

How do I remove Smart 6?

You can uninstall Smart 6 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 6 B11.0512.1, 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 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.47%
Windows 10 8.90%
Windows XP 4.11%
Windows Vista 0.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.22%
Windows 7 Professional 16.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.29%
Windows 10 Pro 3.26%
Windows 10 Home 3.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.03%
  Australia 7.35%
  Iran 6.75%
  United Kingdom 6.00%
  Germany 4.65%
  Taiwan 3.60%
  Israel 3.60%
  France 2.40%
  Canada 2.10%
  Brazil 1.65%
  Russia 1.65%
  Sweden 1.65%
  Greece 1.65%
  Japan 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 3.44%
Hewlett-Packard 3.25%
Dell 2.89%
ASUS 2.71%
Samsung 0.36%
Lenovo 0.18%
Intel 0.18%
Alienware 0.18%
Common models
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 9.61%
Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3 7.65%
Gigabyte H67MA-USB3-B3 6.58%
Gigabyte Z68P-DS3 6.58%
Gigabyte Z68MA-D2H-B3 6.41%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 4.63%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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