You may actually find another program with similar name that has many good reviews. It is called Smart Protector Pro (homepage: smartprotector.com) which is a legitimate program and has nothing to with the rogue program Smart Protector. This parasite is promoted on the following websites:
Once installed, Smart Protector will ostensibly scan your computer and display various infections that won't be removed unless you first purchase the program. The scan results are of course false, so you can safely ignore them. To make things worse, this parasite will constantly display fake but legitimately looking security alerts from Windows Task bar. You may see the following alert:
"WARNING: Your PC is seriously infected!
There are 30 possible threats in your system. This can lead to loss of data!"
It may also hijack your Internet browser and slow down your computer. That's why you must remove Smart Protector from the system upon detection. Please use the removal guide below to delete this infections from your computer manually. Related files: Uninstall.exe, virusbase.adb, uninstall.lnk
Smart Protector properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Stays resident in background
Smart Protector manual removal
Delete registry values:
c:\Program Files\Smart Protector
c:\Program Files\Smart Protector\quarantine
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Index\Drivers
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Protector
Geolocation of Smart Protector
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