How to uninstall (remove) SaferSurf

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What is SaferSurf?

SaferSurf – it is a potentially unwanted program. This comes on the computer as an extension for the browser bundled with other free software without the user’s consent. According to the developers, SaferSurf – this is a very useful program (extension), which helps the user to find the most profitable and attractive offers online stores. After penetration SaferSurf displays banners and coupons with advertising content, it can change your browser settings, or even modify the search results. In addition, SaferSurf may redirect you to third party sites. The main objective in this program – is to get you to spend money on goods and coupons are not valid. Also, SaferSurf can take hold of your personal information and send it to third parties. If you find SaferSurf on your PC, you must remove it immediately.

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How SaferSurf gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that may contain consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select Advanced type of installation. If SaferSurf has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove SaferSurf from your computer?

To uninstall SaferSurf remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have SaferSurf in their database. You can try to use them for removing SaferSurf.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to SaferSurf – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as SaferSurf.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove SaferSurf

Or uninstall SaferSurf manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find SaferSurf.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find SaferSurf and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find SaferSurf, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove SaferSurf from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find SaferSurf.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose SaferSurf.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable SaferSurf.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


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Then remove following files:


SaferSurf.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%SaferSurf

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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