How to remove (uninstall) Hotweb360.com

In this article we'll explain you everything about an advertising software, called Hotweb360.com. If you have some experience with browser hijacker or adware - you may just proceed to the deletion advices and eliminate Hotweb360.com. If you haven't experienced this kind of programs earlier - believe, this software surely isn't the one to keep in your system. Hotweb360.com has no good functions, and it was made only to earn money to its developers, and to annoy its victims. Do you mention the high quantity of advertising on each website, or the switched start page? Maybe you’ve experienced the total slowdown of system’s and browser speed, or irrelevant search results and frequent redirections to the malicious webpages? These are the signs of unwanted software working on your computer and if you've seen them – your PC is in danger.

What is Hotweb360.com

Hotweb360.com

Hackers don't develop viruses just to irritate you, and each adware has strict goals. However, the true aim of this advertising software does not coincide with the stated ones. Typically, the description of adware declares that it will be very useful. Most of adware declare that they can assist you to look for something on the Internet. Observing the activity of friends in Facebook, help in the search for recent movies, music or games and search for sales, discounts and deals in the Web - these are the most spread functions of adware. The first thing you need to do if you're going to install any program - to think, is it really helpful? Actually, the goal of hackers is to state that their product performs something that can't be examined. The "better", "safer" or "faster" web-browsing is a pure sample of suchlike functions, as these parameters are really blurry and nearly impossible to supervise. According to this, adware are completely useless, and just take up space in the computer's memory? No, they got one important feature and it is to cheat you and to make money on ads.

 

Novice users think that the majority of viruses have no specific goal. It's pretty reasonable, didn't it? Malware developer knows that out there somewhere is a user which is struggling to remove his malware, and it feels very good! Actually, each perilous software has some function, and it is often applies to earnings. It is weird that adware generates so much banners, but when you realize it, it appears really simple. All these ads are displayed to obtain money on referrals. Many users heard that browser ads are paid on the special system, called pay per click. It means that the customer pays for every referral from the ad to the web-site. All advertising program's actions are aimed at convincing you pass the link. Even if you don't take interest in any of the ads - you still click on the link, at least to hide an uncomfortable irritating ad. Advertisers don't want to know in which way the clicks were done, and online-criminals will obtain their money both for the true click and for the random one. Although this reward isn’t big, do not forget about the amount of infected computers! Trusting customer can take the ads shown by Hotweb360.com in earnest, and look for something interesting among these propositions, making hundreds of clicks per day. Based on our data, the number of victims of Hotweb360.com is counted on hundreds of thousands of customers, and if each of them is doing 5-10 clicks per day, the fraudster's income no longer seems so low.

Methods to remove Hotweb360.com

And finally, Hotweb360.com has one more effect that in the long term can call huge damage to your machine. We talk about that Hotweb360.com can switch browser settings on purpose to advertise more efficiently which makes it highly defenseless to all viruses. Hotweb360.com changes the set search engine and the address of the homepage, and also disables features that are reliable for filtration of advertisements and for denying of malicious downloads. So, if advertising software is in the PC, the browser is highly vulnerable, and all kinds of perilous programs might use it to enter the system, which is what occurs if customer begins to randomly click on suspicious links shown by Hotweb360.com. Depending on your working on the Internet, the system can be totally clogged in a few weeks or months, and eventually appear so slow that it is nearly impossible to do anything. There is only one technique to get rid of advertisement and shield your machine from adware hazard - to eliminate Hotweb360.com.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Hotweb360.com manually

Step 1. Uninstall Hotweb360.com from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Hotweb360.com from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

There are two main methods of adware spread: the placing on the infected web-pages and bundled installation with free software. Malicious sites are really easy to know: they appear on the last positions in search, and they are filled with annoying ads and suspicious links. Besides that, the browser and antivirus software will display the notification, if the web-site is suspicious. To shield yourself from the infection through the second technique, you should attentively supervise the installation of all programs. Bundled installation technique is based on user's trustfulness and the harmful habit to click OK before you know what is written above. User installs some program and the pop-up window during the process emerges an offer to install some extra software. In many variants you just can't decline the installation, and in some - there's no notification about additional software. Of course, all software except the needed one will be trashy or even hazardous. According to this, if you see the option among “safe installation” and “installation for expert users” – pick the second variant. This will let you to choose what program you wish to install and what you do not.

Hotweb360.com removal tool

The removal of Hotweb360.com in manual mode requires approximately 5-10 minutes, and might be made even by a newbie. Both hand and software techniques have their own advantages and weaknesses. The removal in manual mode is very safe and absolutely free, but there are cases when you just cannot remove the hazardous program manually. If you use an anti-viral software - it will provide you the protection for years. Spyhunter anti-malware is made to uninstall such tools as Hotweb360.com, and easily gets rid of with other suchlike threats.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Hotweb360.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Hotweb360.com and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Hotweb360.com
  • C:\ProgramData\Hotweb360.com
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Hotweb360.com

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Hotweb360.com" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Hotweb360.com from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Hotweb360.com and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Hotweb360.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Hotweb360.com and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Hotweb360.com from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Hotweb360.com from the browser

How to remove Hotweb360.com from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Hotweb360.com

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete Hotweb360.com from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Hotweb360.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall Hotweb360.com from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Hotweb360.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete Hotweb360.com from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Hotweb360.com and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete Hotweb360.com from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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