How to Remove Ads by Surf Safely


Ads by Surf Safely kept popping up when Chrome and Firefox online. Had tried to stop these annoying ads but in vain. It just showed me more and more ads to the screen and the pop up contents kept opening up ads and distorted the web pages I was reading. I had Adblock, but somehow this got through. I was sure that there mush be adware on my computer. However, I could not find it and remove these ads. How do I disable this thing? Thanks!

 

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Information About Ads by Surf Safely

Ads by Surf Safely, Ads powered by Surf Safely, RocketTab powered by Surf Safely or Ads Powered by Surf Safely are pop up ads developed by Surf Safely, which is owned by Intriguing Apps. As this program shows endless pop up on screen, most computer users are likely to regard it as adware rather than potential unwanted program. What makes a computer threatened by adware? The pop up ads showed by adware, the potential risks contained in pop up contents and even the adware itself. It seems risky and it is really important for you to stop clicking its related pop up ads and continue to keep any related program on computer, it is like a potential threat to what you store on computer. Surf Safely is considered to be adware since it displays pop up ads. On big attribute of the ads it displays is that the ads can show up on all web pages you are visiting, making you unable to scan the contents you want. What you should concern is whether this adware is risk and the program you download is really of beneficial effect on terms of bringing you hidden threats and potentially put your privacy into danger. That is actually what should be clear. What is interesting about Ads by Surf Safely is that many users and experts will put it into the category of unsafe program. If you keep this thing on computer, you will continually get more troubles without an end.

 

surfsafely homepage

 

Having insecure threat on computer, you will end up being trapped if you engage in the Ads by Surf Safely. When y you focus on something on web pages and accidentally click on any malicious pop up content (ads, pop up windows, links, text and picture), as a result of that, you will be redirecte4d to other websites or forced to download more computer threats. As you have this adware on computer, getting random pop up ads is only one part of troubles. For some adware, displaying pop up ads is not the final goal. What they want is to help its developers and partners to promote third parties like sales, products, programs, services and other websites. The first step to taking control of web browser in order to show pop up contents is to make sure its related process is running on computer. Many users would find that there is no a suspicious program when open control penal. However, as soon as you open task manager, you may find that there are many strange processes are running which also using up CPU. Hidden process is not safe and they might even add to start up item, making them can be automatically run while the infected computer is loading.

The Risks Of Adware Like Ads by Surf Safely

No one doubts the danger of adware. In fact, showing pop up ads is not the only one trouble caused by adware like Ads by Surf Safely. The infection of adware has made it easy for other threats to attack the affected computers. Adware will also add additional extension and add-on to web browser. Once browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer are opened, the additional extension will help adware control pop up ads on web pages that users are scanning. The additional add may may other threats possible to get inside computer through the internet. For those who develop adware, they might make it clear that they are not responsible for the potential risks of third parties, including pop up ads, services, programs and websites. It is now easier for computer viruses to attack target computer once you have adware or loop. Some adware serve as a port to connect the infected computer and remote hackers. Even there is no one has reported that this adware will steal personal details or collect any sensitive information from computer users, you should still need to be aware that the actions you take when you are using the computer and the information you upload on websites will be revealed. Remind yourself what risks will it bring when you want to use the infected web browser. If any private details you are going to upload are important to you, do clean your computer and make sure this adware is removed first.

 

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For most inexperienced users who get computer infected by Ads by Surf Safely, they might able to remove this adware completely but only able to close the pop up ads one by one. When they click to close these ads, instead of closing the entire web browser, they might be redirected to malicious website. Moreover, the click of ads will download unknown third parties which might be adware, browser hijacker, Trojan virus and other malware if the ads contain malicious installer. With a simple adware on computer, hackers can easily get remote access to computer. Besides the adware itself, you may have no idea how many other threats and additives will be added to web browsers and system. The first thing you should do is to remove Ads by Surf Safely from computer as soon as possible to avoid further damage, data loss and privacy theft. Sure, sound simple enough. But anyone who has actually get this adware on computer knows that it is not easy to get rid of Ads by Surf Safely. And the longer you keep it, the more threats and troubles will come.

To avoid further troubles and stop the random pop up ads caused by adware, you need to remove Ads by Surf Safely timely without delay.

 

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Why Users Want to Remove Ads by Surf Safely

Usually, when you search this keyword on forums, what you get in search result are some posts or questions asked by users whose computer is infected by this adware. All of them are dealing the same trouble that they continually get random pop up ads provided by this threat.

For most of them, Ads by Surf Safely show up on screen after downloading third parties, clicking on malicious pop ups and visiting unsafe websites. As a matter of fact, if, by the way of habit, you consistently beginning every installation of third party by clicking next and next and without considering how many potential unwanted bundles will be added along with it, you will easily get computer infected by this kind of adware. This is not to say all third party contains adware or malicious bundles but most of adware is spread through attaching to other installers that you possibly install. More importantly, you are the one who agree the installation of additional third party as most of them can be deleted before installing in checkbox. Some adware installation is more complicated that you even can not uncheck it before installing as it is not optional.

Free software installers used in Surf Safely adware distribution:


How to Remove Ads by Surf Safely

As it has made it clear that Ads by Surf Safely are dangerous to computer, you can follow the manual removal guide below to remove Ads by Surf Safely virus. This is a manual removal guide that you need to delete and remove all related things all by yourself. Remember that it is not easy, especially for unskillful users who do not have any skill and experience.

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Detailed Manual Removal Steps

Main steps
Step one. Uninstall suspicious and related program from computer
Step two. Delete malicious extension and add-on from browsers
Step three. Reset web browsers settings to default (Optional)
Step four. Clean all relevant leftovers from system

Step one. Uninstall suspicious and related program from computer
Most of time, adware is a nasty program which is installed along with other installers. However, not all adware can be found on computer once it only has a process but not a program. No matter it has an exact program or not, you should check every installed program to find the related adware and its carriers.

For Windows 7/Vista operating system

On desktop, click start menu at lower left corner and then select “control panel” option from list

 

Control Panel - Windows 7

 

Click “uninstall a program” under programs category

uninstall a program - Windows 7

When all installed programs are listed, check them one by one and find related program. Select on the target program, then click “uninstall”

 

uninstall program

 

After, follow the uninstall wizard step by step to remove it.

Note: Do check other programs and remove suspicious program and potential unwanted programs as they might be the carrier of adware.

For Windows XP operating system
On desktop, click start menu at lower left corner and select “control panel”

 

Control Panel

 

In the new opening window, choose “add or remove programs” option

Add or Remove programs

 

When all installed programs are listed, check them one by one and find related program. Select on the target program, then click “uninstall”

After, follow the uninstall wizard step by step to remove it.

Note: Do check other programs and remove suspicious program and potential unwanted programs as they might be the carrier of adware.

For Windows 8 operating system

On desktop, move mouse to the lower left corner and click start menu icon once it appears, then select “control panel”.

Control Panel - Windows 8

 

In the new opening window, click “uninstall a program” option under programs category

 

Uninstall a program - Windows 8

 

When all installed programs are listed, check them one by one and find related program. Select on the target program, then click “uninstall”

After, follow the uninstall wizard step by step to remove it.

Note: Do check other programs and remove suspicious program and potential unwanted programs as they might be the carrier of adware.

For Windows 10 operating system

On desktop, move to the lower left corner and right click it, select “control panel” from list

Control Panel Windows 10

 

When all installed programs are listed, check them one by one and find related program. Select on the target program, then click “uninstall”

 

Uninstall a program - Windows 8

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After, follow the uninstall wizard step by step to remove it.

Note: Do check other programs and remove suspicious program and potential unwanted programs as they might be the carrier of adware.

Step two. Delete malicious extension and add-on from browsers

Most adware is able to display random pop up ads through making use of additional extension and add-on which is adding to web browsers.

Google Chrome
Open Google Chrome homepage, click Chrome main menu at the top right corner and then select “more tools”

 

settings

 

Choose “extensions”

 

extensions

 

Select unwanted extension and click trash icon to remove it


Mozilla Firefox
Open Firefox homepage, click “tools” option on toolbar at the top of page and then select “add-ons”

add-ons

Find unwanted extension and click on it, then click “remove”

remove add-ons


Internet Explorer
Open Internet Explorer homepage, click main settings icon at the top right corner, then select “manage-add-on” option

 

manage add-ons

 

Under “toolbars and extensions” option, find suspicious and unwanted extension, select it and click “disable”

Disabel Social Extras from IE


Step three. Reset web browsers settings to default (Optional)
Not all adware will change web browser settings. To avoid relevant browser hijackers or adware which change homepage, start up page and search engine. To reset these settings back, you should reset all settings to default.

Note: the resetting of web browser may include disabling toolbars and add-ons, advanced options, default web browser settings, tabbed browsing settings, privacy settings, pop up settings and security settings. If you tick the “delete personal settings”, you will reset home pages, saerch providers and accelerators to default settings and delete temporary internet files, history, cookies, web form information, activex filtering and tracking protection data, and passwords.

Reset Google Chrome

Open Chrome, click main menu icon at the top right corner and then choose “setting” option from list

 

settings
Scroll down the page to bottom, select “show advanced settings” to get more details

 

show advanced settings

 

Go to the bottom of the page and click “reset settings” option

reset settings

 

In the new opening tab, click “rest” button

reset
Close all tabs

Reset Mozilla Firefox
Open Firefox homepage, click “help” option at toolbar, and then select “troubleshooting”

troubleshooting

 

In the new opening tab, click “refresh Firefox” button

refresh firefox

 

Then another window will pop up, click “refresh Firefox” option again

refresh firefox 2
Close all tabs once it is finished

 

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Reset Internet Explorer

Open IE homepage, click gear icon at the top right corner and then choose “internet options” from list

internet options

 

As the new tab is opened, click “advanced” at the top right corner and click “reset” button

reset

 

After the new window pops up, click “reset” again

 

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Close all tabs


Step four. Clean all relevant leftovers from system
Once adware like Ads by Surf Safely is installed, additional files, folders, values, registry entries and other data will be installed on computer. The above manual removal steps can not clean all traces of this adware as there might be some hidden files that can not be found easily. Under this situation, you should download a removal tool which can scan then entire system and show malicious threats and traces in scan result.

 

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