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Should I remove SaferSurf?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,531
Reach 0.0033%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.86 days
21.85 days >
Average installed length: 11.48 days


3.0.5 2.13%
3.0.4 4.26%
2.4.7 34.04%
2.4.6 48.94%
2.4.2 2.13%
2.3.0 4.26%
2.2.0 2.13%
2.1.2 2.13%

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What is SaferSurf?  (from Nutzwerk)

SaferSurf clears the referrer information from the data stream each time you change to a new Internet site. So way neither the selected service, where you come from, nor can it find a "Mitlauscher". Additionally, you can surf with the IP number of the SaferSurf server. So you are virtually anonymous. A fundamental righ...  Read more


SaferSurf is a program developed by Nutzwerk. The most used version is 2.4.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.9 MB (3,044,000 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 62% of users of SaferSurf come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safersurf.com
Help link: www.safersurf.com/manual
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SaferSurf\
Uninstaller: msiexec.exe /x {3AA29391-84D7-422A-8E72-5F8101543623}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SaferSurf

  • SaferSurfConsole.exe - SaferSurf.com (SaferSurf Console)
  • SaferSurfServices.exe - SaferSurf (SaferSurf Services)
  • SaferSurfTray.exe
  • Unblock-Assistant.exe - UnblockAssistant
  • wslsp.dll (by alpha 2000 GmbH) - GlobRob (GlobRob Network Filter)
  • install.exe
  • Setup.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SaferSurfServices.exe runs as a service named 'SaferSurfServices' (SaferSurfServices) "Transparent proxy services for SaferSurf".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SaferSurfTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SaferSurf Tray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\SaferSurf\SaferSurfTray.exe".

How do I remove SaferSurf?

Quickly and completely remove SaferSurf from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SaferSurf from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SaferSurf, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SaferSurf.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 8 18.75%
Windows Vista 10.42%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.96%
Windows 7 Professional 15.22%
Windows 8.1 10.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.22% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 62.22%
  United States 8.89%
  Iran 6.67%
  Austria 4.44%
  United Arab Emirates 4.44%
  Sweden 2.22%
  DZ 2.22%
  Spain 2.22%
  Ireland 2.22%
  Saudi Arabia 2.22%
  Hungary 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 21.21%
Hewlett-Packard 21.21%
Acer 21.21%
Dell 6.06%
American Megatrends 6.06%
ASUS 6.06%
Toshiba 6.06%
Samsung 3.03%
Sony 3.03%
Common models
Sony VGN-FZ340E 2.56%
MSI MS-7696 2.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.56%
MEDION MS-7797 2.56%
MEDION E7216 2.56%
HP Z400 Workstation 2.56%


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