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How to uninstall ESET Smart Security from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall ESET Smart Security for Windows. It is made by ESET, spol s r. o.. You can find out more on ESET, spol s r. o. or check for application updates here. Usually the ESET Smart Security program is found in the C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The application's main executable file occupies 2.05 MB (2145000 bytes) on disk and is titled egui.exe.

ESET Smart Security is comprised of the following executables which take 5.15 MB (5398000 bytes) on disk:

  • callmsi.exe (66.91 KB)
  • ecls.exe (264.06 KB)
  • ecmd.exe (58.87 KB)
  • eeclnt.exe (70.94 KB)
  • egui.exe (2.05 MB)
  • EHttpSrv.exe (32.77 KB)
  • ekrn.exe (791.13 KB)
  • SysInspector.exe (674.45 KB)
  • SysRescue.exe (1.19 MB)
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This web page is about ESET Smart Security version 4.2.40.0 only. Click on the links below for other ESET Smart Security versions:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are shown below.

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

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall ESET Smart Security:
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\callmsi.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\DMON.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\eamonm\eamonm.cat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\eamonm\eamonm.inf
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\eamonm\eamonm.sys
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\ehdrv\ehdrv.cat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\ehdrv\ehdrv.inf
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\ehdrv\ehdrv.sys
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfw\epfw.cat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfw\epfw.inf
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfw\epfw.sys
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfwndis\epfwnd_m.inf
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfwndis\epfwndis.cat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfwndis\epfwndis.inf
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfwndis\epfwndis.sys
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfwwfp\epfwwfp.cat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfwwfp\EpfwWfp.inf
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfwwfp\EpfwWfp.sys
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ecls.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ecmd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eeclnt.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\egui.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiAmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiDmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiEmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiEpfw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiMailPlugins.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiProduct.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiProductRcd.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiScan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiSmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eguiUpdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\EHttpSrv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrn.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnAmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnDmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnEmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnEpfw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnMailPlugins.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnScan.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnSmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnSmonEngine.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrnUpdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em000_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em001_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em002_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em003_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em004_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em005_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em006_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em008_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em009_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em010_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em013_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em015_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eplgHooks.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eplgOE.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eplgOEEmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eplgOESmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eplgOutlook.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eplgOutlookEmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eplgOutlookSmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eplgTbEmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eplgTbSmon.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eset.chm
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\eula.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\http_dll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\mfc80.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\mfc80u.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Microsoft.VC80.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Microsoft.VC80.MFC.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Microsoft.VC80.MFCLOC.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Mozilla Thunderbird\chrome.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Mozilla Thunderbird\Components\eplgTb.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Mozilla Thunderbird\install.rdf
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\msvcp80.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\msvcr80.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\PPESET.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\PPEset.inf
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\shellExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\SysInspector.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\SysRescue.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\updater.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\6A549A33D9FE23A0D03D5009D211767D47B01381.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\6A549A33D9FE23A0D03D5009D211767D47B01381.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\71E620EFB5CF92E6625C438F80995FA77A96E3FE.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\71E620EFB5CF92E6625C438F80995FA77A96E3FE.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8A4B4CAE9044DB0A3F586D88A45D2262EEF52B14.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8A4B4CAE9044DB0A3F586D88A45D2262EEF52B14.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\AB51EE33CCBE82190C2FD11F1EF0455B8A8A24C6.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\AB51EE33CCBE82190C2FD11F1EF0455B8A8A24C6.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\B3DE205BB94B45305D39927A5FFA910C95EE000B.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\B3DE205BB94B45305D39927A5FFA910C95EE000B.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\INFO.NQI
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{9516A4F3-A620-4C4B-B17C-750C6B87AF4B}\egui.exe

Many times the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • 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\3F4A6159026AB4C41BC757C0B678FAB4
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9516A4F3-A620-4C4B-B17C-750C6B87AF4B}

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\3F4A6159026AB4C41BC757C0B678FAB4\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\{9516A4F3-A620-4C4B-B17C-750C6B87AF4B}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EhttpSrv\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ekrn\ImagePath


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

ESET Smart Security is a program by ESET, spol s r. o.. Frequently, computer users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be hard because deleting this manually requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY practice to uninstall ESET Smart Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find ESET Smart Security or simply click the Search field and type in "ESET Smart Security". If it exists on your system the ESET Smart Security application will be found very quickly. When you select ESET Smart Security in the list of apps, the following information about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about ESET Smart Security, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall ESET Smart Security.
Uninstall ESET Smart Security


8. After uninstalling ESET Smart Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of ESET Smart Security which 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 registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall ESET Smart Security by ESET, spol s r. o. from your PC, nor are we saying that ESET Smart Security by ESET, spol s r. o. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall ESET Smart Security supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-23 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-23 08:40:40.570