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Smart Shutdown


Smart Shutdown is a program developed by Slawdog E-Solutions. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is Smart Shutdown.exe. The software installer includes 83 files and is usually about 588.59 KB (602,720 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 40% of users of Smart Shutdown come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.slawdog.com
Help link: www.slawdog.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Slawdog\Smart Shutdown LX\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A08DFB41-0DAA-4525-A401-0BFE4C4685EC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 588.59 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Shutdown

Program executable:Smart Shutdown.exe
Name:Smart Shutdown
Smart Shutdown Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Slawdog\Smart Shutdown LX\Smart Shutdown.exe
Additional files:
  • Smart Shutdown.exe - Smart Shutdown (Smart Shutdown Application)
  • 14_43260.dll (by RealNetworks) - 14.4 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (14.4 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • 28_83260.dll (by RealNetworks) - 28.8 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (28.8 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • Aga.Controls.dll - Aga.Controls
  • atrc3260.dll - RealAudio 8, Sony ATRAC3 audio codec (Sony ATRAC3 Audio Codec for RealAudio 8(tm))
  • base.dll
  • CamMenuMaker.exe (by TechSmith) - Camtasia Studio (Camtasia MenuMaker Author)
  • CamMenuMakerRes.dll (by TechSmith) - Camtasia MenuMaker Author Resources
  • CamMenuPlayer.exe - Camtasia MenuMaker Player
  • CamPlay.exe - Camtasia Player
  • CamRecorder.exe - Camtasia Recorder
  • CamrecShellExt.dll - Camtasia Studio Shell Extension
  • camtasf.dll - Camtasia (Camtasia RealSystem File Format Plugin)
  • CamtasiaFilters.dll - Camtasia Studio DirectShow Filters
  • CamtasiaOfficeAddin.dll - Camtasia Studio PowerPoint Add-In
  • CamtasiaOfficeAddinRes.dll - Camtasia Studio PowerPoint Add-In Resource DLL
  • CamtasiaStudio.exe
  • CamtasiaStudioRes.dll - Camtasia Studio Resources
  • camtasr.dll - Camtasia RealSystem Rendering Plugin
  • CamTheater.exe - Camtasia Theater
  • cdbc.dll
  • Combined-Community-Codec-Pack-2008-09-21.exe (by CCCP Project) - Combined Community Codec Pack (Playback Pack Installer)
  • cook3260.dll - Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • cpuz_152_setup.exe - CPUID CPU-Z (CPUID CPU-Z Setup)
  • db.grt.dll
  • db.mysql.diff.reporting.wbp.dll
  • db.mysql.editors.wbp.be.dll
  • db.mysql.editors.wbp.fe.dll - MySQLWorbenchDbMysqlEditors
  • db.mysql.editors.wbp.wr.dll
  • db.mysql.grt.dll
  • db.mysql.query.grt.dll
  • dnet3260.dll - DolbyNet(tm) Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (DolbyNet(tm) Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • ednt3260.dll
  • erv33260.dll - Video Encoder 3.0 for RealVideo(tm) (32-bit) (Video Encoder 3.0 for RealVideo(tm))
  • espr3260.dll
  • filesys.dll
  • FlamingSeven.exe
  • flixsdk.dll - On2 Flv SDK (flvsdk_d Dynamic Link Library)
  • gamebooster.exe (by IObit) - Game Booster (Game Booster Setup)
  • GmailInstaller.exe
  • Google.GData.Client.dll (by Google) - Google GData Client Libraries (Google Data API Core Library)
  • Google.GData.Extensions.dll (by Google) - Google Data API Extensions Library
  • Google.GData.YouTube.dll - Google Data API YouTube Library
  • guitarfx3.exe
  • HitmanPro35.exe (by SurfRight) - Hitman Pro (Hitman Pro 3.5)
  • HoNClient-0.3.3.exe
  • http.dll
  • K8055D.dll (by RE-Applications) - K8055D Dll (K8055D DLL)
  • lfbmp10N.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® DLL for Win32
  • LFcmp10N.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfgif10N.dll
  • LTDIS10N.dll
  • ltefx10N.dll
  • ltfil10N.DLL
  • ltimg10N.dll
  • ltkrn10N.dll
  • mcaacadec.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept® AAC audio decoder (AAC audio decoder)
  • mcaacaenc.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept® AAC Audio Encoder (AAC Audio Encoder)
  • mcmp4dmux.dll - MainConcept® MP4 Demuxer (MP4 Demuxer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • NppShell_01.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ANotepad++64' with a class of {B298D29A-A6ED-11DE-BA8C-A68E55D89593}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CamtasiaStudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7AC1411D-3CD1-4E80-A8B7-FE1705497967}' (runs on registration).
  • zsnesw.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98E3C58B-0706-4752-842A-BCC39B3ADF66}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Smart Shutdown.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Smart Shutdown' and executes as C:\Program Files\Slawdog\Smart Shutdown LX\Smart Shutdown.exe.

How do I remove Smart Shutdown?

Quickly and completely remove Smart Shutdown from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Smart Shutdown 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 Shutdown, 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 Shutdown.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 29%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows XP 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Japan 10.00%
  Netherlands 10.00%
  Russia 10.00%
  Vietnam 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 28.57%
MSI 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
MSI MS-7522 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 16.67%
HP Compaq dc5700 Small Fo... 16.67%
eMachines eMachines E525 16.67%
ASUSTeK N61Ja 16.67%
Acer Aspire X3910 16.67%


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