How to Remove Directsmartapp.com redirect – Removal Instruction




Directsmartapp.com redirect is a malicious webpage, known to redirect users to ads to install the Search Dimension extension. Directsmartapp.com redirects the web browser through advertisements based on the user’s operating system, IP-address, location. When the web browser is redirected by Directsmartapp.com the computer is infected with what is known as an adware application or redirected by a suspicious advertising service.

Directsmartapp.com redirect wants the user to subscribe, buy a product or click on advertisements in order to earn revenue for adware publishers. Directsmartapp.com is involved in an intrusive advertising campaign set up by suspicious advertisers and is potentially dangerous for the user’s online privacy.

Summary: Directsmartapp.com pop-up is trying to mislead users into installing an adware browser extension called Search Dimension.

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Directsmartapp.com redirect

Malware information:
Directsmartapp.com: Download Removal Tool
Domain security reports: Google Safe BrowsingNorton Safe Web, McAfee SiteAdvisor, Alexa Site info

Adware applications trigger new browser windows or new tabs and redirect those browser windows through many redirects, including the Directsmartapp.com redirect. Do not download free software from the internet without an overview of the entire installation process.

Doing so might prevent adware applications and potentially other unwanted software from infecting your computer.




How to remove Directsmartapp.com?

Use the steps in the removal menu to remove Directsmartapp.com pop-up manually, or skip manual removal steps and use the Directsmartapp.com removal tool.

  1. Uninstall recently installed adware
  2. Remove Directsmartapp.com and protect your PC



1

Uninstall malicious adware from your computer

In this first removal step, we will attempt to identify and uninstall any adware applications that might have been installed without your knowledge on your computer.

Remove Directsmartapp.com

Uninstall software from Windows 7

Windows 7 users: Click the Start button in the left bottom corner, select Control Panel, select “Programs, and Features”.

Windows 8 or Windows 10 uninstall adware

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Windows 8 user: right-click the Windows logo in the lower left corner, select Control Panel, select “Programs, and Features”.

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Windows 10 user: right-click the Windows logo in the bottom left corner, open Run, and type appwiz.cpl

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Find recently installed adware applications and click “Uninstall“.
In the image, you see recently known adware applications related to Directsmartapp.com pop-up.

Information: Click the column “Installed On” to sort installed software by date, doing so makes it easier to detect recently installed adware applications and uninstall them.
Continue to step 3.

2

Remove Directsmartapp.com with Malwarebytes

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Remove adware and other malware responsible for the Directsmartapp.com pop-up with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is always free to use, detect and remove the Directsmartapp.com redirect in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Edge web browser. Malwarebytes will remove adware, malware or viruses and is compatible with any pre-installed antivirus software.

No worries, Malwarebytes is free to detect and remove adware for 14 days.

Run the Malwarebytes installation and proceed as described in the installation process. Click here for Malwarebytes installation instructions.
Click Get started to start your 14-days of free premium features.

After the 14-days are expired, Malwarebytes reverts to the free version. Malwarebytes free is able to detect and remove adware and other malware, however, features such as real-time protection will not be available in the free version.

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Click Scan Now to start scanning your PC for adware, malware, trojan horses, spyware etc.

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Malwarebytes will now start scanning your PC for malware, hang on, the malware scan usually takes about 2 to 5 minutes to complete.

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When the scan is finished you’ll be presented with the malware scan results. Review the malware scan results and click the Quarantine Selected button to continue.

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Hang on. Malwarebytes is moving the detected malware to quarantine.

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In order to complete the Malwarebytes removal scan, you should reboot your computer.

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Enjoy a clean computer, no more Directsmartapp.com pop-ups or redirects!

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