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Should I remove smartmontools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #26,755
United States Rank #19,873
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.17 days
536.11 days >
Average installed length: 281.68 days


6.7 2018-01-07 r4683 (daily-20180107) 0.83%
6.6 2017-11-05 r4594 (sf-6.6-1) 5.00%
6.5 2016-05-07 r4318 (sf-6.5-1) 28.33%
6.5 2016-04-16 r4302 (daily-20160416) 0.83%
6.5 2015-11-23 r4179 (daily-20151123) 1.67%
6.5 2015-10-20 r4158 (daily-20151020) 0.83%
6.4 2015-06-04 r4109 (sf-6.4-1) 20.00%
6.3 2014-07-26 r3976 (sf-6.3-1) 41.67%
6.3 2014-06-23 r3922 (cf-20140623) 0.83%


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smartmontools is a program developed by smartmontools.org. The most used version is 6.3 2014-07-26 r3976 (sf-6.3-1), with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is uninst-smartmontools.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 2.73 MB (2,858,564 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of smartmontools come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smartmontools.org
Help link: sourceforge.net/projects/smartmontools/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\smartmontools
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\smartmontools\uninst-smartmontools.exe"
Estimated size: 2.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by smartmontools

Program executable:uninst-smartmontools.exe
SMART Monitoring Tools
Path:C:\Program Files\smartmontools\uninst-smartmontools.exe
Additional files:
  • smartctl.exe (by www.smartmontools.org) - smartmontools (Control and Monitor Utility for SMART Disks)
  • smartctl-nc.exe (by www.smartmontools.org)
  • smartd.exe - SMART Disk Monitoring Daemon
  • wtssendmsg.exe
  • runcmdu.exe

How do I remove smartmontools?

Quickly and completely remove smartmontools from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall smartmontools 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 smartmontools, 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 smartmontools.

Win 10 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.50%
Windows 7 39.17%
Windows XP 2.50%
Windows Vista 0.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 29.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 9.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.03%
  Germany 7.27%
  Italy 3.64%
  Canada 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  France 2.42%
  Austria 2.42%
  Netherlands 2.42%
  Switzerland 1.82%
  Slovenia 1.21%
  Belgium 1.21%
  Australia 1.21%
  Sweden 1.21%
  Brazil 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.67%
Acer 18.03%
Hewlett-Packard 16.39%
Intel 9.84%
ASUS 9.84%
Lenovo 8.20%
Samsung 3.28%
American Megatrends 3.28%
Sony 1.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.94%
Samsung QX310/QX410/QX510... 2.47%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 2.47%
Gigabyte H97M-D3H 2.47%
MSI MS-7693 2.47%
Shuttle Inc. DS81D 1.23%


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