smappscontroller.exe stands for a malicious process related to the adware contained in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Smart Application Controller folder. This application is currently actively spread in the Internet through the distribution method called bundling. This term means integration of adware with other applications, mainly those that are classified as freeware.
smappscontroller.exe process may be easily traced through the Task Manager in your computer. Also, you will notice plenty of annoying advertisements to pop up through all browsers installed in your computer.
The huge number of advertisements produced by smappscontroller.exe has the tendency to grow only, it won’t disappear naturally. If you do not want to see popping up windows in different places of the screen, react just now. And do not read what they tell you about, their suggestions are useless and harmful. For example, they may ask to download and install a lot of programs that are really hazardous, all their activities eager to mess your system up even more. Additionally, your system will install even more infections onto your computer than you’ve already had before.
Deleting smappscontroller.exe process is the first thing to do right now. Scan the system with a proven anti-malware application to detect the threat first and then eliminate it with the help of utility. We offer you to try GridinSoft Anti-Malware application in action. Use only the registered version you can find on our site, it will reset your infected browsers and delete all possible rubbish you already have. The whole process has been described in the tutorials.
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How to remove smappscontroller.exe infection.
- First of all, you need to download and install Trojan Killer.
- Open the program and choose “Quick scan” or “Full scan“. Full scan of the system is adviced, but because of the infection, your computer may suffer from performance issues, use Quick scan in this case.
- Scan your system and watch for results.
- After the scan is completed, you need to click on “Fix Now” button to remove smappscontroller.exe virus:
- (optional) Shut down all your available browsers, if you can.
- In Trojan Killer click on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instruction, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Prevention tips for your PC from being reinfected with smappscontroller.exe in the future:
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “On-run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start“
This useful feature may allow people to prevent install of malicious software. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button. In case, if you want to terminate malicious program, you must select “Block always”.