Remove Smart Driver Care

By | Posted on October 8, 2018 |

Smart Driver Care states that having this product on the computer can minimize the hassle of running into hardware and system performance issues. It is promoted as complete tool with amazing features to maintain an optimized computer and enhance users working experience. Smart Driver Care can eliminate invalid registry entries, which degrades system performance. It is also packed with web protection feature that blocks suspicious websites. Most of all, Smart Driver Care can easily identify outdated or missing drivers and allows user to update them in single click.

Due to these attractive features, it is not a surprising to see that user may be persuaded to download and try Smart Driver Care. However, once they proceed and attempt to fix identified troubles on the computer, the program will not continue unless payment was made. In short, this is similar to most rogue application that uses scan and detect mechanism to alert computer users of existing computer troubles.

As we already discusses before, there is still no study that proves that this type optimization tool provide performance benefits. In fact, this driver utility application may only cause serious issues and incompatibility problems. Thus, Microsoft does not support the use of these enhancement programs.

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Moreover, Smart Driver Care came from rogue family that also produces unpopular products like Advanced PC Tuneup, Mac Clean Plus, Mac Space Reviver, and many more. This is another reason that forces us to stay away from this software. We can advise the same precaution to computer users. Complete guide to remove Smart Driver Care is stated below. Carry out the procedures in exact order to ensure total removal of the potentially unwanted program.

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How to Remove Smart Driver Care

This section contains comprehensive guide to help you remove threats from the affected computer.

Procedures on this page are written in a manner that can be easily understand and execute by computer users.

Stage 1: Uninstall Smart Driver Care from Windows

1. Go to Start menu and type appwiz.cpl under Run or Search box.

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2. Add/Remove Program window will open. Select Smart Driver Care from the list.

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3. Click on Uninstall button to remove the unwanted program.

Stage 2: Scan the Computer with ESET Rogue Application Remover (ERAR)

1. Download the free scanner called ESET Rogue Application Remover.
Download Link for ERAR (this will open a new window)

2. Choose appropriate version for your Windows System. Save the file to a convenient location, preferably on Desktop.

3. After downloading the file, Windows will prompt that download has completed. Click Run to start the program. Another option is to browse the location folder and double click on the file ERARemover_.exe.

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4. On ESET Rogue Application Remover SOFTWARE LICENSE TERMS, click Accept to continue.

5. The tool will start scanning the computer. It will prompt when it finds Smart Driver Care and other malicious entities. Follow the prompt to proceed with the removal.

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Stage 3: Double-check for leftover of Smart Driver Care using Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool

1. Download the free scanner called Malicious Software Removal Tool.
Malicious Software Removal Tool Download Link (this will open a new window)

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2. The tool automatically checks the operating system and suggest appropriate download version. Click on Download button to begin. Save the file to a convenient location, preferably on Desktop.

3. After downloading the file, Windows will prompt that download has completed. Click Run to start scanning for Smart Driver Care . Another option is to browse the location folder and double click on the file to run.

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4. The tool will display Welcome screen, click Next. Please note the message “This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product.” You must understand that this program is made specifically to find and remove malware, viruses, Trojans, and other harmful elements on the computer. It was not designed to protect the computer.

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5. Next, you will see Scan Type. Please choose Full Scan to ensure that all Smart Driver Care entities and other harmful files left on the computer will be found and removed. For advanced computer user, you can opt for Customized Scan, if there are other drives or folders you wanted to include in this scan.

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6. Full scan may take a while, please wait for Malicious Software Removal Tool to complete the tasks. However, you may cancel the scan anytime by clicking on the Cancel button.

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7. After scanning, the tool will reveal all identified threats. There may be other threats that our first scan fails to detect. Please remove/delete all detected items.

8. When removal procedure is complete, you may now close Malicious Software Removal Tool. We hope that Smart Driver Care have been completely deleted from the computer. Please restart Windows to proceed with the normal operation.

Stage 4: Scan the computer with Anti-malware Program

1. Download the free anti-malware scanner called MalwareBytes Anti-Malware.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Download Link (this will open a new window)

2. After downloading, install the program. It may run automatically or you have to double-click on the downloaded file MB3-Setup.exe.

3. Proceed with the installation using only the default setup. If you need the complete setup procedure, it is available on the download page.

4. At the last stage of installation process, click Finish to run the program.

MBAM-finish5. On Malwarebytes Anti-Malware console, select Scan from the menu to see available Scan Method.

6. Next, click on Threat Scan. This is the most comprehensive scan method that will surely find any hidden items linked to Smart Driver Care.

7. Click Start Scan button to begin checking the computer.

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8. When scanning is done, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will display the list of identified threats. Remove all identified threats and restart the computer to finalized the scan process.

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