What is Navsmart.info?

Navsmart.info is fatuous search engine, that installs in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It substitutes browsers settings in this browsers, especially search engine and homepage. Even after complete removal of Navsmart.info users may see this page opening in new tab. This happens, because hijacker replaces or modifies browser shortcut on the desktop, by adding Navsmart.info URL in the Target field in browser options. Search queries are redirected to Google Custom Search, that is not that clean and comfortable as Google.com itself. Possibly, Navsmart.info is affiliated with Google, or implements ads inside search results to gain revenue. Navsmart.info is unwanted search engine and we recommend you to get rid of it. We created this tutorial to help you remove Navsmart.info from browsers.

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How Navsmart.info gets on your PC?

There are multiple ways, that Navsmart.info uses to get on your PC. It can be installed by the trojan or come along with torrent or game crack. However, usually it comes from where users do not expect. Quite popular websites and programs, nowadays, distribute unwanted software like hijackers, toolbars, adware, rogue-ware. For example, sites like CNET, Brothersoft uses special downloader to wrap software installer. This downloader can install Navsmart.info in the background. Use Norton or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to remove Navsmart.info and protect computer from such threats in future.

How to remove Navsmart.info from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Navsmart.info

Or uninstall Navsmart.info manually.

Step 1: Remove Navsmart.info from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Navsmart.info 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 Navsmart.info, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Navsmart.info and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Navsmart.info from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Navsmart.info from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Navsmart.info.
  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 Navsmart.info.
  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 Navsmart.info.
  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.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Navsmart.info:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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