Application ESET Smart Security

A guide to uninstall ESET Smart Security from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove ESET Smart Security for Windows. The Windows release was created by ESET, spol. s r.o.. Go over here where you can get more info on ESET, spol. s r.o.. ESET Smart Security is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security folder, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. ESET Smart Security's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{58692AEE-C31D-4E64-A13E-CA692A2E8069}. The application's main executable file has a size of 134.66 KB (137888 bytes) on disk and is labeled callmsi.exe.

The following executables are installed beside ESET Smart Security. They occupy about 13.36 MB (14005352 bytes) on disk.

  • callmsi.exe (134.66 KB)
  • eCapture.exe (169.66 KB)
  • ecls.exe (453.66 KB)
  • ecmd.exe (60.66 KB)
  • eComServer.exe (82.66 KB)
  • eeclnt.exe (59.66 KB)
  • egui.exe (5.31 MB)
  • ekrn.exe (2.40 MB)
  • eOPPFrame.exe (203.16 KB)
  • speclean.exe (662.66 KB)
  • SysInspector.exe (3.71 MB)
  • CertImporter-1363.exe (158.20 KB) to view all...

This web page is about ESET Smart Security version 9.0.375.1 only. Click on the links below for other ESET Smart Security versions: to view all...
Some files, folders and registry data will be left behind when you want to remove ESET Smart Security from your PC.

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

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\24FFC605568A8F6B6A3EB89807CDDDAD3DFA6AC3.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\24FFC605568A8F6B6A3EB89807CDDDAD3DFA6AC3.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\256F9B61E76339F96D0B38D1CD4427F446DC4725.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\256F9B61E76339F96D0B38D1CD4427F446DC4725.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\2ADEE43EF513679DFF73A5A78AC591819EA9C52B.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\2ADEE43EF513679DFF73A5A78AC591819EA9C52B.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\4A307363FBE7BC2D963233889701E982EE5ACCF7.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\4A307363FBE7BC2D963233889701E982EE5ACCF7.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\83F70F400A18A5C84EED7F72FF8F9D3E41323E99.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\83F70F400A18A5C84EED7F72FF8F9D3E41323E99.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8BB69B636C659D7FEB57893532281E3F870B83B5.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8BB69B636C659D7FEB57893532281E3F870B83B5.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8BDF2AE03C24B2738AC830A5EB69380638F2EE53.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8BDF2AE03C24B2738AC830A5EB69380638F2EE53.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8D59688E37AC1D1AFEE72450B8714E7080B0B6E3.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8D59688E37AC1D1AFEE72450B8714E7080B0B6E3.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8FD5ADC0FDA13BD321BECEAAC225C43B9E65F85D.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\8FD5ADC0FDA13BD321BECEAAC225C43B9E65F85D.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\9392401EB40C0BDAC3E22D5430A79AF16F3424D5.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\9392401EB40C0BDAC3E22D5430A79AF16F3424D5.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\9A0755059B64F2E72F65D4E4A38CD1174A69BB28.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\9A0755059B64F2E72F65D4E4A38CD1174A69BB28.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\A594446DC99484E738399BE3F245BECF251440DC.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\A594446DC99484E738399BE3F245BECF251440DC.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\B9724D9C935987F555A26A3387F197A4C489926B.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\B9724D9C935987F555A26A3387F197A4C489926B.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\C5E2CD9408A45DFFC65846AE7AE5662E59AF7A96.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\C5E2CD9408A45DFFC65846AE7AE5662E59AF7A96.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\C6CFA77A384E7871D03BEBD47244E1035030D9E5.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\C6CFA77A384E7871D03BEBD47244E1035030D9E5.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\DF8FBE44AF143A804D9423D7C7FDE4CC88BB5DDD.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\DF8FBE44AF143A804D9423D7C7FDE4CC88BB5DDD.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\ECD0384B7F90BE8D540796871F584A3C12C6A81A.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\ECD0384B7F90BE8D540796871F584A3C12C6A81A.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\EE11E705425BBFDFE0EFC8EAE8E735E8288BC67B.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\EE11E705425BBFDFE0EFC8EAE8E735E8288BC67B.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\F2CD38C629547A52BD9A6F8E9E324ED5E9482A6C.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\F2CD38C629547A52BD9A6F8E9E324ED5E9482A6C.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\F7D1CE667E10C9719570F3407D3ED0C981633C2A.NDF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\F7D1CE667E10C9719570F3407D3ED0C981633C2A.NQF
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Quarantine\INFO.NQI
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_ESET_ESET Smart Security_eula_rtf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_ESET_ESET Smart Security_SysInspector_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_ESET_ESET Smart Security_SysRescue_url
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ESET\ESET Smart Security\registryFileStorage_userA.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ESET\ESET Smart Security\registryFileStorage_userB.cfg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\ESET Smart Security.lnk
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{0E594D92-10B8-4FB0-B9CA-1CE27F81BC11}\Icon_Product

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\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_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\ESET Smart Security - Context Menu Shell Extension
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\29D495E08B010BF49BACC12EF718CB11
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0E594D92-10B8-4FB0-B9CA-1CE27F81BC11}

Additional values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\29D495E08B010BF49BACC12EF718CB11\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{0E594D92-10B8-4FB0-B9CA-1CE27F81BC11}\

How to erase ESET Smart Security from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

ESET Smart Security is an application offered by the software company ESET, spol. s r.o.. Sometimes, people choose to erase it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because doing this manually requires some knowledge related to PCs. The best QUICK way 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 already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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

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

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate ESET Smart Security or simply activate the Search feature and type in "ESET Smart Security". If it is installed on your PC the ESET Smart Security application will be found automatically. After you select ESET Smart Security in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding ESET Smart Security, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove ESET Smart Security.
Uninstall ESET Smart Security

8. After removing ESET Smart Security, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform 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 uninstalling ESET Smart Security with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice 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 text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove ESET Smart Security in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 23:08:24.037