How to Remove/Get Rid of Smart Engine Virus off Your PC?

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Are you annoyed with Smart Engine numerous popups? Are you trying to remove Smart Engine but still can't remove it? Now you are at the right place! This article is written for the purpose to help you fully remove Smart Engine www.security-wire.com.

 

Smart Engine is a dangerous rogue anti-spyware program that looks like a legitimate antivirus solution but is not one in fact. Smart Engine was installed by a Trojan that takes advantage of the smallest system vulnerabilities and security splits of the targeted computer. The Trojan also creates and adds new registry entries to system registry and makes the executables of Smart Engine run with Windows Startup to fulfill its malicious campaign. Once running, Smart Engine will automatically run a fake system scan. After the scan, Smart Engine will display numerous infections of exaggerated security threats on your computer and then claim that you should purchase the program in order to remove the infections or threats which don't even exist.

 

While Smart Engine is running, you will also find your computer flooded with various alerts stating that your computer is infected with malware. What's more, Smart Engine may block the security programs installed on your computer for self-protection. Furthermore, Smart Engine will hijack your browser and block you from visiting security-related websites.

 

How to Remove Smart Engine?

 

If you are going to remove Smart Engine manually, there are many things to do:

 

  1. Remove all processes related to Smart Engine; files with.EXE and.BAT extensions
  2. Delete all DLL and LNK files created by Smart Engine
  3. Delete registry entries in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and HKEY_CURRENT_USER related to Smart Engine

 

Please note that Smart Engine virus manual removal is a procedure of high complexity and should be performed with extreme caution. Lack of the required skills and even the slightest deviation from the instructions may cause irreparable system damage. That's why it's recommended that you remove Smart Engine with a professional designed removal tool.

 

A professional designed removal tool can not only remove Smart Engine but also those malware that hide in your system. And it's not only for one time removal. It can provide you with 100% real time protection and patch your system vulnerabilities so as to prevent your system against potential threats. The infection of Smart Engine should be attributed to the bad protection of your current antivirus. Now save your time and start to remove Smart Engine virus now!

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Tony Brown is an expert computer technician with many years of experience in the industry. His website provides step by step removal guide of rogue antispyware, Trojans, adware, worms etc. The Best Spyware Removal Tutorial

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This article was published on 2010/10/11