Description of Smart Engine consequences of its residing on your PC

Malware watchers cracked license for this software product to obtain ultimate proof that there is no use to expect any use from it. Furthermore, activation of the software does not make of it simply unnecessary entry. There is no limit to hackers’ expectations as they provided for many extra paid offers.
It is reasonable to focus more on the basic version of the adware, for most of the users infected by the adware are infected with the said version. Its behavior varies subject to the download method. If user gives agreement to upload and install the adware, there is a full kit of skins and executables. Backdoor upload provides a short version of the software. Removal of Smart Engine (SmartEngine) is, in general, the same, regardless of its variation.  When other programs fail to start it is not a reason to make a conclusion that they are spoiled. If you remove Smart Engine you may be surprised to see allegedly corrupted applications quite  robust and overall system performance improved. Click here  to run free scan and get rid of Smart Engine as detected by free scanner available upon activation of the above link.

Smart Engine Technical Details

  • Full name: Smart Engine, SmartEngine, Smart-Engine
  • Version: 2010
  • Type: Rogue anti-spyware
  • Origin: Russian federation

Signs of being infected with Smart Engine:

Those who suppose that more extended modification of the adware is a bit useful are grossly mistaken. Extra entries ensure that popups are not blocked and try to prevent Smart Engine removal. In terms of identifying the adware the case of its extended version represents no interest, because it is understood that users who upload the adware more or less deliberately need no signs of its presence to learn.
This section may be of interest rather for those who suffered of forcible introduction of the adware. In such a case, the rogue may fail to ensure its authority to show popups. Consequently, users may see only casual alerts at the desktop. That is a rare case though while the regular situation is a partial inability to show popups with popups betraying it are shown, i.e. popups that contain the name of, or reference to, Smart Engine. If any difficulties to detect the adware occur, click here to run free scan and exterminate Smart Engine, if it is really the case.

Automatic Removal of Smart Engine from your PC:

After all, Smart Engine is unlikely to be a number one threat to your cyber safety and privacy, especially in case of its backdoor introduction. Remove Smart Engine automatically and get rid of other infections properly detected by reliable scanner. The relevant software is available below.

Smart Engine Removal Tool

Manual Removal of Smart Engine:

Since the adware is a self-launching software and other self-launchers might cause unwanted interruptions, set Safe Mode when removing Smart Engine to prevent the removal issues.

Remove Smart Engine files and dll’s:

c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ae01cc\
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ae01cc\SMESys
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\SMIFGKMPDQE
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ae01cc\61.mof
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ae01cc\ae01cc42668ec8a22e4d0493aabb97d8.ocx
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ae01cc\mozcrt19.dll
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ae01cc\SMae0_2129.exe
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ae01cc\SME.ico
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ae01cc\sqlite3.dll
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ae01cc\Quarantine Items\
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\SMIFGKMPDQE\
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\SMIFGKMPDQE\SMTKWKE.cfg
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Smart Engine.lnk
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Smart Engine
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Smart Engine\cookies.sqlite
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Smart Engine.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Smart Engine.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Engine.lnk

Unregister Smart Engine registry values:

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes “URL” = “{searchTerms}”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes “URL” = “{searchTerms}”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer “PRS” = “”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “RunInvalidSignatures = “1”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyServer” = “http=”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform “Version/10.02129”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer “DisallowRun” = “1”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Smart Engine”
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes “URL” = “{searchTerms}”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = “no”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyEnable” = “1”

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