OurSurfing.com Removal Guide

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Category: Browser Hijackers

OurSurfing.com is a browser hijacker that makes use of the Yahoo! Search engine. This could be enough to convince unsuspecting users that this infection is a real search engine, but if you don’t remove OurSurfing.com from your system, you risk getting infected with severe malware threats that would cripple your computer, and would eventually steal your money. Thus, you need to do everything you can to delete this browser hijacker and then uninstall other unnecessary applications, as are bound to have them on your computer because freeware apps never travel alone.

If you often download applications from third-party sites, you have to understand that third-party installers may carry more than just one application. Thus, if you do not check all the installation steps, it is very likely that OurSurfing.com was set as your default homepage automatically. It is also possible that there is an opportunity to opt out installing this browser hijacker, but users simply do not notice that.

On the other hand, browser hijackers tend to enter target systems stealthily, which makes it hard to remove them. As there is no direct distribution source for OurSurfing.com (the official homepage provides information only on how to uninstall this program), we have to assume that this browser hijacker isn’t the only dangerous program on-board, and you must invest in a licensed antispyware tool to terminate all the potential threats.

Our research team says that OurSurfing.com is just another version of Oursearching.com. Both websites are directly related to YAC (Yet Another Cleaner) potentially unwanted application that can easily expose affected computers to potential security threats. What is more, OurSurfing.com can collect data on your web browsing habits through tracking cookies. Most of the time, this information personally non-identifiable, and it is used to provide you with a customized content online. However, OurSurfing.com has several security loopholes in its privacy policy, and they could be exploited to inject corrupted content in the commercial ads that are part of the hijacker’s setup.

Consequently, if a user clicks an outgoing link or an ad with third-party content, she might be redirected to an online marketing survey or to an affiliated website that distributes adware. Sometimes OurSurfing.com could be used for malware distribution as well, so it is important that you think before clicking random links, even if they look like they would provide relevant information about something you want to find out!

You can remove OurSurfing.com from your browser by following our instructions below this description. On the other hand, there might be an entire list of potentially unwanted applications you need to take care of as well. For this reason, it would be for the best to scan your computer with the SpyHunter free scanner. When a full list of potential threats is generated, please remove them all automatically.

How to Remove OurSurfing.com

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Manage add-ons.
  2. Select Search providers on the left.
  3. Change your default search engine, and remove OurSurfing.com.
  4. Press Alt+T and go to Internet options.
  5. Open the General tab and change your default homepage. Click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the search engine icon on the left of the Firefox search box.
  2. Click Change search settings on the drop-down menu.
  3. Change your default search engine, and remove OurSurfing.com from the list.
  4. Press Alt+T and go to Options.
  5. Change your homepage address under the General tab and click OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages under on Startup.
  3. Click Set pages and change your homepage address. Click OK.
  4. Click Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Set a new default search engine, delete OurSurfing.com and press Done.
Download Remover for OurSurfing.com *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

OurSurfing.com Screenshots:

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