What is Smarty?

Smarty is a program that comes on the computer as a browser extension. Smarty hijacks popular browsers, including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. Smarty is an advertising program. After penetration, it starts to throw user by advertisements different content. Smarty displays banners and coupons, pop-ups and so on. This promotional products can relate to popular sites such as LightInTheBox, Amazon, eBay and so on. These pop-ups can occur at any time during your browsing. Smarty collects your personal data, for example, it analyzes your browsing. It may also collect other private files and information that may be disclosed to third parties. Smarty greatly increase traffic and reduces the performance of your computer. Smarty can change your browser settings to change the home page, or add a toolbar. Smarty is a potentially unwanted program, so we recommend that you remove this program immediately. Do not waste your time.

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How Smarty gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrate to computer bundled with free programs. Malicious software comes on a computer without 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 malware, use our instructions to remove Smarty.

How to remove Smarty from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton Antispyware – fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to Smarty – 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 Smarty.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Smarty

Or uninstall Smarty manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Smarty from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Smarty.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Smarty

Written by Rami Douafi

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