How to Get Rid of/Remove SmarterPower Pop-up-Virus Removal Tips

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 14, 2014

Need help to delete SmarterPower ads from IE/Firefox/Chrome? It comes inside silently? This removal guide provides a quick & safe way to get rid of it.

Basic Information of SmarterPower

SmarterPower is defined as an adware that tries to promote commercial websites and get profits for its designers from clicks on affiliate links. This program may be presented to you as a shopping tool to help you spend less money on shopping online for more products. However, what SmarterPower tries to accomplish is to display tons of advertisements, coupons and pop-ups during your online activities. So, if your browser is taken by this adware, you will notice numerous ads when you visit a random website. The promotions are in fact deceptive messages which indicates that you won’t get any benefits from those promoted websites. However, creators of SmarterPower adware are actually paid for every click on these sponsored links. So, you may not intend to visit those websites on purpose but still generate benefits for them.

SmarterPower-ads-removal

As SmarterPower is mainly installed to computers by bundling with other programs, it is quite simple to avoid it. All you have to do is to be more careful with the installation steps every time you are downloading a freeware, like music player, video player, PDF creator and so on from non-official websites. Make sure you choose Custom installation and deselect any check marks next to indications about additional downloads. Thus, you will skip installing any unwanted programs. To stop irritating pop-ups by this SmarterPower, all files and components belonging to it should be removed completely and totally. Otherwise, in no time, this adware may take in more threats like Supra Savings, PCupgradenow.com, Alldaysavings , Istartsurf.com as well.

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Tips to Prevent SmarterPower Invasion

1. Stay away from insecure websites. Download programs, files and update package from trustworthy official addresses only;
2. Update the virus database of the installed antivirus program on a regular basis. Please keep it running real-time protection to lower the chance of being attacked.
3. Upgrade the existing applications immediately once there are notifications of update so as to prevent any system vulnerability;
4. Be attentive when receiving unknown links from social networking sites, instant message clients and group emails. They might contain a copy of this virus.

Instruction on Removing SmarterPower Malware

According to our research, we found that SmarterPower adware often gets installed together with other programs. And SmarterPower adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing SmarterPower virus.

Windows xp/vista/7:
Step One: Uninstall SmarterPower adware.

1. Go to Control Panel from Start menu.
2. Choose Uninstall a program or Add/Change programs.

3. Select SmarterPower adware and click on Uninstall or Uninstall/Change button.

Step Two: Show hidden files.

1. Go to Control Panel, and choose Folder Options.

2. In View tab, scroll dawn and choose show hidden files, folders and drives. Click OK.

Step Three: Remove registry entries.

1. Open Start menu and find Run in Windows XP. Type regedit and tap Enter. In Windows vista/7, click Start and type reged in search field.

2. At opening Registry Editor, search for and delete key and values related to SmarterPower adware.

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall SmarterPower adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select SmarterPower from program list.

3. Click Uninstall button and then follow uninstall wizard.

Step Two: Show Hidden Files.

1. Choose Windows Explorer from Start screen.

2. Navigate to File tab, tick both Hidden items and File name extensions.

3. Look for corrupted files outlined below and delete them all:

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

Step Three: Remove Registry Entries.

1. Type regedit in the search field.

2. Search for and delete harmful key and values generated by SmarterPower adware.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableVirtualization” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = 1

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