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What is SMOTHILIFE56.COM?
SMOTHILIFE56.COM is reported and classified as a PUP (potentially unwanted program). SMOTHILIFE56.COM installs as a plugin to your Web browser, intercepting your online activities, altering the content of Web pages and search results, and displaying an outstanding amount of highly invasive advertisements. SMOTHILIFE56.COM cannot be easily uninstalled from your computer. If you want to remove SMOTHILIFE56.COM, you will first need to know it exists. Then, you are supposed to figure out who made it, and contact its manufacturer for a free SMOTHILIFE56.COM removal tool. The faster, easier and more reliable way to remove SMOTHILIFE56.COM is just using UnHackMe.
How SMOTHILIFE56.COM got on my computer?
Like many potentially unwanted programs, SMOTHILIFE56.COM can be installed on your computer as part of a bundle with another tool you downloaded from the Internet. Since SMOTHILIFE56.COM manufacturer pays software developers for distributing SMOTHILIFE56.COM within their applications, SMOTHILIFE56.COM is often included as part of the installer.
Potentially unwanted programs such as SMOTHILIFE56.COM are governed by appropriate legislations. Developers who chose to distribute SMOTHILIFE56.COM bundled with their product are legally required to offer users a way to opt out. However, such opt-out forms are often camouflaged, pretending to look like end-user license agreements with "Yes, I agree" and "No, I do not agree" options (the "Yes" button is often placed and looks like the Next button of the installation wizard). In other words, while users must give their explicit consent in order to install SMOTHILIFE56.COM, they almost never realize what exactly they are giving their consent to.
SMOTHILIFE56.COM is also often distributed with free games and simple, one-click freeware tools developed specifically with the purpose of getting SMOTHILIFE56.COM onto as many computers as possible./p>
How dangerous is SMOTHILIFE56.COM?
While SMOTHILIFE56.COM is not considered illegal and is not officially classified as malware, it poses a direct threat to your privacy. Since SMOTHILIFE56.COM runs alongside your Web browser, it can collect and transmit information such your search queries, Web forms and passwords, names and messages, track Web sites that you visit, and do much more on your computer without you even knowing. SMOTHILIFE56.COM was reported to cause significant slowdowns in browser performance, making Web page load times much longer compared to a clean system.
On a scale of 1 to 5 (with 1 being "mostly harmless", 3 being "invasive" and 5 being "dangerous"), SMOTHILIFE56.COM can be rated as a 3.
What types of unwanted behaviour does SMOTHILIFE56.COM exhibit?
SMOTHILIFE56.COM installs as a plugin into your Web browser. It can intercept your search queries and alter the content of search results by displaying contextual ads in line with organic search results. SMOTHILIFE56.COM is capable of substituting legitimate ads and banners on Web pages that you visit with its own ads and banners. SMOTHILIFE56.COM can throw pop-up windows with ads when you attempt to open a Web page or run a search query. In addition, SMOTHILIFE56.COM displays highly intrusive ads all over the place whether you want them or not.
How do I know I have SMOTHILIFE56.COM on my computer?
The very idea of applications such as SMOTHILIFE56.COM is hiding their existence from the user. However, PUP manufacturers who want to avoid legal action will normally display clear identification of their ads and banners. Ads and popups displayed by SMOTHILIFE56.COM can be identified by small text messages saying that they are brought to you by "%file".
What does SMOTHILIFE56.COM advertise?
SMOTHILIFE56.COM tries to generate as much pay-per-click and pay-per-view revenue as possible, displaying questionable ads and promoting services that are rejected by legitimate advertisement programs run by industry leaders. These ads will attempt to make you download more unwanted content including a variety of invasive Web browser toolbars, ad clickers, "registry cleaners" and "computer optimization" utilities bloated with advertisements.
How do I remove SMOTHILIFE56.COM with UnHackMe?
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