Surf to Save is adware offered as a program for online shopping and savings. However, It displays ads and is installed with other freeware and can come with adware that hijacks your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome for spying on you browsing history and displaying ads and deals that can attract your clicks. Such clicks on Surf to Save advertising bring profit to this adware owners and distributors that help to install Surf to Save. That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. Surf to Save is bundled with popular free programs and set for being automatically installed unless you notice and disable this optional adware. While Surf to Save is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of Surf to Save ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove Surf to Save extensions, add-ons, and browser helper objects installed in these web browsers. You also need to remove similarly named Windows application just as you would remove any other Windows program. You can remove Surf to Save components manually by following this guide. However, other adware that might be present in a bundle or installed somehow else can bring you a hard time since you need to see what to kill first. SpyHunter offers a free scanner that shows you all you need, and it can automatically remove Surf to Save and other malware form your infected computer.
This removal guide will help you to remove Surf to Save manually or use special security software designed for removing Surf to Save and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers not only removal but real-time protection against malicious programs and PUP (potentially unwanted programs). It offers a free scanner that is helpful for manual removal and let access the severity of the infection.
What is Surf to Save?
Surf to Save is a program and web browser extension that are designed for tracking your browsing history and displaying ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. Surf to Save adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins present as web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO. These Surf to Save components are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in various ways. If you click on Surf to Save ads, then the owner gets profit for your click from promoters. That is why Surf to Save is often deceptively installed. It wastes your time, web traffic, and compromises your privacy since gathered information about your habits are often shared among promoters. Surf to Save is often distributed with free program downloads. It is deceptively installed unless you disable this optional program before installing the program that you download. Removing Surf to Save is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer against malware with a help of SpyHunter that can block common means used by malware for sneaking into your system and infecting your computer. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
Surf to Save Adware Removal ToolSurf to Save Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Surf to Save and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Surf to Save malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Surf to Save components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against Surf to Save and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Surf to Save from Windows
You need to uninstall all the Surf to Save components manually. First you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to Surf to Save.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-malware and anti-virus software to make sure that other threats are found and removed.
Uninstall Surf to Save on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "Surf to Save" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall Surf to Save on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight Surf to Save program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Surf to Save on Windows XP
Uninstalling Surf to Save from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on Surf to Save program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Surf to Save from Chrome
Remove Surf to Save extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find Surf to Save extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Surf to Save from Firefox
Remove Surf to Save add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find Surf to Save add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Surf to Save from Internet Explorer
Remove Surf to Save extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on Surf to Save, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is simple but your computer might have other similar infections. If want to make it clean and value your time, then use Surf to Save Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and get rid of other computer infections.
Remove Surf to Save Adware Infection Completely
Surf to Save is often spread in a bundle with other adware programs, and your computer might also be infected with other malware. Malicious programs are used by cyber criminals for spying on your security information, stealing your money, and using your computer as a bot for fraud. After you remove Surf to Save adware, run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and use SpyHunter for anti-malware protection.