Safesurfs.com hijacker – how to eliminate?

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Following this tutorial will help you to get rid of Safesurfs.com hijacker from the home page of your browser, its default search engine setting and search scopes parameters. So, what exactly does this Safesurfs.com stand for and what can be done to eliminate it effectively from your system?


Safesurfs.com
Safesurfs.com

Safesurfs.com hijacker typically infects your default browser, even through the infection may penetrate into Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc. You may notice that each time you open these browser, Safesurfs.com is displayed in the startup. It is important to remember that Safesurfs.com as a search engine is absolutely useless.

To look for the relevant data through Safesurfs.com will be the absolute waste of your time. Instead of decent results you will simply be brought to all kinds of malicious pages, which may essentially damage your computer in the long run. To sum up the above-said information, please follow the tips below to completely get rid of Safesurfs.com from your PC.


Safesurfs.com automatic removal tool:

Safesurfs.com removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft AntiMalware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft AntiMalware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft AntiMalware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft AntiMalware 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 AntiMalware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Safesurfs.com in the future.

GridinSoft AntiMalware 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 AntiMalware

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 AntiMalware 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 AntiMalware

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