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Should I remove Smart Defrag 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,206
United States Rank #947
Reach 0.5829%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.14 days
210.54 days >
Average installed length: 110.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.8.6 1.22%
5.8.5 10.01%
5.8.0 5.94%
5.7.1 2.91%
5.7.0 1.00%
5.6.0 4.80%
5.5.1 6.08%
5.5.0 11.98%
5.4.0 10.78%
5.3.0 8.79%
5.2.0 14.07%
5.1.0 10.59%
5.0.2 11.52%
5.0.1 0.16%
5.0.0 0.14%

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Smart Defrag 5

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Overview

Smart Defrag 5 is a software program developed by IObit. The most common release is 5.2.0, 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. 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 smartdefrag.exe. The setup package generally installs about 67 files and is usually about 32.41 MB (33,985,051 bytes). The installed file AUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 60% of users of Smart Defrag 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\Smart Defrag\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\Smart Defrag\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 32.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Defrag 5

Program executable:smartdefrag.exe
Name:Smart Defrag
Smart Defrag 5
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\smart defrag\smartdefrag.exe
MD5:3a8af91a49cbdc0876db1255df655205
Additional files:
  • taskMgr.dll - IObit TaskSchedule Dynamic Link Library
  • RegisterCom.dll - IObit Register Dynamic Link Library
  • RegisterCom.dll.dll
  • RegisterCom_IObitDel.dll
  • Vulnerabilityfix.exe - IObit Vulnerability fix (Vulnerability fix)
  • Vulnerabilityfix_1908.exe
  • ActionCenterDownloader.exe - Advanced SystemCare 8 (Action Center Downloader)
  • SDRegister.exe - Smart Defrag Register
  • UninstallPromote.exe - Advanced SystemCare
  • IObitSelfCheck.exe - IObit self check
  • xmas.exe - IObit Christmas
  • xmasnew.exe
  • Dugtrio.exe - Driver Booster (Driver Booster Dugtrio)
  • FeedBack.exe - Smart Defrag 5 (Smart Defrag 5 Feedback)
  • smart-defrag-setup.exe
  • AUpdate.exe - IObit AUpdate
  • AutoAnalyze.exe - Smart Defrag
  • AutoDefrag.exe - AutoDefrg
  • AutoNts.exe - Smart Defrag AutoNts
  • AutoUpdate.badexe - Smart Defrag Updater
  • AutoUpdate.exe
  • Autoupdate.exe.exe
  • dataexchange.dll - data exchange
  • diskinfo.dll - diskinfo
  • DiskInfo.exe
  • GameScaner.dll - Game Scaner
  • Notification.dll
  • productcstatistics.exe - Smart Defrag Product Statistics
  • sdcore.dll - sdcore
  • sdcore_IObitDel.dll
  • SDInit.exe - Configuring Smart Defrag
  • SDInit.exe.exe
  • SDInstaller.exe - Smart Defrag Installer
  • SendBugReportNew.exe - Send Bug Report
  • Setup.exe
  • Shuffle.exe - Lucky Draw
  • SmartDefrag_IObitDel.exe
  • ToastHander.exe
  • UpgradeTips.exe
  • SDDriverMgr.dll - SDDriverMgr
  • SDBigUpgrade12.exe - UpgradeTip (Show new Smart Defrag function)
  • SDBigUpgrade13.exe
  • SDBigUpgrade16.exe
  • SDBigUpgrade17.exe
  • SDBigUpgrade3.exe
  • SDBigUpgrade5.exe
  • SDBigUpgrade8.exe
  • JPNts.exe - IObit (IObit AutoNts)
  • LocalLang.exe
  • NtfsData.dll - NtfsData
  • sdassist.dll
  • sdlib.dll - sdlib
  • sdproxy.exe - sdproxy
  • Dashlane_Launcher.exe (by Dashlane inc) - Dashlane
  • InfoHelp.dll - Info helper
  • ProductStatistics.dll
  • ReProcess.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • webres.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SmartDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SmartDefrag_Defrag' (runs daily at 18:00).
  • AutoDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SmartDefrag_AutoAnalyze' (runs when idle).
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • SmartDefrag.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SmartDefrag_Startup.
  • AutoUpdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SmartDefrag_Update.
  • IObitSelfCheck.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named IObitSelfCheckTask.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AutoNts.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'sdautontfs' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IObit\Smart Defrag\AutoNts.exe" /run.
  • SmartDefrag.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartDefrag' which loads as C:\Program Files\IObit\Smart Defrag\SmartDefrag.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SmartDefrag.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\Smart Defrag\SmartDefrag.exe'.

How do I remove Smart Defrag 5?

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Or, you can uninstall Smart Defrag 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Smart Defrag 5, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Defrag 5.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 71%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 71.22%
Windows 7 25.49%
Windows XP 1.85%
Windows Vista 1.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.35%
Windows 10 Pro 19.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.82%
Windows 7 Professional 5.74%
Windows 8.1 3.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.38%
  Italy 6.92%
  Germany 6.07%
  United Kingdom 4.18%
  France 3.57%
  Netherlands 2.31%
  Spain 1.52%
  Canada 1.21%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Brazil 1.04%
  Poland 0.95%
  Australia 0.70%
  Russia 0.62%
  Belgium 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.33%
Acer 19.11%
Dell 17.06%
ASUS 12.30%
Lenovo 7.04%
Toshiba 4.91%
GIGABYTE 4.31%
Samsung 3.29%
Medion 1.08%
Intel 0.83%
MSI 0.73%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.93%
HP HP Notebook 5.12%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.89%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.58%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.90%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com

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