SmartPDFConverterSearch is a browser hijacker. SmartPDFConverterSearch redirects the browser’s default homepage, search engine, and new tab. SmartPDFConverterSearch redirects the browser.
SmartPDFConverterSearch is regularly manifested on the internet as a helpful homepage. In fact, SmartPDFConverterSearch is a browser hijacker that gathers all kinds of browsing data such as search queries and cookies out of your browser and alters the browser’s new tab page.
The statistics gathered by SmartPDFConverterSearch are used for advertising employment. The statistics are sold to advertising networks. Because SmartPDFConverterSearch collects data out of your browser, SmartPDFConverterSearch is likewise categorized as a spyware program (browser hijacker).
When SmartPDFConverterSearch is installed, you will notice the following:
- The default search engine and new tab page in your browser are redirected to SmartPDFConverterSearch.
- You notice a new SmartPDFConverterSearch toolbar in your browser.
- SmartPDFConverterSearch might show advertisements and track your search queries within your browser.
SmartPDFConverterSearch browser extension will deploy itself in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browser after successful infiltration. Note that no browser developer yet marks this browser hijacker as potentially dangerous.
If your browser’s default homepage, new tab, and search engine have changed to SmartPDFConverterSearch and the SmartPDFConverterSearch browser extension has been installed in your browser, remove the SmartPDFConverterSearch extension as quickly as possible from your web browser settings. Also, make sure to remove adware from your computer!
Uninstall SmartPDFConverterSearch extension from Google Chrome
- Open Google Chrome
- Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
- Find the “SmartPDFConverterSearch” browser extension and click Remove.
Can’t remove the SmartPDFConverterSearch extension because the extension is managed?
Uninstall SmartPDFConverterSearch extension from Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
- Find the “SmartPDFConverterSearch” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the SmartPDFConverterSearch extension.
Select Remove from the menu to remove SmartPDFConverterSearch from the Firefox browser.
Uninstall SmartPDFConverterSearch add-on from Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer
- Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
- Open Manage Addons from the menu.
- Remove SmartPDFConverterSearch from Extensions and Toolbars.
- On the left open Search Providers settings.
- Find SmartPDFConverterSearch Search and Remove SmartPDFConverterSearch Search.
Do you still have SmartPDFConverterSearch in Internet Explorer?
- Open Windows Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program.
- Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
- Select SmartPDFConverterSearch and click Uninstall.
- Follow SmartPDFConverterSearch uninstall instructions.
Remove SmartPDFConverterSearch with Malwarebytes
I recommend removing SmartPDFConverterSearch with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.
SmartPDFConverterSearch adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove SmartPDFConverterSearch with Malwarebytes.
- Install Malwarebytes, follow on-screen instructions.
- Click Scan to start a malware-scan.
- Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
- Once completed, review the SmartPDFConverterSearch detections.
- Click Quarantine to continue.
- Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.
You have now successfully removed SmartPDFConverterSearch from your computer and browser.