Tuesday, February 24, 2015

How to Remove Superfish.com Completely

"Hi I keep getting this from my eset every few seconds, seems like a relentles attack of adware. My eset only blocks it does not remove it and Malwarbytes finds nothing. And yet all the time this."

What is Superfish.com? what it can do on your computer?

Do you know more about Superfish.com? what is it? it is classified as an adware which  can get itself attached to all the popular web browsers like Internet Explorer,Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari,etc.

As we all know, Superfish.com is designed by cyber hackers to increase web traffic and generate pay-per-click revenue. To collect your preferences, it can record your search keywords, favorites, bookmarks to track down your online traces, which will violate your privacy and may steal your confidential information.

Is this the only thing that it can do on your computer? I am afraid not, Some computer users would find that this adware can turn the text into hyperlink and can pop up on every site that you are visiting, it is also not recommended to click on  the fake updates downloads and pop-up ads, you computer will get more pop up ads and will run slower and slower than before.

How can Superfish.com run into your computer?

1.Using infected external hard drive, which will directly give the permission to get infection come into your computer.
2.Sharing malicious files with other users online can also be the way to get infected by Superfish.com.
3.Clicking malicious pop-up ads or spam email attachments.
4.Visiting questionable sites like porn sites will make your computer vulnerable for computer threats.

Solution one:How Do I Manually Get Rid of Superfish.com

1. Disable any suspicious startup items.

For Windows XP:

Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of Superfish.com.

2. Show hidden files

a) open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;
c) click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete these files created by Superfish.com:

3. Delete all registry values related to Superfish.com your local hard disk C.

4. Remove unwanted plug-ins or extensions from your web browsers:
* Internet Explorer
1) Launch Internet Explorer and tap Alt+T.
2) When you see Tools menu, go to Manage Add-ons >> Toolbars and Extensions.
3) Choose the add-on you want to remove and click on Disable.
* Mozilla Firefox
1) Open Mozilla Firefox and tap Ctrl+Shift+A combination to drag out the Add-ons Manager button.
2) Go to Extensions, find suspicious or related items and delete all of them.

* Google Chrome
1) Launch Google Chrome and tap Alt+F
2) Once you start seeing the menu, select Tools >> Extensions.
3) Select the add-on you want to remove and click on the trash icon.

5. Renew IP Address:

1. Start button
2. Type the letters 'cmd' (no quotes)
3. Type 'ipconfig' (no quotes) to view the status of the computer's IP address(es).
4. Type 'ipconfig /release' (no quotes) to let go of the address.

Solution two: Get rid of Superfish.com by automatic scan of SpyHunter removal tool

SpyHunter is a powerful automatic removal tool which can help users to clean up the infections like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. It is important to note that SpyHunter removal tool can get along with existing security programs without any conflicts.

Step one: Click the icon to download SpyHunter removal tool

Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter removal tool


Step two: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC

Step three: Select the detected malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses.

Note: if you are not a computer savvy, you are welcome to download Spyhunter automatic removal tool to get rid of Superfish.com immediately!

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