Dear, I need help! Hotwebfree.com has taken over my Internet. I first would like to know if there is any risk that sensitive data will be taken by this thing to, say, access accounts? I am not good at computer. Please tell me how to get it off my computer so that I can surf on the Internet again. I don’t even know how this website got on my computer. Please help!
Overview of Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker
Hotwebfree.com is a browser hijacker that can mess up your computer. Once your computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, you should pay attention to it. If you don’t get it off your computer immediately, your computer will get many damages and act weirdly. This browser hijacker can change your browser settings and take over your Internet. Every time you run your browser, you will get this website and you can’t leave this page. This browser hijacker is set as your browser homepage and you can’t change it. Your browser search engine will also be alerted if your computer gets this Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker. If you make a search on this browser hijacker, you will get many ads which are annoying. In this case, there is a possibility that you will get more infections. If your computer gets more infections, your computer will get more damages and it will be more difficult to fix your computer. So you are supposed to remove this Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker as early as you can.
This Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker is very dangerous. If you don’t remove it instantly, your sensitive data will be leaked. This browser hijacker is able to reduce your computer security and open a backdoor to the hijacker maker so that the hijacker maker can record your browse activities and get your sensitive data. It is unsafe for your sensitive data. We don’t know who are the hijacker makers and why do they want to get your sensitive data. Also, this Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker can add some toolbars to your browser and this toolbars can take up your computer resources and link you to many unknown ads websites. We don’t know if those websites are safe, so you are not supposed to click on those toolbars. If you click on those toolbars and visit the websites, you may get virus like malware, spyware and Trojan virus in this case. And those toolbars can slow down your computer. The worse situation is your computer may crash down because of those toolbars. For your sensitive data safety and prevent your computer from crashing down, you’d remove this Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker immediately.
The Screenshot of This Hijacker
The properties of Hotwebfree.com Browser Hijacker
– Can change the browser settings and it is so hard to change back.
– Could make your browser slower and slower then crash down
– Change the search engine, when you search on this hijacker, the results are not you wanted.
– Can get your sensitive information like credit card accounts, phone call number and your home address
– May add some weird tool bars to your browser, and these tool bars may link to many ads websites.
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your computer, then your computer must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to this Hotwebfree.com. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this browser hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:
The way to remove Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Hotwebfree.com Browser Hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
1st Press Ctrl, Shift and Esc keys at the same time to open the Windows task Manager. Then click the “Processes” tab at the top to find the suspicious processes to stop them.
2nd Go back to desktop and then click “start” at the left hand angle then type “regedit” in Search programs and files box, then press Enter key and you will open the “Registry Editor”
3rd In Registry Editor, please find the suspicious registry files related to this Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker. They are usually in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. If you can’t find the suspicious registry, you are welcome to contact our expert for help.
4th After you find the suspicious registry files, you need to find the location of the .exe files of the Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker. In general, they will be located in operating system drive. Click start >> Computer or My computer. Usually, the operating system drive is Local Disk (C:)
5th All the files related to the Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker will be in Windows >> System 32. Find all the related files of browser hijacker and then delete them. Just make sure that what you delete is not the operating system or your computer system will crash. If you are not good at it, we are welcome you to ask for an expert for help.
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This Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker is supposed to be removed once it gets on your computer. It is very dangerous and annoying. This browser hijacker is able to change your browser settings, default homepage and search engine. It is useless to restart your computer if you want to fix this problem. Because when you turn on your computer, this browser hijacker will be executed automatically. Every time you open your browser, you will always get this hijacker first and you can’t change. When you make a search on this Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker, you will get the unwanted results and get many pop ups. This browser hijacker also can add some toolbars to your browser which will eat up your computer resources and slow down your computer. The task of those toolbars is to link you to the ads websites so that the hijacker maker can get more profit. What’s more, this Hotwebfree.com browser hijacker is capable to make the hijacker maker have a chance to record your browse habits and get your sensitive data. This is very dangerous for your sensitive data. Hence, you should get rid of this browser hijacker as soon as possible.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 30, 2016 3:38 pm