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About this threat

Search.searchsmart.bid is categorized as a browser intruder, a relatively minor threat that should not directly damage to your machine. Reroute viruses are generally accidentally installed by users, they might not even be aware of the infection. reroute viruses are added to freeware, and this is referred to as bundling. A browser hijacker is not a malevolent piece of malware and shouldn’t damage your PC in a direct way. Keep in mind, however, that you may be redirected to advertisement websites, as the redirect virus aims to make pay-per-click income. Those sites aren’t always secure so keep in mind that if you were rerouted to a page that is not safe you could end up with a much more serious contamination on your OS. You will gain nothing by allowing the browser intruder to stay. Remove Search.searchsmart.bid and you could return to normal browsing. Search.searchsmart_.bid-_6.jpg
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What methods do browser hijackers use to install

Free software generally travel with extra items. It might have advertisement-supported programs, reroute viruses and various unnecessary programs added to it. Users generally end up installing browser hijackers and other not wanted offers because they do not choose Advanced or Custom settings when setting up freeware. All you need to do if there is something added is deselect it/them. By opting for Default settings, you give those items authorization to install automatically. It will be quicker to deselect a few boxes than having to delete Search.searchsmart.bid, so take that into account the next time you’re rushing through installation.

Why should I uninstall Search.searchsmart.bid?

Expect for your browser’s settings to be modified as soon as you set up the hijacker. You will notice that your home web page, new tabs and search engine have been set to the page the hijacker is advertising. Whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, they will all have their settings modified. And it might prevent you from modifying the settings back without you first having to remove Search.searchsmart.bid from your computer. A search engine will appear on your new home website but we do not advise using it as it will expose you to loads of advertisement content, so as to redirect you. Redirect viruses execute those redirects to peculiar portals as more traffic means more revenue for owners. Those redirects may be greatly aggravating as you will end up on all types of strange pages. While the hijacker is not damaging itself, it can still bring about severe trouble. You might be led to some harmful portal, where malware might be hiding, by those redirects. To block a much more severe threat, remove Search.searchsmart.bid from your device.

Search.searchsmart.bid elimination

It ought to be easiest if you obtained anti-spyware programs and had it remove Search.searchsmart.bid for you. Going with manual Search.searchsmart.bid termination means you will have to locate the hijacker yourself. If you scroll down, you will notice a guide to help you eliminate Search.searchsmart.bid.Download Removal Toolto remove Search.searchsmart.bid

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Learn how to remove Search.searchsmart.bid from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search.searchsmart.bid

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Remove Search.searchsmart.bid

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Search.searchsmart.bid from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Search.searchsmart.bid from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Search.searchsmart.bid from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete Remove Search.searchsmart.bid

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Remove Search.searchsmart.bid

Step 5. Remove Search.searchsmart.bid from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options Remove Search.searchsmart.bid

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Remove Search.searchsmart.bid

Step 6. Remove Search.searchsmart.bid from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for Search.searchsmart.bid removal.

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  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan Remove Search.searchsmart.bid
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove Search.searchsmart.bid and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results Remove Search.searchsmart.bid