What is FlowSurf.dll?

FlowSurf.dll is part of FlowSurf and developed by FlowSurf Inc. according to the FlowSurf.dll version information.

FlowSurf.dll's description is "FlowSurf toolbar"

FlowSurf.dll is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Flowsurf\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected FlowSurf.dll.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on FlowSurf.dll:

Product nameFlowSurf
Company nameFlowSurf Inc.
File descriptionFlowSurf toolbar
Internal nameFlowSurf.dll
Original filenameFlowSurf.dll
Legal copyright(c) FlowSurf Inc. All rights reserved.
Product version1.0.0.1
File version1.2.0.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameFlowSurf
Company nameFlowSurf Inc.
File descriptionFlowSurf toolbar
Internal nameFlowSurf.dll
Original filenameFlowSurf.dll
Legal copyright(c) FlowSurf Inc. All rights reserv..
Product version1.0.0.1
File version1.2.0.0

Digital signatures [?]

FlowSurf.dll is not signed.

VirusTotal report

1 of the 50 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the FlowSurf.dll file. That's a 2% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Comodo Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
1 of the 50 anti-virus programs detected the FlowSurf.dll file.

Folder name variants

FlowSurf.dll may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files (x86)\Flowsurf\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]


What will you do with FlowSurf.dll?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with FlowSurf.dll:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with FlowSurf.dll. 95% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 76 users.

User vote results: There were 72 votes to remove and 4 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with FlowSurf.dll.

Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

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I found a more recent version of flowsurf.dll. It is only detected by 2 of the 51 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal:

* DrWeb Adware.Searcher.2649 20140503
* Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.FlowSearch.A 20140503

Please check out my blog post about FlowSurf:


# 3 May 2014, 7:31

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