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Should I remove SmartDisk?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 50.00% 3.57%
1.00.0000 46.43%



SmartDisk is a program developed by Trend Micro. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 42.32 MB (44,375,168 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 68% of users of SmartDisk come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: disk.dsl.o2online.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SmartDisk\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SmartDisk\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 42.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SmartDisk

  • libcef.dll - Trend Micro's Chromium Embedded Framework (Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library)
  • HrfsClient.exe - Trend Micro SafeSync (Online Storage Client)
  • hrfscore.exe - Online Storage Sync Service
  • HrfsShellExtension.dll - HRFS Shell Extension
  • HrfsShellExtension32.dll
  • InstallerWebUI.exe - HRFS Installer WebUI Client
  • librsync.dll - HRFS Sync Library
  • RecycleFile.exe - HRFS Recycle File
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • HrfsShellExtension.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'HrfsShellExtension' with a class of {FAC7AB1E-0E67-43FC-A7E7-1A4FF52DE01F}.
  • hrfscore.exe runs as a service named 'OnlineStorageService' (OnlineStorageService).

How do I remove SmartDisk?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP1) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 21.43%
Windows XP 10.71%
Windows Vista 10.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.71%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 8.1 7.14%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.74% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 67.74%
  United States 12.90%
  United Kingdom 6.45%
  France 3.23%
  Sweden 3.23%
  Greece 3.23%
  DK 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
ASUS 18.75%
Medion 12.50%
Acer 6.25%
Common models
Acer Aspire 6930G 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
ASUSTeK K55VD 4.76%
Acer Aspire V3-771 4.76%
HP-Pavilion KB058AA-ABD a... 4.76%


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