How to Remove Surfvox.com Virus (Removal Guide)

Posted by John Larkin - June 9, 2014

Are you fed up with Surfvox.com that often shows up at your browser and interrupt your online activities? Do you know how to get rid of Surfvox.com from your PC completely? If not, please read this post and follow the guide to delete this site.

The Detailed Information of Surfvox.com

Surfvox.com is viewed as a browser hijacker that frequently redirects you to its own site and other unknown websites. In order to block you from carrying out any browsing activities, this browser hijacker also displays tons of sponsored ads at your browser. These ads generally offer quick links to some unverified shopping sites, game sites and other suspicious websites. If you are misled into some malicious websites, your computer may be infected with threats and viruses. In some cases, most of viruses can be distributed by these questionable websites.

In addition, this nasty Surfvox.com also replaces your browser search engine without your permission, so that this browser hijacker is able to show more ads and sponsored links. For instance, you’ll get many incorrect search results when you make searches online. If these misleading search results can successfully take you to some specified sites, the maker who controls the browser hijacker can get paid from the owner of these websites. This is because this browser hijacker finishes its task that is to mainly help third parties to collect network traffic. Sometimes, this browser hijacker is ordered to track your browser histories and steal your crucial information for sponsors. Obviously, its activities can endanger your privacy safety. With this in mind, you should be careful when this Surfvox.com appears at your browser. And you ought to remove it immediately once it is found.

Get Rid of Surfvox.com Virus Step by Step

Step 1: resetting DNS settings

1. Open your Control Panel
2. Choose “View network status and task” in “Network and Internet”
3. Find Network and Sharing Center and click “Change adapter settings”
4. Select the corresponded network adapter as you are using and click “Properties”
5. Select “Internet Protocol Verrion4(TCP/IPV4)
6. Choose “Use the following DNS server addresses:”
7. Set “ preferred DNS server” to 8.8.8.8

Step2: check out all vicious files and delete all of them

%ProgramData%\*.
%CommonProgramFiles%\ComObjects*.exe
%windir%\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\Temp\Surfvox.tlb

Step3: Delete all registries keys that are related to Surfvox.com

Go to the Start Menu at the bottom left of your screen>click “run”>type “regedit” in the box>select and delete all the following registry values

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run””= “%AppData%\.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run””= “%AppData%\.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations “LowRiskFileTypes”=”random”

Step4: Stop all suspicious programs running through Task Manager (ctrl+alt +delete)

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