Application ESET Smart Security

A way to uninstall ESET Smart Security from your PC

ESET Smart Security is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by ESET, spol s r. o.. More information on ESET, spol s r. o. can be seen here. The program is often located in the C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security directory (same installation drive as Windows). ESET Smart Security's main file takes about 83.27 KB (85272 bytes) and is named callmsi.exe.

ESET Smart Security is composed of the following executables which take 13.25 MB (13898320 bytes) on disk:

  • callmsi.exe (83.27 KB)
  • ecls.exe (371.96 KB)
  • ecmd.exe (52.59 KB)
  • eeclnt.exe (46.59 KB)
  • egui.exe (5.36 MB)
  • eh64.exe (29.49 KB)
  • speclean.exe (662.66 KB)
  • SysInspector.exe (3.72 MB)
  • SysRescue.exe (1.40 MB)
  • CertImporter-1363.exe (158.20 KB)
  • eCapture.exe (124.51 KB)
  • ekrn.exe (1.28 MB) to view all...

This data is about ESET Smart Security version 7.0.302.0 only. You can find below a few links to other ESET Smart Security versions: to view all...
Many files, folders and registry data can be left behind when you remove ESET Smart Security from your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall ESET Smart Security:
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ESET\ESET Smart Security

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiAmonLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiDevmonLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnDmonLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnEpfwLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnHipsLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnMailPluginsLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnParentalLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnScanLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnSmonLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnUpdateLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrn.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnAmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnAntitheft.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnDevmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnDmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnEmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnEpfw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnHips.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnMailPlugins.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnParental.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnScan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnSmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\ekrnUpdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\msvcp110.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\msvcr110.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\updater.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\XXVS7D3G\eset_smart_security_live_installer_[1].exe
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{5E36CC8E-12E2-4900-B1EA-9DBE625B9D79}\Icon_Product

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E8CC63E52E2100941BAED9EB26B5D997
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{5E36CC8E-12E2-4900-B1EA-9DBE625B9D79}

Additional values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\x86\upgrade.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\E8CC63E52E2100941BAED9EB26B5D997\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{5E36CC8E-12E2-4900-B1EA-9DBE625B9D79}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ekrn\ImagePath

How to erase ESET Smart Security with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ESET Smart Security is an application offered by the software company ESET, spol s r. o.. Frequently, users decide to remove this program. This is easier said than done because doing this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE action to remove ESET Smart Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to optimize your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate ESET Smart Security or simply click the Search feature and type in "ESET Smart Security". The ESET Smart Security app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click ESET Smart Security in the list of apps, the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding ESET Smart Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall ESET Smart Security.
Uninstall ESET Smart Security

8. After removing ESET Smart Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of ESET Smart Security that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing ESET Smart Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove ESET Smart Security by ESET, spol s r. o. from your computer, nor are we saying that ESET Smart Security by ESET, spol s r. o. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove ESET Smart Security supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 20:07:33.503