How to uninstall (remove) SmartOnes

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What is SmartOnes?

SmartOnes is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer) without user consent. SmartOnes is a potentially unwanted program, and it can cause a number of inconveniences. After penetration, SmartOnes begins to spread advertising content during your browsing. It displays banner ads and coupons that may be relevant to popular sites such as eBay, Amazon and others. At first glance, SmartOnes looks like a very useful program that helps the user to find the best offers online stores. In fact, most of offered products do not exist in reality. The main task of the developers – this is to force the user to spend money on anything, so if you found SmartOnes on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How SmartOnes gets on your PC?

SmartOnes refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove SmartOnes.

How to remove SmartOnes from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to SmartOnes – 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 SmartOnes.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove SmartOnes

Or uninstall SmartOnes manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove SmartOnes from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


SmartOnes.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%SmartOnes

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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