What is MacSmart?

MacSmart is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. MacSmart comes to PC bundled with other software without the user’s consent. After penetrating, it begins to spread a large amount of advertising content. MacSmart shows various banners, coupons, links to other sites and advertising. Therefore, it’s trying to get you to make purchases that you do not need. In addition, it is worth noting that most of the promotional offers are not valid. MacSmart threatens to the safety of your personal data. It can analyze your browsing, to gather your personal information and pass it to third parties. MacSmart is a potentially unwanted program and useless, so if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

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How MacSmart gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove MacSmart from your computer?

To uninstall MacSmart remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have MacSmart in their database. You can try to use them for removing MacSmart.

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You can try both of these products to remove MacSmart

Or uninstall MacSmart manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find MacSmart.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find MacSmart and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find MacSmart, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove MacSmart from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find MacSmart.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose MacSmart.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable MacSmart.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


No information

Then remove following files:


MacSmart.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesMacSmart

Written by Rami Douafi

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