Remove “Ads by BetterSurf” virus (THIS WORKS!)




remove ads by bettersurf virus“Ads by BetterSurf” appears in your browser, for example and in our case at Google chrome, but it might also happen in Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. This “Ads by BetterSurf” text is caused by a malicious browser extension called BetterSurf, WebExp Enhanced or Video Player. These malicious browser extensions use popups to promote ads through this website. This ads “Ads by BetterSurf” are simply used to send web traffic to partners in order to make money from these ads using affiliates through the superfish.com domain.

This malicious browser extensions that cause the “Ads by BetterSurf” ads, are made for one thing, and one thing only. To investigate your browsing behavior and to make money by advertisements. The distributors also often use the Google Search engine to promote inline advertisements on the top, right side of the Google Search engine or at the end of the page with text as “Ads by BetterSurf” or “Powered by BetterSurf” or “Brought by BetterSurf“, “Ads not by this site”, “Powered by Offers4u“. They inject inline-text advertisement to make money using pay per click advertisements and show popups with all kinds of ads.

It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast through the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers an Advanced, Custom or Decline button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.

Remove “Ads by BetterSurf” virus





remove ads by bettersurf virus

Please note that all the software we offer to remove ‘Ads by BetterSurf’ is free, our instruction is tested and works to remove this threat from your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser. We do not supply any shareware which detects the threat and asks a license in order to remove ‘Ads by BetterSurf’.

Follow all steps in correct order to completely and successfuly remove ‘Ads by BetterSurf’.
This is important: if you have any problem during this removal instruction in order to remove this threat, please stop.

Step 1 – Uninstall malicious adware from your computer

Step 2 – Scan with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to remove BetterSurf (works and free)

This is a comprehensive removal instruction to remove “Ads by BetterSurf” from your computer. If for some reason the instruction does not deliver the desired results, you can reset your favorite browser Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to default settings. In first place this is not recommended, as restoring to default settings will remove all your personal settings from your browser. Please use if anything else fails.

Step 3 – Optional: Reset browser settings

computer_icon_32Uninstall malicious adware from your computer

Windows XP or Windows 7

Goto Start – Control Panel – Programs – Uninstall a program

Remove 'Ads by BetterSurf'

Search for software you dont know or trust: BetterSurf, Web Exp Enhanced, Video Player, Media Player and select Uninstall/Change then follow the uninstallation process

Windows 8

Open Charms goto Search type Control Panel (or goto Apps – Windows System – Control Panel)

Remove 'Ads by BetterSurf'

Goto ProgramsUninstall a program
Search for software you dont know or trust: BetterSurf, Web Exp Enhanced, Video Player, Media Player and select Uninstall/Change then follow the uninstallation process

Remove BetterSurf with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware Free

  • Install software as advised, easy just follow instructions
  • Perform a Quick Scan
  • Important: within the results (see image below), click right mouse button and select “Check all items” then click Remove Selected button.

remove bettersurf with malwarebytes anti-malware

Optional: Reset browser settings

If for some reason the instruction as supplied does not work for you, or the problem remains. It might be advised to restore your settings from your favorite browser to default settings. Please know when you restore to default settings all your personal settings will be lost. If you do agree to continue to reset your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser to default settings see our instructions.

Reset Internet Explorer to default settings

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. goto “wrench” icon in top right corner
  3. Select Internet Options
  4. Goto tab Advanced
  5. Select Reset button
  6. Enable Delete personal Settings
  7. Click Reset button
  8. Restart Internet Explorer

Reset Google Chrome to default settings

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Goto the three stripes in the right top corner (menu)
  3. Select Settings
  4. Scroll down to the end of the page, search for + Show advanced settings
  5. Scroll down once again to the end of the page and click Reset browser settings button
  6. Click Reset once more

Reset Mozilla Firefox to default settings

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox
  2. Goto the orange Firefox button in the top left
  3. Select Help > Troubleshooting information
  4. Select Reset Firefox
  5. Confirm Reset Firefox
  6. Select Finish
  7. Mozilla Firefox will automatically restart

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