How to delete SMedia

About this infection

SMedia reroutes are occurring because of an adware installed on your operating system. If adverts or pop-ups hosted on that portal are showing up on your screen, then you probably have recently installed freeware, and in that way authorized adware to enter your computer. If you do not know what an advertising-supported program is, you may be confused about what is going on. Don’t worry about the ad-supported program directly jeopardizing your PC because it’s not damaging software but it will flood your screen with invasive pop-ups. Ad-supported software may, however, lead to malware by redirecting you to a dangerous site. You are really recommended to terminate SMedia before it may cause more serious consequences.

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How does an adware work

Adware is attached to free software in a way that allows it to install you even seeing. If you often get freeware then you must be aware of the fact that certain offers may come along with it. Adware,  browser hijackers and other potentially unneeded programs (PUPs) are among those that may slip past. If Default mode is used during free software set up, all additional items will install. Opting for Advanced (Custom) settings would be better instead. Those settings will allow you to check for and untick everything. In order to bypass these types of threats, always select those setting.

You will be able to realize when an adware is set up because of the grown amount of ads. It will have an affect on all of the popular browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. So no matter which browser you use, you will not be able to get away from adverts, to exterminate them you need to remove SMedia. Adware exist to generate income by showing you adverts.You might sometimes encounter adware advising you get some kind of software but you need to do the opposite.Applications and updates ought to only be downloaded from legitimate pages and not strange pop-ups. The files acquired won’t always be secure and could actually include malevolent contaminations so you are recommended to avoid them. Advertising-supported programs may also be the reason behind your sluggish computer and crashing browser. Adware set up on your operating system will only put it in danger, so eliminate SMedia.

How to remove SMedia

If you have opted to abolish SMedia, you have two ways to do it, either by hand or automatically. We suggest you to download anti-spyware software for SMedia termination for the easiest way. It is also possible to abolish SMedia by hand but you would have to discover and get rid of it and all its associated programs yourself.


Learn how to remove SMedia from your computer

Step 1. SMedia Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to delete SMedia
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to delete SMedia
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to delete SMedia

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to delete SMedia
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to delete SMedia
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete SMedia
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to delete SMedia

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 How to delete SMedia
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start How to delete SMedia
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to delete SMedia
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to delete SMedia

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to delete SMedia
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete How to delete SMedia
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete SMedia from browsers

a) Remove SMedia from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu How to delete SMedia
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to delete SMedia
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete SMedia
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager How to delete SMedia
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder How to delete SMedia
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to delete SMedia
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script How to delete SMedia
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove SMedia from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to delete SMedia
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete SMedia
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to delete SMedia
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to delete SMedia
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to delete SMedia
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset How to delete SMedia
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove SMedia from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to delete SMedia
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to delete SMedia
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to delete SMedia
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page How to delete SMedia
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to delete SMedia
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to delete SMedia
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to delete SMedia
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to delete SMedia
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove SMedia from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu How to delete SMedia
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete SMedia
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu How to delete SMedia
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to delete SMedia

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to delete SMedia
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to delete SMedia

k) Remove SMedia from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu How to delete SMedia
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to delete SMedia
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history How to delete SMedia
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete SMedia
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to delete SMedia
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu How to delete SMedia
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.

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