How to remove (uninstall) Secure-surf.net

Secure-surf.net is the advertising-oriented tool whose facilities are used by cyber-criminals to obtain money from ads. The advertising programs are separated on two sorts: adware and hijackers. The single distinction therebetween is that the hijackers use only browsers and adware just bombards the user with various advertising. Programs of this type are trying to look good, to urge you install them. One of the significant problems for adware designers is to depict all options in the most unclear manner, to deceive the user. Reports about the activity of your friends on Twitter, better finding of bargains and sells, fast search and other stupid features – this is what such tools are offering. Of course, they don't care about these things and simply generate the irritating advertising.

Secure-surf.net

Many customers don't believe that Secure-surf.net is not malicious by itself. Secure-surf.net isn't dangerous, as it does not interfere with the work of good tools, it doesn't destroy files and doesn't inflict direct damage to the PC. The functions that Secure-surf.net performs are innocuous, but it lets customer to damage his machine as hard as he is able to. Showing ads, advertising program initiates a flow of visitors to certain web-pages and gets hundreds of dollars for web-criminals. Ads and boosting services, afforded by adware, are low-cost, and draw hundreds of website owners. This scheme is very difficult to break and Secure-surf.net will do its work until all customers will experience some troubles with hijackers and adware, and cease to install these types of tools.

After breaking into the computer and installation promotional tool, the only thing that troubles adware is advertisement. Advertisement arises everywhere, beginning with the new tabs in your browser, and ending with the total clogging of the system. Even if you managed to close the banners, Secure-surf.net starts to act even more irritating, hiding the whole web-sites. The obvious response on the appearance of large banner is to close it, but any click on it starts new tab or starts the download. Hijackers might generate less hype than adware, but with hijacker you can't even find the needed website, because of redirections. You can get rid of this only by removing adware from your system immediately.

 

Methods to remove Secure-surf.net

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Secure-surf.net manually

Step 1. Uninstall Secure-surf.net from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Secure-surf.net from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

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Getting rid of Secure-surf.net is a fairly simple task that any newcomer can handle. The experienced PC operators may know how to perform the manual removal, but if you aren't absolutely sure - feel free to use our instructions. If you exactly follow this guide, the removal will go quickly and easily. If you discovered adware immediately after the contamination, you have to remove it, because in a week there will be more malware. Each day of protraction calls hundreds of new banners and the unwanted programs are behind each of them. If you could not delete Secure-surf.net immediately, you may need decent anti-viral tool that can promptly and accurately get rid of extensive contamination. Such program is called Spyhunter, and with its assistance you will entirely clean the hard drive from malware in 5 minutes.

Removal instruction

Step 1. Uninstall from Control Panel

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Secure-surf.net from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Secure-surf.net and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Secure-surf.net
  • C:\ProgramData\Secure-surf.net
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Secure-surf.net

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Secure-surf.net" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Secure-surf.net from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Secure-surf.net and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Secure-surf.net from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Secure-surf.net and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Secure-surf.net from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Secure-surf.net from the browser

How to remove Secure-surf.net from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Secure-surf.net

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete Secure-surf.net from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Secure-surf.net

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall Secure-surf.net from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Secure-surf.net

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete Secure-surf.net from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Secure-surf.net and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete Secure-surf.net from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to remove Secure-surf.net

 

How to protect the computer?

Although it is pretty easy to uninstall Secure-surf.net, nobody will enjoy to perform this every day. The main problem isn't the quality of harmful programs but their quantity. According to this, every user should know not just how to get rid of viruses, but firstly, how to avoid them. Here are some tips and if you'll abide them, the effects will be good for you.

  • All propositions in the Web that promise you incredible profit must be closely thought out before you are getting involved in it. 80% of such offers are fake, created to boost the website on which they are placed, but the last 20% of them lead to true fraud schemes which could cost you real money.
  • Each time you install some software, you have to closely examine each appearing window. There will be lots of significant information such as installation folder, the EULA and more. Some hijackers use a manner called "Partner installation" or "quick installation", which means that in addition to the useful software you get 3-4 useless ones. Such technique of installation is fully undesired, because you can't be certain about the additional tools.
  • E-mail is very easy to use for fraud purposes. You must be aware of any e-mails which contain attachments, or which were sent by unknown persons.

These rules aren't difficult to follow, but they all are giving you a chance to avoid the contamination by viruses. Even if the use of the tips is causing you disadvantage - you have to understand: it is much better to prevent contamination than to face its consequences. Let your computer be clean and safe, and if you face any problems - please comment this item.

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