What is Oursurfing.com

Oursurfing.com is obsessive and unwanted search engine site that infects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It mimics Google, however searches are delivered by Yahoo. Main issues with it is that it is installed without user consent, contains additional advertising, and won’t uninstall from computer standard way. It also infects browser shortcuts by adding web page address oursurfing.com to the target field in shortcut properties. Use complete removal tutorial for Oursurfing.com hijacker.

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How is Oursurfing.com installed on my PC?

Oursurfing.com is offered as install option when downloading and installing free software, game cracks, downloaders, media converters etc. It is usually not clearly disclosed or vague wording is used, but during installation of such programs there is windows that says that Oursurfing.com will be set as default search engine and homepage on your browsers. Antiviruses will not remove or protect your PC from hijackers like this one. To remove Oursurfing.com permanently, please, use Norton antimalware.

How to remove Oursurfing.com?

To get rid of Oursurfing.com you may read our manual removal guide and remove malware by yourself. But we recommend you to use special removal tools, because they fully remove hijackers and all created files.

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Manual Oursurfing.com Removal Guide

Oursurfing.com is protected by special program called Xtab that is located in C:\Progam Files\. Before removing Oursurfing.com go to C:\Progam Files\Xtab and run “uninstall“. Wait until it finishes and continue with instructions below.

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Oursurfing.com (for example “oursurfing uninstall“);
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Oursurfing.com (for example “oursurfing uninstall“);
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Oursurfing.com and (for example “Oursurfing uninstall“);
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click a link Show advanced settings;
  5. Turn down and click Reset settings;
  6. Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “about:support” in address bar.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+H;
  3. Click Troubleshooting Information;
  4. At the Right-Top Corner click Reset Firefox;
  5. Click Reset Firefox.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt, click Tools, or Click on Gear Icon;
  3. Click Internet Options;
  4. Click Advanced tab;
  5. Click Reset;
  6. Mark Delete Personal Settings, Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

Oursurfing.com is dangerous hijacker and should be removed asap.

2 Comments

  1. Awesome…Thanks a plenty
    The note on Xtab was a great help – made a difference…else it kept coming back

  2. Awesome, we must to pay before to delete oursurfing

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