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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

AdPlus-SurferBar is a type of malware that is installed on computers and collects information about consumers without their experience. Betweenwhiles AdPlus-SurferBar is secretly setup on machines in shared or corporative network with a view to follow other consumers. AdPlus-SurferBar that acts as site proxy or Browser Helper Object can substitute pointers with the ones to AdPlus-SurferBar hacker Web site. A great number of AdPlus-SurferBar advertisement treat animation banners which can be by eye annoying for consumers creating a requirement of AdPlus-SurferBar removal tools or at least AdPlus-SurferBar removal scan. Unallowed admission to a PC is illegal under machine crime legislation making AdPlus-SurferBar outlaw. Only few AdPlus-SurferBar designers have been prosecuted and many serve openly though some have met lawsuits.

AdPlus-SurferBar intrusion method

AdPlus-SurferBar copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is SpyFighter.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name AdPlus-SurferBar and value SpyFighter.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name SpyFighter.exe or AdPlus-SurferBar. Also, it can create folder with name AdPlus-SurferBar under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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Features of SpyHunter 4

* Removes all files created by AdPlus-SurferBar.

* Removes all registry entries created by AdPlus-SurferBar.

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* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

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* Removes all files created by AdPlus-SurferBar.

* Removes all registry entries created by AdPlus-SurferBar.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

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How to remove AdPlus-SurferBar manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with AdPlus-SurferBar, 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 AdPlus-SurferBar.

To get rid of AdPlus-SurferBar, you should:

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

  • adult search.url
  • erotic search.url
  • winsrv32.dll

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 AdPlus-SurferBar Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • %desktop%\adult entertainment\
  • %desktop%\casinos gambling\
  • %desktop%\find a date\
  • %favorites%\casinos gambling\
  • %favorites%\find a date\
  • %favorites%\search the net\
  • %startmenu%\casinos gambling\
  • %startmenu%\find a date\
  • %startmenu%\venusseek\
  • %autostart% \adult entertainment\
  • %autostart% \casinos gambling\
  • %autostart% \find a date\
  • %autostart% \venusseek\

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

  • Key: .default\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\Favorites
    \Adult Entertainment
  • Key: adplus.adbar
  • Key: adplus.adbar.1
  • Key: CLSID\{ff7fd490-34e7-4fa1-927a-f5799e6aad7b}
  • Key: Interface\{3C90185D-DF7D-46B0-929D-969B6425FA24}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • Key: TYPELIB\{9b84a087-8e35-4f48-92e8-06764e9e39ba}

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 AdPlus-SurferBar Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

AdPlus-SurferBar can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to AdPlus-SurferBar before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov Protection Status

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with AdPlus-SurferBar and SpyFighter.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: my name associated with the adult finder website

When I typed in my name on BING i got multiple url"s that take me to an adult finder website with the explicit photo intro.
How is that possible?
I have never visited the site.
Thank you

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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