Smitfraudfix is a free program written by S!Ri, that removes desktop hijack malware and rogue antispyware programs:
AdwarePunisher, AdwareSheriff, AlphaCleaner, Antispyware Soldier, AntiVermeans, AntiVermins, AntiVerminser, AntivirusGolden, AVGold, BraveSentry, MalwareWipe, MalwareWiped, MalwaresWipeds, MalwareWipePro, MalwareWiper, PestCapture, PestTrap, PSGuard, quicknavigate.com, Registry Cleaner, Security iGuard, Smitfraud, SpyAxe, SpyCrush, SpyDown, SpyFalcon, SpyGuard, SpyHeal, SpyHeals, SpyLocked, SpyMarshal, SpySheriff, SpySoldier, Spyware Vanisher, Spyware Soft Stop, SpywareLocked, SpywareQuake, SpywareKnight, SpywareSheriff, SpywareStrike, Startsearches.net, TitanShield Antispyware, Trust Cleaner, UpdateSearches.com, Virtual Maid, VirusBlast, VirusBurst, Win32.puper, WinHound, Brain Codec, DirectVideo, EliteCodec, eMedia Codec, FreeVideo, Gold Codec, HQ Codec, iCodecPack, iMediaCodec, Image ActiveX Object, IntCodec, iVideoCodec, JPEG Encoder, Key Generator, Media-Codec, MediaCodec, MMediaCodec, MovieCommander, MPCODEC, My Pass Generator, PCODEC, Perfect Codec, PowerCodec, PornPass Manager, PornMag Pass, PrivateVideo, QualityCodec, Silver Codec, SiteEntry, SiteTicket, SoftCodec, strCodec, Super Codec, TrueCodec, VideoAccess, VideoBox, VidCodecs, Video Access ActiveX Object, Video ActiveX Object, VideoCompressionCodec, VideoKeyCodec, VideosCodec, WinAntiSpyPro, WinMediaCodec, X Password Generator, X Password Manager, ZipCodec
How to use Smitfraudfix:
Unfortunately at the moment Smitfraudfix is unavailable for download, as the author no longer support it, and removed from the Internet. I suggest you use the following two free programs:
Download Smitfraudfix from here and save it to your desktop. When file has finished downloading you will now see SmitfraudFix icon on your desktop similar to the one below.
Reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following steps:
- Restart your computer
- After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.
- Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appear similar to shown below.
Windows Advanced Options Menu – Select Safe Mode
- Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode.
Now you can start using Windows in Safe mode.
Double-click SmitfraudFix icon that is residing on your desktop. You may see a screen similar to the one below.
Windows is issuing “Security Warning” prompt, this is normal and safe. Cick on the Run button to continue. If you are using Windows Vista, and receive UAC prompt asking if you would like to continue running the program, you should press the Continue button.
When SmitfraudFix first starts you will see a credits screen. Press Enter and you will now see a menu as shown in the screen below.
Select 2 and hit Enter. SmitfraudFix will now start cleaning your computer. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
SmitfraudFix Cleaning Process
When Smitfraudfix has finished cleaning process, it will automatically start the Disk Cleanup program and you will see a screen as shown below.
You will be prompted: Do you want to clean the registry ? Answer Y (yes) and hit Enter in order to clean registry keys associated with malware.
When the Disk Cleanup step is done, you will see a red screen stating Computer will reboot now. Close all applications. Press Enter.
When reboot is completed, a log will open in Notepad.