BetterSurf virus 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 BetterSurf virus text “Ads by BetterSurf” is caused by a malicious browser extension called BetterSurf 1.0. These malicious browser extensions use popups to promote ads thru this website. This ads from the BetterSurf virus are simply used to send web traffic to partners in order to make money from these ads using affiliates thru the superfish.com domain.
This malicious browser extensions that cause the BetterSurf virus, 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”. They inject inline-text advertisement to make money using pay per click advertisements.
It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.
Remove BetterSurf virus
Please note that all the software we offer to remove BetterSurf virus 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 BetterSurf virus.
Follow all steps in correct order to completely and successfully remove BetterSurf virus. This is important: if you have any problem during this removal instruction in order to remove this threat, please stop and ask for assistance using the comments at the end of this instruction.
This is a comprehensive removal instruction to remove BetterSurf virus 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.
Uninstall malicious adware from your computer
Windows XP or Windows 7
Goto Start – Control Panel – Programs – Uninstall a program
Search for software you dont know or trust: BetterSurf, Video Player, Media Player and select Uninstall/Change then follow the uninstallation process
Open Charms goto Search type Control Panel (or goto Apps – Windows System – Control Panel)
Remove BetterSurf with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
- 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.
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
- Open Internet Explorer
- goto “wrench” icon in top right corner
- Select Internet Options
- Goto tab Advanced
- Select Reset button
- Enable Delete personal Settings
- Click Reset button
- Restart Internet Explorer
Reset Google Chrome to default settings
- Open Google Chrome
- Goto the three stripes in the right top corner (menu)
- Select Settings
- Scroll down to the end of the page, search for + Show advanced settings
- Scroll down once again to the end of the page and click Reset browser settings button
- Click Reset once more
Reset Mozilla Firefox to default settings
- Open Mozilla Firefox
- Goto the orange Firefox button in the top left
- Select Help > Troubleshooting information
- Select Reset Firefox
- Confirm Reset Firefox
- Select Finish
- Mozilla Firefox will automatically restart