Remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.com (Snappy Image) – Removal Guide




remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.comsnappyimage.surfcanyon.com is a search engine which is promoted by, what we call the BetterSurf adware and it’s variants as WebExp Enhanced, Video Saver, Video Player and Lyrics. If you visit shopping sites you see a magnify glass with a search query on it and you click it, you will end up searching for that specific item on Snappy Image Search (snappyimage.surfcanyon.com). Surf Canyon it’s self is also promoting adware, we have seen it multiple times on our testing machines and wrote some articles about it.

If you found yourself being redirect to snappyimage.surfcanyon.com, we advise you to scan your computer for adware and to keep aware at what you install onto your computer. This BetterSurf adware and its variants are promoted through free downloads from populaire software.

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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 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.

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Please note that all the software we offer to remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.com 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 snappyimage.surfcanyon.com popups.





Follow all steps in correct order to completely and successfully remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.com popups.
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 – Remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.com ads from your favorite browser using AdwCleaner

Step 3 – Remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.com ad left overs using Junkware Removal Tool

Step 4 – Remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.com related files with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

This is a comprehensive removal instruction to remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.com 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 5 – Optional: Reset browser settings

computer_icon_32Uninstall snappyimage.surfcanyon.com from your computer

Windows XP or Windows 7

Goto Start – Control Panel – Programs – Uninstall a program

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Search for software you dont know or trust, for example publisher BetterSurf, WebExp Enhanced, a2zLyrics, Media Player, Video Player and select Uninstall/Change then follow the uninstallation process

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Windows 8

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

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Goto ProgramsUninstall a program
Search for software you dont know or trustfor example publisher BetterSurf, WebExp Enhanced, a2zLyrics, Media Player, Video Player and select Uninstall/Change then follow the uninstallation process

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Remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.comRemove snappyimage.surfcanyon.com using AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner will scan your computer for malicious Services, Folder, Files, Shortcuts, Registry items and Products. As AdwCleaner tries to delete these malicious content it will also clean the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser. We strongly recommend using AdwCleaner several times a month to keep your computer clean from adware, popups, browser hijackers or toolbars.

Download AdwCleaner (Official link and direct-download)

Select AdwCleaner.exe with right mouse click and Run as Administrator

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If User Account Control asks you to allow AdwCleaner.exe to make changes to your computer, press Yes to continue.

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Start scanning your computer for any malicious threats by selecting the Scan button, please wait.

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AdwCleaner will now start scanning your computer. If AdwCleaner is done, it will display a list of malicious items detected, please uncheck the items you do not want to remove that might be detected as malicious.
If you have nothing to uncheck, continue to the removal process and select the Clean button.

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AdwCleaner will display the following informational alerts and starts rebooting the computer.

All programs will be closed in order to proceed correctly to the removal of the infections. Please save any work in progress and the click [OK]

If you have been brought to use AdwCleaner, it’s probably because your PC contained potentially unwanted programs or adware.
Potentially unwanted programs are often proposed during the installation of software. They may be present form of toolbars that sometimes change the homepage of the browser and slow internet browsing.
To avoid the installation of these programs polluting the computer, it is essential to follow these tips:

– Always download a program from the official link, or a trusted site
– When installing a program, do not click too fast [Next] without paying attention to Terms of Use and third-party programs available.
– If third-party programs are available (toolbars, etc) uncheck them.
– Enable detection of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) in your Antivirus.

AdwCleaner must restart the computer to complete the removal process. The report will be opened on the next reboot.

After the reboot a logfile will open. The logfile in Windows XP and Windows 7 will open once the desktop is started. To open the logfile in Windows 8 you need to switch to the Desktop modus by selecting windows key + d on your keyboard.
If you want to check the AdwCleaner log, you can find the report log in your system drive, Adwcleaner folder (for example: C:\adwcleaner)

Remove snappyimage.surfcanyon.comRemove snappyimage.surfcanyon.com left overs using Junkware Removal Tool

Junkware Removal Tool will not only remove this threat from your computer, but Junkware Removal Tool will scan and remove any threat from your computer that is malicious. Junkware Removal Tool is a great tool to completely clean your computer from any threat and highly recommended to use frequently to keep your computer clean and healthy. Best of all it’s free and updated regularly.

Download Junkware Removal Tool (Official link and direct-download)

Select JRT.exe with right mouse click and Run as Administrator

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If User Account Control asks you to allow JRT.exe to make changes to your computer, press Yes to continue.

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As described on thisisudax.org

Junkware Removal Tool is a security utility that searches for and removes common adware, toolbars, and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) from your computer.  A common tactics among freeware publishers is to offer their products for free, but bundle them with PUPs in order to earn revenue.  This tool will help you remove these types of programs.

Please note: Close all your browsers, save any work and then press any key to continue.
Your desktop may blink or a new window may open during the scan and removal process of junkware removal tool.

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When Junkware Removal Tool is done scanning and removing malicious items from your computer a logfile will open.

MalwareBytes Anti-Malware free Clean your computer with using MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

  • Install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
  • Perform a Quick Scan
  • when scan is done, right click in the results and select “Check all items
  • Click “Remove Selected” button

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  • Reboot your computer
  • Enjoy a malware free computer.

Reset browser settings

Sometimes it is advised to restore your browser to default settings, as this threat is installed by many different applications. Restoring is the easiest and fastest way to get rid of this threat. 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

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  • Goto tab Advanced
  • Select Reset button

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  • Enable Delete personal Settings
  • Click Reset button

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  • Restart Internet Explorer

Reset Google Chrome to default settings

  • Open Google Chrome
  • Goto the three stripes in the right top corner (menu)
  • Select Settings

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  • Scroll down to the end of the page, search for + Show advanced settings

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  • Scroll down once again to the end of the page and click Reset browser settings button

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  • Click Reset once more

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Reset Mozilla Firefox to default settings

  • Open Mozilla Firefox
  • Goto the orange Firefox button in the top left
  • Select Help > Troubleshooting information

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  • Select Reset Firefox

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  • Confirm Reset Firefox

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  • Select Finish
  • Mozilla Firefox will automatically restart

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