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Should I remove Smart Defrag 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,485
United States Rank #19,047
Reach 0.0053%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)


6.4.0 56.19%
6.3 17.14%
6.2 5.71%
6.1 2.86%
6.0.0 5.71%
6.0 12.38%

Other programs by IObit

Smart Defrag 6


Smart Defrag 6 is a software program developed by IObit. The most common release is 6.4.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 primary executable is named smartdefrag.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 58.63 MB (61,473,445 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 73% of users of Smart Defrag 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

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: 58.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Defrag 6

Program executable:smartdefrag.exe
Name:Smart Defrag
Smart Defrag 6
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\smart defrag\smartdefrag.exe
Additional files:
  • RegisterCom.dll - IObit Register Dynamic Link Library
  • Vulnerabilityfix.exe - IObit Vulnerability fix (Vulnerability fix)
  • Vulnerabilityfix_1908.exe
  • UninstallPromote.exe - IObit Common Component (UnistallPromote)
  • SDRegister.exe - Smart Defrag Register
  • ActionCenterDownloader.exe - Advanced SystemCare (Action Center Downloader)
  • ProductStatistics.dll - Product Statistics
  • xmas.exe - IObit Christmas
  • Dugtrio.exe - Driver Booster (Driver Booster Dugtrio)
  • AUpdate.exe - IObit AUpdate
  • AutoAnalyze.exe - Smart Defrag (Auto Analyze)
  • AutoDefrag.exe - AutoDefrg
  • AutoUpdate.exe - Smart Defrag Updater
  • CareScan.exe - CareScan
  • dataexchange.dll - data exchange
  • diskinfo.dll - diskinfo
  • DiskInfo.exe - Disk Health
  • FeedBack.exe - Smart Defrag Feedback
  • GameScaner.dll - Game Scaner
  • InfoHelp.dll - Info helper
  • Notification.dll
  • productcstatistics.exe - Smart Defrag Product Statistics
  • sdcore.dll - sdcore
  • SDInit.exe - SDInit
  • SendBugReportNew.exe - Send Bug Report
  • Setup.exe - Smart Defrag Installer
  • Shuffle.exe - Lucky Draw
  • ToastHander.exe
  • UpgradeTips.exe - Upgrade Tips
  • SDDriverMgr.dll - SDDriverMgr
  • LocalLang.exe
  • sdassist.dll
  • sdproxy.exe - sdproxy
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SmartDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SmartDefrag_Defrag' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 13:00).
  • AutoDefrag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SmartDefrag_AutoDefrag' (runs when idle).
2 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.

How do I remove Smart Defrag 6?

You can uninstall Smart Defrag 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 Defrag 6, 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 Defrag 6.

Win 10 84%
Win 7 (SP1) 16%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.81%
Windows 7 16.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 46.67%
Windows 10 Pro 25.71%
Windows 7 Professional 7.62%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.76%
Windows 8.1 4.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.90%
  Italy 9.68%
  United Kingdom 4.52%
  Portugal 1.94%
  Czech Republic 1.29%
  Ireland 1.29%
  Netherlands 1.29%
  Singapore 1.29%
  Austria 0.65%
  Germany 0.65%
  DK 0.65%
  France 0.65%
  Croatia 0.65%
  Indonesia 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.33%
Dell 24.10%
Acer 15.66%
ASUS 10.84%
Lenovo 7.23%
Medion 3.61%
American Megatrends 2.41%
Alienware 1.20%
Common models
RCA W1013DK 7.69%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. MS-7... 7.69%
LENOVO 10130 7.69%
HP HP ENVY Notebook 7.69%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard 810-200ng 7.69%

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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