SmarterPassword Removal Guide

Remove SmarterPassword Toolbar (Uninstall Instruction)


SmarterPassword Toolbar is created by Mindspark Interactive LTD.

It hijacks your browser and sets your homepage to a specified homepage, in this case hp.myway.com. It will integrate with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox as a Browser Extension and a Browser Helper Object for Internet Explorer. It’s known as a Potentially Unwanted Program and displays loads of advertisements in their search results thru the NewTab SmarterPassword Toolbar installs.

How to prevent SmarterPassword Toolbar ?

First of all do not install the extensions thru their Mindspark websites. Besides that, it might happen this SmarterPassword Toolbar is somehow offered as a third party useful browser enhancement. It goes without saying you shouldn’t install accept this offer.
Find useful removal instruction to, fast and easy remove any Mindspark Toolbar from your browser.


Remove SmarterPassword Toolbar

SmarterPassword Removal Guide

Quick menu to Remove SmarterPassword Toolbar

arrow_rightStep 1 – Uninstall SmarterPassword Toolbar – this often solves the problem straight away.

arrow_rightStep 2 – Remove SmarterPassword Toolbar Extension

arrow_rightStep 3 – Remove SmarterPassword Toolbar  with MalwareBytes AdwCleaner

arrow_rightStep 4 – Remove SmarterPassword Toolbar with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and Hitman PRO

arrow_rightOptional : Reset browser settings


windows-7-logoRemove SmarterPassword Toolbar  – Windows 7

  1. Open Programs and Features by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Programs and Features.
  2. Select SmarterPassword Toolbar, and then click Uninstall. Some programs include the option to change or repair the program in addition to uninstalling it, but many simply offer the option to uninstall. To change a program, click Change or Repair. If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  3. Remove all recent installed software, sort by “Installed on” to easily find recent installed software.
unwanted-software
Example: unwanted software, remove anything you don’t need (your program-list might look different)

 

 windows-8-logoRemove SmarterPassword Toolbar  – Windows 8 & Windows 10

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
    (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.)
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel.
  3. Under View by: select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features.
  4. Tap or click SmarterPassword Toolbar, and then tap or click Uninstall.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen. Make sure when you uninstall the malware that there is no extra software is offered during uninstallation and read every pop-up before clicking any button.
  6. Remove all recent installed software, sort by “Installed on” to easily find recent installed software.
unwanted-software
Example: unwanted software, remove anything you don’t need (your program-list might look different)

internet-explorer-logoRemove SmarterPassword Toolbar  BHO from Internet Explorer

  1. Open the desktop, and then tap or click the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar.
  2. Tap or click the Tools button, and then tap or click Manage add-ons.
  3. Under Show, tap or click All add-ons, and then select SmarterPassword Toolbar
  4. Make sure to remove all BHO’s you do not know or need. If you don’t use any BHO remove everything listed in the Add-ons panel.
  5. If the add-on can be deleted, you’ll see the Remove option. Tap or click Remove and then tap or click Close. Otherwise click Disable button.
unwanted internet explorer add-ons
Example: unwanted Internet Explorer add-ons (yours might look different).

google-chrome-logoRemove SmarterPassword Toolbar Extension from Google Chrome

Uninstall an extension to remove it completely from the Google Chrome browser. Extensions are extra features and functionality that can easily be added to Google Chrome. By using extensions, you can customize Google Chrome with features you like, while keeping your browser free of things that you don’t use. Unfortunately there are also extensions that are used to collect personal and internet behaviour from your computer for revenue. Make sure you delete all extensions from Google Chrome that you do not need, know or trust. Keep the extensions in Google Chrome clean for the best and fastest internet experience while using Google Chrome.

  1. Click the Chrome menu Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Click Tools.
  3. Select Extensions.
  4. Click the trash can icon Remove an extension from Chrome by the SmarterPassword Toolbar extensions you’d like to completely remove.
  5. Make sure to remove all extensions you do not know or need. If you don’t use any extension remove everything listed in the extensions panel.
  6. A confirmation dialog appears, click Remove.
    If the extension is Installed by Enterprise Policy follow this guide.
unwanted google chrome extensions
Example: unwanted Google Chrome extensions (yours might look different).

mozilla-firefox-logoRemove SmarterPassword Toolbar Extension from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu and choose Add-ons. The Add-ons Manager tab will open.
  2. In the Add-ons Manager tab, select the Extensions or Appearance panel.
  3. Select SmarterPassword Toolbar
  4. Make sure to remove all extensions you do not know or need. If you don’t use any extension remove everything listed in the extensions panel.
  5. Click its Disable or Remove button. Remove button is preferred if available.
  6. Click Restart now if it pops up. Your tabs will be saved and restored after the restart.
unwanted mozilla firefox extensions
Example: unwanted Mozilla Firefox extensions (yours might look different).

adwcleanerRemove SmarterPassword Toolbar using MalwareBytes AdwCleaner

MalwareBytes AdwCleaner will scan for hijacks and viruses in your computer and browser.
The MalwareBytes AdwCleaner tool will scan for malicious Services, Folders, Files, Shortcuts, Registry keys and Browser Extensions for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox. After the scan you can remove the found malicious items using MalwareBytes AdwCleaner and clean your computer and browser(s).

download Download MalwareBytes AdwCleaner

warningNotice: if you have problems downloading MalwareBytes AdwCleaner, because of popups that keep opening when clicking a link because of adware
Goto this url: https://toolslib.net/downloads/viewdownload/1-adwcleaner/

  • Before running MalwareBytes AdwCleaner, close all open programs and browsers.
  • Select the executable for MalwareBytes AdwCleaner you just downloaded from the link above.
  • Run MalwareBytes AdwCleaner as Administrator
  • Accept their terms by clicking the “I Agree” button

adwcleaner terms

  • Select the Scan button to start scanning your computer and browser for malicious files.

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  • to remove the malicious items found by MalwareBytes AdwCleaner using the detection Scan, select the Clean button.

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  • Make sure to close all open programs and browser(s) to continue removing the detected items from your computer.
  • Click OK to continue.

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  • Your computer is rebooted after the removal process.

 

Goto the next step.


malwarebytesRemove SmarterPassword Toolbar – MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

downloadDownload MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free’s industry-leading scanner detects and removes malware like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, spyware, and more. All you have to do is launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free and run a scan. It’s that simple.
Or if you want even better protection, consider Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium and its instant real-time scanner that automatically prevents malware and websites from infecting your PC.
Either way you’re crushing malware and foiling hackers.
MalwareBytes Anti-Malware works great alongside Antivirus software, both MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and Antivirus software go along and provide the best protection for your computer.

informationInstall MalwareBytes Anti-Malware using it’s installation wizard.

MalwareBytes Anti-Malware needs no configs or specific settings, just install and you are ready to scan your computer for malware and free removal.

  • Select Scan Now to perform a anti-malware scan.

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  • Malwarebytes computer is scanning for malicious items, this might take a while, please wait for MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to finish.

malwarebytes - scanning process

  • When the detection scan is finished, a window appears with the malware found by MalwareBytes.
    To remove the found malware from your computer, select the Remove Selected button.

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  • All found items will be put in quarantine, if MalwareBytes Anti-Malware requires to a reboot to do so, please allow MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to reboot Windows.

malwarebytes - finished

SurfRight - HitmanProRemove SmarterPassword Toolbar with Hitman Pro (Second opinion Scanner)

downloadDownload HitmanPRO (free – direct download)

  • Run HitmanPro.exe

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  • Click Next button

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  • Select checkbox “I accept the terms of the license agreement
  • Click Next button

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  • Make sure checkbox “Yes, create a copy of HitmanPro” is checked.
  • Click Next button

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  • Free scan is running, please wait. This malware scan might take a while.

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  • After the scan is complete, leave the found results as they are. Consider reviewing the items before continue.
  • Click Next button

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  • Click “Activate free license“. This free license is valid for thirty days.

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  • Enter your e-mail address to complete the free registration.
  • Click Activate button

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  • Your free license is activated successfully!
  • Select OK button

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  • Review your results or save the log file with the “Save Log” link.
  • Save all your work, click Reboot button

Reset Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to default settings

internet-explorer-logo Reset Internet Explorer to default settings

Follow instructions

  • Note If you are running Windows 8.1 or Windows 8, start Internet Explorer from the desktop. Changing your settings will affect both Internet Explorer and Internet Explorer that you start from the desktop.
    1. Start Internet Explorer
    2. On the Tools menu, tap or click Internet options. If you don’t see the Tools menu, press Alt.
    3. In the Internet Options window, tap or click the Advanced tab
    4. Tap or click Reset. If you’re using Windows Internet Explorer 6, click Restore Default
    5. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, tap or click ResetNote Select the Delete personal settings check box if you also want to remove browsing history, search providers, Accelerators, home pages, Tracking Protection, and ActiveX Filtering data.
    6. When Internet Explorer finishes applying the default settings, tap or click Close, and then tap or click OK.
    7. Exit Internet Explorer and again start Internet Explorer.

google-chrome-logo Reset Google Chrome to default settings

Reset Google Chrome to default settings

  1. In the top-right corner of the browser window, click the Chrome menu chrome-menu
  2. Select Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
  4. Under the section “Reset settings,” click Reset settings.
  5. In the dialog that appears, click ResetNote: When the “Help make Google Chrome better by reporting the current settings” checkbox is selected you are anonymously sending Google your Chrome settings. Reporting these settings allows Google to analyze trends and work to prevent future unwanted settings changes.

Settings that change

  • Default search engine and saved search engines will be reset and to their original defaults.
  • Homepage button will be hidden and the URL that you previously set will be removed.
  • Default startup tabs will be cleared. The browser will show a new tab when you startup or continue where you left off if you’re on a Chromebook.
  • New Tab page will be empty unless you have a version of Chrome with an extension that controls it. In that case your page may be preserved.
  • Pinned tabs will be unpinned.
  • Content settings will be cleared and reset to their installation defaults.
  • Cookies and site data will be cleared.
  • Extensions and themes will be disabled.

mozilla-firefox-logo Reset Mozilla Firefox to default settings

Note: When using the reset feature, your bookmarks, browsing history, open tabs, windows, passwords, cookies and web form auto-fill information will be saved. However, your extensions and themes will be removed and your preferences will be reset.
  1. Click the menu button firefox menu  and then click help firefox help .
  2. From the Help menu choose Troubleshooting Information.
    If you’re unable to access the Help menu, type about:support in your address bar to bring up the Troubleshooting Information page.
  3. Click the Reset Firefox… button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
  4. To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
  5. Firefox will close and be reset.
  6. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. ClickFinish and Firefox will open.

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