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A way to uninstall ESET Smart Security from your PC

This web page contains detailed information on how to uninstall ESET Smart Security for Windows. It was coded for Windows by ESET, spol s r. o.. Additional info about ESET, spol s r. o. can be found here. ESET Smart Security is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. egui.exe is the ESET Smart Security's main executable file and it takes around 4.84 MB (5074384 bytes) on disk.

ESET Smart Security contains of the executables below. They occupy 9.60 MB (10065040 bytes) on disk.

  • callmsi.exe (79.05 KB)
  • CertImporter-1362.exe (158.20 KB)
  • eCapture.exe (119.28 KB)
  • ecls.exe (292.29 KB)
  • ecmd.exe (58.93 KB)
  • eeclnt.exe (47.93 KB)
  • egui.exe (4.84 MB)
  • ekrn.exe (1.27 MB)
  • SysInspector.exe (1.20 MB)
  • SysRescue.exe (1.22 MB)
  • upgrade.exe (340.25 KB) to view all...

This info is about ESET Smart Security version 6.0.306.0 only. You can find below info on other application versions of ESET Smart Security: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall ESET Smart Security from your PC:
  • 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 remain on your disk by ESET Smart Security's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • 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\em015_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em017_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em018_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em019_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em020_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em021_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em022_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em023_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em024_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em034_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em041_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em042_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em045_32.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\10D6AAE6BB07EB3C46000747A60E2099FE84FC7D.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\10D6AAE6BB07EB3C46000747A60E2099FE84FC7D.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\48ECECE9EABB2EB8697B256AEDCDDA436511402A.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\48ECECE9EABB2EB8697B256AEDCDDA436511402A.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\6751218E2E5326A03DE009C4D203783C3CF3AC0D.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\6751218E2E5326A03DE009C4D203783C3CF3AC0D.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\C1904ACCA825326F190D98944495DDDBFD19476B.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\C1904ACCA825326F190D98944495DDDBFD19476B.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\CF6185A9EDFBA0217C9D36D25CA9F6ADCC9F6BC8.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\CF6185A9EDFBA0217C9D36D25CA9F6ADCC9F6BC8.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\ECA2C87ADF93CD6B87D029A18447279637D392CD.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\ECA2C87ADF93CD6B87D029A18447279637D392CD.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\INFO.NQI
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{E8DC669F-EDFC-4AC8-B478-4AEE163C9807}\Icon_Product

Frequently the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F966CD8ECFDE8CA44B87A4EE61C38970
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{E8DC669F-EDFC-4AC8-B478-4AEE163C9807}

Supplementary registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F966CD8ECFDE8CA44B87A4EE61C38970\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\{E8DC669F-EDFC-4AC8-B478-4AEE163C9807}\

A way to remove ESET Smart Security from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ESET Smart Security is an application marketed by ESET, spol s r. o.. Sometimes, computer users choose to remove this application. This can be easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand requires some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY approach to remove 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 already installed on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate ESET Smart Security or simply activate the Search field and type in "ESET Smart Security". If it is installed on your PC the ESET Smart Security application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click ESET Smart Security in the list , some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding ESET Smart Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal 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 ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong ESET Smart Security that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing ESET Smart Security using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above 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 software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove ESET Smart Security in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 15:16:07.713