Snap.do Removal Guide

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Using powerful and reliable online search engines is very important these days, and cyber criminals are well aware that such browser extensions as Snap.do could help them access computers all around the world. This well known plug-in may be marketed as the best browsing experience offering system that can produce the “optimal way to share, search, work and play”. This, of course, is just an attractive and deceptive exterior, which is meant to lure you into downloading the application and employing it as your main search engine. If you do not delete Snap.do extension, your surfing habits could be recorded and sent to malignant third parties, something that could help schemers to target you with individual adware attacks.

Even though you could download the malignant plug-in yourself, directly from the official Snap.do website, there are many other ways for it to be installed within the browser. It is very usual to acquire the program whilst downloading such bundled software as video codecs and media players or additional browser extensions and updates. Once this happens, it is possible that you will find your Internet connection running very slowly, because browser helper objects will take up the resources to gather personal information. These unlawfully implemented tools will help schemers to expose your IP address, bookmarks and favorite lists, search history and other information to allow them to disclose what type of advertisements could be applied to fool you into spending your money or executing additional downloads. What is more, this extension could change your home page, filter search results and present affiliate websites at the top of the result pages, cunningly directing you into opening them.

Snap.do removal may be a little trickier than it may appear at the first sight, because schemers will do whatever it takes to keep their malignant tool active. It is possible that you will not be able to find and delete the program from the Control Panel, or finalize its removal from managing browser extensions. Nonetheless, you need to find a quick and reliable way to delete Snap.do from your browser, and automatic removal tools will assist you best. If you are experienced with manual removal and you do not want to protect your system with reliable protection applications, check the list of the files and registry keys you need to delete below. You can also follow the manual guides below.

Snap.do Removal Instructions

Delete from Windows XP:

  1. Navigate to the Task Bar and click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel and then move to Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Click the application you wish to get rid of and select Remove.

Delete from Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Move to Uninstall a program and locate the undesirable ones.
  3. Right-click and select Uninstall to remove the undesirable software.

Delete from Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI start screen and click All apps.
  2. Open the Control Panel and click Uninstall.
  3. Now right-click the application you wish to remove and click Uninstall.

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. Go to Search Providers and Remove the undesirable option. Click Close.
  3. Simultaneously tap Alt+T once more and this time click Internet Options.
  4. Click the General tab, change/remove the Home Page and then click OK.

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Under On Startup click Set pages and remove the undesirable URL, then click OK.
  3. Under Appearance click Change and remove the undesirable URL, then click OK as well.
  4. Under Search click Manage search engines and remove (click X) the undesirable option. Click Done.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Options.
  2. Click the General tab (on left) and change/remove the Home Page. Click OK.
  3. Now click the search provider icon located on the left of the search box.
  4. Select Manage Search Engines and Remove the undesirable option. Click OK.
Download Remover for Snap.do *
*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.

Snap.do Screenshots:

Snap.do

Snap.do technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1%TEMP%\Smartbar
2imgianttoolbar01.exe
3Utatity.exe692736 bytesMD5: 711203f1378abf0a39822f473287c8d8
4DCHP.exe400384 bytesMD5: 2a63f81cb49b2b90584ee90152be6337
5AppthgilbuS.exe33792 bytesMD5: 5e95e930fa927b6e03521db81a01bfc6
6LinkuryInstaller.msi7569408 bytesMD5: 4f0a236f84095ce49487c27064a9e7ff
7yakdo.exe529408 bytesMD5: 1344930be5e9a447e6440c37fc1d3aab
80kplxain.dll136192 bytesMD5: 5c6ad1d4f3c393faa18cbc539414ca00
9Zimtouch.dll363520 bytesMD5: d86b52be38d741234a0c9f366cecc6fc
10Vaiafineco.exe968070 bytesMD5: 6d8091a7dff2782026cb009a4a3a21aa
11desktoptoolbarhelper.16.1159819979.dll
12Updater.exe28160 bytesMD5: 993074b30eddf22dacd78d1f6d569b23
13%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Smartbar
14snap desktop toolbar.lnk
15srpts.exe32288 bytesMD5: 45ae8b1012321bd23603dc5523147b29
16Nettrans.exe68096 bytesMD5: 322a52e76f58fa888c5140e260404f1b
17Packer.exe12099864 bytesMD5: 2e28e43aaf3807d9199af24391e09892
18xena.exe692736 bytesMD5: 29c2403d870c936bc1a2c272e7479608
19Affenpinscher.exe400896 bytesMD5: 670c70c1e9fd14fc57941d9a43d60b43
20Medotity.exe692736 bytesMD5: a761ce1d6bc4eec1c527324584e9ddd8
21%UserProfile%\AppData\LocalLow\Smartbar
22Shopop.exe28168 bytesMD5: 293952930597e708739a3dc79788e8e4
23Fin-Dox.dll257536 bytesMD5: 120a953bd952ad2b22f29f44ec3be90c
24AppecivreSpA.exe692736 bytesMD5: 093d6a3ea59a9ffa4a15333aa5ccad0a
2529ddarny2n5y5.exe57856 bytesMD5: b700d8a229919a13f2dcf3d6115b7916
26sulpnar.exe529408 bytesMD5: 11058618f590d31d3bc03fc86078c8cb
27linmsl.exe21024 bytesMD5: 1dbf7cae9a729754be705cc6eff6ca21
28Ronzap.exe692736 bytesMD5: a102ed97b52ade8520dbefad39a9b6d8
29AppxeetouQ.exe400896 bytesMD5: a289b3cb4d9242123db7acb7e6754d06
30Sailflex.dll320512 bytesMD5: 3b2a8f20efe0b492edfc7c84ed2d75af
31BigTrax.dll509440 bytesMD5: de516d2ee97aa8db8538c6a966aa6514
32BrowserHelper.exe23320 bytesMD5: b68ba13c92e70b8215e8fd26c82dea23
33ApppazthgiL.exe400896 bytesMD5: bc10b2e9cb616b0d7f5765d418131f6f
34Faseranfan.dll738816 bytesMD5: 7c39361e2c781101da5a21dc27f27fd2
35crambo.exe2927912 bytesMD5: 7ce53c9cc3d30ab0df7d0e0849c9a7bf
36Smartbar.exe19272 bytesMD5: e50598405354af224b286c0966dedd94
37Quoteex.exe692736 bytesMD5: 016384a52fa6d1ff5c7b6a3e8ac7df2d
38FRGSmartbar.exe29712 bytesMD5: b0249497a625ced38543ca0359d9372d
39AppmatdloH.exe692736 bytesMD5: d0f9b6fec63f8cb1ddeaa0cac2512aa5
40SafeFinder.exe25552 bytesMD5: f955adcf13c05eb0352f56f0ef6d0e87
41%LOCALAPPDATA%\Smartbar
42SnapDo.exe13824 bytesMD5: 50836d19673d80c46c02533d5618473b
43Muvic.exe21536 bytesMD5: 35ac6abec54c6a92f1061c0a1a302de2
44set.exe2088448 bytesMD5: 763a5fbd66900154a9ac312509556451
45ApppaznoR.exe692736 bytesMD5: ee0d080a9bf4e19e0ca3538d2de5445c
46snapbar.dll
47%Windir%/System32/[RANDOM].exe
48idna.exe692736 bytesMD5: 543de71ba6de1353cd397c89a0951663
49AppMedlightppA.exe400896 bytesMD5: e9fccefe06f4911d762a6acc4b773b01
50AppgnirtspmaT.exe400896 bytesMD5: a674955ee5b9cf795d74aec1a3bdea46
51Smartbar.Installer.Mini.exe468992 bytesMD5: c6a0952365c43fe24775e1ce22f5fba0
52PackerV2.exe5080576 bytesMD5: ed7839572d12a41a4405c7932f280f6b
53snapdo_dlcom_7292013.exe10690560 bytesMD5: 1601f63ceff3a6fd7b2c03b8c3673ecc
54Saophase.exe22528 bytesMD5: afd855d5dd16ee86c8484bac0b0503d6
55xifs.exe692736 bytesMD5: 7c86b6ad69d8138541cb257f9128df7a
56Bamcof.exe826368 bytesMD5: 11d7893c5ca4ee2e2178cb45f6e1ee47
57Bio-Phase.dll320000 bytesMD5: 3a6e13ecc0d92245d0192871ca2f75b9
58snaper[1].exe
59ocep.exe400896 bytesMD5: 2cf641c23d296a503827f6d409e0435d
60btmn.dll120320 bytesMD5: f57d5f35c459e318e42e930096af37fb
61Lrcnta.exe22560 bytesMD5: c5070f8b5ebe25b1134801af7b4950ae
62serfev.exe528384 bytesMD5: bfc00dc02b1c816670cfdf230f7491e5
63snapinstaller.exe
64UniCryptC.exe400896 bytesMD5: 7ad471817d962de0dfb6b43d167f925e
65ShowPass.exe27432 bytesMD5: 9daab41af68391ef7b7caf9fabbb18ec
66crdlil64.dll77856 bytesMD5: 8356002a0a0554d7ff79db1a71dcb9d0
67smartbar_3312014.exe12443928 bytesMD5: 14dc7bab1c0127e3e671414057af4946
68spdrmn.dll138752 bytesMD5: 88bebb8d76f9af370b6eb26b9d94d84d
69Hotfresh.exe692736 bytesMD5: bad3323eee5e6b00d16abdacb5d14250
70Snoop.exe27136 bytesMD5: 85ba333b68afe3c18bf47433e3ba75c0
71QuickShare.exe20248 bytesMD5: 28ddd5ffd7e92f6d70ebb722fe21b627
72Doubleing.exe999936 bytesMD5: 7a9b1a9da97ea4ab537184bf17599130
73hser.exe400896 bytesMD5: 14f8983c9b2e43d8ace8b4fefdaa61a3
74srptm.exe13344 bytesMD5: 7132983a66846e51c5851bc3d5d2e191
75lhgu.exe529408 bytesMD5: 843ff9ec85f2dc3cc22cc40a5a481e82
76uninstall.exe539136 bytesMD5: 3eeb6552436c2189fd19322179fee1ad
77Toolbar136.exe
78AppxedtatS.exe400896 bytesMD5: 402ebaea21791ea8d4b92a30b239978d
79awna.exe400896 bytesMD5: b78bfb23a0fc01e216c40d63687da071
80AppdnifmiN.exe400896 bytesMD5: 24a74f120eccbec5942ce9c627c31db4
81%PROGRAM_FILES%\[RANDOM]
82AppgnielbuoD.exe400896 bytesMD5: b5284765a908b8ec8916728f906f5d49
83AppnormanetouQ.exe692736 bytesMD5: 231e963a0edcd331bb00006dfc4ff9aa
84c20d3ckyizlym.exe57344 bytesMD5: 60e43189f9b258ae24cb983326bec416
85iretadpUMGR.exe692736 bytesMD5: 8e2e634dbe9e2b63ce7a14d177c6efac
86Saophase.dll4778496 bytesMD5: 00b7256989c85ca6f1f278dfaecf2076
87crdlil.dll67096 bytesMD5: 35efba7305b90604ec26e69bcc9342ed
88RonTouch.dll332800 bytesMD5: eb8f37ef4ec155bda033f3275c9d78fd
89CloudPrinter.exe674816 bytesMD5: 04d40998fd35d7d9f49fec8df15e8dc3
90afoir.exe529408 bytesMD5: 4c6c26b926eafde34f7c1abe89f1cc71
91Stpro.exe30224 bytesMD5: 57d620b04e90ddc1685ee761063037c9
92snaper.exe
93BingProtect.exe28680 bytesMD5: 51156e54b88e80ae60e5212b4ed8016c

Files in the following directories were modified:

  • %TEMP%
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data
  • %UserProfile%\AppData\LocalLow
  • %LOCALAPPDATA%
  • %PROGRAM_FILES%

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1imgianttoolbar01.exeimgianttoolbar01.exe
2Utatity.exeUtatity.exe692736 bytes
3DCHP.exeDCHP.exe400384 bytes
4AppthgilbuS.exeAppthgilbuS.exe33792 bytes
5yakdo.exeyakdo.exe529408 bytes
6Vaiafineco.exeVaiafineco.exe968070 bytes
7Updater.exeUpdater.exe28160 bytes
8srpts.exesrpts.exe32288 bytes
9Nettrans.exeNettrans.exe68096 bytes
10Packer.exePacker.exe12099864 bytes
11xena.exexena.exe692736 bytes
12Affenpinscher.exeAffenpinscher.exe400896 bytes
13Medotity.exeMedotity.exe692736 bytes
14Shopop.exeShopop.exe28168 bytes
15AppecivreSpA.exeAppecivreSpA.exe692736 bytes
1629ddarny2n5y5.exe29ddarny2n5y5.exe57856 bytes
17sulpnar.exesulpnar.exe529408 bytes
18linmsl.exelinmsl.exe21024 bytes
19Ronzap.exeRonzap.exe692736 bytes
20AppxeetouQ.exeAppxeetouQ.exe400896 bytes
21BrowserHelper.exeBrowserHelper.exe23320 bytes
22ApppazthgiL.exeApppazthgiL.exe400896 bytes
23crambo.execrambo.exe2927912 bytes
24Smartbar.exeSmartbar.exe19272 bytes
25Quoteex.exeQuoteex.exe692736 bytes
26FRGSmartbar.exeFRGSmartbar.exe29712 bytes
27AppmatdloH.exeAppmatdloH.exe692736 bytes
28SafeFinder.exeSafeFinder.exe25552 bytes
29SnapDo.exeSnapDo.exe13824 bytes
30Muvic.exeMuvic.exe21536 bytes
31set.exeset.exe2088448 bytes
32ApppaznoR.exeApppaznoR.exe692736 bytes
33[RANDOM].exe[RANDOM].exe
34idna.exeidna.exe692736 bytes
35AppMedlightppA.exeAppMedlightppA.exe400896 bytes
36AppgnirtspmaT.exeAppgnirtspmaT.exe400896 bytes
37Smartbar.Installer.Mini.exeSmartbar.Installer.Mini.exe468992 bytes
38PackerV2.exePackerV2.exe5080576 bytes
39snapdo_dlcom_7292013.exesnapdo_dlcom_7292013.exe10690560 bytes
40Saophase.exeSaophase.exe22528 bytes
41xifs.exexifs.exe692736 bytes
42Bamcof.exeBamcof.exe826368 bytes
43snaper[1].exesnaper[1].exe
44ocep.exeocep.exe400896 bytes
45Lrcnta.exeLrcnta.exe22560 bytes
46serfev.exeserfev.exe528384 bytes
47snapinstaller.exesnapinstaller.exe
48UniCryptC.exeUniCryptC.exe400896 bytes
49ShowPass.exeShowPass.exe27432 bytes
50smartbar_3312014.exesmartbar_3312014.exe12443928 bytes
51Hotfresh.exeHotfresh.exe692736 bytes
52Snoop.exeSnoop.exe27136 bytes
53QuickShare.exeQuickShare.exe20248 bytes
54Doubleing.exeDoubleing.exe999936 bytes
55hser.exehser.exe400896 bytes
56srptm.exesrptm.exe13344 bytes
57lhgu.exelhgu.exe529408 bytes
58uninstall.exeuninstall.exe539136 bytes
59Toolbar136.exeToolbar136.exe
60AppxedtatS.exeAppxedtatS.exe400896 bytes
61awna.exeawna.exe400896 bytes
62AppdnifmiN.exeAppdnifmiN.exe400896 bytes
63AppgnielbuoD.exeAppgnielbuoD.exe400896 bytes
64AppnormanetouQ.exeAppnormanetouQ.exe692736 bytes
65c20d3ckyizlym.exec20d3ckyizlym.exe57344 bytes
66iretadpUMGR.exeiretadpUMGR.exe692736 bytes
67CloudPrinter.exeCloudPrinter.exe674816 bytes
68afoir.exeafoir.exe529408 bytes
69Stpro.exeStpro.exe30224 bytes
70snaper.exesnaper.exe
71BingProtect.exeBingProtect.exe28680 bytes

Registry Modifications:

The following Registry Keys were created:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ Snap.do
  • SoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerSearchScopes{006ee092-9658-4fd6-bd8e-a21a348e59f5}
  • HKEY_USERS\.default\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

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