Ads by QuickSurf (aka Ad by QS, Sponsored Ad by QS, Brought by QS, QS Advertisement, or QuickSurf Advertisements) are actually displayed on your browser program is referred as adware or potentially unwanted program (PUP). The hackers have developed it as a tool to promote ads and enhance traffic for the sponsored Web sites. The first symptom that this adware has made the path your PC are the occurrence of the multiple promoting windows, different discounts offers, coupons and deals.
These ads show advertise products and websites and will be forced to view even though you are not interested or don’t want to pay attention to it. Note, that even if you see some advertisement that may be attractive to you keep away from clicking it because they are absolutely useless and cause troubles to you. You may also suffer from the redirects to some unknown websites which may be filled with malicious links which may drop trojans and rootkits on your computer.
Another unpleasant fact regards this adware is its ability to record your personal information which you may indicate on the site which is promoted by this malware. It always delivers some ads related to your recent search queries and prompts you to buy things through the links embedded in the ads. After being infected with this nasty tool, all your online activities are monitored. In such case, it may be dangerous to disclose any online bank account as this adware may steal your credit card number and password and then send them to cyber criminals. It may result in the financial losses.
Now are sure that having read the whole truth about QuickSurf ads you want to get rid of it in the shortest possible time. Following the instructions below will help you remove this browser hijacker from your computer. There are two ways to delete ads brought QuickSurf. The easiest and most reliable method is automatic removal. You just need to install the reputable anti-virus and perform the full system scan. When the process of system checkup is terminated, remove all detected items.
If you search for a manual removal solution this is going to be quite an uneasy process. This badware has very many associated files and registry entries, so this method requires some technical skills and extra computer knowledge. If you are an advanced PC user you are welcome to use this method. The step-by-step removal instructions you will find below. And, of course, remember to be very careful whenever you install free programs downloaded online. Make sure you read the setup instructions carefully, unchecking installation of all unwanted extras. If you face any complicates erasing this annoying intruder, please make sure to consult the GridinSoft security guys.
Removal tool for Ads by QuickSurf (QS):
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.