How to uninstall (remove) Word Surfer

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What is Word Surfer?

Word Surfer is a potentially unwanted software that comes on your PC without yours consent. Word Surfer hijacks your browser, it can modify the browser settings and change the homepage. Word Surfer also can modify the search results and redirect user to ad sites. This program deals with the dissemination of advertisements. Word Surfer displays coupons and banners with a ton of ads. Many of the proposals of this program does not real, that’s why users risk spending money for nothing. Word Surfer created to make money, it’s a useless program. In addition, this program can collect your personal data and transmit it to third parties. Word Surfer can become a conduit for other malicious programs. This is not a virus, but this program can deliver a lot of trouble, so we recommended you to remove it right now.

Word Surfer

How Word Surfer gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrate to computer bundled with free programs. Malicious software comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found Word Surfer, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Word Surfer from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

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

 

Download Norton
 

You can try both of these products to remove Word Surfer

Or uninstall Word Surfer manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Word Surfer from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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