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Startup program entry details:

SmartDefrag (IObit SmartDefrag.exe)

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Description:

This is the original Smart Defrag disk defragmenter utility from IObit. Required if you use either of the "Auto Defrag" or scheduled options. Newer versions of Smart Defrag runs as a scheduled task - as do both versions on Windows 10/8/7/Vista. Note - in November 2009 IObit stole database information from Malwarebytes and others, see here

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmartDefrag] "C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit SmartDefrag\IObit SmartDefrag.exe" /StartUp
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmartDefrag] "C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\IObit SmartDefrag\IObit SmartDefrag.exe" /StartUp
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmartDefrag] "C:\Archivos de programa\IObit\IObit SmartDefrag\IObit SmartDefrag.exe" /StartUp
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmartDefrag] "C:\Programas\IObit\IObit SmartDefrag\IObit SmartDefrag.exe" /StartUp
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmartDefrag] "C:\Programme\IObit\IObit SmartDefrag\IObit SmartDefrag.exe" /StartUp

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