Malware Removal & Advanced PC Protection

How to Remove eSurf Search from Google Chrome?

eSurf Search infects your Chrome when you install freeware from websites that monetize deceptively installed unwanted programs and browser modifications. This hijacker installs Chrome extension and replaces your default search engine or homepage or both with eSurf Search and affiliated search engines. If you want to remove eSurf Search from your Chrome, then you should remove this extension and restore your favorite homepage and search engine. This guide will help you to make it.

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Manual eSurf.biz Removal

You have two options for removing eSurf.biz from your Chrome browser manually. The first one takes more steps. However, it allows you to save useful browser extensions, bookmarks, and your custom settings and preferences. The second option will force your web browser to return to its default conditions and remove every single addition made to your Chrome. Use it if you have problems with eSurf Search or other unwanted stuff removal.

Automated eSurf.biz Removal

The third option: Instead of resorting to manual operations needed for removing eSurf.biz you can use SpyHunter’s eSurf.biz Removal Tool and get free professional support that helps to make everything in a right way and fix all problems. This software protects your computer against futire malware infections.

SpyHunter will help you to get rid of other malware that might reside on your computer along with eSurf.biz. Detailed information about infections found on your computer is free and very helpful for those who prefer to remove eSurf.biz manually.

Important: Before you start to manually fix your Chrome browser, you have to manually uninstall eSurf.biz installed on your computer as a Windows application. Then use the following instructions for removing eSurf.biz from your web browser.

 

Option 1. Remove eSurf.biz Extension from Chrome

If you install and use Chrome extensions or set important bookmarks, then use the first option because the second one will remove everything. It is better to reset your web browser only if you didn’t customize it yet, or if the first way didn’t help to remove eSurf.biz.

Remove eSurf.biz Extension from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on the “Menu” icon (three stripes) located in the top-right corner.
  3. Click on “Settings” in the drop down list control.
  4. Click on “Extensions” to open Chrome extensions.
  5. Find any suspicious and click “Delete“.
  6. Restart your Chrome.

Look at other extensions and remove any that you didn’t install. SpyHunter’s free scanner helps to make it easier because names are deceptive, and it is not easy to find out what is good and bad without professional help. However, if you do not have some important information stored in your Chrome, the reset will work for you as well.

 

Replace Unwanted Redirect with Your Preferred Search Engine

  1. Launch Chrome and click on “Menu” icon in the top-right corner
  2. Select and click Pick “Settings” in the menu list
  3. Open “Search” item and click on “Manage search engines
  4. Select your preferred search provider and click “Make default
  5. Find unwanted search and remove it from the list

 

Replace eSurf Search with Your Preferred Homepage Address

  1. Click on “Menu” icon in the top-right corner
  2. Select and click Pick “Settings” in the menu list
  3. Find section “On startup” and click “set pages
  4. Hover “Search.com” and click “close” icon on the right
  5. Add URL of your preferred website or leave it blank

 

Option 2. Remove eSurf.biz by Running Reset for Chrome

Use reset only if you didn’t customize your web browser and didn’t install Chrome extensions. Otherwise, you will loose needed things like passwords that are saved for you and cookies for membership in some of your favorite websites. However if you still have problems after you remove eSurf.biz, then reset might help to remove stubborn unwanted stuff from your Chrome and save your time.

Reset Chrome to remove eSurf.biz

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click browser “Menu button” (three stripes) placed in the right top corner
  3. Select “Settings” menu option
  4. Find a link “Show advanced settings” and click it
  5. Scroll all the way down and click “Reset browser settings” button
  6. Click “Reset” to confirm the operation

Make sure that you uninstalled eSurf.biz program and remove temporary internet files

Important: Quite often commercial toolbars are accompanied by adware installed in your Chrome. It is also possible that cyber criminals use bundling for deception and spreading malware. So, your computer might be infected with more viruses, and eSurf.biz is just one of threats that reside on your computer.

It is a good idea to download a free anti-malware scanner and let it scan your computer for other malicious and generally unwanted commercial programs. Then you will know what else you need to remove. This security software provides you with detailed information helpful for manual malware removal and offers many various options for system protection. As compared to your antivirus, it is extended to protect your computer against legitimate commercial products similar to eSurf.biz.

 

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