Search.smartsuggestor.com

What is Search.smartsuggestor.com?

Search.smartsuggestor.com is a search engine which some computers may regard as a browser hijacker because it can replace your home after you install a toolbar which is bundled with freeware or shareware. It immediately implies that you should avoid free software download websites as they provide program which also install browser extensions or add-ons.  We recommend that you remove Search.smartsuggestor.com from the PC in order to minimize the risk of getting the PC infected with viruses provided by insecure websites that you may come up with.

What is done to the browsers?

Search.smartsuggestor.com is developed by Think Tank Labs, and it is contains a link to biggestdeal.com which promotes a price comparison application. The browsing settings can be changed on all your browsers, including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. It is possible that instead of Search.smartsuggestor.com you will see Search.smartsuggestorxml.com, which is the same search engine as the one in question. If you have the Smart Suggestor toolbar installed, instead of Google search you will be provided with results from Web Search. As for the toolbar, it contains such buttons as Smart Suggestor, Games, Alexa and some more.

We suggest that you remove Search.smartsuggestor.com from the PC as it can provide you with various advertisements. Even though they are marked as Smart Suggestor Ads and presented in a pinkish background, the search results which are supposed to be related to your search query may also contain links to dubious websites. Moreover, the Smart Suggestor add-on can also suggest keyword while typing one into the search box. If you do not like this option as well as the fact that instead of Google or any other home page you have to use Search.smartsuggestor.com, remove it from the PC right now.

How to remove Search.smartsuggestor.com?

In order to remove Search.smartsuggestor.com from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, it is advisable to use a spyware removal tool. Why? Even though it is possible to delete the unwanted toolbar and restore the default settings manually, it is still important to provide the PC with shield against malware and potentially unwanted programs. To do so, you should use SpyHunter as unlike other anti-virus programs, this one can report on the programs that may cause system performance issues. Nevertheless, in order to show you how the so-called browser hijacker should be removed manually, we provide our step-by-step instructions.

Search.smartsuggestor.com removal

Windows XP

  1. Click Start and open Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select Smart Suggestor Toolbar (Think Tank Labs, LLC.) and click the Remove button.

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program.
  3. Double-click Smart Suggestor Toolbar to remove it.

Windows 8

  1. Press and hold down the Windows key and press R.
  2. Type Control Panel.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Select Uninstall a program.
  5. Double-click on the program you want to remove.

Remove Search.smartsuggestor.com from the browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons.
  3. Click Toolbars and Extensions and check whether Smart Suggestor toolbar is present.
  4. Click Search Providers and change the search provider if necessary.
  5. To change the home page, press Alt+T.
  6. Click Internet Options.
  7. Under the General tab, change the home page and click Apply.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press and hold down the Ctrl key, do not release the key and do the same to the Shift key and finally press A.
  2. Remove Smart Suggestor from the Extensions list.
  3. To change the home page, press Alt+T.
  4. Click Options.
  5. Under the General tab, change the home page.
  6. To change the provider, open the drop-down menu next to the search box.
  7. Click Manage Search Engines and remove the unwanted search provider.
  8. Click OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Point to Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Remove Smart Suggestor.
  4. On the left side of the browser, click Settings.
  5. In the On startup section, click Set pages and change the startup page or type a new URL.
  6. In the Search section, click Manage search engines. Remove the unwanted search provider and set a new one.

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