How to remove Navsmart.info page

What is Navsmart.info?

For users who are unaware of its real purposes the Navsmart.info domain may seem a great alternative to popular search engines. Such opinion shapes because of well-planned promotional campaign and design that attempt to prove that the page can easily replace any other search domain. The page features include a logo, a search bar, several links that change depending on your previous search queries.

Navsmart.info page

Though you may find these quick-access links time-saving, we advise not to click them and avoid the navsmart.com search in general. The truth about this domain is that it belongs to a browser hijacker threat and acts as a platform for redirecting a victim to promoting sites. When a user makes a search query, the hijacker replaces relevant sources with those of its sponsors. We should also warn you that not all of these sites are safe, and there is a chance that you will land on a malicious page and worsen the state of your system. To prevent this from happening you should remove navsmart.info from all your browsers.

Symptoms of Navsmart.info infection

  • First and the most striking proof of having a browser hijacker is change of the main page. Usually it is a search engine page that is designed so that user would believe in its legitimacy.
  • Generally, hijackers cause redirections when user makes a search query on its page or tries to reach a blocked site (usually another search engine or anti-malware sites)
  • Another indicator of hijacker infection is appearance of new programs, toolbars and browser extensions that you don’t remember installing and processes in start-up queue.
  • Also, you may notice the significant slowdown in the system operating, since running of the applications required for malware activity may consume a lot of CPU.
  • Besides, hijacker infection may as well negatively affect the speed of Internet connection.

How to remove Navsmart.info?

To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete Navsmart.info completely. For this you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as Navsmart.info files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to automatic removal tool.

Download Norton

Performing an antimalware scan with Norton would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Navsmart.info. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Navsmart.info, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Steps of Navsmart.info manual removal

Uninstall Navsmart.info from Control Panel

As it was stated before, more likely that the hijacker appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of Navsmart.info you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

How to remove Navsmart.info from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Add or Remove Programs
  3. Find the application related to Navsmart.info and click Uninstall

How to remove Navsmart.info from Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Uninstall Program
  3. Find the application related to Navsmart.info and click Uninstall

How to remove Navsmart.info from Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click the menu icon in left bottom corner
  2. Choose Control Panel
  3. Select the Uninstall Program line
  4. Uninstall the application related to Navsmart.info

How to remove Navsmart.info from Windows 10

  1. Press Win+X to open Windows Power menu
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program
  4. Select the application related to Navsmart.info and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing Navsmart.info from Control Panel: there is no such title on the list, or you receive an error preventing you from deleting the application, see the article dedicated to this issue.
Read what to do if program won’t uninstall from Control Panel


Remove Navsmart.info from browsers

Since some of hijacker threats use a disguise of a browser add-on, you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove Navsmart.info from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on Tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete Navsmart.info or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Navsmart.info from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click on the Tools/Gear icon, then select Manage Add-ons
  3. Delete Navsmart.info or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Navsmart.info from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete Navsmart.info or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Navsmart.info from Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Extensions
  4. Click the gear icon near Navsmart.info or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them
  5. Choose Remove

Reset your browsers

How to reset settings in Google Chrome

  1. Click on the icon in the right-upper corner
  2. Choose Settings
  3. Click Show advanced settings
  4. Click the Reset Settings button

How to reset settings in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the icon in the upper right corner
  2. Choose Help
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information
  4. Click the Reset Firefox… button

How to reset settings in Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the Tools button
  2. Go to Internet options
  3. Go to the Advanced tab
  4. Click Reset

How to reset settings in Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Settings
  4. Under the Clear browsing data category select Choose what to clear
  5. Select everything and click Clear

Delete files and registry entries added by Navsmart.info

Sometimes removal via Control Panel is not enough since the built-in application can leave some files that shortly will restore the hijacker. So, you need to find all of the following items and delete them

Remove Navsmart.info files and folders:

http_navsmart.info_0.localstorage
http_navsmart.info_0.localstorage-journal

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