How to Remove S.m2pub.com Popup Ads (Removal Guide)?

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How to Remove S.m2pub.com Popup Ads (Removal Guide)?

Postby Autumn » 2013-12-03 3:52


Lots of S.m2pub.com popup ads appear on browser? Can’t stop S.m2pub.com popups? Experience slow computer performance and slow internet speed? If you are stumbled by above computer problems, you just come to a right place. The following post helps you fix all computer issues caused by S.m2pub.com. Read more.

Basic information of S.m2pub.com Popup Ads

Most of computer users may have never heard about S.m2pub.com before it attaches to them. What is S.m2pub.com? Where does come from? What are impacts of S.m2pub.com?

As a matter of fact, S.m2pub.com is caused by an adware or potentially unwanted program.
That is to say, if you find S.m2pub.com in your computer, you should beware your computer is infecting with an adware or a potentially unwanted program.

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S.m2pub.com sneaks into computer in a bundling way. In other words, S.m2pub.com installs on your computer when you install free desired program which is downloaded from the Internet. If you click too fast, you may also agree to install S.m2pub.com or some other unwanted programs. That’s why S.m2pub.com can come into your computer without seeking your approval.

Why should you remove S.m2pub.com?

If you get infected with S.m2pub.com, you are strongly advised to remove it from your computer for the following reasons.

Endless popup ads: S.m2pub.com ads may contain lots of sponsored links so that S.m2pub.com is able to make money from each click on them. That means you pay your each click, accidentally or purposely, on these popping up advertisements from S.m2pub.com. Meanwhile, S.m2pub.com is aimed to create better traffic on these advertisements while you click on them.

Redirections: Furthermore, S.m2pub.com ads may redirect you to malicious websites containing Trojans and rootkits. After you access to those websites, Trojans and rootkits can be automatically dropped on your computer. In summary, S.m2pub.com opens the door for other malware infections.

Tracing cookies: after being infected, you may always find S.m2pub.com ads related to your search queries. As a matter of fact, S.m2pub.com is also a tracing cookie. S.m2pub.com is responsible for collecting your search queries, recording your browsing history and assembling your personal information. In such case, there is a huge threat on your important financial information such as online bank account, credit number and password.

Therefore, S.m2pub.com is very dangerous. Before it causes any other problems, you are recommended to get rid of it completely.

How to Remove S.m2pub.com Popup Ads (Removal Guide)?

    Step 1 Remove S.m2pub.com from control panel
    Step 2 Repair modified hosts files
    Step 3 Remove S.m2pub.com from browser
    Step 4 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster

(Important Step: It is necessary for you to clean leftovers and caches of S.m2pub.com virus for these junks especially caches have the ability of reviving S.m2pub.com. That's why some computer users find that S.m2pub.com takes a comeback. therefore, you are recommended to remove caches and leftovers related to S.m2pub.com completely by using a free optimizer-Cloud System Booster.)

Step 1 Remove S.m2pub.com from control panel

Windows 8
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel. Select Uninstall a program and remove S.m2pub.com related programs.

Windows XP
Go to Start, navigate to Settings and click on Control Panel, navigate to Add or Remove Programs, choose Programs and Features, find S.m2pub.com related programs, and hit Remove.

Windows 7/Vista
Go to Start, navigate to Control Panel, select Uninstall a program/Programs and Features, find S.m2pub.com related programs, and click on Uninstall.

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Step 2 Repair modified hosts files

1 Go to Start, type C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc in the search box
2 Double-click hosts file to open it. Open with Notepad or any other text editor.

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The Windows hosts file should look the same as in the image below (Windows XP). There should be only one line:

127.0.0.1 localhost (Windows XP)

127.0.0.1 localhost ::1 (Windows Vista/7/8).

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Note: If there are more lines, remove them and save changes.

Step 3 Remove S.m2pub.com from browser

Internet Explorer

1 Reset homepage

Tools> Internet Options> General > replace S.m2pub.com with a desired domain like www.google.com> Click Apply to complete the operation

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2 Reset the settings

Go to Tools> Internet Options. In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.

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In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, and then click on Reset button.

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After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click on Close and then click OK.

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Mozilla Firefox

1 Reset homepage

Tools> Options> General> replace S.m2pub.com with a desired domain like www.google.com > Click OK to complete the change.

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2 Reset settings

Click the Firefox button on the top left corner, go to the Help sub-menu (on Windows XP, click the Help menu at the top of the Firefox window), and hit Troubleshooting Information.

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Click on the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.

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Click on Reset Firefox in the confirmation window. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish.

Google Chrome

1 Remove S.m2pub.com related extensions

Click on the Chrome menu > tools> Extensions > Find and delete S.m2pub.com related add-ons from the list.

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2 Remove S.m2pub.com from the Startup pages of Chrome.

Click on the Chrome menu>tools>Settings> In On startup section click Set pages> mouse-over to the S.m2pub.com and click the X symbol to remove it> Add your preferred domain and set it as your homepage.

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3 Remove S.m2pub.com from the homepage.

Click on Settings> In Appearance section click Change

Remove S.m2pub.com from Startup pages by clicking the X symbol, you can also choose to add a new page by entering its URL and hit OK to complete the modification.

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4 Change default search provider and remove S.m2pub.com from the search engines list.

Click on the Chrome menu> Settings> In Search section click Manage search engines…> Choose to set another preferred one as the default search engine by clicking Make default> Remove S.m2pub.com from the list.

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Step 4 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster

After removing S.m2pub.com adware, there are invalid registry entries as well as any leftovers left in the computer. These junks files will slow down the computer or leave hide danger in your computer. It is highly recommended that you get rid of the junks files using Cloud System Booster—a computer cleaner initially designed to clean and optimize your computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files. If you have any question, please feel free to get in touch for help.

Cloud System Booster v3.0 is a new version of Cloud System Booster developed by Anvisoft team. Asides from original features of cleaning and optimizing computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files, Cloud System Booster v3.0 increases some new functions, such as Cloud Sync, Toolbar Manage, and GB File Remover. The Cloud Sync is cloud technology applied to synchronously update the database for more efficiency. Increased Toolbar manager is able to help remove any malicious or unwanted toolbar/browser add-on from IE, Firefox & Chrome. And the GB File Remover is used for finding GB Files stored on the machine to remove any unwanted file and release more disk space.

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster

Official site: http://www.anvisoft.com/cloud-system-booster.html

2. Run the Cloud System Booster

Click on the Quick Care button on the main screen to run a full scan, and hit Clear button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc.

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Malware prevention tips

S.m2pub.com adware may bring you to infectious websites. In this case, you are exposed to other horrible computer viruses. Cyber criminals are very possible to drop Trojans or rootkits on your computer through malicious websites. Therefore, it is necessary for you to scan your computer using an antivirus program to make sure the nonexistence of other malware after you remove S.m2pub.com.

Anvi Smart Defender is a powerful antivirus tool, which can help users prevent malicious software such as virus, Trojan, adware, spyware and so on. The light and smart swordfish scan engine will not consume extra resources to influence the operation of the computer. And here we recommend you the Anvi Smart Defender antimalware and use it for demonstration.

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BTW, if you choose the pro version of Anvi Smart Defender, AD blocker capable of effectively blocking malicious advertisements and fishing websites is available for you. Compared with free version, the pro version of Anvi Smart Defender increases the functions of Web Guard, Behavior Guard, USB guard and Adware Guard, which prevents you from computer viruses in all directions.

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Or you can Download Anvi AD Blocker (http://www.anvisoft.com/ad-blocker.html)> Install and run the program> Click MORE on top right of the main screen then select Settings> Click on Blacklist> Hit Add URL>Hit Add and close the window> Click Apply to save all changes.

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Autumn
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