What is SurfAndKeep?

SurfAndKeep – an extension for the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer), that is one of the potentially unwanted software. SurfAndKeep comes bundled with free software without the user’s consent. After coming to a computer, SurfAndKeep displays a huge amount of publicity. This advertising can be of different forms: banners, coupons, pop-ups, links to ad sites and so on. At first glance, SurfAndKeep may seem so helpful. SurfAndKeep “helps” the user to find the best deals of online stores. In fact, most promotional offers are false. SurfAndKeep trying to force the user to spend money for nothing. Also, SurfAndKeep adds registry entries, can change the settings of your computer, change your homepage, replace the search results, redirect you to ad sites and much more. SurfAndKeep very malicious program, so you need to remove it right away.


How SurfAndKeep gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as it come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by SurfAndKeep, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove SurfAndKeep from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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


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You can try both of these products to remove SurfAndKeep

Or uninstall SurfAndKeep manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove SurfAndKeep from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find SurfAndKeep.
  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 SurfAndKeep.
  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 SurfAndKeep.
  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:

Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{17EB4D11-B11C-7519-0954-54E10B7BFF84}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{31E3BC75-2A09-4CFF-9C92-8D0ED8D1DC0F}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{C66F0B7A-BD67-4982-AF71-C6CA6E7F016F}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{EAF749DC-CD87-4B04-B22A-D4AC3FBCB2BC}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesTypeLib{E2343056-CC08-46AC-B898-BFC7ACF4E755}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCouponApp.CouponApp
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCouponApp.CouponApp.4.0
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{17EB4D11-B11C-7519-0954-54E10B7BFF84}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSP_face9f07
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall{11394C43-F028-9924-2243-2D6CC893EBA7}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall{7C6CD2B5-A3CF-4889-AA62-EBEDA78FF043}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall{EF6E8F19-F6ED-8C28-8FAD-002E908466A0}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREComodoDragonExtensionscmhmljigidibbbignggmclpobeodgjgl
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREGoogleChromeExtensionscmhmljigidibbbignggmclpobeodgjgl
Key: HKLMSOFTWARETorchExtensionscmhmljigidibbbignggmclpobeodgjgl
Key: HKCUSoftwareAppDataLowSProtector

Then remove following files:


And following folders


Written by Rami Douafi

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