What is Smart Media Converter?

Smart Media Converter is a program that is not actually a virus. But Smart Media Converter must be regarded as potentially unwanted programs. This program comes as an extension to your browser. Smart Media Converter hijacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. After activation, Smart Media Converter displays banner ads, coupons and promotional links to sites that annoy the user while browsing. This program gets access to the settings of your web browser, so it can change your personal settings. Smart Media Converter is aimed at making money, so if the user clicks on the content that is offered by the program, he will be redirected to an ad site, where he can spend his money for nothing. According to the developers, Smart Media Converter is a very useful program. Don’t believe it. Developers wants you to spend as much money on their products. Also, if the Smart Media Converter has already entered on your PC, it will be difficult to remove this program. Be careful.

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How Smart Media Converter gets into your computer?

Smart Media Converter comes bundled with other free programs that are distributed through popular sites such as Tucows.Com, Softpedia.Com, ZDNet, Majorgeeks.Com and so on. These programs can infect your computer due to carelessness of the user. Should pay more attention and time to read and familiarize with the agreements. Carefully follow the installation process and don’t agree to install a program that looks suspicious. Use programs that will help you to protect your computer from these attacks.

How to remove Smart Media Converter from your computer?

To uninstall Smart Media Converter remove it from Control Panel and remove all files of it.

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Smart Media Converter

Or uninstall Smart Media Converter manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Smart Media Converter.
  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 Smart Media Converter 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 Smart Media Converter, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Smart Media Converter from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Smart Media Converter.
  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 Smart Media Converter.
  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 Smart Media Converter.
  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.

h4>Remove following registry entries:


Then remove following files:

Smart Media Converter.exe
Smart Media Converter.exe

And these folders:

C:Program Filessmartmediaconverter

Written by Rami Douafi

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