In order to remove SmarterPower scam, first you need to uninstall the adware program from your add/remove programs. SmarterPower is one of the many browser extensions on the web that claim to be useful for computer users as they provide coupons, special offers and deals that will help users save money. However, just like all the other similar applications, SmarterPower will not live up to its promises. It is classified as an adware program and what you can expect from it is to flood your browsers with various commercial advertisements. SmarterPower is published by Super Web LLC and is promoted at smarterpowerunite.net. Nevertheless, it has been reported that the application is mostly spread bundled with free programs such as media players and fake Java and Flash player updates. To avoid installing disturbing applications like SmarterPower, you should only acquire players, updates and other software from official sources. Moreover, you should complete all installation steps carefully by reading the information provided by the setup wizard thoroughly. Adware programs are considered to be unwanted applications because of the advertisements they display. These belong to third parties who support each particular application financially. The problem is that anyone who is willing to pay may take advantage of the program’s advertising services, including schemers and cybercriminals. This means that keeping SmarterPower or any other adware application on your computer may expose you to various computer infections. Therefore, the obvious solution to the problem is to remove SmarterPower along with all the other undesirable programs that may have infiltrated your system.
How Can I Uninstall SmarterPower?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the SmarterPower infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.
STEP 1 : Uninstall SmarterPower from Your Computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate SmarterPower program related software and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.
STEP 2 : Remove SmarterPower from Chrome, Firefox or IE
- Open Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools —> Extensions
- Remove the SmarterPower Extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
- Open Mozilla Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable the SmarterPower add on
- Go to Help
- Then Troubleshoot information
- Click on Reset Firefox
- Open Internet Explorer
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
- Go to Toolbars and Extensions and disable the SmarterPower browser helper object.
- Click on Internet options
- Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset
- Close IE
Go to your program files folder and delete the SmarterPower directory. You may also want to clean your Windows Registry from the residual CLSIDs
Permanently Remove SmarterPower Leftovers
Nevertheless, manual removal is successful, I recommend to scan with any professional antimalware tool to identify and remove any malware leftovers.