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Should I remove Smart Protector Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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5.5.1 7.14%
4.11 7.14%
4.8 7.14%
4.4 7.14%
4.3 7.14%

Smart Protector Pro


Smart Protector Pro is a program developed by SmartSoft Ltd. The most used version is 7.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 smartprotector-pro.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.17 MB (2,271,557 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 45% of users of Smart Protector Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Kazakstan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SmartProtector.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Utilities\Smart Protector Pro 4.4\Smart Protector Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Utilities\Smart Protector Pro 4.4\Smart Protector Pro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Protector Pro

Program executable:smartprotector-pro.exe
Name:Smart Protector Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\utilities\smart protector pro 4.4\smart protector pro\smartprotector-pro.exe
Additional files:
  • sphook.dll
  • StopResident.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SmartProtector-Pro.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SPSTEALT' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Smart Protector Pro\SmartProtector-Pro.exe" /stealt.

How do I remove Smart Protector Pro?

You can uninstall Smart Protector Pro 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 Protector Pro, 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 Protector Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows XP 21.43%
Windows 10 14.29%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  Australia 15.00%
  Kazakstan 10.00%
  New Zealand 10.00%
  Singapore 5.00%
  Brazil 5.00%
  Iran 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 18.18%
Dell 18.18%
Intel 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L30... 8.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 8.33%
Sony VGN-FW43G_W 8.33%
LENOVO 0679 8.33%
Biostar I945C-M7B 8.33%
HP Compaq Pro 4300 AiO PC 8.33%

About (from SmartSoft Ltd)

SmartSoft is a company that specializes in OCR software solutions and services and PDF management.
Publisher URL: www.smart-soft.net


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