Surferbar Removal

How Surferbar Browser hijacker redirects and hijack home page. Leran about Surferbar Trojan and how to uninstall it in our surfer bar removal guide.
What is Surferbar and how to remove this spyware
Surferbar is an Internet Explorer toolbar that might be associated with a new version of a trojan horse program called AFlooder. It appears to be an ActiveX drive-by download. The SurferBar is also known as AdPlus/AdBar, it sets your homepage to their website along with displaying popup ads.

How to remove Surferbar - Surferbar Removal Instructions

Follow these steps in removing the Surferbar toolbar. To complete these steps you may have to Start in Safe Mode, however by terminating the running program you should be able to complete the steps normally.

1) Terminate the running program 

Open the Windows Task Manager by either pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL on Win9x machines or CTL+Shift+Tab and clicking on the Processes tab on WinNT/2000/XP machines. 
Locate the following program, click on it and End Task or End Process 
winsrv32.exe 
or
wins32.exe 

Close Task Manager
 
2) Remove the Registry entries 

Click on Start| Run,type Regedit 
In the left panel go to 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

In the right panel, right-click and delete the following entry 
c:\program files\winsrv32.exe
or
c:\program files\wins32.exe

Close the Registry Editor 
3) Delete the infected files (for Windows ME and XP remember to turn off System Restore before searching for and deleting these files to remove infected backed up files as well).

Click Start | Search, and then click Files or Folders.

In the "Named" or "Search for..." box, type, or copy and paste, the file names:
win32.dll (in the Program Files directory)
winsrv32.exe (in the Program Files directory)
drg.exe (in the root directory)

or

win32.dll (in the Program Files directory)
wins32.exe (in the Program Files directory)
sfbar.exe (in the root directory)

Click Find Now or Search Now.

Delete the displayed files. 

4) Change your default Internet home page in Internet Explorer:

Open Internet Explorer 
Click on Tools 
Click on Internet Options 
Click in the Homepage section and reset your homepage to whatever page you would like 
Click OK 

5) Open Regedit and search for registry keys containing "surferbar", "adplus", and "adbar", and delete these keys. 

This should remove SurferBar from your computer.

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