SmartZoom is a browser add-on what was created to improve the user shopping experience and to save their money and time. The user will see many different sales and offers, so he can buy anything for lower price. Many users probably didn”t notice anything bad, but this app is another adware and potentially unwanted program. Why? Because SmartZoom install without any notification and will infect all browsers (Edge, Opera, Mozila, Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and etc.) on your PC, so you will see online ads every time you online. Be aware because this adware can easily steal some your private information and transfer it yo the third parties.
SmartZoom is adware what often appear after you install free software from the Internet. Every time you install free programs you should be careful and check every additional menu, so you can cancel unwanted installation. The Simple rule what will save your PC from the future virus attack. So after successfully installation of SmartZoom it begins to show many ads, like banners, coupons or pop-ups every time you use your browser. As I said before not all this ad will redirect you to the online shop, most of them will send you to malicious site when you click on it. So we highly recommend to avoid such ad. In additional SmartZoom will steal your browser activity (IP addresses, Internet service provider, browsing details (websites visited, pages viewed, search queries, etc.) and use this data to create more specific ads for you. Never trust to random annoying ads or you can lose your system. SmartZoom create a terrible security issue on your computer, that”s why we highly recommend to remove SmartZoom after you notice it for the first time.
SmartZoom automatic removal tool:
SmartZoom 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 SmartZoom 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):