Is your computer infected with Smart Engine? This step-by-step guide can help you safely and quickly remove Smart Engine. If you have any problem during the removal process, you are suggested to follow this post to read more. 

Smart Engine Description

Smart Engine is determined by Tee Support Labs as fake security software. Smart Engine is another name of malicious spyware My Security Shield. Once infected with Smart Engine, you will find your computer poping up a scan and producing a report quickly when you boot up, which states that your computer is infected with a mass of virus. Then you will not able to open any program, and your browser keep going to Smart Engine purchase site. Please don’t buy any of them, the scan and report are fake, the Smart Engine is fake too. Smart Engine a total fraud and  the real culprit of those mess.

Smart Engine Identified as Rogue Security Software by Impressions

  1. Smart Enginereputation/ rating online is terrible.
  2. Smart Engine is installed/ run without your permission.
  3. The official website of Smart Engine is poorly built without contact info.
  4. The payments website of Smart Engine is suspicious & claims your OS is unsafe.
  5. Poor Performance like highly-consumed system resources is caused by Smart Engine.

Smart Engine Step-by-Step Removal Instructions

1. Stop Smart Engine processes:

SM[random].exe
SmartEngine.exe

2.The associated files of Smart Engineto be deleted are listed below:

%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\ (e.g. 17acbd)
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\853.mof
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\SmartEngine.exe
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\SM[random].exe
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\SM[random].exe e.g. SM17a_2211.exe
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\SME.ico
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\SMYEFE\
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\SMYEFE\SMYEFE.cfg
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\Quarantine Items
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Smart Engine.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\Smart Engine\
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\Smart Engine\Instructions.ini
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\Smart Engine.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\StartMenu\Smart Engine.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\StartMenu\Programs\Smart Engine.lnk

on Windows 7 check AppData, AppData\Local or AppData\Roaming folders instead of Application Data

3.The registry entries of Smart Enginethat need to be removed are listed as follows:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\3
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MSSSys.DocHostUIHandler
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Smart Engine”

How to Remove Smart Engine with Spyhunter?

This manual removal procedure won’t work if you miss one single step of it. Anyway, you can solve this problem by using antivirus program, Spyhunter I recommend strongly. It will be easy, automatical, and efficient. Meanwhile, Spyhunter can also protect your computer from being infected by other virus in the future. Let’s take a look at the procedure on removing a threat with Spyhunter from your computer step by step.

1. Download and install Spyhunter into your computer.

2. Once Spyhunter installed successfully, you need to do a full scanning with Spyhunter to find out all threats.

3. Select all threats and remove it all from your computer.

Tip: Spyhunter will protect your computer safe 24/7 as long as you keep it open during your online activities.

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