What is Smart Security
Smart Security is a fake security software. It is a scam to extract money from your pocket in the name of providing complete security to your computer from all sorts of online threats and malware infections.
But the truth is otherwise. Smart Security is not at all equipped to provide you any kind of security. It is a rogue security software. It takes control of your computer right from the beginning and displays a series of false positives, fake warning messages and scan results, to convince you that your computer is infected and you need to purchase the full licensed version of Smart Security so as to clean it.
But do not go by their claims and fall victim to its nasty tactics.
You need to urgently remove any trace of Smart Security from your computer and following steps might help you in this regard.
Technical Details of Smart Security
- Full name: Smart Security, SmartSecurity
- Date Appeared: Feb. 2010
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: Smart Security.com
Do I need to remove Smart Security
You can yourself search your computer manually, but it is not recommended unless you are a tech-geek. To save time and effort, we recommend you to download a FREE Scanner.
The best way for the removal of Smart Security is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Smart Security is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove it, which may sometime lead to erroneous results. If you are not completely aware of all the files and registry entries used by this rogue anti-spyware, then we do not recommend you to attempt for the manual removal ofSmart Security.
Instructions to get rid of Smart Security
If you really want to remove the Smart Security infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Kill the Smart Security Processes – Learn how to do that
Step 2: Remove Smart Security files, folders and all associated Smart Security DLL files:Learn how to do that
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\Smart Security.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Security\Uninstall Smart Security.lnk
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Security\Smart Security.lnk
c:\Program Files\Smart Security\SmartSecurity.exe
c:\Program Files\Smart Security\unins000.dat
c:\Program Files\Smart Security\unins000.exe
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Security
c:\Program Files\Smart Security
Step 3: Uninstall Smart Security registry entries: Learn how to do that