SmitfraudFixTool

SmitfraudFixTool is a copycat to the famous SmitFraud remover called SmitFraudFix, though SmitFraudFixTool was not designed to remove SmitFraud infections rather it is one of those fraudulent programs that needs to get rid of your computer. Authors of SmitfraudFixTool intentionally named its adware to sound like a trusted security program to confuse computer users about its true identity.

SmitfraudFixTool is just a mimic of the other versions that intends to sell itself to generate profit through unfair marketing technique. Normally, user can acquire SmitfraudFixTool from web sites that disguises as either online scanner or one that offers free system checkup. As for fake online scanner sites, it will automatically run a scan on visitor’s machine and instantly detects a number of errors. As expected, the threat will prompt user to download SmitfraudFixTool in order to fix PC problems. While on system checkup, user will receive prompt stating several troubles found on the computer. The same tactics of promoting SmitfraudFixTool will follow.

Innocent users may think that SmitfraudFixTool program will help fix and remove any problems on the system. This is the reason why so many have fallen into the trick of this unwanted program. Once installed on the computer, SmitfraudFixTool runs a local scan detects a number of errors. An advice to remove these infections follows but you need to buy the SmitfraudFixTool registration key through their own online store. Users will be brought to an online payment web site where credit card account is needed to complete the transaction.

Risk Level: Low

File Size: Varies

Affected System: Windows

Screenshot Image:

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Signs and Symptoms of SmitfraudFixTool Infection:

Browser is redirected to SmitfraudFixTool web sites
Rogue program is coupled with web site that promotes the full version of it. Also, the same web sites are used for online payment if user has fallen into the trap of this malware.

Exhibits fake pop-ups and security alert
In order to deceive computer users, SmitfraudFixTool will exhibit a bunch of fake security alerts and warning messages. It also intends to promote the malware as the sole remover for identified threats.

SmitfraudFixTool will detect errors and threats that do not exists
Every rogue programs are made to mislead computer users. Thus, expect that SmitfraudFixTool will show scan result that is full of errors and threats. This result is fictitious and you should not follow its recommendation.

Other Functions of SmitfraudFixTool:

  • SmitfraudFixTool may come with another Trojan or virus
  • It can contact a remote server in order to download more malware
  • This threat will drop malicious files and make changes to the system registry
  • SmitfraudFixTool can steal credit card information when you pay for it online
  • The threat can redirect search result link to a malicious web page

How to Remove SmitfraudFixTool

1. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from this link and save it on your Desktop.
2. After downloading, double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
3. Follow the prompts and install as default only.

4. Before the installation completes, check on the following prompts:
- Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
- Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

5. Click Finish. Program will run automatically and you will be prompt to update the program before doing a scan. Please update.
6. Scan your computer thoroughly.
7. When scanning is finished click on the Show Results button.
8. Make sure that all detected threats are marked, click on Remove Selected.
9. Restart your computer.

Note: Some malware may prevent mbam-setup.exe from downloading and running. You can download and rename this program from a different computer before running it on infected system.

3 Comments

  1. RGIIM

    Hi,
    I have used and have removed the virus, but After every reboot , I am getting the same virus again. Also my task manger is disabled. Please guide me how to enable the same.

  2. Jacob

    Hi,
    I removed the virus but can’t log back into the system
    as soon as I log in XP logs out
    what can be done?

  3. [email protected]

    I bought a subscription to your product(Smitfraudfix) and when I got my conputer reformatted, it disappeared. Could you reinstate this subscription for me please?

    John McIsaac

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