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Should I remove surf slide?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,555
United States Rank #25,398
Reach 0.0064%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.91 days
85.78 days >
Average installed length: 45.07 days


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72 versions

surf slide

What is surf slide?

SurfSlideTide is a web browser extension that injects display advertising in the user's browser. Ads are displayed in the form of banners and contextual text-links and are both injected in white space areas of the HTML page or over existing ads of the underlying web site. These ads are typically for PC optimization utilities, other bundled malware or other types of malvertising.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

Get better results faster with surf slide!


The most used version is 2014.12.03.222349, with over 74% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is surfslidebho.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 3.53 MB (3,706,246 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in surf slide.
surfslidebho.dll (f3333b7337a88973db5417f708f29be6) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
AVG 2015.0.3285 BrowseFox.F
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BO
Comodo Security 20070 Application.Win32.BrowseFox.JM
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.141
ESET-NOD32 8.10716 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.O
Fortinet FortiGate 11/20/2014 Riskware/BrowseFox
K7 AntiVirus 13.185.13993 Trojan
K7GW 13.185.13994 Trojan ( 020000001 )
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.02 PUP.Optional.SurfSlide.A
McAfee 5600.6941 Artemis!F3333B7337A8
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 Artemis!PUP
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.BPlug.ddwtte
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA PF
SUPERAntiSpyware 10227 Adware.BrowseFox/Variant
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 Trojan.Gen
Trend Micro 10.465.20 TROJ_GEN.R03EC0OJN14
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 TROJ_GEN.R03EC0OJN14
VIPRE Antivirus 34748 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
updatesurfslide.exe (eff61db14e8f514b0f8ef83ea1a57645) has been flagged by the following 38 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.BrowseFox.BO
AhnLab-V3 2015.06.01.00 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac Adware.BrowseFox.BO
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[WebToolbar]/Win32.Agent.bcy
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BrowseFox-ER [PUP]
AVG Generic.384
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware Adware.BrowseFox
Baidu-International Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.H
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware.F1B2
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 PUA.Surfslide.Gen
Comodo Security 22299 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BrowseFox.BO (B)
ESET-NOD32 11714 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/Agent
F-Prot W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
G Data 25 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
K7 AntiVirus 9.204.16089 Adware ( 700000121 )
K7GW 9.204.16090 Adware ( 700000121 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent.bcy
McAfee BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BehavesLike.Win32.BrowseFox.hm
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BrowseFox.BO
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.BPlug.djpkri
nProtect 2015-05-29.01 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98.0 Browse Fox
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Trojan.Gen.2
Tencent Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.18
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00AP15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00AP15
VIPRE Antivirus 40736 Adware.BrowseFox
Zillya Adware.Agent.Win32.39656
       View all 60 all detections
surf slide has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove surf slide.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: surf slide
URL: surfslidetide.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\surf slide
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\surf slide\surfslideuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by surf slide

Program module:surfslidebho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:surf slide
Path:C:\Program Files\surf slide\surfslidebho.dll
Additional files:
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • surfslideUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) updatesurfslide.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • surfslideBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'surf slide' with the class of {916acf26-e1a6-45da-b34f-2147d400448c}.
  • updatesurfslide.exe runs as a service named 'Update surf slide' (Update surf slide).

How do I remove surf slide?

Quickly and completely remove surf slide from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall surf slide 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 surf slide, 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 surf slide.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by surf slide you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 8 45%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.75%
Windows 8 45.05%
Windows XP 1.10%
Windows Vista 1.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 20.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.98%
Windows 8 11.24%
Windows 7 Professional 10.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.35%
  United Kingdom 10.58%
  Canada 5.77%
  India 5.77%
  France 3.85%
  Mexico 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%
  Australia 2.88%
  Argentina 2.88%
  Hungary 2.88%
  Portugal 1.92%
  Philippines 1.92%
  Saudi Arabia 1.92%
  Indonesia 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.62%
Acer 16.67%
Dell 11.54%
Toshiba 11.54%
Lenovo 10.26%
ASUS 7.69%
Samsung 3.85%
Apple 1.28%
MSI 1.28%
Sony 1.28%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 6.98%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.49%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 2.33%
ASUSTeK X75A1 2.33%
Noblex NT1010E 2.33%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.33%

About Yontoo Technology

Yontoo, a subsidiary/alias of ad-hijacker Sambreel, is a publisher of ad-supported web browser extensions designed to inject and display advertisements within the browser.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com


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