Users' questions

Does Lenovo still use Superfish?

Does Lenovo still use Superfish?

SuperFish has completely disabled server side interactions (since January) on all Lenovo products so that the software product is no longer active, effectively disabling SuperFish for all products in the market. Lenovo ordered the pre-load removal in January. We will not preload this software in the future.

How do I get rid of Superfish adware on my Lenovo laptop?

  1. Step 1: On Windows 8.1, Open Search.
  2. Step 2: Search for “remove programs” and select “Add or remove programs”
  3. In the list of installed items, locate “Superfish Inc.
  4. Step 4: Select “Uninstall”.
  5. Step 5: After confirming the removal of the application, please follow the steps for “How to remove the Superfish certificate”.

How do I know if my Lenovo has Superfish?

Click on the Windows Start Button and search certmgr. Click on it and launch the program. Click on Trusted Root Certification Authorities and open Certificates. Find the certificates with mentions of Superfish Inc.

How do I get rid of Superfish?

Step I: Uninstall the Superfish software

  1. Open the Windows Start menu or Start screen and search for Uninstall a program. Launch it.
  2. Right-click Superfish Inc VisualDiscovery and select Uninstall. When prompted, enter your administrator password.

Are there any Lenovo laptops that have Superfish?

Lenovo forum posts indicate that Superfish has been preinstalled on PCs since at least mid-2014. A Lenovo press release says the following laptop models may be affected: G Series: G410, G510, G710, G40-70, G50-70, G40-30, G50-30, G40-45, G50-45

Where to find Superfish certificate on Lenovo laptop?

First, press Windows key + R on your keyboard to bring up the Run tool, then search for certmgr.msc to open your PC’s certificate manager. The rogue Superfish certificate preinstalled in the trusted root store on some new Lenovo PCs.

How can I get rid of Superfish on my Lenovo computer?

Even if you haven’t seen weird ads pop up in your browsing, you should check and see if Superfish is installed on your Lenovo PC. Doing so is easy: Just head to Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a Program and look for VisualDiscovery. If you see it, uninstall it!

How can I tell if my computer has Superfish?

It should be easy to discover if your PC came with Superfish preloaded. The adware intrinsic to Superfish is designed to inject visual price-comparison ads into the web pages you visit, in a “Visual Search results” section “powered by VisualDiscovery.” If you see that, you’re affected (though maybe “infected” is the better word to use).