How to remove (uninstall) History Open

This entry will explain you the important things about an adware called History Open and ways to get rid of it. If you suffer from constant advertising on the Internet, and the productivity of the laptop has greatly decreased - this guide will explain you what adware is, identify the basic issue and clean the PC of undesired programs.

Adware includes a pretty long list of different types, but the very famous of them are adware, browser toolbars and browser hijackers. You must understand that they are noy the helpful tools that advertise other reliable software - they were made to generate tons of spam. The majority of users mistakenly think that these programs are reliable, being deceived by impressive catalogues of their advantages, but all these features either do not work, or do not exist at all. What do these programs really do?

  • Infection with a hijacker invites another type of problem. Hijackers periodically open a special webpage in your browser that redirects to one of the suspicious websites.
  • Toolbars are less annoying than browser hijackers and adware, but ads are not their only purpose. They can collect the information about user's PC and about his activity on the Internet. Such info might be used to trick the user or sold to third parties for a solid price.
  • Adware's main attribute is that it places ad units on all sites that the victim visits and also, on the desktop. Suchlike tools can be masked almost to anything: programs for updating and downloading drivers, video and audio players, system optimizers, software for finding games and movies and much more. Proposals which are shown by adware aren't reliable and we strongly recommend you not to click on them.

All these software combined and any of them could be used for various sorts of Internet-swindle. They have one common feature - they all cause inconvenience to the customer and prevent the customer from surfing the Web. Except that, according to that all adware tries to force the man to click on links to weird and often dangerous sites, they invite other malware to enter the computer.


Now, when we see for what purpose was History Open, it's time to understand how to reveal History Open and remove it. The first and the most annoying sign of adware is the advertising overflow. Mark #2 is the appearance of weird tools on your PC that you haven’t downloaded. Such things may appear if victim passes the link to direct loading of the dangerous file. In this case, you might not even know how virus enters your PC.

The mark #2 is a significant deceleration of the PC, and an growth in the boot time of the system. It should be noted that suchlike problems frequently arise for other causes, not related to adware. The machine slows down because each adware is running endlessly and never turns off. It means that the program is running at PC's boot and turning off only when the computer stops working. If 5 or more such tools will get into your computer, their simultaneous work overburdens the system, and takes so many resources that useful programs simply cannot run. This can induce emergency shutdowns, lags and fatal errors of various programs. If you see any of these attributes - you need to scan the hard drive with a quality antivirus or clean it of viruses by hand.

Methods to remove History Open

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove History Open manually

Step 1. Uninstall History Open from the operation system

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


If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

If you understand that your system is in danger and want to browse the Internet with comfort, you need to eliminate History Open immediately. The only way out is to delete History Open and then carefully check the computer for malware. The elimination might be performed by hand, however this way can require a lot of time and may not have the result. The thing is that the malicious programs apply many methods to protect themselves from removal. Viruses keep backup copies in different places on hard drive, hide their main folders, set scheduled tasks for reinstalling after deletion etc. If user is not practiced enough in such things, the possibility of fault and subsequent malfunctions is extremely high. If you want to do it the safe way, we advise you to use Spyhunter anti-virus program. This program is able to quickly and accurately remove History Open from the system, but also protect it from attacks in the future. Spyhunter has a number of features, including daily updating of the viral database, compatibility with popular anti-virus software, high speed of scanning and elimination, moderate price and around the clock technical support. If you want to download Spyhunter, or read more about it - click on the link below.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall History Open from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select History Open and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\History Open
  • C:\ProgramData\History Open
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\History Open

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "History Open" and delete these elements


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How to remove History Open from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select History Open 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 History Open from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select History Open and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall History Open from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove History Open from the browser

How to remove History Open from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove History Open

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 History Open from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove History Open

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Delete all specific pages


How to uninstall History Open from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove History Open

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 History Open from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose History Open 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 History Open 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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