- Annoying Pop-up's
- Shows commercial adverts
The name Surftastic Ads may appear on pop-up advertisements that are generated by Surftastic adware application. It is one of the many browser extensions from the same group as Cling Clang, Maucampo, LemurLeap and a dozen others. All of these applications seem to be there to enhance your overall web-browsing experience. However, computer security experts suggest that such applications are vulnerable to malicious third party exploitation, so it would be for the best to remove Surftastic Ads from your computer. Uninstalling the program and other similar applications would ensure your PC security is not going to be breached.
Here you might say that it is impossible to download Surftastic Ads at the official website, because the download link does not work. It is absolutely true. However, it does not mean that there is only one way of adware distribution. Surftastic Ads might as well arrive bundled with freeware applications. If you often download programs from such third party file hosting websites as 4shared, cNet, Softpedia and others, make sure that you follow the program setup process closely, as you might accidentally install Surftastic Ads without even intending to do so. After all, this adware application does not enter your system surreptitiously.
For the most part, whenever Surftastic Ads appear on your browser, if you intend to click them, you click it at your own risk. Keep in mind, that Surftastic Ads collect information on your web browsing habits, and later on it processes data on what websites you frequent and what you search online for in order to display personalized commercial advertisements. It increases the possibility of you clicking the ad, but once again, no one can guarantee that you would not get redirected to a potentially harmful web page.
Thus, removing Surftastic Ads from your computer is necessary if you want to avoid any potential security risks. Malware infection is naturally the worst case scenario which does not occur very often, but you should not rule out such a possibility as well. Follow the manual removal instructions below to uninstall Surftastic Ads, and then remove all the other applications this adware might have come with. If you do not know which programs need to be removed, scan the PC with SpyHunter free scanner.
How to uninstall Surftastic Ads
Windows Vista & Windows 7
How to manually remove Surftastic Ads
Files associated with Surftastic Ads infection:
Surftastic Ads DLL's to remove:
Surftastic Ads processes to kill: