How to uninstall (remove) SmarterPower

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What is SmarterPower

SmarterPower – is another annoying browser extension from SuperWeb LLC. It scans your computer, including browser activity, for receiving information. Depending on this information, SmarterPower generates targeted advertisements, like targeted video, banners, coupons and deals. If you click on those advertisements, you will be redirected to unknown websites, that can be harmful. So your PC may be infected by additional malware. Moreover, scanned information can be shared with third-party side, so your accounts are not in safety. For preventing many problems, remove SmarterPower immediately.

SmarterPower

How is SmarterPower installed on my PC?

SmarterPower, as many adwares, can be downloaded from suspicious websites, or you may install it by yourself. But mostly, it can be installed, using “bundling”. It’s a function, when malware binds to free or share software. To avert the installation, don’t download free software from unknown resources. Be careful at every step of installation, pay attention to every checkbox you see, and if possible, choose custom/advanced settings. If your PC is infected, we recommend you to remove it as fast as possible.

How to remove SmarterPower?

There are two methods to get rid of SmarterPower. First is uninstall malware using manual removal, second is uninstall this adware using special anti-malware programs. Here you can two good anti-malware programs:

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to SmarterPower – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as SmarterPower.

 

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Manual SmarterPower Removal

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to SmarterPower;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to SmarterPower;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to SmarterPower and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 point by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find SmarterPower;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-2 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find SmarterPower;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find SmarterPower and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

SmarterPower – is a very annoying adware, that distracts you from web surfing. But it isn’t the only problem, it may damage your PC and steal your accounts (including payment accounts). There is why, it is recommended to delete SmarterPower as fast as possible.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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