CoolSurfing is a browser plug-in which is supposed to enhance your experience on YouTube by displaying songs’ lyrics next to the music video that you are watching. The application is available at coolsurfing.co, which is not working at the moment of writing. CoolSurfing is also distributed by software installers, which means that you have to be very attentive to software installation every time you launch a software installer. The installers of free applications usually ask to install more than one application, some of which may be adware program or trial versions of useless application. If you care about your privacy, do not install programs that you do not know or that have poor ratings.
CoolSurfing is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Once installed, the application starts monitoring your browsing behavior. It records your IP address, location, browser type, the addresses of the websites that you visit, time that you spend on those websites, and some other non-personally identifiable information. Information about is being collected to enhance the quality of the service and may also be shared with other parties, which are said to be the affiliates of the developers of the program.
CoolSurfing is sponsored by third parties, which provide you with coupons, commercial offers and advertisements. Third parties may also monitor you so that they can deliver targeted advertisements to you. It is important to note that CoolSurfing does not endorse third parties by displaying their advertisements and is not liable for the content that is displayed, which means that you interact with the applications at your own risk. CoolSurfing advertisements vary in size and form. You may find in-line advertisements, web banners, and pop-ups. Bear in mind that programs such as CoolSurfing promotes scam websites, which are aimed at obtaining your personal information or making you install unreliable websites. In order not to risk your privacy but browse the Internet safely, remove CoolSurfing from the PC and make sure that the system is protected against different types of computer infections.
If you are determined to remove CoolSurfing from the computer, you can use our removal guide provided below. It will help you uninstall the application, but you should also scan the computer afterwards. Extremely close attention to the security of the operating system should be paid in those cases when the computer carries no reputable malware and spyware removal tool. We recommend using SpyHunter because this software program can protect you against spyware and malware threats so that you can browse the Internet safely.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
It is highly advisable to scan the computer after completing the removal to make sure that the system is not affected by some other unreliable programs. Unreliable browser cookies and other spyware program should be removed from the PC to ensure your security online.