How to remove Key Surf Chrome Extension (“Add Key Surf” Scam)

Key Surf 0.3.10 (offered by is a malicious Google Chrome extension which may hijack your default search engine or display pop-up ads and unwanted advertisements on web pages that you visit.

The Key Surf Chrome extension is promoted via a malicious jаvascript code from, which will force the users to install this unwanted extension. Most often, your browser will be redirect to from a crack, keygen, or adult entertainment site.

The site runs a jаvascript producing a dialog box, telling you you’ll have to “Add Key Surf”. Clicking “Cancel” once changes it to add a tick box marked “Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs” Thinking that this is the ticket out of the page, you will tick that box and click “OK”. At this point, your tab will go into “Full Screen” mode, and you will be prompted to install the Key Surf extension. The ID of the Key Surf Chrome extension is: pggpfdnobopejbnnkiafoknfpjihakda.
A typical behavior for the Key Surf malicious extensions is:
  • Advertising banners are injected with the web pages that you are visiting.
  • Random web page text is turned into hyperlinks.
  • Browser popups appear which recommend fake updates or other software.
  • Your browser homepage and default search may be changed
  • Your browser search queries are being redirected or tracked

How to remove Key Surf extension by (Virus Removal Guide)

This malware removal guide may appear overwhelming due to the amount of the steps and numerous programs that are being used. We have only written it this way to provide clear, detailed, and easy to understand instructions that anyone can use to remove malware for free.
Please perform all the steps in the correct order. If you have any questions or doubt at any point, STOP and ask for our assistance.

STEP 1: Reset Google Chrome settings to remove the Key Surf Extension

STEP 1: Reset Google Chrome settings to remove the Key Surf Extension

Google Chrome has an option that will reset itself to its default settings. Resetting your browser settings will reset the unwanted changes caused by installing other programs. However, your saved bookmarks and passwords will not be cleared or changed.
  1. Click on Chrome’s main menu button, represented by three horizontal lines. When the drop-down menu appears, select the option labeled Settings.

Chrome’s Settings should now be displayed in a new tab or window, depending on your configuration. Next, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Advanced link (as seen in the below example).

Chrome’s advanced Settings should now be displayed. Scroll down until the Reset browser settingssection is visible, as shown in the example below. Next, click on the Reset settings button.

A confirmation dialog should now be displayed, detailing the components that will be restored to their default state should you continue on with the reset process. To complete the restoration process, click on the Reset button

News article is edited by: yakura - 26-04-2018, 16:57

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