Do you know what Safesurfs.com is?
Safesurfs.com is a search engine that looks rather useful at first sight because it allows users to find the necessary information on the web and it enables them to access eBay, Twitter, Yahoo!, Facebook, Pinterest, and other popular web pages very quickly. Our team of specialists has tested this search engine in order to find out whether it is as decent as it seems to be and found out that Safesurfs.com might cause harm to the system, so it should not be kept by any means. Safesurfs.com will replace homepages and search engines on all the major browsers, so you might still see it even if you change your default browser. If you do not want to encounter Safesurfs.com ever again, you have to remove it from your system as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it will not be so easy to do that because it does not want to be removed and it changes the shortcuts of all the browsers. In other words, it will revive every time you try to fix it unless you delete Safesurfs.com browser hijacker from the system.
We suggest that you remove Safesurfs.com from your browsers as soon as possible because this search engine is not reputable. On top of that, specialists say that it might even cause harm to your system because it will provide you with third-party ads and sponsored links. They will probably be placed among your search results but you will not be able to recognize them because they do not differ much from regular search results. If you keep using Safesurfs.com and clicking on such search results, you might end up on a corrupted website one day. You might find malware on such a website and it might enter your system without your permission very quickly. Specialists have noticed that Safesurfs.com might perform a bunch of other suspicious activities too. For example, it is known that it might connect to the Internet and record various details about you.Safesurfs.com screenshot
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We are sure that Safesurfs.com is not the only browser hijacker that exists. The recent research has shown that esurf.biz, your-home-page.net, and yourwebing.com are the browser hijackers that are identical to Safesurfs.com and they might even enter your system in the future too. You can, of course, prevent this from happening. The most efficient way to do that is to install a security tool. Not all the tools will help you to protect your system, so we suggest installing the SpyHunter antimalware suite.
You will not be able to delete Safesurfs.com easily. In fact, it might be really impossible to do that via Control Panel. According to our researchers, this can only be done by resetting browsers or scanning the system with a trustworthy antimalware scanner. Do not forget that it is a must to fix the shortcuts first. If you want to find out how you can fix them, scroll down. You will find the manual removal instructions placed there.
Fix the shortcuts of your browsers
- Right-click on the icon of your browser and open Properties.
- Open the Shortcut tab.
- Locate the Target line and delete the address that goes after the quotations marks.
- Click OK.
Reset your browsers
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset and check the box alongside Delete personal settings.
- Click Reset.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting information.
- Click Refresh Firefox.
- Click on this button once again.
- Launch your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Settings from the menu and scroll down.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- Click Reset settings.
- Click the Reset button.
In non-techie terms:
If you have removed Safesurfs.com browser hijacker manually, do not forget to check your system’s condition because other infections might have slithered onto your computer together with it. Our instructions will probably not help you to delete them, so it would be best that you scan your system with an antimalware scanner too.