Surf Canyon Removal Guide

Do you know what Surf Canyon is?

Surf Canyon is a search engine which is promoted by Surf Canyon toolbar. The research of this case has revealed that there are two applications bearing the same name. If you have every come across a browser add-on called Surf Canyon which is available at, it means that you found an application which does not affect the performance of your browsers. But if you have a toolbar which directs you to, then you may want to remove it from the browsers, especially if it has been installed on your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox by mistake.

Surf Canyon is a search provider and free software distributor which you can be exposed to by Certified-Toolbar, Conduit Search Toolbar, and MyWebSearch, which means that the toolbars can change your homepage to, for example, and the search engine to Simply tech. When the settings are changed, the new startup page displays various advertisements, which are provided by different advertising services. Even though the unwanted homepage can provide you with advertisements that take you to reliable websites, you should be aware of the fact that cyber criminals might also seek to promote their malicious websites, which is one of the reasons why you should ignore those display ads and fix your browsers.

Surf Canyon toolbar may seem a reliable toolbar because it contains links to popular social networking websites, including Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. The search engine is loaded once you click the Surf Canyon button.

On Mozilla Firefox in the Extension section you can find that Surf Canyon originates from, which is the website of a company which helps developers monetize their applications.

As to the very search engine, Surf Canyon can also display advertisements provided by its partners, which are said to be reputable. If you do not want to have any links to Surf Canyon on your browser, remove the unwanted toolbar from the system.

Below you will find our step-by-step instructions on how to uninstall the unwanted program and reset your browsers. If you want to have the toolbar removed immediately and also shield the computer from various threats, implement SpyHunter. It will scan the PC and safeguard the system against Trojan horses, ransomware infections, browser hijackers, and threats which should never access the system.

How to remove Surf Canyon toolbar

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove Surf Canyon.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Uninstall the unwanted application.

Windows 8

  1. Press Win+R and type in control panel.
  2. Click OK and select Uninstall a program.
  3. Remove the unwanted application.

How to reset browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. Open the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Reset and check the box.
  4. Click Reset in a dialog box and then click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click Reset Firefox - > Reset Firefox - > Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Point to Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Remove unwanted browser add-on.
  4. Click Settings on the left side of the browser window.
  5. Under On startup, click on the last option and then select Set Pages.
  6. Under Search, click Manage search engines and set a new search provider.

In non-techie terms:

Surf Canyon is a search engine which is promoted by a browser extension. If you want to rid the browsers of the toolbar, implement the recommend anti-spyware tool.

Aliases: SurfCanyon.