What is the Search-smart.work?

Search-smart.work notifications appear with confusing offers to Internet visitors. They take place in different parts of the screen and look rather convincing when suggest installing Smart Search extension. If you have questions about the necessity of the extension, we can surely tell you that it is a worthless and moreover harmful thing to have on the computer. However, there are a lot of people who are deceived by this tricky method to infect their systems.


When Search-smart.work adware penetrated the system, it started displaying a slot of advertising banners that is really annoying and spoils normal browsing. The problem continues with the fact that users cannot open the browser without a redirection to random sites. Browser parameters may also face changes in case when there is a hijacker that can modify them without the possibility to return them back. Continue reading to know how you can track the source of infection and eliminate it.

How does Search-smart.work get on my computer?

Pop-ups by Search-smart.work adware irritate and disturb users with the purpose to encourage you install more hazardous objects. This happened because you agree to interact with the notifications or clicked on suspicious link and enabled the process of malware activation. Check your online actions and prevent mindless installation of adware samples due to the switching for Customer Installation. Block all unwanted software before it appears in the system. Estimate current security state and prove that it is reliable. In case when you have doubts about this moment because the defense programs are not updated, add an anti-malware scanner to increase the level of your security. While you are waiting, you are losing your hardware and privacy in favor of malicious users.


Search-smart.work adware capitulates when it comes across with an anti-malware scanner, the first system check with a professional cleaning utility can reveal all rubbish and delete it. Our GridinSoft Anti-Malware software has been made to clean all unwanted items on your computer. Short guide you see below can help you to understand what to do first and how remove the rubbish correctly.

How to fix all what Search-smart.work did?

Despite all these circumstances we recommend you to delete Virus, Search-smart.work immediately. You can do it without efforts with special tool – Anti-Malware by GridinSoft.

What advantages has Anti-Malware compared with other software?

  • Anti-Malware finds all threats, that present on PC;
  • Anti-Malware deactivates all viruses and other malicious software effectively;
  • Anti-Malware is easy to use;
  • The possibility of using the trial version of Anti-Malware free of charge.

More information about Anti-Malware and its advantages you can receive on our website on the page ABOUT US.

How to delete Search-smart.work virus completely?

If you want to delete Search-smart.work virus with Gridinsoft Anti-Malware, you need to do some manipulations. There are several steps how to remove Search-smart.work virus. Let’s consider them:

At first, you need to download >Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. For this, press the following button:

Download free scanner

Then discover Search-smart.work virus and all other threats, which penetrated on your PC. For this, you need to scan PC:

  • Install and run Anti-Malware
  • Move on the tab ‘Scan’ in the main menu.
  • Start scanning process by pressing the button ‘Quick scan’.

Computer scan
The scanning process is completed. All threats, including Search-smart.work virus found.

  • Wait until the program scans

Wait until the program scans

  • Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button.

Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button

  • The program will remove all viruses

Removal process

  • On this step you need to shut down all your browsers, click on ‘Tools’ in Gridinsoft Anti-Malware’s window and select ‘Reset browser settings’:

Specify all your browsers, which you want to reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware and press the ‘Reset’ button:

reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware
Reset browser settings

  • You will see successful finisfing process

Reset browser settings

After all this operations you need to restart your PC to activate appropriate settings. After completing these steps, your computer will be fully devoid of virus and other malware. To verify this, you can start a re-scan.

Instruction to avoid a re-infection PC by Smart Search virus

You can organize a protection for PC in real-time. It helps you to avoid a re-infection by virus. You can do it by using our special tool – Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. To understand that this software is very convenient for you, download a free version of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware:

Download free scanner

After that, activate a feature of the On-Run Protection. For this you need to do such actions:

  • Open the window of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware.
  • Move on the tab ‘Protect’.
  • Activate On-Run Protection by clicking the button ‘Start’.

After all this manipulations you’ll see such result:

Activate On-Run Protection
Activate On-Run Protection to prevent any virus related threat in the future.
Activate On-Run Protection

  • Open the ‘Update’ tab and check the newest updates


  • At the end on the ‘Scan’ tab choose the Full scan of your system.

Computer scan