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Should I remove Smart Port Forwarding?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,253
United States Rank #22,017
Reach 0.0130%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.08 days
267.76 days >
Average installed length: 140.69 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Smart Port Forwarding


Smart Port Forwarding is a program developed by Brooks Younce Software. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is spf.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 645.15 KB (660,638 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of Smart Port Forwarding come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.brooksyounce.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smart Port Forwarding
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Smart Port Forwarding\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 645.15 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Port Forwarding

Program executable:spf.exe
Name:Smart Port Forwarding
Path:C:\Program Files\smart port forwarding\spf.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Smart Port Forwarding
  • Smart Port Forwarding Installer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SPF.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Smart Port Forwarding' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Smart Port Forwarding\SPF.exe" -m.

How do I remove Smart Port Forwarding?

You can uninstall Smart Port Forwarding 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 Port Forwarding, 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 Port Forwarding.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.08%
Windows 10 44.53%
Windows Vista 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.05%
Windows 8.1 10.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.38%
Windows 10 Pro 7.03%
Windows 7 Professional 5.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.02%
  Sweden 6.20%
  Australia 5.47%
  Germany 5.47%
  France 4.74%
  United Kingdom 4.74%
  Netherlands 2.92%
  Brazil 2.55%
  Canada 2.19%
  Poland 2.19%
  Saudi Arabia 2.19%
  Turkey 1.82%
  Hong Kong 1.46%
  Belgium 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 30.83%
Acer 20.30%
Dell 9.77%
Hewlett-Packard 9.02%
Alienware 5.26%
Lenovo 3.76%
MSI 3.76%
Intel 2.26%
Toshiba 1.50%
American Megatrends 0.75%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.23%
MSI MS-7821 4.62%
MSI MS-7693 2.31%
MSI MS-7758 2.31%
ASUSTeK G10AC 1.54%
ASUSTeK G751JT 1.54%


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