There are a lot of different search engines on the internet today and Smart Shop Save is one of them. Unfortunately, some of them are considered as a browser hijackers and a potentially unwanted programs. Smart Shop Save uses tricks and deception to sneak silently into your system and mess with your browser settings.
One of the most common and effective methods of breaking in, in this case, will be bundling method. Smart Shop Save installation is wrapped in the installation of another program like video player, cracked game, office programs and so forth. This way of installation is so popular because most of the users are not paying attention to the installation process, which leads to the installation of several products.
Oce Smart Shop Save is inside, it will mess with your browser settings like homepage and default search engine. It will be set of smartshopsave.com website. Although this is not malicious domain, you may still want to remove this web page from your browser. Follow the instructions and steps below to do that.
Smart Shop Save automatic removal tool:
Smart Shop Save removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Smart Shop Save in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):