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How to Remove BuzzSurfing Ads? (Adware Removal Guide)

 

On the webpage, there are BuzzSurfing Ads shown as boxes pop up? Maybe you’ll regard them as the spam ads of the webpage itself. But the truth is that your PC has already been infected with BuzzSurfing pop-up virus. What is it and how to remove it? Read on.

 

What is BuzzSurfing

 

The pop-up advertisements with the mark BuzzSurfing are generated by BuzzSurfing defined as adware and PUP (potentially unwanted program). Once this adware seizes the opportunity to access your PC, it will install the PUP BuzzSurfing onto your system (you can find this PUP on your control panel) firstly. And then it will add BuzzSurfing browser add-on to your web browsers regardless of what browser you use. Because BuzzSurfing adware installs on users’ computers without knowledge and permission, most of people will regard it as virus. However, we have to clarify a fact that BuzzSurfing is technically not a virus but a PUP that users can benefit little from it and will suffer from the harassment of its pop-up ads quite a lot.

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The pop-up ads from the BuzzSurfing are mainly shown as the boxes that contain various strange coupons or sponsored links. One click to this ads or visit to its related websites can bring a certain amount of traffic to this adware. Under certain conditions, you will be misled to purchase products promoted by this PUP. Thus, BuzzSurfing can reach its purpose to boost traffic and generates money for cybercriminals.

Apart from what mentioned above, another dangers is approaching as soon as BuzzSurfing goes to your PC. To cater to users, BuzzSurfing adware will as far as possible to learn your preferences so as to pop-up more ads that you are interested in. How to learn your preferences? It hijacks your browser via browser add-on to gather all of your useful browsing history and data. Among of them, your sensitive personal information may be included. Be careful the chance that you end up as the victim of identity theft and credit card theft.

 

How to Prevent from being Infected with BuzzSurfing Adware Again in the Future

 

To surf safely online in the further, we need to adopt necessary measures to get free from virus infections. Here we offer you some effective prevention tips and these tips are applied to all of browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware, toolbar and PUPs.

1. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking.

To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.

2. Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source.

3. Even if you have to install a necessary software, please always select Custom Installation instead of Recommended Installation and refuse any plugin by opting for Decline or Skip or other means during the process of installing such free software.

4. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.

5. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.

Below is the removal instruction, please follow it in the correct order. For any question, please leave it below and we will solve it for you in the first time.
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How to Remove BuzzSurfing Ads

 

–Effective method for the removal of BuzzSurfing Ads

Step 1→ Uninstall BuzzSurfing program

Step 2→ Remove PUP.BuzzSurfing and other virus infections hidden in your PC
Step 3→ Remove BuzzSurfing plugin by using Slim Toolbar(a tool integrated in Cloud System Booster)

Step 4→ Clean up leftovers of BuzzSurfing and optimize your PC

Step 5→ Start safe mode blocking malicious webpage and ads (Optional)

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Step 1→ Uninstall BuzzSurfing program

 

Note: To ensure your PC is free from potentially unwanted programs, you’d better get rid of BuzzSurfing and other PUPs installing along with it.


 

Option 1 Uninstall it from control panel

 

For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for BuzzSurfing, select it and click Remove.

 

For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for BuzzSurfing, select it and click Uninstall/Change.

 

For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for BuzzSurfing, select it and click Uninstall/Change.


 

Option 2 Uninstall BuzzSurfing by using Anvi Uninstaller(a tool integrated in Cloud System Booster)

 

The tool Anvi Uninstaller contained in Cloud System Booster( system maintaining&optimizing software ) specializes in removing various programs installing in your PC. The “Recently Installed” tab can help those who can’t distinguish adware or PUP to easily get rid of them as it tracks back to the time around the adware BuzzSurfing installing.

Before uninstalling, please close all your browsers.

1. Please install Cloud System Booster first.(Download Link: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html)

 

2. After installing, open it and click Toolbox just below the interface, and then click Anvi Uninstaller to download it within several senconds; and then run it.

Cloud System Booster 3.2-toolbox

 

3. Switch to the Recently Installed tab to remove BuzzSurfing. ( Please SkipCreate System Restore Points” when remove)

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Step 2→ Remove PUP.BuzzSurfing and other virus infections hidden in your PC

 

Due to PUP like BuzzSurfing going to computer packaged with freeware installers and other 3rd party software, it can’t be avoid that those freeware installers still carry other viruses and infections, even they can’t be removed from control panel or can’t be traced. Under this circumstance, you need use your antivirus software like Anvi Smart Defender to detect and remove these malicious malware and PUP.BuzzSurfing as well as give you a prompt protection.

Please install Anvi Smart Defender(download:http://dotfab.com/download_asd.html,Purchase:http://www.dotfab.com/asdupgrade.php) firstly. And then run it for a quick or full scan
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Step 3→ Remove BuzzSurfing plugin by using Slim Toolbar(a tool integrated in Cloud System Booster)

 

 

Because BuzzSurfing plugins will not be removed along with the removal of these PUP and viruses, you must remove them from browsers to keep the security of your PC.

Slim Toolbar (a pro tool contained in PC optimizing software Cloud System Booster that we recommend for you to clean up junk files and optimize computer in step 4) specializes in detecting and removing malicious and negative toolbar, add-on, extension, plugin and browser help object in major browsers.

Removal process demonstration:

1. Purchase the Cloud System Booster: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php and install it according its navigation.

Run it→click the arrow at the lower right corner→click Slim Toolbar

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Remove BuzzSurfing extension from your browser like what the similar picture shows below.

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It is also available for you to use another independent and free version of Slim ToolBar to remove BuzzSurfing plug-ins automatically.

The trial version is free for 15 days: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

For long-time usage, please click here purchase the browser extension management software:http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

Start it and click Manager. Then select related add-on on all browsers and remove.

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–Or you can choose to manually remove BuzzSurfing plug-in from your browser

 

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Click on Tools(IE 8)/gear icon B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR( IE 9 and 10 ) at the upper-right corner of the Window, and the click on Manage add-ons.

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Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on BuzzSurfing extensionand then click on Disable.

 

 

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Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Add-ons.

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Switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of BuzzSurfing extension.

 

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Go to wrench or 3 bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5(next to the address bar), click on Tools and then click on Extensions.

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Locate potentially BuzzSurfing extensionand then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.


 

Step 4→ Clean up leftovers of BuzzSurfing and optimize your PC

 

The residual junk files, error and invalid registry entries of PUP/adware of BuzzSurfing and other viruses, which are not malicious but slow down your PC speed must be clean up. Because the excess leftovers will crash down your running program easily and do harmful to your PC. Here the system maintenance and optimization tool Cloud System Booster is recommended.

1. Download link of Cloud System Booster: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

 

2. After you install the program, please open it, click on Quick Clear button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

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3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clear button there to remove these junk files, invalid registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

 Cloud System Booster 3.2-Clear

 

Except this system cleaning, please clean up junk files and other system junk regularly to keep your PC in a healthy state.


 

Step 5→ Web guard for pop-ups and malicious websites blocking

To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.

Download link http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html.
Because this free version is only vaild for 15 days, if you want to get a long-time online protection, you have to purchase its pro version in this link http://www.dotfab.com/adbupgrade.php

After install the software according to instructrons, please start it and click “ON” button to keep it running. Then close it to allow it works in the background to give you a real-time protection.

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Besides, if you decide to block a website forever and allow Anvi AD Blocker to block it automatically for you without a notification, please do this according what the picture shows to achieve it.

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As Anvi AD Blocker is a free small tool offered by Anvi Smart Defender, so it is avalible for you to install it by downloading Anvi Smart Defender in the step 2 for removing viruses hiding in your PC.

That’s it
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Keep your disk drivers clean

 

After a longtime of use, your disk drives must carry a heavy load. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk drives, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.

Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html

Purchasehttp://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php

After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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Tips for safe surfing

( to avoid being infected with virus again in the future)

 

To ensure be safe on in the further, we need to adopt necessary measures to get free from virus infections. Here we offer you some effective prevention tips and these tips are applied to all of virus kinds.

1. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.

2. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking. It is high recommended to install a protective tool like Anvi AD Blocker for blocking malicious websites and popups; for details, please read Easy Ads-free Surfing with Anvi Ad Blocker. Meanwhile, check whether you have turned on security features of internet browsers for safer surfing online to block malicious websites.

2. Do not click those unknown and suspicious links and attachments in email.

3.When install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source.

4. Even if you have to install a necessary software, please always select Custom Installation instead of Recommended Installation and refuse any plugin by opting for Decline or Skip or other means during the process of installing such free software.

6. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.