Trustedsurf.com search engine what will help the user find anything on the Internet. This site classified as a browser hijacker because it installs stealthily on your computer and will infect all well known browsers (Opera, Google Chrome, Mozila, Safari, Edge, Internet Explorer and others). This hijacker will change some setting so you will see Trustedsurf.com (or any else malicious site) as your new home page, your search engine will be changed and the most awful thing is that Trustedsurf.com will also install small programs with it what can also install some new virus stealthily.
Trustedsurf.com can appear if you infect with some hijacker or if you install free software from the Internet. Check every additional option while installation process, so you will see what you get after installation is complete. Never allow the program to install with “Custom” option, or be ready that some additional program will appear on your computer. This site can appear as your new homepage after you installed free software from the internet. Almost all free software has hidden programs what you can if you carefully check all “Advanced” options while installation process. This simple step can save your computer in the future – always check every window! So after Trustedsurf.com becomes part of your system you will receive many pop-ups, banners or coupons every time you go online. It”s really annoying. In addition, this hijacker can track your browsing activity and create pop-ups or banners more specific for you, so you click on it with higher chance. We highly recommend to remove Trustedsurf.com after you was redirected to it for the first time!
Trustedsurf.com automatic removal tool:
Trustedsurf.com removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Trustedsurf.com in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):