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Should I remove SmartSniff?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%


1.91 16.67%
1.50 16.67%
1.40 50.00%
1.36 16.67%

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What is SmartSniff?  (from NirSoft)

SmartSniff is a network monitoring utility that allows you to capture TCP/IP packets that pass through your network adapter, and view the captured data as sequence of conversations between clients and servers. You can view the TCP/IP conversations in Ascii mode (for text-based protocols, like HTTP, SMTP, POP3 and FTP.)...  Read more


SmartSniff is a software program developed by NirSoft. The most common release is 1.40, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named smsniff.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 82% of users of SmartSniff come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net/utils/smsniff.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SmartSniff
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\zipinst.exe /uninst "C:\Program Files\SmartSniff\uninst1~.nsu"

Program filesFiles installed by SmartSniff

Program executable:smsniff.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\SmartSniff\smsniff.exe

How do I remove SmartSniff?

You can uninstall SmartSniff 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 SmartSniff, 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 SmartSniff.

Win XP 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows Vista 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 60.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 40.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Australia 9.09%
  Germany 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 33.33%
Compaq 16.67%
Medion 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
American Megatrends 16.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 PU063AV-A... 20.00%
MEDION WIM2220 20.00%
HP d530 CMT(DC577AV) 20.00%
Velocity Micro, Inc DP965... 20.00%
Dell Studio 1735 20.00%

About (from NirSoft)

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
Publisher URL: www.nirsoft.net


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