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Superfish

Superfish.dll

Adware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari



Superfish intrusion method

Superfish

Superfish gets installed on your PC along with free software. Superfish copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Superfish.dll. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Superfish and value Superfish.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name Superfish.dll or Superfish. Also, it can create folder with name Superfish under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Superfish starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Superfish immediately.


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Features of SpyHunter 4

* Removes all files created by Superfish.

* Removes all registry entries created by Superfish.

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* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

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Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by Superfish.

* Removes all registry entries created by Superfish.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

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How to remove Superfish manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Superfish, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Superfish.

To get rid of Superfish, you should:


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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


• Superfish.dll
• uninstall.exe
• settings.xml

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Superfish Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


• C:\Program Files\SuperFish


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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SuperFish\
    Value: InstallLocation
    Data: C:\Program Files\SuperFish
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{A69A551A-1AAE-4B67-8C2E-52F8B8A19504}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\SuperfishIEAddon.BHObject
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\SuperfishIEAddon.ExtentionUI
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A69A551A-1AAE-4B67-8C2E-52F8B8A19504}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{74F475FA-6C75-43BD-AAB9-ECDA6184F600}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{51B4D471-086A-4137-AD28-84EED05088AE}

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Superfish Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall Superfish related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Superfish entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Superfish won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Superfish Removal Tool.


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Windows 8


  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Superfish or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


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Windows 7


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Superfish

  • Click Uninstall button.


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Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Superfish related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Remove Superfish extension from your browsers

Superfish in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Superfish. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:


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Internet Explorer


  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.

  • Choose Superfish or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Superfish removal use Superfish Removal Tool.


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Google Chrome


  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find Superfish and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Superfish removal.


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Mozilla Firefox


  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate Superfish.

  • Click Remove button near it.


Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Superfish are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Superfish.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Superfish and Superfish.dll we received earlier:

Problem Summary: infected by superfish adware

Showing popup ads from browsers middle and below. Popup blocked. Some js files in pc infected/renamed with superfish. Windowshopper add-on found on IE as disabled. Not found in control panel. Checked with Malwarebytes tool but not worked. Avast AV working.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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