Many naive Chrome, Internet Explorer and Opera, Firefox users think that smartshopsave.com as a legit and even a useful search tool. The program may present you a regular interface and functions. But actually Smart Shop Save is a browser hijacker. We recommend you to remove it from PC.
First appearing on your desktop in the form of the new start page, it pretends to be a helpful search engine that may offer you relevant online contents. But you must be aware of the fact that all of the search results smartshopsave.com provides are in order to improve the flow of some particular websites and promote adverts instead of what you really want. Generally, those false results contain a lot of viruses and malicious software. Once you click on any of them, more severe troubles will come into your personal computer.
How does smartshopsave.com get into my system?
Usually, it spreads through insecure freeware bundle, suspicious websites, attachment of spam e-mails and various torrent files. We recommend you to be very careful while you surf on the web. If you decide to install some cost-free programs, you need to read the EULA and select the Custom button to avoid such unwanted program as smartshopsave.com.
Removal tool for smartshopsave.com:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with smartshopsave.com in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):