SmartPurple adware (detailed removal instruction)

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Do you see pop-up ads and coupons marked as SmartPurple on your screen when surf online? Want to get rid of this annoying pop-up ads fully? This article contains detailed information how to remove SmartPurple pop up ads in a few clicks.


SmartPurple is considered as a stubborn adware that keeps popping up countless of annoying ads. Unfortunately, SmartPurple makes many changes to the computer system. Installed in the PC silently (usual without your permission), SmartPurple promotes a lot of discount coupons, saving offers, sponsored links and also free programs downloads notifications etc. Ads by SmartPurple will severely slow down the computer performance.

SmartPurple is a free software generally coming along with program installation. It is easy to bundle into other applications, and users did not realize they have this SmartPurple installed, but just encounter with random pop up windows and other kinds of advertising. Keep in mind, SmartPurple messes up the web browser settings randomly, the homepage can be full of random popups too. Even well-known browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and also Google Chrome are inevitably to be attacked. Rogue add-ons, plugins and also high CPU consumption processes are created due to the SmartPurple adware.

SmartPurple is an unwanted adware to damage the PC. It is designed to earn income for third parties via promoting all kinds of malware (viruses, adware, fake searches, etc.). Please, be very careful during the install process. Pay more attention and uncheck all additional applications. Just select Custom button. This option will help you to detect various unwanted programs which usually bundled with freeware.

How to get rid of SmartPurple?

After reading this post, you should understand that you need to eliminate SmartPurple in order to keep your PC safe. You can employ a dependable computer security tool, for example GridinSoft Trojan Killer and let it do the job for you. To help you do that, our experts prepared detailed guide which you will find below. If you follow these detailed instructions, you will be able to remove SmartPurple and to restore your previous search engine and home page. Trojan Killer will protect your computer after you erase SmartPurple.

SmartPurple automatic removal tool:

SmartPurple removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of Trojan Killer to 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:
  • Options to reset browsers with Trojan Killer

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with SmartPurple in the future.

GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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 Trojan Killer 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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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