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How to uninstall ESET Smart Security from your computer

ESET Smart Security is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by ESET, spol s r. o.. Open here for more details on ESET, spol s r. o.. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security directory. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. ESET Smart Security's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{7095219E-08DA-4A1E-9C9B-D5824066848E}. The program's main executable file occupies 4.85 MB (5088456 bytes) on disk and is labeled egui.exe.

ESET Smart Security is composed of the following executables which occupy 12.23 MB (12826216 bytes) on disk:

  • callmsi.exe (76.70 KB)
  • CertImporter-1362.exe (158.20 KB)
  • eCapture.exe (135.20 KB)
  • ecls.exe (372.20 KB)
  • ecmd.exe (49.59 KB)
  • eeclnt.exe (52.20 KB)
  • egui.exe (4.85 MB)
  • ekrn.exe (1.29 MB)
  • EModCmd.exe (132.70 KB)
  • speclean.exe (662.66 KB)
  • SysInspector.exe (2.92 MB)
  • SysRescue.exe (1.23 MB)
  • upgrade.exe (343.66 KB)
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The current web page applies to ESET Smart Security version 8.0.304.4 alone. You can find below a few links to other ESET Smart Security versions:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\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 are left behind on your disk by ESET Smart Security when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em000_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em000_64.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em001_32.dat
  • C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\em002_32.dat

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • 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

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{D94B2224-C2DD-49C9-9F35-C8CB74E0DCE4}\1.0\0\win32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{D94B2224-C2DD-49C9-9F35-C8CB74E0DCE4}\1.0\HELPDIR\
  • 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\{75F06437-40F4-4A65-BC65-FC194D6B7EBA}\


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

ESET Smart Security is an application offered by the software company ESET, spol s r. o.. Sometimes, users decide to erase it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to PCs. The best SIMPLE practice to erase ESET Smart Security is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows computer.

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  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate ESET Smart Security or simply activate the Search field and type in "ESET Smart Security". The ESET Smart Security app will be found very quickly. After you select ESET Smart Security in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding ESET Smart Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm 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 registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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



Geographical user distribution

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

This page 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. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove ESET Smart Security in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-01 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-01 13:58:11.810