This entry is devoted to the removal of Smart Search virus which is classified as a browser hijacker. If you have your browser attacked by it, then it is probably that your start page and default search engine are replaced. And this fact cannot help irritating many users. We are sure that you want to rid to Smart Search virus also.
Smart Search is actively spread on the Internet along with many other cost-free programs. When people hurry up to install the necessary program they do not notice any third-party programs bundled in addition to the main software of your choice. Smart Search virus probably has made the path into your PC in such way also.
Smart Search is a junkware, which doesn’t’ t really deliver any relevant search results. This pseudo search engine just floods your browser with a lot of annoying ads appearing in the home page. Plus, the search results are redirected via thesmartsearch.net. They are full of annoying ads and sponsored links. Remember that is very dangerous to open them, how attractive these commercials may look. You are advised not use this malicious search engine and instead delete it from your computer. If you click on them, the viruses may be automatically installed on your computer out of your awareness. The presence of this junkware may worsen the performance of your PC. The Internet connection may also become very slow.
So, it is not recommended to keep this browser hijacker, it is better to get rid of this problem at once upon detection. Therefore, you are suggested to take urgent actions to remove this browser infection. The instructions on how to effectively remove Smart Search are in the paragraphs below. Carefully learn them please. When all instructions are done, run the reputable anti-virus program, to check if no insecure items are brought while this browser hijacker was launching. Do not hesitate to contact our tech guys if any security problems appear.
To avoid Smart Search virus penetration, it is advised to read the End User License Agreements (EULA) or Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do not accelerate the installation process. Always read what you agree to accept. Select Advanced or Custom mode. These easy measures will help you to keep your PC free from undesired applications in future. You should always pay attention to the installation steps of your new downloads. Make sure you don’t agree to replace your homepage to any unknown websites. Good luck!
Removal tool for Smart Search:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.