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Should I remove SmartViewer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,270
United States Rank #13,213
Reach 0.0120%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.74 days
405.29 days >
Average installed length: 212.95 days


VersionDistribution 2.96% 1.18% 4.14% 6.51% 1.78% 1.18% 0.59% 7.69% 17.16% 4.73%
4.1.124 1.78%
4.1.111 1.18%
4.01.14 10.65%
4.0.63 5.33%
3.14.34 22.49%
3.13.41 8.28%
3.12.012 1.78%
3.11.36 0.59%



SmartViewer is a software program developed by Samsung Techwin Co. The most common release is 3.14.34, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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). The primary executable is named smartviewer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 73 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 68% of users of SmartViewer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsungsecurity.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\SmartViewer3.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5A5A8B70-F3B7-4C14-8812-6675101CBEB7}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SmartViewer

Program executable:smartviewer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\samsung\smartviewer3.0\bin\smartviewer.exe
Additional files:
  • viewer.exe - BackupViewer Application (SEC BackupViewer)
  • SisConfig.exe - SVM-S1 Config
  • ConfigurationTool.exe - SMARTVIEWER
  • makeSEC.dll - makeSEC DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SmartViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA44F01-889D-4350-8A1E-66D1C3C2C120}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SmartViewer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.31%
Windows 8 30.77%
Windows XP 4.73%
Windows Vista 1.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.54%
Windows 7 Professional 23.95%
Windows 8.1 8.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.38%
Windows 10 Home 7.19%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.40%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  France 4.33%
  Canada 2.60%
  Netherlands 2.16%
  Italy 1.73%
  Indonesia 1.30%
  Chile 1.30%
  Belgium 1.30%
  Saudi Arabia 0.87%
  Australia 0.87%
  United Arab Emirates 0.87%
  Germany 0.87%
  KH 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.26%
Hewlett-Packard 30.65%
Acer 11.29%
Toshiba 8.06%
ASUS 4.84%
Lenovo 4.03%
Intel 3.23%
Samsung 1.61%
Sony 0.81%
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HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.65%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 1.77%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.77%


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