Smadav Antivirus always run itself when you start your computer? And many security alerts pop up out when yous surfing online? What is Smadav Antivirus? How to remove it completely from computer?
What is Smadav Antivirus?
Smadav Antivirus is classified as a PUP(potentially unwanted program) because it usually comes into users computer via free downloads and it aims at cheating users money although Smadav Antivirus claims it can help you diagnose and identify your system, protect your computer.
Once installed, Smadav Antivirus will always start to scan your computer out of your purpose. The scan results may tell you there are hundreds of threats found on your computer and you are need to register its pro version if you want get rid of them.
At the same time, you will receive many pop up security alerts, saying that there are some dangerous or malicious program of leak detected on your computer. Smadav Antivirus version costs dozens dollars.
If you do tricked by this rogue program, there is a purchase page need you to offer all your personal information including your name, phone number, email address and your credit card information etc. In fact, Smadav Antivirus registered version may can not help you protect your computer because the truth is that your computer does not seriously infected like it told.
How to Uninstall and Remove Smadav Antivirus Completely?
Step 1 Uninstall Smadav Antivirus from Computer
Log on to your computer as an Administrator who has the right to add or remove software.
Now you need first to exit Smadav Antivirus. Then go to your Task Manager, check if there is any services related Smadav Antivirus, end it. This operation is aim at making sure you can uninstall Smadav Antivirus.
Click Start Menu->Control Panel (Uninstall a Program for Window 7)-> Double-click Add/Remove Programs (Programs and Features for Windows 7)
Scroll down to find Smadav Antivirus and any other suspicious or unfamiliar programs. Right click to Uninstall these programs.
Step 2 Delete Smadav Antivirus Related Files and Registry Keys
1 Go to your desktop, check if there is a Smadav Antivirus related short cut. If it is there, right click on it. Then go to Properties option, then click on Open File Location option then click on OK to locate PC Utilities Pro-Driver Pro file.
2 Click on the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
3 To delete all malicious files and registry entries, go to Edit–Find, in the search box text Smadav Antivirus, then click on the Find Next, it will show you all the Smadav Antivirus registry and files, right click on those items and delete all of them.
Please note that some files are hidden in Windows, you may need to change the Windows settings to show hidden files so you can delete the infected one. Click here to learn How to Show Hidden Files in Windows 7 and 8.
Step 3 Clean and Optimize your Computer with Cloud System Booster
Cloud System Booster is a small and high efficient utility based on cloud technology which can run on most versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System. Cloud System Booster consists of four main function module including Registry Cleaner, Disk Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair to maximize your PC performance by cleaning junk files, disabling unneeded services, clearing 3rd party applications, and repairing registry errors.
With in-built free system tool Anvi Uninstaller, Anvi Sartup Booster and Anvi Browser Repair Tool, Cloud System Booster is efficient enough for you to completely uninstall suspicious program, optimize your computer boot time, stop those self-restarted services and repair your browsers. Cloud System Booster also can protect your privacy by cleaning your browsing history, temporary internet files, browser cookies and extensions, minimizing the chance of falling into Internet scam.
In the newest version of Cloud System Booster, two new features are added, namely, Context Menu Manager and Folder Migration. Context Menu Manager is for you to manage your right-click menu, you can enable or disable them easily. Folder Migration is for computer users to free up your system volume folder space by moving files to other volumes. Download and try these features!
1 Download Cloud System Booster from the direct link below:
Cloud System Booster Download:
1 On the main screen of Cloud System Booster, go to Disk Cleaner, on Internet Explorer,Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox tab, please select the items you want Cloud System Booster to clean, and then back to the main screen of Cloud System Booster. You can also check the items you want to clean or optimize from Registry Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair module.
2 Now you can click on the Quick Care button to clean your computer quickly. Once the scan completes, there will come out a results screen, click Clear button to remove those junk files, browser cookies, invalid registry entries to maximize your computer performance. (You may also click the numbers to view detailed results.)
Good luck and be safe online.