Adaware vs. Surfairy

  cowgirl66 15:11 14 Sep 06
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Hi, I have just run Adaware for the first time since installation and apart from the tracking cookies, it has presented me with a list of Surfairy reg values and keys. I know I have Surfairy on my computer as I have Packard Bell and Surfairy can be found in the Smart Restore in there.

What should I do? Should I delete it and if so, by going into Smart Restore and uninstalling it, or by deleting them with Adaware?

Regards cowwgirl66

  VoG II 15:12 14 Sep 06

You should be able to delete it from Control Panel, Add or Remove programs.

  cowgirl66 15:17 14 Sep 06

I should, but I can't. It's not there!

  ArrGee 15:20 14 Sep 06

Open a DOS command prompt window (from Start->Programs->Accessories) and enter the following commands:

For the Hlp variant:

cd "%WinDir%\System"
regsvr32 /u "\Program Files\Surfairy\SurfairyHelp.dll"

Or, for the PP variant:

cd "%WinDir%\System"
regsvr32 /u "\Program Files\Surfairy\SurfairyPP.dll"

Restart the computer.
Delete the Surfairy folder inside Program Files.
Open the registry editor (Start->Run->regedit) , find and delete the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Surfairy.

  VoG II 15:21 14 Sep 06

That's odd click here

I would let Ad-aware remove it. Close all browser windows first.

  cowgirl66 15:25 14 Sep 06

I think I know why Surfairy doesn't show up in Add/remove, Vog but please correct me if I'm wrong. When I go into Smart Restore where I can find Surfairy, it's just sitting there waiting to be either installed fully or unintalled.

  cowgirl66 15:26 14 Sep 06

(sorry about my spelling, it's dreadful)

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