What is Trustedsurf.com?

Trustedsurf.com is browser threat classified as browser hijacker. Trustedsurf.com hijacks the browser and replaces default settings of browser search and homepage in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It redirects user searches to search.yahoo.com, which indicates it is affiliated with Yahoo search. Trustedsurf.com may insert extra ads and pop-ups during your browsing. Trustedsurf.com uses browsing data to target ads it shows more precisely. The main task of the developers is to make money on user click on the ads shown. Trustedsurf.com creates entries in the registry and copies the files all over your computer, so if you decide to remove it the regular way, then you will not succeed. Trustedsurf.com collects personal information and analyzes your browsing. If Trustedsurf.com has infected your PC, you can be sure that your computer is at risk. Remove it using instructions below.

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How Trustedsurf.com 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 Trustedsurf.com, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove Trustedsurf.com from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Trustedsurf.com

Or uninstall Trustedsurf.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Trustedsurf.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Trustedsurf.com and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

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

After that remove Trustedsurf.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Trustedsurf.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Trustedsurf.com:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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