Lenovo has released instructions — amid backlash — for getting rid of the Superfish adware that was preinstalled on some of the company’s devices

Step-by-step instructions for removing both the software and the root certificate (widely decried by privacy advocates as a serious security risk on Thursday) can be found here.

To uninstall Superfish on Windows 8.1, search for “remove programs,” then select “add or remove programs.” Select “Superfish Inc. Visual Discovery.” (If it isn’t there, you’re among those without the software preinstalled on your device.) Select “Uninstall.” After several seconds, the program is gone. …

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