SmartBrowser is a pornography related toolbar with an silent update feature.

"You grant Smart Sex Browser permission to add/remove features and/or functions to the existing software and/or service, or to install new applications, at any time, in its sole discretion with or without your knowledge and/or interaction. By doing so, you agree to the terms of the new applications. You also grant Smart Sex Browser permission to make any changes to the software and/or service provided at any time." Source

"Smart Sex Browser reserves the right to modify this license agreement at anytime without notification. You agree that your continued use of the Software and/or Service following any changes to this agreement and after the changes take effect will constitute your acceptance of such changes." Source

"In the event of dispute resolution between us concerning the software or service or this agreement, you agree to pay all direct and/or indirect costs arising out or related to the dispute, claim or controversy, including but not limited to all legal costs, transportation, accommodation, telephone calls. You also agree to pay Smart Sex Browser US$300 per hour to attend dispute resolution events including transport time." Source



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Uninstall procedure

Uninstall SmartBrowser from "Add/Remove Programs" in the Windows® Control Panel.

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Manual removal

Please follow the instructions below if you would like to remove SmartBrowser manually. Please notice that you must follow the instructions very carefully and delete everything that is mentioned. In most cases the removal will fail if one single item is not deleted. If SmartBrowser remains on your system after stepping through the removal instructions, please double-check by stepping through them again.

  1. Start the registry editor. This is done by clicking Start then Run. (The Run dialog will appear.) Type regedit and click OK. (The registry editor will open.)
  2. Delete 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Classes \ CLSID \ {00000185-B716-11D3-92F3-00D0B709A7D8}', if it exists.
  3. Delete 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Classes \ CLSID \ {00000185-C745-43D2-44F1-01A1C789C738}', if it exists.
  4. Delete 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ Browser Helper Objects \ {00000185-B716-11D3-92F3-00D0B709A7D8}, if it exists.
  5. Delete 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ Browser Helper Objects \ {00000185-C745-43D2-44F1-01A1C789C738}, if it exists.
  6. Exit the registry editor.
  7. Restart your computer.
  8. Start Windows Explorer and delete:
    Note: %ProgramsDir% is a variable (?). By default, this is C:\Program Files.

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