SmartBar ads Removal Guide

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Have you noticed various advertisements being displayed while you are browsing the internet? If it is so, you have probably installed snap.do browser extension recently. SmartBar ads, which are closely related to snap.do, are basically responsible for various commercial advertisements and pop-ups that are being produced. As snap.do is compatible with all the three major web browsers, which are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer, there is a considerable possibility that it might get on your system.

Once snap.do is installed on the system, it starts showing various advertisements, particularly, in-text, coupons, and price comparison ads, which is the reason why you should remove this software. Advertisements are also shown every time you launch search.snap.do search engine. They are called SmartBar ads not without a reason. First of all, even though these advertisements are distributed by snap.do, the folder which is called SmartBar is created in the %USERPROFILE% Application Data directory and all the information related to the snap.do is being kept there. Also, there are some changes in the registry made once this program gets into your computer.

We definitely do not recommend clicking on the advertisements which are being shown for you because you might never know where you will be redirected. Snap.do is not responsible for the content of the websites whose advertisements SmartBar distribute. It means that you might be exposed to potential threats, which is why you should delete this program from your computer.

Snap.do can be downloaded from its official website; however, there is a suspicion that it might come bundled together with other programs. If you want to avoid the installation of various bundles, you should always select custom installation and unmark all the items which are unnecessary. However, if you already see advertisements while you are browsing the web, you should acquire a good antimalware tool which would remove SmartBar ads without any difficulties.

The manual removal is not an easy process; however, you can remove snap.do using our manual instructions. What is more, you should scan your computer with a reliable antimalware tool like SpyHunter in order to find out if there are no other components left in your system.

How to remove Snap.do?

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Click the Add or Remove Programs and find snap.do in the list.
  3. Click the Remove button to delete it.

Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and right-click on the unwanted application.
  3. Click the Uninstall button to delete it.

Windows 8

  1. Right-click anywhere in the background and select All apps.
  2. Find the Control Panel and open it.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and right-click on the application which you want to erase.
  4. Click the Uninstall button to complete the removal process

How to remove snap.do from your browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press Alt+T and then click Internet options.
  3. Under the General tab, type in a new homepage address and click OK.
  4. Press Alt+T once again and select Manage Add-ons.
  5. Click Search Providers in the menu on the left and select a new search engine.
  6. Click Set as default.
  7. Click on the search engine which you want to remove and press the Remove button.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press Alt+T and then Options.
  3. Under the General tab, enter the URL of a new homepage and press OK.
  4. Find the search engine icon at the upper part of your browser and select a new search engine from a drop-down box.
  5. Click on the icon of the search provider and click Manage Search Engines…
  6. Select the search engine which you want to remove and click the Remove button.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  3. Under the heading On startup, mark the third option and click Set pages.
  4. Enter the URL of a new homepage and click OK.
  5. Under the heading Search, click Manage search engines…
  6. Select a new search engine and click Make Default.
  7. Click on the search engine which you want to remove and click X.
Download Remover for SmartBar ads *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

SmartBar ads technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1Luckysave.exe13824 bytesMD5: 4fc6f8413132a05ab7fde34f9138344c
2Smartbar.exe13824 bytesMD5: 99981b0b9f73069d171140a44ab20adc
3QuickShare.exe13824 bytesMD5: 9738f8381abbae25733df953c31ba8c8
4Linkury.exe102712 bytesMD5: a81220abb85b64d3db37eb22b0a5edea
5Delta.exe20248 bytesMD5: 6c78380ae4ca3bd32895220dea26480e

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1Luckysave.exeLuckysave.exe13824 bytes
2Smartbar.exeSmartbar.exe13824 bytes
3QuickShare.exeQuickShare.exe13824 bytes
4Linkury.exeLinkury.exe102712 bytes
5Delta.exeDelta.exe20248 bytes

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