How to Remove HotSearch.com Completely?

Is HotSearch.com driving you mad? With it on your computer, you cannot normally use your Chrome, Firefox and IE? Please look at this post, which offers step-by-step guide to help you safely and quickly remove the HotSearch.com browser hijacker. If you still have any problem during the removal process, please contact Tee Support agents24/7 online for more detailed instructions.


Know More about HotSearch.com

Type: Redirect Virus
Alert level: Severe
Targeted Browsers
Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and so on.
Targeted OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

HotSearch.com ScreenShot

HotSearch.com is classified as a browser hijacker that will control your web browser. It can attack random systems via various means like spam emails, corrupt web sites, free resources downloaded from the Internet, pop ups, files shared via 2P2 network, and so on. Once HotSearch.com comes to the computer, what actions it could perform? What are the specific removal steps for clearing up HotSearch.com? Please read this post entirely and know more.


Harmful Symptoms

1. HotSearch.com is installed without permission and notification.
2. HotSearch.com Center's reputation and rating online is t bad.
3. HotSearch.com may bring and invite other computer threats.
4. HotSearch.com will redirect web search results to other unfamiliar web sites.
5. HotSearch.com may add a plug-in to the web browser to show irritating pop ups.
6. HotSearch.com may monitor and record your online habits.
7. HotSearch.com will slow down computer performance.
8. HotSearch.com can bypass security programs.
9. HotSearch.com may help cyber hackers to trace and steal personal information stored on the computer.


Manual Removal Guide Step by Step

Step one: Pressing keys “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” to launch the Task Manager, and stop all HotSearch.com processes.

Step two: Click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete all related files created by HotSearch.com:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]\
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]\
Step three: Open Registry Editor by navigating to “Start” Menu, type “Regedit” into the box and click “OK” to proceed. When Registry Editor is open, search and remove all registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[random].exe”

Advice: If you have any problem to carry out the manual removal steps, please contacting Online Technical Support Team for tech support.

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