Smarty Web is a free platform for managing web apps installed on your computer. This program is however ad-supported and infects you Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you install a freeware from the Internet. It hacks visited web pages and converts words to links that promote business partners and cause more popup ads, coupons, and banners displayed in your web browsers. Ad-supported Smarty Web stuff is designed for making money out of users’ clicks on displayed ads. For this Smarty Web tracks user’s browsing and pulls ads that match it. It might compromise your privacy if this information will be used for lists of prospects sold to other promoters. It is possible that some ads displayed by Smarty Web can have malicious links and infect your computer before they will be removed from the stock. Smarty Web consists of various components installed as a program and web browser extensions.
If you want to get rid of Smarty Web ads, then you need to uninstall Smarty Web application and remove web browser extensions and BHO related to Smarty Web adware. See the guide below for details on manual Smarty Web removal, and use Smarty Web removal tool if you suspect that your computer is also infected with other malicious programs.
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What is Smarty Web?
Smarty Web is a program and web browser extension that are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. Smarty Web adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins present as web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO. These Smarty Web components are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in various ways. If you click on Smarty Web ads, then the owner gets profit for your click from promoters. That is why Smarty Web is often deceptively installed. It wastes your time, web traffic, and compromises your privacy since gathered information about your habits are often shared among promoters. Smarty Web is often distributed with free program downloads. It is deceptively installed unless you disable this optional program before installing the program that you download. Removing Smarty Web is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Unless you use SpyHunter or other anti-malware product for adware detection, then you need to pay attention to EULA and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
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Remove Smarty Web from Windows
First, you need to uninstall Smarty Web application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to Smarty Web adware installed in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstall Smarty Web on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "Smarty Web" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall Smarty Web on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight Smarty Web program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Smarty Web on Windows XP
Uninstalling Smarty Web from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on Smarty Web program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Smarty Web from Chrome
Remove Smarty Web extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find Smarty Web extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Smarty Web from Firefox
Remove Smarty Web add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find Smarty Web add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Smarty Web from Internet Explorer
Remove Smarty Web extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on Smarty Web, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: I hope you done by now, and Smarty Web are gone. However, other malware and adware programs might be present on your computer. If you still see ads displayed by other malicious program, then try to use Smarty Web Removal Tool that can remove all malicious programs and protect your computer against future infections.
Remove Smarty Web Adware Infection Completely
Smarty Web adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove Smarty Web adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software comes with a free professional support and a free scanners that you can use for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated removal process that is more safe and reliable.