How To Remove BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu

What is BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu

BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu is vicious Trojan program that can completely damage the infected PC. Usually this Trojan enters in to the targeted PC through system security loopholes. Once occupied in your PC it will immediately alters default homepage and search engine settings of Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Thus BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu able to injects a DLL code that runs within the background, and appear every time you starts browsing. BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu encourage other malicious program like rootkits, spyware and potentially unwanted program to get entered within the infected PC. Moreover this Trojan can steals your personal information, including websites visited, search queries, online banking details, IP address, email contacts etc. BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu can be a severe virus and you should remove BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu immediately to safeguard your computer.

Remove BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu

Remove BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu

Threat’s Summary:

Virus Name BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu
Virus Type Trojan
Behavior “BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu” hijacks your current page and redirect it to advertising websites.
Risk Impacted Performance degradation of system, Malware Attacks, Cyber Theft.
Applies on All versions of Windows Operating System.

We would recommend to use below tool and run it on your computer to remove BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu automatically.

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How your computer got infected with BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu

Via freeware or shareware

BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu can be included within some freeware or shareware programs – as a legitimate way of generating advertising revenues that help to fund the development and distribution of the freeware or shareware program

Infected websites

A visit to an infected website can result in unauthorized installation of BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu. Hacker technologies are often used to penetrated via a browser vulnerability.

Effects of BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu on your computer

• BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu Hijacks your current webpage and redirect it to unknown sites.
• BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu always bypass security tools through rootkit tactic
• BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu is infamous for inserting computer with unknown infections
• BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu update your installed application without your permission.
• BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu can steal your personal data like IP address, login data and browsing keywords and visited URLs.

How to manually remove BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu from your computer

Follow the below steps carefully  to remove BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu completely from your computer.

Please Note that the manual steps involves registry changes which may damage your computer if not performed properly. For Automatic removal, please download the tool below which will do the same automatically without harming anything and does not require special attention.

Automatic Removal of  ‘BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu’

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Manual Removal  of ‘BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu’

Step 1: If this nasty BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu stops you from starting your system in Safe Mode with Networking, attempt to restart your system in Safe Mode with Command Prompt by pressing ‘F8’ key while your system is booting.BrowserModifier:Win32/Smudplu removal


Press F8 key continuously until the Windows Advanced Options Menu launches. And then press Enter key to continue.




Step 2: Once the windows started, Go to Start -> RUN -> Type “CMD”



On the ‘Command Prompt’ -> Type ‘Explorer’ to open ‘Windows Explorer’

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On the ‘Windows Explorer’ screen, please browse and open the below path


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Step 3: The next step is to open ‘Registry’ and reset the default configuration. To do that, please follow the below steps.

Go to “Start” -> RUN -> ‘regedit’ -> Enter


The registry editor window will be opened.

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On the Registry editor window, browse the below path by extending the relevant key. (Mentioned below). Select ‘Shell’ in the right side window and double click to change it’s value.

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If it’s not already set to ‘Explorer.exe’ then change it to the same and click on ‘OK’ to exit.



Please Note that the manual steps involves registry changes which may damage your computer if not performed properly. For Automatic removal, please download the tool below which will do the same automatically without harming anything and does not require special attention.

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How to install Spyhunter:

  • Click on the above link to download and execute the required actions.

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  • After installation this program should be updated and scan. Examine the result when the scan will be finished. If you find some useful for you utilities in the list, so you can eliminate the tick near it, otherwise Spyhunter will remove the software. It pertains to the uncommon and special utilities that users install for their work. But generally, there is no need to delete any ticks.

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  • After that you should click Fix Threats button. If you have already had the license, then the viruses will be removed. In case you did not, then you will have the opportunity to pay for the license key.

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Your computer is fully protected now.

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