Do you know what Ads by BetterSurf is?
BetterSurf is categorized as adware because it displays a variety of advertisements while the computer user is browsing the web. It is compatible with three of the most popular browsers which are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox; thus it means that it works on a large scale basis. This browser extension is published by BetterSurf itself and it has an official homepage which is bettersurf.net; however, there has been impossible to download the extension at the time of writing. As it is known that the advertisements which are displayed are more harmful than beneficial, you should definitely remove BetterSurf from your system and never install it again.
BetterSurf is one of those extensions which are installed silently onto your computer and which you need to erase the moment you suspect its presence. It usually comes to the computer through bundled downloads. For instance, if you download unreliable software from the internet and download it onto computer without making sure which components will be installed together, BetterSurf might easily end up in your computer. You will definitely notice its existence because you will start seeing various advertisements, as mentioned before.
Even though the publisher states that Ads by BetterSurf will make browsing more enjoyable because it will enrich web browsing experience with additional supplement content, offers, and deals related to user’s internet browsing activity, you should not trust it; instead, you should remove this extension from your system as soon as possible. One of the reasons is that it might lead you to potential threats because there is no guarantee that you will be redirected to trustworthy websites after clicking on the advertisements displayed. In addition to this, it claims that it collects data in order to be able to suggest ads, commercial offers, coupons, shopping comparisons, and banners that are likely to interest you. BetterSurf states that it only collects such information as IP address, internet provider, country, operating system, and default search provider; however, there is a possibility that it collects the information about your browsing habits as well, which is why you need to delete BetterSurf from your computer.
As it is basically impossible to delete it from your computer completely using manual instructions, you need to acquire a reliable antimalware tool. Manual instructions will only help you to disable this browser extension; however, it has to be deleted automatically because other threats might enter your computer through it. We recommend using SpyHunter for this matter; it will delete BetterSurf from your computer immediately and protect it from other potential threats in the future.
How to remove Ads by BetterSurf
- Press Alt+T to access the Tools menu and then click Manage add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions in the menu on the left.
- Find BetterSurf and click the Disable button.
- Press Ctrl+Shift+A to access Extensions.
- Find the extension which you want to remove from the system and click Disable.
- Restart the browser to enable the changes.
- Press Alt+F to open the menu and click Tools, then go to Extensions.
- Under the Extensions, select the program which you want to delete and click the recycle bin button.
- Click the Remove button to confirm the removal process.
In non-techie terms:
BetterSurf is a browser extension which shows various advertisements while you are browsing the web. These advertisements might expose you to potential threats. Therefore, you need to delete it from your computer as soon as possible.
Aliases: Better Surf.