Wednesday, April 17, 2013

How to Uninstall Amazon smart search Toolbar? Removal Guide for Amazon smart search Browser Malware

Amazon smart search is a malicious adware application that displays various coupons while you’re surfing the internet, especially for some shopping websites, such as Facebook, eBay and others. It can affect all most popular Internet browsers - Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. As a browser add-on, this program enters your computer systems bundled with some other software that you download from the internet and causes tons of harmful ads luring you to click on and thus scam your money immorally. Although it’s not malignant itself, it commits browser redirections to hacked websites where your machine can easily get victimized. In order to avoid installing unwanted programs like Amazon smart search, you should be attentive in each step of the installation, like unmarking the box saying its name. Usually, you get this offer to download something extra at the last step of installation. It’s also necessary to point out that Amazon smart search is able to bring in other types of infections reaching your weakened system and further damaging it. Since it amends the Windows at the very beginning by injecting its start-up registry entries, its corrupted activities will be activated simultaneously together with every system’s log-in. From the above as mentioned, the risk with Amazon smart search is multi-facet. It can’t be simply cleaned up by several clicks with your mouse in Control Panel because you can’t find the related uninstaller in add/removal programs. Neither does security software take effect. To terminate a serial of damages caused by the Amazon smart search and protect an infected computer, we recommend removing it promptly in manual solution so that the virus can be kicked off the PC permanently.


Antivirus doesn’t Seem to Work, Why?

 

Amazon smart search is one browser malware, antivirus won’t detect anything about this kind of infection. Other viruses brought by Amazon smart search may disable your antivirus in some matters. We need to proceed manual removal procedure this time. If you are familiar with computer security, you can try to follow our guide below.
Caution: Many people damaged their computers when trying to follow manual method. If you don’t want to lose important files, you should be careful.


Let’s Remove Amazon smart search Browser Malware


1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop Amazon smart search processes in the Windows Task Manager.

2. Find out the following files relative to Amazon smart search and then delete them all

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\~
%Documents and Settings%\Application Data\~r
%Documents and Settings%\Application Data\[random].dll
%Documents and Settings%\Application Data\[random].exe

3. Search the following registry entries in your Registry Editor and then remove all of them:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\InternetSettings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\InternetSettings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “Hidden” = ’0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “ShowSuperHidden” = 0′

Learn to Remove Browser Malware by Watching this Video

 


Important Note: The instruction above is for advanced computer users, since Amazon smart search is very tricky. It’s hard to handle it without relative expert skills. You want to remove it ASAP? Tee Support 24/7 online agents would help you out soon!


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