How to uninstall (remove) Surfing Safeguard

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What is Surfing Safeguard?

Surfing Safeguard – is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Surfing Safeguard is not a virus, but this program can be attributed to a number of potentially unwanted software. This comes on the computer quickly, without the consent of the user. After coming to the PC, Surfing Safeguard begins to spread a large amount of advertising. It displays the banners, coupons and more. In addition, Surfing Safeguard can change the home page, change the settings of your browser or add a toolbar to bash does. This program was designed to trick users. Surfing Safeguard, supposedly helps the user to find the best offers online stores (eBay, Amazon, Lightinthebox and so on). In fact, it forces the user to spend money for nothing also, Surfing Safeguard may cause other malicious software disguised as an update and recommendations. If you find Surfing Safeguard on your PC, then you need to remove it immediately.

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How Surfing Safeguard gets on your PC?

Surfing Safeguard refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Surfing Safeguard.

How to remove Surfing Safeguard from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Surfing Safeguard

Or uninstall Surfing Safeguard manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Surfing Safeguard from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

Then remove following files:


Surfing Safeguard.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Surfing Safeguard

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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