How to uninstall (remove) SmartPurple

Sharing is caring!

What is SmartPurple?

SmartPurple is malicious software, which comes as an extension to the browser without the user’s knowledge. SmartPurple can hijack popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. SmartPurple displays banners and coupons from sites you have visited, it can also show deals of popular advertising sites such as Amazon, eBay and others. According to the developers, SmartPurple was created in order to let the user find the best offers of online stores. In fact, it’s a lie. The main objective of the developers is to make money. Most of the offers are false. SmartPurple can change your browser settings and homepage. If SmartPurple infected your PC, then you can be assured that your personal information is compromised. SmartPurple analyzes your browsing, and gain access to your personal information and, subsequently, can transfer it to third parties. If you find SmartPurple, then delete it immediately.

SmartPurple

How SmartPurple gets on your PC?

SmartPurple 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 SmartPurple.

How to remove SmartPurple from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

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

 

Download Norton
 

You can try both of these products to remove SmartPurple

Or uninstall SmartPurple manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove SmartPurple from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

And following folders


no information

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.