Threat Database Adware Optical Surf Ads

Optical Surf Ads

By CagedTech in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 227
First Seen: December 30, 2014
Last Seen: April 15, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Optical Surf is an adware program from the SuperWeb LLC family of advertisement-based applications. The Optical Surf program may load on your computer through various freeware programs or bundled applications downloaded from the Internet. Optical Surf may be presented as a Browser Helper Object with related plugins or add-on components loaded in popular Web browser programs. Optical Surf, when loaded, could display several unwanted advertisements across your screen. For this motive and other problems Optical Surf may create, Optical Surf is classified as a Possibly Unwanted Program by security researchers. Using the Optical Surf advertisements computer users may be redirected to unwanted sites or have their Web browsers performing slowly. It is best to detect and remove Optical Surf using an anti-spyware program.

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Registry Details

Optical Surf Ads may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions\{a082f7ff-722a-4d9e-9096-baad9817e88a}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions\{DF3F791A-9642-496E-84A4-AD45A9E63967}
SOFTWARE\Optical Surf
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{a082f7ff-722a-4d9e-9096-baad9817e88a}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Optical Surf
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update Optical Surf
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Util Optical Surf
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update Optical Surf
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Util Optical Surf
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update Optical Surf
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Util Optical Surf
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update Optical Surf
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Util Optical Surf


Optical Surf Ads may create the following directory or directories:

%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Optical Surf
%Temp%\Optical Surf


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