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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Get Rid of Ismartsurf - Browser Hijacker Removal Instructions

What is Ismartsurf?

Ismartsurf is classified as a browser hijacker which may bring lots of problems to your browser as well as your machine. On its interface, it offers you the chance to search for whatever you want. There are direct links to hot websites. Some ads about games also show their footprints there. So you may think that page wonderful and keep using it. However, it can bring you troubles. Mainly, it comes bundled with freeware or shareware. Some hacked websites, malicious links also may bring it to you. And this page can keep redirecting you to its pages even when you type in the URL to search. Lots of unwanted ads can come to annoy you. You should not take it slightly.

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Screenshot of Ismartsurf

Why you won't want to keep Ismartsurf?

  • It secretly changes your default homepage and search engine. 
  • Lots of unwanted ads come to disturb you no matter you want them or not.
  • Links on the ads may lead you to some malicious pages which may let your PC end up with viruses or malware infection.
  • It's powerful enough to affect browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.
  • You can find new toolbars or unknown programs on your system but you never downloaded them yourself.
  • You may sense that your PC moves slower after the infection.
  • Your confidential information may be collected by Ismartsurf for commercial purpose.

Ismartsurf step by step removal instructions

Way 1: Manually remove it yourself.
Way 2: Automatically remove it by using SpyHunter.

Manual Steps

Step 1: Reset your browser by the ways below (take Google Chrome for example).

Double click Google Chrome to get to the icon on the top right side and find settings.

In the popped up interface, you need to do four steps.

1. In the On Startup section, you can choose "Open the New Tab page" or "Open a specific page or set of pages". The latter needs you to set pages you like.

2. In the Search section you need to reset Google as your default search engine by hitting the X button after the link with the name of other search engines.
3. In the Default browser section, input www.google.com or other pages you like to the new page box and hit OK to finish this step.
4. Click "Clear browsing data" in the Privacy section and then you can reboot your computer and check the browser!

Step 2: Uninstall programs brought by Ismartsurf.

For Windows XP: Click start and find Control Panel. In the pop-up box, you will see Add or Remove Programs. Click it and find any related programs and then delete them.

For Windows 7: You also need to find Control Panel by clicking Start Menu. Focus on Uninstall and look for what you want to uninstall. Select the ones you find and uninstall them.

For Windows 8:
Click Start Menu first and then click Search. Select Apps and then click Control Panel. Then the Uninstall box will come to you. You just need to find related programs and uninstall them.

Automatic Steps

Follow the installation guides to install it properly.

During the process, select "Yes, protect my homepage".

Step 2: Click "Malware Scan" to scan for Ismartsurf.

Step 3: Select all the threats and click Remove to fix them.

Options for you to check and optimize your PC

Developed by ParetoLogic Inc, RegCure is really good at dealing with the left files. It can help to check and optimize your PC at the same time.

Step 1: Download RegCure Pro!

Step 2: Follow the installation guides to install RegCure step by step.

Step 3: Launch RegCure and make a full scan.

Step 4: If you do find anything, click "Fix All" to get rid of all the problems.


On removing Ismartsurf, computer experts can try the manual steps. Novices are recommended to use SpyHunter. Don't remove it manually when you even can't tell from your system files.

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