I wrote this article to help you remove SnapMyScreen. This SnapMyScreen removal guide works for all Windows versions.
SnapMyScreen is a cyber infection. It falls under the umbrella of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) but it also has adware capabilities. The program is unwanted indeed. It will destroy your previously pleasant online experience in no time. You should take immediate action. These infections are considered relatively easy to deal with but do not forget the fact that there are viruses after all. No virus should be underestimated. The adware/PUP will turn your browsing into a nightmare if given the time. The sooner you get rid of it, the better as the problems it brings pile up with time. Tackle the intruder now and save yourself a ton of issues.
The minute SnapMyScreen lands on board the mess-making begin. This malicious program adds a pesky plugin to all of your browsers. Yes, Google Chrome, Mozilla and Internet Explorer are infected and you don’t even have one reliable browser to use. Of course, your permission was neither needed nor required. The virus makes changes as it sees fit. It forces your browsers to serve crooks malicious purposes. And your online experience turns to hell. For starters, you are constantly redirected to suspicious websites. All the time. Visiting a normal page becomes an impossible task. And this is not all. The infection also bombards you with countless annoying pop-ups ads. Your screen is always covered with obnoxious commercials which you cannot get rid of.
Coupons, banners, deals, offers, best prices, video ads, etc. and etc. Do you know why you are flooded with advertisements on daily basis? It is simple. The crooks use them to gain effortless profits. These ads are sponsored and they boost web traffic to particular pages. And, thanks to the pay-per-click method, cybercriminals make money. The problems is they use you to do so. Do you want to be crooks` sponsor? No to mention that you risk compromising your machine every single day. You are always one click away from more malware. The ads cannot be trusted. Nothing the infection generates can be.
More often than not, it either leads you to pages brimming with viruses or you download a virus with a single click. You cannot handle more threats. And neither can your machine. It is already underperforming due to SnapMyScreen`s presence. It is sluggish and it lags. Your browsers freeze, your system crashes frequently. But this is not all. The pest can even jeopardize your privacy.
These infections are programmed to spy on you and to keep close track of your online activity. The bigger problem is that what the PUP has access to, the crooks have access to as well. This includes IPs, emails, accounts, usernames, passwords, browsing-related data, and so on and so forth. Your personal and financial credentials are not safe either. Imagine what could happen if these strangers with agendas get a hold of your data. Don’t let this happen. End this now. Use our removal guide below and delete SnapMyScreen from your PC for good.
But how did it get it in the first place? Such viruses need your approval to enter. They are still programs and need to be properly installed. Did you download and install SnapMyScreen on purpose? We doubt it. And yet, here it is on your machine which means you must have given it green light at some point. The infection tricked you. It turned to the old but gold means of infiltration to get your approval. Like freeware, for instance. Crooks often attach an infection to a bundle as a “bonus” and if you are not careful enough you get it.
Other tricks are spam email messages and malicious attachments, fake updates, corrupted links/pages/torrents, unverified sources, illegitimate sites, etc. Any of these tactics will do IF you provide one more thing – your negligence. This is what all parasites pray for. If you are careless, they succeed. If you are attentive, they don’t. Simple as that. Pay more attention to what you click on or agree to. Don’t rush. By being careless you are only making yourself an easier target. Do the opposite and protect yourself and your machine.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove SnapMyScreen from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.