How to uninstall (remove) Surf Safely

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What is Surf Safely?

Surf Safely – is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Surf Safely can hijack the popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The main objective in Surf Safely – is to promote the products and services of partner sites and companies. Once it infects a computer, it displays the countless banners, coupons, pop-ups and stuff. Surf Safely may seem a useful program, but it is not. Surf Safely can offer you those products that do not exist. Surf Safely also collects information about your browsing and other private data. Because of this, this potentially unwanted software can continuously display advertising during your browsing. Surf Safely significantly reduces the performance of your PC. It can change your browser settings, home page, and more. Surf Safely – this is a very malicious program, so you should remove it immediately.

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How Surf Safely 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 malicious software has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Surf Safely from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Surf Safely – 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 Surf Safely.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Surf Safely

Or uninstall Surf Safely manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Surf Safely.
  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 Surf Safely 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 Surf Safely, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Surf Safely from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Surf Safely.
  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 Surf Safely.
  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 Surf Safely.
  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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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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