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What percent of users and experts removed it?
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SmartSecurity Manager

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SmartSecurity Manager is a software program developed by AVSoftware. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 15.11 MB (15,839,783 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 50% of users of SmartSecurity Manager come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safesearch.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SafeSearch\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SafeSearch\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 15.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SmartSecurity Manager

  • npsafesearch.dll - SafeSearch (SafeSearch the world wide web.)
  • se.exe
  • ssinstall.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • npsafesearch.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'avsoftware.org/safesearch' with a plugin key of 'avsoftware.org/safesearch'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • se.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SSVerify.

How do I remove SmartSecurity Manager?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SmartSecurity Manager you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 11%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 50.00%
  United States 33.33%
  Iran 8.33%
  Canada 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 57.14%
Toshiba 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
LENOVO 2958 14.29%
Acer Aspire X3900 14.29%
Acer Aspire E380 14.29%
Acer Aspire 5750G 14.29%
Acer Aspire 5332 14.29%


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