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How to uninstall ESET Smart Security from your PC

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall ESET Smart Security for Windows. It is written by ESET, spol s r. o.. Check out here for more info on ESET, spol s r. o.. The application is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security directory (same installation drive as Windows). The program's main executable file occupies 2.04 MB (2136760 bytes) on disk and is labeled egui.exe.

ESET Smart Security is composed of the following executables which take 5.12 MB (5373280 bytes) on disk:

  • callmsi.exe (66.91 KB)
  • ecls.exe (251.99 KB)
  • ecmd.exe (58.87 KB)
  • eeclnt.exe (70.94 KB)
  • egui.exe (2.04 MB)
  • EHttpSrv.exe (32.77 KB)
  • ekrn.exe (787.11 KB)
  • SysInspector.exe (674.45 KB)
  • SysRescue.exe (1.19 MB)
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The current page applies to ESET Smart Security version 4.2.22.0 only. For other ESET Smart Security versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove ESET Smart Security.

Directories left on disk:
  • 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

The files below were left behind on your disk by ESET Smart Security's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\22413211731A3543A0A8E3C02EA4E51E53D4A962.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\22413211731A3543A0A8E3C02EA4E51E53D4A962.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\C49086B095F52FF794B8E4369809AEE609BC1FAD.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\C49086B095F52FF794B8E4369809AEE609BC1FAD.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\E421558FBA2A9A06810A08C4CEB045953AEA9B88.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\E421558FBA2A9A06810A08C4CEB045953AEA9B88.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\INFO.NQI
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\eset\bts.session\{02D83BBE-0064-92CD-AD0D-E6D0E19EA268}\eset_smart_security_premium_live_installer.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\eset\bts.session\{02D83BBE-6C35-E70A-B2B0-FFD02D9DAE40}\eset_smart_security_premium_live_installer.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\ESET Smart Security serial original.rtf.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\ESET Smart Security serial original.txt.lnk

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\ESET Smart Security - Context Menu Shell Extension
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\ESET Smart Security - Context Menu Shell Extension
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drives\Shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\ESET Smart Security - Context Menu Shell Extension
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers\ESET Smart Security - Context Menu Shell Extension
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7CDA4BBE3FF69F547BE62AE361B99A47
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EBB4ADC7-6FF3-45F9-B76E-A23E169BA974}

Additional registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\7CDA4BBE3FF69F547BE62AE361B99A47\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\{EBB4ADC7-6FF3-45F9-B76E-A23E169BA974}\


A way to erase ESET Smart Security from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ESET Smart Security is an application released by the software company ESET, spol s r. o.. Frequently, computer users choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this by hand takes some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK way to uninstall ESET Smart Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find ESET Smart Security or simply activate the Search feature and type in "ESET Smart Security". If it exists on your system the ESET Smart Security application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select ESET Smart Security in the list , the following data about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about ESET Smart Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall ESET Smart Security.
Uninstall ESET Smart Security


8. After uninstalling ESET Smart Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of ESET Smart Security that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing ESET Smart Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove ESET Smart Security by ESET, spol s r. o. from your PC, we are not saying that ESET Smart Security by ESET, spol s r. o. is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove ESET Smart Security supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-03-11 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-03-11 11:41:06.250