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VersionDistribution 33.33% 66.67%

Smart Keyword Suggest

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What is Smart Keyword Suggest?  (from Think Tank Labs)

Smart Keyword Suggest will suggest keywords that are similar to what you are trying to search for. The widget will help you search faster and also get the results you are looking for. Smart Suggestor is advertising supported, and displays sponsored search results when users search on popular search engines.

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Smart Keyword Suggest is a software program developed by Think Tank Labs. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named SmartKeywordSuggest.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 895.46 KB (916,947 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 75% of users of Smart Keyword Suggest come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Mexico.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Smart Keyword Suggest.
SmartKeywordSuggest.dll (0913554f649b2368e77e7bf9cf48082e) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 11/23/2013 rev. 7 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.327 TROJ_GEN.F47V0604
Smart Keyword Suggest has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Smart Keyword Suggest.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: smartkeywordsuggest.com/about.html
Help link: smartkeywordsuggest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smart Keyword Suggest
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Smart Keyword Suggest\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 895.46 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Keyword Suggest

Program module:SmartKeywordSuggest.dll
Name:Smart Keyword Suggest
Smart Keyword Suggest for Microsoft Internet Explorer
Path:C:\Program Files\Smart Keyword Suggest\SmartKeywordSuggest.dll
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Smart Keyword Suggest (Smart Keyword Suggest for Microsoft Internet Explorer)
  • SMBarBroker.exe - Smart Address Bar (Smart Address Bar Broker)
  • (Malware detected) SmartKeywordSuggest.dll (by Excite Digital Media)
  • AddressBarInstance.dll - Smart Address Bar DLL
  • RestartIE.exe - Smart Address Bar restart

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SmartKeywordSuggest.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Smart Keyword Suggest' with the class of {26470A0E-27B2-4ff0-8D6B-C7D44B0D550A}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • SmartKeywordSuggest.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {C4426C5A-77BB-4c93-803A-A2D73A58A8BB}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0023799961%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00209174%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00028826%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,596
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:144 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Smart Keyword Suggest?

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Or, you can uninstall Smart Keyword Suggest 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 Keyword Suggest, 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 Keyword Suggest.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Smart Keyword Suggest you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 17%
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Australia 8.33%
  Mexico 8.33%
  Japan 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 75.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Common models
MSI MS-7623 20.00%
LENOVO 0657C9J 20.00%
HP-Pavilion NY644AA-ABA 3... 20.00%
HP Pavilion 061 PX721AA-A... 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6735a 20.00%

About (from Think Tank Labs, LLC)

hink Tank Labs specializes in designing cool and unique browser extensions.
Publisher URL: www.thinktanklabs.com


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