Search.smartsuggestor.com Removal Guide

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Search.smartsuggestor.com is a search engine which may be set as your home page after you install a browser extension from smartsuggestor.com or acquire the toolbar administered by Visicom Media. The search engine is not considered malicious; however, you certainly need to act cautiously if you decide to use it as your default search platform. In fact, you may even decide to remove Search.smartsuggestor.com because the website may interrupt your surfing sessions with promotional content. This is due to the fact that the search engine is advertisement supported. You may also decide upon the removal after you read the full Privacy Policy related to the source. Here is an excerpt:

Much of the Content provided by the Site comprises search results consisting of links to third party websites over which Think Tank Labs LLC (SmartSuggestor) exercises no control. These search results are generated automatically by Think Tank Labs LLC/SmartSuggestor's computers and search software. As a result, some of the results may link to websites that are missing, out-of-date, inaccurate, inappropriate, objectionable, or offensive.

It is not wise to run a search engine which can expose you to offensive content. Since the engine uses cookies to discover what sites you visit or what advertisements you click on, there is no doubt that you could be targeted by malicious third parties. For example, if the developers of the application (Think Tank Labs LLC) sold information regarding your browsing habits to schemers, there is no doubt that your browsers could be exposed to misleading advertisements. Unfortunately, some of them could lead you to clandestine spyware infiltration. If you do not want to become a victim of this activity, you should not hesitate about Search.smartsuggestor.com removal.

If you have downloaded the promoted add-on from smartsuggestor.com, it will be enough to delete the extension from the computer and your Internet Explorer. However, if you have installed the Toolbar, you should perform all of the steps presented below. Note that after you complete manual removal tasks, you should scan your PC with a spyware scanner. SpyHunter offers a great, free-of-charge scanner which you can acquire by clicking on the presented download button.

How to remove Search.smartsuggestor.com your Windows system

Windows XP:

  1. Open the Start menu, select Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. Select the undesirable program and click Remove.

Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon and open Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program, then right-click the unwanted application and select Uninstall.

Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI start screen and click All apps.
  2. Open Control Panel, go to Uninstall a program and right-click the undesirable application.
  3. Select Uninstall to remove it.

Delete it from your Internet browsers

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. In the Add-ons Manager click Extensions.
  3. Navigate to the unwanted application and click Remove. Exit the Manager.
  4. Click the icon on the left of the search box and select Manage search engines.
  5. Remove the undesirable search provider and click OK.
  6. Now tap Alt+T and select Options.
  7. Click the General tab, change/remove the URL under Home Page and click OK.

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Move to Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Locate the undesirable add-on and click the recycle bin icon.
  4. Select Remove.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. Click on the General tab, remove/change the Home Page (search.smartsuggestorxml.com OR search.smartsuggestor.com) and click OK.
  3. Tap Alt+T once more and this time click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions from the menu on the left.
  5. Click Disable for the unwanted extension.
  6. Select Search Providers and Remove the unwanted option.
  7. Click Close.
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