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* What is Spring Smart

* Download Spring Smart Removal Tool

* Remove Spring Smart manually

* Remove Spring Smart from Google Chrome

* Remove Spring Smart from Mozilla Firefox

* Remove Spring Smart from Internet Explorer

* Uninstall Spring Smart from Windows 10

* Uninstall Spring Smart from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall Spring Smart from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Spring Smart



Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Spring Smart intrusion method

Spring Smart

Spring Smart installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Spring Smart). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Spring Smart copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is spring-smartBHO.dll. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Spring Smart and value spring-smartBHO.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name spring-smartBHO.dll or Spring Smart. Also, it can create folder with name Spring Smart under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Spring Smart starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Spring Smart immediately.

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Features of Removal Tool

* Removes all files created by Spring Smart.

* Removes all registry entries created by Spring Smart.

* You can activate System and Network Guards and forget about malware.

* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

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Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by Spring Smart.

* Removes all registry entries created by Spring Smart.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

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How to remove Spring Smart manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Spring Smart, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally, missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Spring Smart.

To get rid of Spring Smart, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• spring-smartBHO.dll
• spring-smart.dll

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Spring Smart Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %PROGRAMFILES%\Spring Smart

3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Spring Smart

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Spring Smart Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall Spring Smart related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Spring Smart entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version of Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Spring Smart won't uninstall or gives you error message, that you do not have sufficient rights to do this, perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Spring Smart Removal Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Spring Smart in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu, choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Spring Smart or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Spring Smart

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Spring Smart related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Remove Spring Smart extension from your browsers

Spring Smart in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Spring Smart. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbars and Extensions tab.

  • Choose Spring Smart or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Spring Smart removal use Spring Smart Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find Spring Smart and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Spring Smart removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extensions locate Spring Smart.

  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Spring Smart are very widespread and, unfortunatelly, many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use Removal Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Spring Smart.

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