Adware.IStartSurf

Short bio

Adware.IStartSurf is Malwarebytes' generic detection name for a family of adwareoften installed by bundlerson Windows systems.

Symptoms

Adware.IStartSurf uses hijacked search results to deliver their advertisements on the affected system. Often, they also change an internet browser's start page to their own search site.

Protection

block Adware.IStartSurf

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.IStartSurf

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.IStartSurf without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytesto your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exeand follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windowsinstallation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantineto remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.
We recommend users that have had their browsers hijacked to have a look at our browser restore page.

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