Super doc to pdf is a program which falls under the category of unwanted software from web-browser hijackers family. It changes the home page, new tab page and search provider by default of your installed web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE and Edge.
When this browser hijacker is installed, it will change the web-browser’s settings so that they automatically being redirected to the Super doc to pdf as your home page and use it for World Wide Web searches. So, every time, when your web-browser opens, it’ll open Super doc to pdf web page. Furthermore, when you try to search via affected web browser, it will redirect your queries first to Super doc to pdf, and then on to Bing or Yahoo or Google Custom Search.
Table of contents
- What is Super doc to pdf
- How to remove Super doc to pdf redirect
- Manual Super doc to pdf start page removal
- Use free malware removal tools to completely remove Super doc to pdf homepage
- How to stay safe online
- Method of Super doc to pdf browser hijacker intrusion into your PC system
- Finish words
In order to force you to use Super doc to pdf as often as possible this browser hijacker can change your web browsers’ search provider. You may even find that your PC system’s web browser shortcuts and Microsoft Windows HOSTS file are hijacked without your knowledge and conscious permission. The makers of this browser hijacker infection do so in order to make revenue via Google AdSence or another third-party ad network. Thus every your click on ads that placed on the Super doc to pdf generates revenue for them.
Most often, the Super doc to pdf browser hijacker affects most common internet browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and IE. But such browser hijacker infections as well can infect other web-browsers by modifying its shortcuts (adding ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of browser’s shortcut). So every time you run the web browser, it’ll open Super doc to pdf web page. Even if you setup your home page again, the unwanted Super doc to pdf site will be the first thing that you see when you launch the internet browser.
We recommend you to clean your computer of browser hijacker infection as soon as possible. Use the guide below which will allow to delete Super doc to pdf and unwanted applications, which can be installed onto your PC along with it.
How to remove Super doc to pdf redirect
There are a simple manual steps below that will assist you to delete Super doc to pdf from your MS Windows system. The most effective way to remove this browser hijacker is to follow the manual removal guidance and then use Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner automatic tools (all are free). The manual way will assist to weaken this browser hijacker and these malware removal utilities will completely remove Super doc to pdf and return the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, FF and Edge settings to default.
Manual Super doc to pdf start page removal
If you perform exactly the step-by-step guidance below you should be able to get rid of the Super doc to pdf redirect from the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.
Remove Super doc to pdf related programs through the Control Panel of your machine
In order to remove Super doc to pdf, first thing you need to do is to uninstall unknown and suspicious programs from your personal computer using MS Windows control panel. When removing this hijacker infection, check the list of installed applications and try to find suspicious programs and uninstall them all. Pay special attention to recently installed software, as it’s most probably that the Super doc to pdf hijacker сame along with it.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the MS Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown below.
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown in the figure below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and choose the ‘Control Panel’ at right as shown in the figure below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 7 or Vista) as on the image below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed programs and remove all programs which has the name similar to the web-site which has been set as your Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and Edge startpage, new tab page and default search provider. We suggest to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed programs by date. After you have found anything suspicious that may be the browser hijacker, ‘ad supported’ software or PUPs, then choose this application and press ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the suspicious program blocked from removal, then run Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully remove it from your PC system.
Disinfect the web browser’s shortcuts
Once the browser hijacker infection is started, it can also change the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you run the web-browser, it will show an intrusive web-site.
Right click to a desktop shortcut for your internet browser. Choose the “Properties” option. It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The hijacker can modify it. If you are seeing something such as “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web-browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example as shown on the screen below.
Once is finished, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for internet browser shortcuts which redirects to an undesired pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Delete Super doc to pdf from FF
If your Mozilla Firefox internet browser startpage has changed to Super doc to pdf without your permission or an unknown search provider shows results for your search, then it may be time to perform the internet browser reset.
First, run the Firefox and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown on the image below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page as on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation dialog box. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the Super doc to pdf hijacker. Once, it’s complete, click the “Finish” button.
Get rid of Super doc to pdf from IE
By resetting IE web-browser you restore your browser settings to its default state. This is basic when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by browser hijacker such as Super doc to pdf.
First, launch the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the figure below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Get rid of Super doc to pdf start page from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the hijacker infection, harmful and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to restore the web-browser’s newtab page, startpage and search engine by default that have been modified by Super doc to pdf hijacker infection.
- First, run the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press “Show advanced settings” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset settings prompt as shown on the screen above.
- Confirm the internet browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Use free malware removal tools to completely remove Super doc to pdf homepage
If your system is still infected with the Super doc to pdf browser hijacker, then the best method of detection and removal is to use an anti-malware scan on the computer. Download free malware removal utilities below and start a full system scan. It will help you remove all components of the hijacker from hardisk and Windows registry.
Scan and clean your PC of Super doc to pdf with Zemana Anti-malware
You can delete Super doc to pdf automatically with a help of Zemana Anti-malware. We suggest this malware removal tool because it can easily delete browser hijackers, potentially unwanted software, adware and toolbars with all their components such as folders, files and registry entries.
Download Zemana AntiMalware on your personal computer from the link below. Save it on your desktop.
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After downloading is finished, close all windows on your PC system. Further, launch the install file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the image below, press the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will assist you install Zemana Anti-Malware on the personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is done successfully, Zemana Anti Malware will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown in the figure below.
Next, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the hijacker which redirects your browser to unwanted Super doc to pdf web-page. Depending on your PC, the scan may take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the utility is checking, you may see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
After it completes the scan, a list of all items found is produced. Review the scan results and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will begin to delete browser hijacker that causes web-browsers to open unwanted Super doc to pdf page. Once disinfection is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your personal computer.
How to remove Super doc to pdf with Malwarebytes
We suggest using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install Malwarebytes to find and delete Super doc to pdf homepage from your computer. When installed and updated, the free malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC system.
- Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop by clicking on the following link.
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- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web browser will display the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- When the download is done, please close all programs and open windows on your PC. Double-click on the icon that’s called mb3-setup.
- This will start the “Setup wizard” of Malwarebytes onto your PC. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Malwarebytes will launch and display the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole personal computer to find out Super doc to pdf browser hijacker and other web browser’s malicious add-ons. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC system. During the scan it will detect all threats exist on your PC system.
- When that process is done, it will display a list of detected threats.
- When you are ready, click the “Quarantine Selected” button. When the clean up is complete, you may be prompted to restart the PC.
- Close the Anti Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Use AdwCleaner to delete Super doc to pdf from the computer
The AdwCleaner tool is free and easy to use. It may scan and remove browser hijacker such as Super doc to pdf, malicious software, potentially unwanted applications and adware in FF, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge internet browsers and thereby revert back their default settings (new tab, start page and search engine by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the system.
Download AdwCleaner utility from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Once the download is finished, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown in the figure below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to run the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Scan” . This will start scanning the whole machine to find out hijacker infection that cause a redirect to Super doc to pdf web-page. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your machine and the speed of your computer.
As the scanning ends is done, the results are displayed in the scan report as shown on the image below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will start to remove Super doc to pdf browser hijacker infection and other kinds of potential threats like malware and adware. After that process is finished, the utility may ask you to restart your PC system. After restart, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
How to stay safe online
Enabling an ad blocker program such as AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, ad blocking programs will also protect you from harmful advertisements and web pages, and, of course, block redirection chain to Super doc to pdf and similar web pages.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: May 10, 2017
When the download is done, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the figure below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is complete, you will see a window as on the image below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will help you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you run your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop up advertisements, web pages such Super doc to pdf, as well as other harmful or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your desktop.
Method of Super doc to pdf browser hijacker intrusion into your PC system
Many hijackers such as Super doc to pdf come from internet browser toolbars, web-browser extensions, BHOs (browser helper objects) and optional applications. In many cases, these items claim itself as applications which improve your experience on the Internet by providing a fast and interactive homepage or a search engine that does not track you. Remember, how to avoid the unwanted applications. Be cautious, start only reputable software which download from reputable sources. NEVER install an unknown and suspicious application.
Now your computer should be free of the Super doc to pdf home page. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted popups and undesired harmful web sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC for new browser hijacker infections, malicious software and adware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Super doc to pdf redirect from the Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.