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What is smplayer.exe? Is it safe to delete it?

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#1 IStillBelieve


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Posted 12 October 2014 - 04:00 PM

I just installed SuperAntiSpyware trial version on my computer and the scan of my system is coming up with several system files that are rated by other users as good or bad.  I don't remember installing smplayer.exe but I may have since I haven't been able to use this computer in almost a year.  I have not opened the program since I have no idea what its for.  Anyway, it is rated as bad by most users but since its a system file I get a warning about deleting a system file. 


So, is it safe for me to delete it from there or is there a process I should use?  The reason I ask is because I've had other programs I have uninstalled but had problems that turned out to be because I should have used the uninstaller from the program itself.


Also, since I'm on the topic, this scan is reporting several files I didn't add on purpose and some are recent.  I'm not sure how some of these got installed because I try to be careful when installing any program so I'm also curious about how this is happening.  Is there a tool I can use to find out what, if any, of these files are safe to remove or dangerous?


I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 on a Lenovo B575 laptop.





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#2 boopme


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Posted 12 October 2014 - 04:09 PM

Hello , it appears someone installed it.

SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can play virtually all video and audio formats. It doesn't need any external codecs. Just install SMPlayer and you'll be able to play all formats without the hassle to find and install codec packs.
See.. http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/SMPlayer-13695-program.aspx

 Safe, but to remove,, look in Control Panel,uninstall for it.
Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  • Flush DNS
  • Report IE Proxy Settings
  • Reset IE Proxy Settings
  • Report FF Proxy Settings
  • Reset FF Proxy Settings
  • List content of Hosts
  • List IP configuration
  • List Winsock Entries
  • List last 10 Event Viewer log
  • List Installed Programs
  • List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
  • Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.
    Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.
    ADW Cleaner
    Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.
  • Double-click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
    Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • Click on the Scan button.
  • AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.
  • After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R0].txt) will open in Notepad for review.
  • After reviewing the log, click on the Clean button.
  • Press OK when asked to close all programs and follow the onscreen prompts.
  • Press OK again to allow AdwCleaner to restart the computer and complete the removal process.
  • After rebooting, a logfile report (AdwCleaner[S0].txt) will open automatically.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
  • A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool.
  • -- Note: The contents of the AdwCleaner log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you recognize and know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, return to AdwCleaner before cleaning...all detected items will be listed (and checked) in each tab. Click on each one and uncheck any items you want to keep (except you cannot uncheck Chrome and Firefox preferences lines).

Edited by boopme, 12 October 2014 - 04:09 PM.

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