Shmehao Games

What is Shmehao Games?

Shmehao Games is a website that features a lot of fun looking flash games that we are sure many of you enjoy. However, you should not trust the website because it is likely to bundle its games with malicious software. Therefore, our researchers recommend not to install the games until the malicious software issues are resolved. We do not regard the games themselves as malicious software, since they do not conduct any malicious activities. However, the software that is bundled with the game’s installers might cause you a lot of problems. That being said, we regard Shmehao Games as potentially unwanted software that you should remove.test 100% FREE spyware scan and
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Where does Shmehao Games come from?

Shmehao Games can be found on a website, called, which features more than 2,000 games. This is probably why many people are drawn to this website. The website is owned by Shmehao Network Co., Ltd. Some cyber security websites regard software that has been developed by this company as malicious. However, since this article is focused on Shmehao Games, we will leave other applications for another time. Shmehao Games differs from other websites that feature flash games, because its games must be downloaded. There is no option for the user to play the games online, which is quite annoying, since you cannot just try the game out and move on to the next one if you do not like it. It must also be said that some of the games found on this website can also be downloaded from

What does Shmehao Games do?

So, Shmehao Games features a lot of flash games, and this is all well and good, but what are the drawbacks that make its games potentially unwanted. The games work and you will have a lot of fun playing them. However, your computer might become infected with a browser hijacker called It is called a browser hijacker, because it changes the browser homepage and search engine to without the user’s knowledge or consent. The hijacker redirects all searches to will not give up easily and it may be hard to get rid of it, so we have composed a manual removal guide found at the end of this article. In any case, we do not recommend using, because it may present unreliable, modified search results that can compromise your computer’s security. The website also features numerous shortcuts to popular websites, which is not a problem, but it also features commercial third-party advertisements that you should not click, because there is a chance that your computer will be infected with malicious software.

How do I remove Shmehao Games?

We cannot say that Shmehao Games is malicious, but the fact that its game installers feature a browser hijacker and could feature many more different malicious applications is very worrying. Therefore, we suggest that you remove Shmehao Games from your computer using the guide we have provided. However, if you find the removal process too difficult, then we recommend using SpyHunter, an application that automatically deletes malicious and potentially unwanted software. Cyber security is very important these days, so why should we purposefully jeopardize it unreliable applications?

Remove Shmehao Games manually

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Navigate the mouse to the lower-left of the screen.
  2. Right-click the Windows logo and select Control Panel.
  3. Go to Uninstall a program.
  4. Find Shmehao Games and uninstall them.

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Navigate the mouse to the lower-left of the screen.
  2. Click the Start menu button and select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Shmehao Games and uninstall them.

Windows XP

  1. Navigate the mouse to the lower-left of the screen.
  2. Click the Start menu button and select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Shmehao Games and remove them.

Remove the modifications made to the Brower’s Target line

  1. Right-click on Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer's shortcut.
  2. Select Properties and open the Shortcut tab.
  3. Remove the unwanted search engine from the end of the Target line.
  4. Click OK.

Remove from your browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  2. Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Mark the Check box, click Reset and click Close.

Google Chrome

  1. Tap Alt+F and choose Settings.
  2. Select Show advanced settings.
  3. Click Reset settings and click Reset again.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Tap Alt+H and select Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click Reset Firefox.
  3. In the dialog box, click Reset Firefox again and click Finish.
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