What is Search-smart.work

Search-smart.work is an annoying adware that comes in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Search-smart.work comes to PC bundled with other software without the user consent. After penetrating, it begins to spread a large amount of advertising content. Search-smart.work 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. Search-smart.work threatens to the safety of your personal data. It can analyze your browsing, to gather your personal information and pass it to third parties. Search-smart.work is a potentially unwanted program and useless, so if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

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How Search-smart.work gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrates to computer bundled with free programs. The malicious software comes on a computer without the consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found Search-smart.work, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Search-smart.work from your computer?

To uninstall Search-smart.work remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Search-smart.work

Or uninstall Search-smart.work manually.

Step 1: Remove Search-smart.work from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Search-smart.work.
  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 Search-smart.work 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 Search-smart.work, 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 Search-smart.work 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 Search-smart.work from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Search-smart.work from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Search-smart.work.
  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 Search-smart.work.
  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 Search-smart.work.
  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: Remove following files and folders of Search-smart.work:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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