Com surrogate is a virus file that infects computers. Com surrogate takes over the computer, collects personal data, or tries to manipulate the computer so that hackers can access it.

If your antivirus displays a notification of Com surrogate then there are files left over. These Com surrogate related files should be deleted. Unfortunately, Antivirus often only partially succeeds in removing the remains of Com surrogate.

The Com surrogate virus can quickly spread through your computer. It does this by copying files, modifying files, and disabling critical Windows components. After the virus has reached your computer, it can spread further across the computer network or the Internet.

If the virus spreads across the computer network, the Com surrogate virus first searches for victims. Once it has found other victims, it copies the virus and starts the process again.

After Com surrogate has taken over the computer, it looks for personal data. This personal data can then be stolen and used for spam or identity fraud.

Thus, it is essential to remove all remnants of Com surrogate. This article will tell you how to altogether remove Com surrogate from your computer. All the software advised in this article can be installed and used alongside installed antivirus software without any trial.

How to remove Com surrogate

Malwarebytes is an essential tool in the fight against malware. Malwarebytes is able to remove many types of Com surrogate malware that other software does often miss, Malwarebytes is costing you absolutely nothing. When it comes to cleaning up an infected computer, Malwarebytes has always been free and I recommend it as an essential tool in the battle against malware.

Download Malwarebytes

Install Malwarebytes, follow on-screen instructions.

Click Scan to start a malware-scan.

Remove Com surrogate with Malwarebytes

Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish. Once completed, review the Com surrogate adware detections.

Click Quarantine to continue.

Com surrogate removal with Malwarebytes

Reboot Windows after all the adware detections are moved to quarantine.

Reboot Windows - Malwarebytes

Continue to the next step.

Remove unwanted programs with Sophos HitmanPRO

In this second malware removal step, we will start a second scan to make sure there are no malware remnants left on your computer. HitmanPRO is a cloud scanner that scans every active file for malicious activity on your computer and sends it to the Sophos cloud for detection. In the Sophos cloud both Bitdefender antivirus and Kaspersky antivirus scan the file for malicious activities.

Download HitmanPRO

When you have downloaded HitmanPRO install the HitmanPro 32-bit or HitmanPRO x64. Downloads are saved to the Downloads folder on your computer.

Open HitmanPRO to start installation and scan.

install hitmanpro

Accept the Sophos HitmanPRO license agreement to continue. Read the license agreement, check the box and click on Next.

hitmanpro license

Click the Next button to continue Sophos HitmanPRO installation. Make sure to create a copy of HitmanPRO for regular scans.

hitmanpro installation scan settings

HitmanPRO begins with a scan, wait for the antivirus scan results.

Hitmanpro classifying scan

When the scan is done, click Next and activate the free HitmanPRO license. Click on Activate Free license.

hitmanpro activate free license

Enter your e-mail for a Sophos HitmanPRO free thirty days license. Click on Activate.

hitmanpro free license email

The free HitmanPRO license is successfully activated.

hitmanpro license activated

You’ll be presented with the malware removal results, click Next to continue.

hitmanpro malware removal results

Malicious software was partially removed from your computer. Restart your computer to complete removal.

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Last Update: March 11, 2023