What is an ad-supported software

Search-smart.work ad-supported application is to blame for filling your screen with advertisements. An adware could travel added to a freeware so you might not even remember installing it. An adware is not difficult to identify, primarily because of all the adverts. You can tell it’s an advertising-supported program from the large amount of adverts popping up. You may come across pretty intrusive adverts, and they will show up in all kinds of forms, from banners to pop-ups. Even if an adware is not believed to be a very serious threat, remain focused because you could end up with some malware. We suggest that you uninstall Search-smart.work before it can lead to trouble.

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How does Search-smart.work behave?

In case you are wondering, you allowed the advertising-supported program to set up yourself, albeit unintentionally. It occurred via software bundles, potentially unwanted programs are added to free programs in a way that allows them to install along with it. So as to prevent installing unnecessary applications, consider a few things. Firstly, if the free software has an adware added to it, you using Default settings will only grant it authorization to set up. Opting for Advanced (Custom) settings during free application installation would be the correct choice because you will not only be able to check for additional items but will be given the option of deselecting everything. And if you already installed it, we advise you to uninstall Search-smart.work sooner rather than later.

As soon as the adware sets up onto your device, your browsing will be interrupted by adverts. Some might not even notice an increase in advertisements but if they show “Ads by Search-smart.work” continually, that is a big sign of an adware, and thus you would need to delete Search-smart.work. An adware all of the major browsers, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. The infection will begin creating more customized advertisements after some time. An advertising-supported application accumulates information about you for that purpose, and that is why it knows what you are more likely to click on. An advertising-supported application is not exactly a serious contamination but it may occasionally be able to lead to severe threats. An advertising-supported program is able to easily expose you to damaging software since it doesn’t filter through the domains it will lead you to. Your best course of action right now is to eliminate Search-smart.work, preferably as quickly as possible.

Search-smart.work uninstallation

There are two ways to uninstall Search-smart.work, and you ought to choose the one you’re most comfortable with. It might be harder to eliminate Search-smart.work by hand as you would have to locate the infection yourself. You will find a manual Search-smart.work termination guide below this article to help you. You could also allow a capable deletion tool to erase Search-smart.work, and that would be the fastest option.

Learn how to remove Search-smart.work from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search-smart.work

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Uninstall Search-smart.work
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Uninstall Search-smart.work
 

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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Search-smart.work from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Uninstall Search-smart.work
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete Search-smart.work 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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Uninstall Search-smart.work
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Search-smart.work from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Uninstall Search-smart.work
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Uninstall Search-smart.work

Step 5. Remove Search-smart.work from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Uninstall Search-smart.work
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work

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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Uninstall Search-smart.work

Step 6. Remove Search-smart.work from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Uninstall Search-smart.work
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Uninstall Search-smart.work
  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 Uninstall Search-smart.work
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history Uninstall Search-smart.work
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Uninstall Search-smart.work
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Uninstall Search-smart.work
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Uninstall Search-smart.work
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Uninstall Search-smart.work
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-smart.work removal.

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

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