Uninstall Secure-surf.net

About this infection

Secure-surf.net is is a redirect virus threat that may arrive into your PC without you knowing. It occurs because they are adjoined to free software and when careless users are setting up that free applications, they do not even realize how the hijacker installs as well. The good news is that the hijacker ought to not directly harm your machine as it’s not malicious. However, it does not belong on your PC. Undesirable changes will be made to your Internet browser and you will be redirected to strange page. Furthermore it might be capable of redirecting you to content that dangerous. It is suggested that you remove Secure-surf.net as it presents no valuable traits and unnecessarily puts your PC at danger.

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How does it spread

Freeware generally comes along with optional items, like advertisement-supported software and hijackers. Default settings are usually the reason why such a big amount of users install them, even if they don’t need to. Everything that is hiding will be discovered in Advanced or Custom settings so if you want to bypass installing unneeded offers, ensure that you opt for those settings. You need to be cautious as a somewhat large amount of offers is adjoined to freeware. Those offers might not bring about any issues at all, but they could also bring about severe malware contaminations. We firmly recommend that you erase Secure-surf.net.

Why erase Secure-surf.net

As soon as it manages to get into your machine, it will take over your browser and change its settings. Whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox it will be immediately eye-catching that your homepage and new tabs have been modified to the hijacker’s advertised page. The first thing you will try doing is invalidate the modifications but until you abolish Secure-surf.net, you will be prevented from doing so. You will have a pretty simple site set as your homepage, it will have a search box and most likely adverts. Advertisement websites might be embedded among the legitimate results. The hijacker generally intends to reroute you to generate profit but those search results might be capable of leading you to dubious sites and that can result in a severe malicious program infection. If you want to stop this from happening, eliminate Secure-surf.net from your PC.

Secure-surf.net removal

By hand Secure-surf.net termination is doable so you could try that, just bear in mind that you will have to discover the redirect virus by yourself. If you are encountering into problems, you can have anti-spyware remove Secure-surf.net. No matter which method you pick, make sure that you uninstall the hijacker fully.

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Learn how to remove Secure-surf.net from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Secure-surf.net

a) Windows 10/Windows 8

  1. Start -> Search -> Search for Control Panel. win10-start Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  2. Open Control Panel and access Programs and Features.
  3. Find all programs you want to uninstall and delete them. win10-remove-program Uninstall Secure-surf.net

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs. win-xp-start-control Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  2. Find the programs you want to uninstall and delete them. win-xp-control-panel Uninstall Secure-surf.net

c) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder, located in your dock.
  2. Select Applications from the list on the left side, locate all unwanted programs and drag them to the trash icon in your dock. Alternatively, you can right-click on the program and select Move to Trash. mac-os-app-remove Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Right-click on the trash icon in your dock and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall Secure-surf.net from browsers

a) Delete Secure-surf.net from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. IE-gear Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Manage add-ons -> Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Find and delete all unwanted extensions. IE-add-ons Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  5. Close the window.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. ie-settings Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Press on Internet Options, delete the homepage URL and type in the one you wish to use. IE-settings2 Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  4. Save changes.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. ie-settings Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Internet Options -> Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  4. Near the bottom, you will see a Reset option. Press that.
  5. Check the box that says Delete personal data and press Reset. IE-reset Uninstall Secure-surf.net

d) Delete Secure-surf.net from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner.
  3. Select More Tools and then Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and press on the trash icon to delete them. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you problems, you can disable them temporarily by unchecking the Enabled box. chrome-extensions-delete Uninstall Secure-surf.net

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner and choose Settings. chrome-menu Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Scroll down to On startup and press on Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  4. Choose either Add a new page or Use current page to change your homepage.
  5. Still in Settings, scroll up to Search engine and press Manage search engines.
  6. Select the search engine you want to use. chrome-search-engines Uninstall Secure-surf.net

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner and choose Settings. chrome-menu Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Scroll down to Advanced and press on that.chrome-settings Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  4. Go down to the very bottom and press Reset. chrome-reset Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  5. Read the warning and press Reset again.

g) Delete Secure-surf.net from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner. mozilla-menu Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Select Add-ons and choose the Extensions tab. mozilla-extensions Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and delete them.

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner and select Options. mozilla-menu-options Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. In General, delete the current URL of your homepage and type in the one you want to use. mozilla-options Uninstall Secure-surf.net

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner and choose Help.
  3. Choose Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  4. Under Give Firefox a tune up, press on Refresh Firefox. In the box that appears, select Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Uninstall Secure-surf.net

j) Delete Secure-surf.net from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge,
  2. Open the More menu by pressing on the three dots at the top right-corner. edge-menu Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Choose Settings and press Choose what to clear. edge-choose-to-clear Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  4. Select everything you want to clear and press Clear. edge-clear-data Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  5. Open Task Manager (Ctrl +Alt + Delete -> Task Manager).
  6. In Processes, right-click on a Microsoft Edge process.
  7. Select End task for all Microsoft Edge processes. edge-task-manager Uninstall Secure-surf.net
(Method 2)
  1. Open C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge edge-folder Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  2. Delete the folders you find there
  3. Start -> Search.
  4. Search for Windows PowerShell.
  5. Right-click on the Windows PowerShell and choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  6. When Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste "Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>" without the quotation marks. edge-powershell-script Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  7. Press Enter.

k) Delete Secure-surf.net from Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Go to the Extensions tab, find all suspicious extensions and delete them. You can also temporarily disable them if you are unsure about which extension is causing you problems. safari-extensions Uninstall Secure-surf.net

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

  1. Safari → Clear History. Choose from which time you want to delete the history and press Clear. safari-history Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  3. Select the Advanced tab. safari-advanced Uninstall Secure-surf.net
  4. Check Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  5. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Uninstall Secure-surf.net

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