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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Smartparts Desktop


Smartparts Desktop is a software program developed by Smartparts. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named OptiPix.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 11.59 MB (12,149,360 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 93% of users of Smartparts Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smartpartsproducts.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smartparts\Smartparts Desktop\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AFB1DFA5-FB56-4C9F-97A0-1607BC14BC0C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Smartparts Desktop

Program executable:OptiPix.exe
Name:Smartparts Desktop
Path:C:\Program Files\Smartparts\Smartparts Desktop\OptiPix.exe
Additional files:
  • OptiPix.exe - Smartparts Desktop
  • SmartPartsDLL.dll - SmartParts DLL (SmartParts Wifi DLL)
  • setup_4_1.exe - Smartparts De (Setup Launcher)
  • Aspose.Pdf.Kit.dll (by Aspose) - Aspose.Pdf.Kit
  • Aspose.Slides.dll (by Aspose) - Aspose.Slides
  • WinSysObj.dll - WinSysObj
  • vs_iscaler.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks.Vs.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • OptiPix.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AD9930FF-44CA-4565-B2AF-45E48DBCAEDF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OptiPix.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Smartparts\Smartparts Desktop\OptiPix.exe'.

How do I remove Smartparts Desktop?

You can uninstall Smartparts Desktop 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 Smartparts Desktop, 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 Smartparts Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.26%
Windows XP 16.05%
Windows Vista 14.81%
Windows 10 9.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.46%
Windows 7 Professional 12.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.66%
Windows 10 Pro 3.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.13%
  Canada 5.34%
  Australia 0.76%
  United Kingdom 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.98%
Dell 22.95%
Intel 9.84%
Toshiba 6.56%
Acer 6.56%
Compaq 4.92%
Lenovo 1.64%
ASUS 1.64%
Gateway 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 ER900AA-A... 4.76%
Dell XPS 8300 4.76%
MSI MS-7680 3.17%
HP Pavilion tx1000 Notebo... 3.17%
Equus Computer Systems No... 3.17%
XFX68L XFX Nforce 680i LT 1.59%


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