How to remove (uninstall) Hptop.ru

The significant thing to say about Hptop.ru is that it isn't profitable in any understanding of this word. It is just an advertising tool. The advertising-oriented software are divided on two camps: browser hijackers and adware. The one difference therebetween is that the hijackers give more attention to redirections and adware prefers to show ads on your desktop. Programs of that sort often pretend to be useful, for the user to download them. All capabilities of suchlike programs are depicted very unclear, so it is difficult to realize, does the tool work or not. Reports about the actions of your friends on Facebook, better detection of bargains and discounts, quick search and other stupid functions – this is what those utilities are offering. In fact, they cannot do even these functions and just show the annoying ads.

Hptop.ru

Many customers are wandering that Hptop.ru isn't harmful by itself. The viruses can corrupt the files, lock the system or delete some tools and folders, but Hptop.ru isn't capable of doing this. The functions that Hptop.ru performs are innocuous, but it allows customer to injure his machine as hard as he is able to. With help of advertisement, hijacker generates a flow of users to definite sites and earns money for web-criminals. Advertisement and promotional services, provided by adware, are low-cost, and draw thousands of clients. This system is impossible to break and adware will do its job until the majority of users will experience some issues with hijackers or adware, and stop downloading such tools.

After penetrating the computer and installation adware, is only concerned with one thing: generating ads. Ads emerge everywhere, starting with the homepage of the browser, and ending with the total clogging of the PC. Even if you managed to close the ads, Hptop.ru starts to act even more irritating, covering the whole web-sites. The natural reaction on the emergence of big ad is to close it, but any click on it opens new browser window or starts the download. In the case of the hijackers user also suffers from continuous redirections to unwanted sites. The best way to return the OS and browsers to their default state is the deletion of Hptop.ru and full scanning of computer.

 

Methods to remove Hptop.ru

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Hptop.ru manually

Step 1. Uninstall Hptop.ru from the operation system

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

 

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Removing Hptop.ru is a pretty easy task that can be handled even by newbie. For your convenience we wrote the itemized step-by-step removal guide for Hptop.ru from all releases of Windows, and from all popular browsers. If you closely follow this guide, the removal will go quickly and easily. The advantage from hand uninstalling is diminishing each hour that virus functions in the system, so you should act fast. Any ad may bear a link on a virus or counterfeit tool that will retard your PC. If you haven’t managed to uninstall this hijacker immediately, you should use the decent anti-virus program which can rapidly and accurately deal with extensive contamination. We will show you such program: it is called Spyhunter. Just push the button below to check it out.

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Hptop.ru from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Hptop.ru and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Hptop.ru
  • C:\ProgramData\Hptop.ru
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Hptop.ru

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Hptop.ru" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Hptop.ru from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Hptop.ru 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 Hptop.ru from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Hptop.ru and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Hptop.ru from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Hptop.ru from the browser

How to remove Hptop.ru from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Hptop.ru

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 Hptop.ru from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Hptop.ru

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

How to uninstall Hptop.ru from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Hptop.ru

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 Hptop.ru from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Hptop.ru 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 Hptop.ru 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

 

How to protect the computer?

90% of all viruses on the Internet are really simple to delete, because they aren't very smart. The main issue is not the quality of viruses but their number. So, you must learn not only how to delete viruses, but firstly, how to prevent the contamination. Here's a list of hints and if you'll abide them, the results will be impressive.

  • The installation of any programs, and especially the free ones, should be closely revised. In these windows there is a lot of worthy info such as installation folder, the user agreement and other things. Some adware use a trick called "Partner installation" or "fast installation", when in addition to the desired program you get a few others. You should cancel these offers, because malware use this technique of spreading very often.
  • E-mails are very frequently used to distribute viruses. If you don't recognize the person who sent an e-mail - don't open it. The files that are added to any letter should be only opened with help of "sandbox" tools.
  • All deals on the Internet that promise you outstanding benefit needs to be taken skeptically. Most of them are fake, made to boost the web-page of their developers, but some of them lead to actual scam schemes which might cost you real money.

These tips are really easy, but they all are giving you a chance to avoid the infection by malware. Even if the use of the tips is causing you inconvenience - you need to remember: they are necessary to abide. Let your system be clean and safe, and if you face some issues - just comment this article.

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