How to remove Smilebox.com

What can be said about this infection

Smilebox.com is a redirect virus considered to be a pretty minor contamination. Set up for the most part occurs by accident and the majority of users feel confused about how it occurred. Browser hijackers travel through free software, and this is called bundling. No need to worry about the browser hijacker directly harming your operating system as it is not considered to be dangerous. You will, however, be frequently redirected to advertisement web pages, since that is the prime reason behind their existence. Redirect viruses don’t filter through the pages so you may be rerouted to one that would authorize malware to get into your system. You will get nothing by keeping the hijacker. You should delete Smilebox.com since it doesn’t belong on your computer. Smilebox-5.jpg
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What methods do hijackers use to install

Freeware often come with added items. The list includes adware, browser hijackers and other types of undesirable tools. People frequently end up allowing browser hijackers and other not wanted programs to set up as they don’t choose Advanced or Custom settings when setting up freeware. All you need to do if there is something adjoined is untick it/them. If you opt for Default settings, you give those offers the authorization they require to set up automatically. You should uninstall Smilebox.com as it set up onto your OS without proper consent.

Why should I uninstall Smilebox.com?

Expect for your browser’s settings to be altered as soon as the reroute virus is installed. The hijacker’s promoted site will be set to load as your homepage. All popular browsers, like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, will be affected. And it may block you from modifying the settings back unless you first terminate Smilebox.com from your operating system. Your new homepage will have a search engine, which we don’t advise using as it will expose you to plenty of sponsored results, so as to reroute you. Redirect viruses perform those reroutes to peculiar portals because more traffic means more revenue for owners. What makes the redirects remarkably annoying is that you will end up on all types of odd sites. While the hijacker is not harmful itself, it can still cause severe consequences. You could be led to some dangerous web page, where malware might be lurking, by those reroutes. it does not belong on your PC.

Smilebox.com uninstallation

You ought to acquire anti-spyware programs to entirely delete Smilebox.com. Going with manual Smilebox.com elimination means you will have to identify the browser intruder yourself. A guide will be provided to help you abolish Smilebox.com in case you struggle with finding it.Download Removal Toolto remove Smilebox.com

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Learn how to remove Smilebox.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Smilebox.com

a) Windows 10/8

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner.
  2. Find Control Panel and click on it. win7-win8-start-control-panel How to remove Smilebox.com
  3. Double-click Programs and Features. control-panel-programs How to remove Smilebox.com
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. uninstall-program How to remove Smilebox.com

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press the start button.
  2. Press Settings, then Control Panel. win-xp-startmenu How to remove Smilebox.com
  3. Click Programs and Features. win-xp-control-panel How to remove Smilebox.com
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. win-xp-add-remove-program How to remove Smilebox.com

c) Mac OS X

  1. Finder (should be the first icon in your dock) → Applications. mac-os-x-go-menu How to remove Smilebox.com
  2. Find all programs you want deleted, and drag them to the trash icon. mac-os-x-applications How to remove Smilebox.com
  3. Alternatively, you can also right-click on them and choose Move to Trash.
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall Smilebox.com from browsers

a) Delete Smilebox.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Select Manage add-ons.
  3. Access Toolbars and Extensions, and disable all unwanted extensions.ie-extensions How to remove Smilebox.com
  4. Press Close.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. In the Internet Options window, delete the set homepage and put in the one you wish to use.ie-home-page How to remove Smilebox.com
  4. Press Apply.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. Select the Advanced tab.
  4. Press Reset in Reset Internet Explorer settings. ie-reset How to remove Smilebox.com
  5. A window will appear asking to confirm your choice. Check the box next to Delete personal settings and press Reset.

d) Delete Smilebox.com from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → More Tools → Extensions.
  2. Press the Trash logo for all questionable extensions.chrome-extensions How to remove Smilebox.com
  3. You can also disable an extension by unchecking the box that says Enabled.

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. 1. Menu → Settings.
  2. 2. Press Set pages, located below On startup.
  3. 3. Remove the unwanted site and type the URL of the one you wish to have as your homepage.chrome-set-pages How to remove Smilebox.com
  4. Press OK.
  5. Go back to Settings, and select Manage search engines, located below Search.chrome-search How to remove Smilebox.com
  6. Delete all but your preferred search engines. Press Done.

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → Show advanced settings. chrome-reset How to remove Smilebox.com
  2. Press Reset. Press Reset again after you read the warning in the new window.

g) Delete Smilebox.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Menu → Add-ons → Extensions
  2. Remove all suspicious extensions. Alternatively, you can disable them by pressing the Disable button next to the extension.firefox-extensions How to remove Smilebox.com

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Menu → Options.
  2. In the Home Page field, enter the homepage of your choice. Alternatively, press Restore to Default.firefox-settings How to remove Smilebox.com

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Help (the question mark at the bottom of the menu).
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-reset How to remove Smilebox.com
  3. Select Refresh Firefox. Press Refresh Firefox again in the new window.
 

j) Delete Smilebox.com from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge, and access the More menu (the three dots at the top right corner).edge-menu-settings How to remove Smilebox.com
  2. Press Settings, and then Choose what to clear.edge-settings How to remove Smilebox.com
  3. Select all the items you want to delete, press Clear.edge-clear-data How to remove Smilebox.com
  4. Access Task Manager by pressing Ctrl, Alt, Delete together, and choosing Task Manager.
  5. Access the Processes tab, right-click on the Microsoft Edge process, click Go to details. If that option is not available, click More details. task-manager How to remove Smilebox.com
  6. End all Microsoft Edge processes by right-clicking on them and selecting End Task.
(Method 2)
We suggest you make copies of your data before you proceed with this method. 1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe. 2. Delete all folders there. 3. Press the start button, find the search box and enter Windows PowerShell. 4. When it's found, right-click on it and choose Run as administrator. edge-reset How to remove Smilebox.com 5. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>, press Enter.  

k) Delete Smilebox.com from Safari

1. Launch Safari. 2. Safari → Preferences → Extensions. safari-extensions How to remove Smilebox.com 3. Uninstall all unwanted extensions. You can also disable them by unchecking the box next to Enable.

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

1. Safari → Clear History. Select the time frame and press Clear History. safari-history How to remove Smilebox.com 2. Safari → Preferences → Advanced. 3. Check the box at the bottom that says Show Develop menu in menu bar. safari-clear How to remove Smilebox.com 4. Develop (it will appear between Bookmarks and Window) → Empty Caches. If resetting your browsers does not solve the problem, download anti-spyware software and scan your computer for threats. If something is found, delete it.

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