How to remove SurfAccuracy (ads, banners, deals)
Name of the threat:SurfAccuracy
Command or file name:microsoft.exe
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
SurfAccuracy is an adware program that tracks keywords that typed in popular websearch engines like google (using addon to your browser) and sends this information to a predetermined server. After it can also display relevant (or not relevant) advertisements.
SurfAccuracy intrusion method
SurfAccuracy installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (SurfAccuracy). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. SurfAccuracy copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is microsoft.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name SurfAccuracy and value microsoft.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name microsoft.exe or SurfAccuracy. Also, it can create folder with name SurfAccuracy under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about SurfAccuracy, please ask below. You can use programs to remove SurfAccuracy from your browsers below.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with SurfAccuracy, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by SurfAccuracy.
To get rid of SurfAccuracy, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
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 SurfAccuracy Removal Tool for safe problem solution.
2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
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 SurfAccuracy Removal Tool for safe problem solution.
Uninstall SurfAccuracy related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for SurfAccuracy 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 SurfAccuracy 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 SurfAccuracy Removal Tool.
Remove SurfAccuracy related extensions from your browsers
SurfAccuracy in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to SurfAccuracy. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
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Protect computer and browsers from infection
Adware threats like SurfAccuracy are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use Removal Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like SurfAccuracy.