Remove HuntBar from Chrome, Firefox, IE
Name of the threat:HuntBar
Command or file name:automove.exe
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
Practically all HuntBars are designed for commercial, advertising or trade targets. A HuntBar is a ill-intentioned application, normally a World wide web browser plug-in that Varies web browser settings in order to substitute default home, search or error page and readdress a consumer to ineligible WAD sites. Uninstalling the host system software mostly doesn't remove cross-packed HuntBar. Some less dominant threats are elaborated to discred other popular browsers. Sets own error page instead of web browser's default one, which is shown when the approached website address is not valid. Ravel usual web surfing, blocks some worshipful Wide-Area Network resources, opens varied WWW sites instead of requested ones.
HuntBar intrusion method
Usually HuntBar comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to HuntBar. HuntBar copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is automove.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name HuntBar and value automove.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name automove.exe or HuntBar. Also, it can create folder with name HuntBar under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about HuntBar, please ask below. You can use programs to remove HuntBar from your browsers below.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with HuntBar, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by HuntBar.
To get rid of HuntBar, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
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2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
Uninstall HuntBar related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for HuntBar entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If HuntBar won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.
Remove HuntBar related extensions from your browsers
HuntBar in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to HuntBar. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
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HuntBar can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to HuntBar before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:
Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
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