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A guide to uninstall SmartControl from your PC

SmartControl is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was developed by Portrait Displays, Inc.. Take a look here for more info on Portrait Displays, Inc.. Click on to get more data about SmartControl on Portrait Displays, Inc.'s website. SmartControl is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Philips Display\SmartControl directory, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. SmartControl's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{F4EF231A-7218-41B1-AB84-F5B48B74C50A}\setup.exe. The program's main executable file is titled dthtml.exe and occupies 2.62 MB (2745936 bytes).

SmartControl installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 2.62 MB (2745936 bytes) on disk.

  • dthtml.exe (2.62 MB)

The current page applies to SmartControl version 2.20.024 only. Click on the links below for other SmartControl versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove SmartControl.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Philips Display\SmartControl
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\SmartControl

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Philips Display\SmartControl\dthtml.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Philips Display\SmartControl\mfc80.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Philips Display\SmartControl\Microsoft.VC80.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\Philips Display\SmartControl\Microsoft.VC80.MFC.manifest

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{F4EF231A-7218-41B1-AB84-F5B48B74C50A}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Portrait Displays, Inc.\SmartControl

Additional registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0217E1D1-BCEF-4A61-AF6D-F7740F65A066}\InstallSource
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0DEA342C-15CB-4F52-97B6-06A9C4B9C06F}\InstallSource
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{F4EF231A-7218-41B1-AB84-F5B48B74C50A}\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{F4EF231A-7218-41B1-AB84-F5B48B74C50A}\InstallLocation

A way to remove SmartControl from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

SmartControl is a program marketed by the software company Portrait Displays, Inc.. Frequently, people want to uninstall it. This can be easier said than done because removing this manually takes some know-how related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY approach to uninstall SmartControl 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

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

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

5. All the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate SmartControl or simply click the Search field and type in "SmartControl". The SmartControl program will be found automatically. When you click SmartControl in the list , some information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about SmartControl, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for SmartControl:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{F4EF231A-7218-41B1-AB84-F5B48B74C50A}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall SmartControl.
Uninstall SmartControl

8. After removing SmartControl, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of SmartControl which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling SmartControl using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall SmartControl by Portrait Displays, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that SmartControl by Portrait Displays, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall SmartControl supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 19:57:22.930