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Should I remove Comodo HopSurf?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
43% remove it57% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,609
United States Rank #38,994
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.60 days
106.12 days >
Average installed length: 55.76 days


VersionDistribution 61.40% 36.84% 1.75%

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Comodo HopSurf

What is Comodo HopSurf?  (from COMODO)

This is the deal: we here at Comodo created HopSurf for a few reasons. One, our designers were tired of making boring (yet effective!) PC security products, and wanted to have a bit of fun, so we decided to let them. Two, we wanted to create a way for people to not only share favorite sites with like-minded folks, and ...  Read more


Comodo HopSurf is a software program developed by COMODO. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named hopsurf.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 10.55 MB (11,063,646 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 37% of users of Comodo HopSurf come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Comodo Security Solutions, Inc.
URL: www.hopsurf.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\comodo\hopsurftoolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Comodo\HopSurfToolbar\hopsurf.exe"
Estimated size: 10.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Comodo HopSurf

Program executable:hopsurf.exe
Name:HopSurf Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\comodo\hopsurftoolbar\hopsurf.exe
Additional files:
  • FileAccessGuardian.dll - HopSurf Toolbar (File Access Guardian)
  • HopSurfToolbar_IE.dll
  • xmllite.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft XML Core Services (Microsoft XmlLite Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • HopSurfToolbar_IE.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {ED98F8D1-09AC-4107-B2FF-91DBE011B0C5}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • HopSurfToolbar_IE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'HopSurf toolbar' with the class of {E9FAB13D-4600-49E1-90D1-EE961C859D39}.

How do I remove Comodo HopSurf?

You can uninstall Comodo HopSurf 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Comodo HopSurf, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Comodo HopSurf.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Comodo HopSurf you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win 10 2%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 43%
Keep it 57%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.37%
Windows Vista 43.86%
Windows XP 7.02%
Windows 10 1.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 39.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.93%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.36%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.31%
  France 8.96%
  Germany 7.46%
  Sweden 5.97%
  United Kingdom 5.97%
  Australia 4.48%
  Poland 4.48%
  Taiwan 2.99%
  Czech Republic 2.99%
  Italy 2.99%
  Finland 1.49%
  Greece 1.49%
  New Zealand 1.49%
  Portugal 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.69%
Hewlett-Packard 19.23%
Acer 15.38%
Toshiba 9.62%
ASUS 9.62%
Packard Bell 3.85%
Medion 3.85%
Samsung 1.92%
American Megatrends 1.92%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.92%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.92%
HP-Pavilion AW018AV-ABA e... 3.92%
Dell Studio 1737 3.92%
Dell OptiPlex SX280 ... 1.96%
Dell Inspiron One 19A 1.96%


Comodo groups provides computer software and SSL digital certificates as well as offers many products as freemium, but additional features or more featured editions are available for a fee.
Publisher URL: www.comodo.com


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