How to Get Rid of/Remove SmoothBrowse Ads-Virus Removal Tips

Posted by Britt Duncan - October 16, 2014

Cannot stop ads by SmoothBrowse completely? It slips inside silently & changes the browser settings? This removal guide provides a quick & safe way to get rid of it.

Basic Information of SmoothBrowse

SmoothBrowse is a potentially unwanted program that is capable of damaging the performance of Safari, Chrome, Firefox and carries out its harmful activities. Most probably, SmoothBrowse infiltrate inside system without your permission or consent alongside with freeware, spam email and harmful links. Once get inside, SmoothBrowse will display a series of irritating ads, special offers, discounts, coupons and deals and make your work on the browser chaotic. Moreover, it will deteriorate Internet connection and generate tons of junk files.

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SmoothBrowse will diminish the overall performance of targeted browser and slows it down tremendously. It will modify start-up page of browser and redirect your site visits to some predefined sites, where you may pick up more threats like Gosave, Groovorio.com upon visiting. Moreover, this threat also collects confidential and important details and information from you, like email log-ins, saved passwords for social networking sites and bank accounts. In other words, it poses as a severe threat to your personal data and property. Hence it is suggested to delete SmoothBrowse from your machine as early as possible.

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Tips to Prevent SmoothBrowse 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 SmoothBrowse Malware

According to our research, we found that SmoothBrowse adware often gets installed together with other programs. And SmoothBrowse 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 SmoothBrowse virus.

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

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

3. Select SmoothBrowse 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 SmoothBrowse adware.

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

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall SmoothBrowse adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select SmoothBrowse 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 SmoothBrowse 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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