Social2Sea browser enhancer – Removal guide

This Removal instruction will help you to locate and eliminate Social2Sea virus on your computer. This program messes with your browser settings and also present a great threat to your system. That is why we advised you to remove it as soon as you will be aware of its presence.


Social2Sea
Social2Sea

Social2Sea is a dangerous program that installs on your computer and attaches to your browser. It is connected with lots other browser hijackers, web pages and advertising program that could be bundled and promoted by Social2Sea. That is why it is considered as a potentially unwanted program. After the installation, this program will change your browser homepage, searching provider, and a “new tab” page on other, potentially viral and phishing websites.

The Social2Sea can be installed in different folders:
C:\Users\*username*\AppData\Local\Social2Sea
C:\Program Files\Social2Sea
The installation file can be signed with Asian publishers and certificates that are associated with adware and other hijackers.

Programs like Social2Sea are created with purposes of getting profit, collecting information (searching keywords, IP addresses, locations…), generating traffic, creating botnets and other. And one of the problems is to spread malicious program among users and make them install it. A bundling method is still very popular and effective because most users are not paying attention to the installation process of cost-free programs, Don”t do like that, read the instruction and try to uncheck suspicious checkboxes!

If you want to get rid of Social2Sea program as soon as possible, use our removal tool GridinSoft Anti-Malware. This program will help you find and remove this virus and real time protection will defend your computer from any suspicious activity inside. Support our product and you will make the internet a little safer.


Social2Sea automatic removal tool:

Social2Sea 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:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to 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:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Social2Sea 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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