Safer-Surfer must defend your PC from different dangers and online threats. Also, this application promises you make your internet browsing safer. But unfortunately, that’s a lie. Actually, Safer-Surfer is a threat itself. You must delete it as fast as possible. If you have recently detected that your PC is infected with this malicious software (it is formally considered as an adware), you’re on the right track. In this post we will provide you with detailed guide how to delete Safer-Surfer.
Once inside, Safer-Surfer will show various ads on all of your online browsers (it may be pop-up, in-text, pop-under, banner advertisements). If you click on any of those ads displayed by Safer-Surfer, you will be immediately redirected to other web pages that may be owned by third parties or different cyber criminals, such as hackers or swindlers. Thus, your PC can get infected with other infection, viruses, malicious applications or you can even get scammed and lose your money.
Once installed Safer-Surfer will gather various information about your online browsing habits, such as browsing history and personal data. The main goal of Safer-Surfer adjust those advertisements according to collected data and make them even more relevant and attractive to you, because they get paid for every click you make.
Safer-Surfer may spread the same way as most of other adware – included with different free software that you can upload from the Internet. If you solve download and install some free application, you must be very attentive during the installation. This way you can avoid installing any complementary unwanted software.
How to delete Safer-Surfer?
We recommend to execute deletion of Safer-Surfer automatically because it is much quicker and you don’t need to have any specific knowledge to pull that out. Just you need to download dependable antivirus software, such as Trojan Killer and scan your PC with it. It will automatically find and eliminate the danger and threat very fast. It will also defend your system from similar viruses in the future. Thus, it is worth to keep such a program installed on your PC.
Safer-Surfer automatic removal tool:
Safer-Surfer removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Safer-Surfer in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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):