I can’t remove this  Fast Search by Surf Canyon on my Chrome. I have heard that it’s an addon but I even don’t know how I got it installed on my chrome. Who can help me remove it? I have tried to do something but I can’t remove it from my browser. Is it hard to remove it? Do I have to do many things so it can be cleaned completely?

What is Fast Search by Surf Canyon?

Fast Search by Surf Canyon can be added on your web browser as an addon. However, it’s not a good toolbar that can really give your much continence. Even it doesn’t have the right function as a toolbar as many other famous ones. It’s a roguish program since you can’t uninstall it once you installed it into your computer carelessly by using the common methods. This toolbar has been described with powerful search, Hand-Picked Links and App Marketplace, etc. And you can also get many icons or shortcuts on the tops of your web browser once you installed it. It seems it’s really a good toolbar that can give you much convenience, however,  the toolbar won’t really do the right things for you.

You may find that since  Fast Search by Surf Canyon was added on your web browser, you have gotten a lot of trouble in using your Internet Explorer, Firefox or other browser. It is opened more and more slowly. You can never use the search engine which you used before to search something. Even when you open some normal legitimate web sites, you are always redirected to some strange advertisement pages. Constantly pop-up pages will make you crazy. If one day you can’t open a web page you want any more, you will be stuck in despair! The pain of getting such addon is far more than those above. The influence of this browser hijacker infection is always cascaded. When your web browser is not safe enough, this implies that your whole computer system is not safe. Such toolbar is usually accompanied by other sorts of infection such as Trojan, fake and scam malware infection.

You my ask a question that is if you don’t remove this Fast Search by Surf Canyon, what will happen? Actually, the browser hijack virus can change the basic settings of your browser even your computer. That is why malicious web sites can easily pop up without your doing anything. So in this situation, many other viruses can also come into your computer. The worst thing is that no anti-virus can remove this redirect virus at this moment. In usual, anti-virus programs can detect nothing after you get this browser hijack virus infection.

Tips: To fast and safely remove this roguish Fast Search by Surf Canyon from your precious computer, online PC service is good for you:

Some Common Harms of Fast Search of Surf Canyon

  1. It changes your original homepages and redirect you to unwanted sites which are actually supported by remote hackers instead of real results.
  2. Brings in a lot of pop ups to interrupt you from using the computer properly.
  3. It creates system vulnerabilities to bring more viruses, malware and spyware to damage your computer.
  4. It allows remote hosts to follow all your activities under created system so as to collect valuable information.
  5. Slows down the computer until it’s totally frozen.

The Roguish Toolbar Removal Steps

Step 1: Restart the infected computer to Safe mode with networking. When you press the power button or restart it from Start menu, repeatedly hit F8 key; then use arrow keys to select Safe mode with networking and press Enter key.

Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager to end Fast Search by Surf Canyon process. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time.

Step 3: Delete all the following or those related to the following files.
%AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe
%AppData%\result.db
%AllUsersProfile%\{random}\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\ random

Step 4: Go to Registry Editor. First press Windows+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search.

Step 5: Delete all the following or those related to the following registry entries.
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{ rnd } (Randomly named)
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{hsreggfd }.exe (Randomly named)”

Step 6: Reboot the computer again and let it get into normal mode this time.

Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:

At last, Fast Search by Surf Canyon is really a very horrible virus. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove it completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. If you are not confident enough to remove this Fast Search by Surf Canyon, please click the button to contact experts for help here:

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on September 5, 2013 12:17 pm

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