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* What is AppsHat

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* Remove AppsHat manually

* Uninstall AppsHat from Windows 10

* Uninstall AppsHat from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall AppsHat from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

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AppsHat Mobile Apps.exe


Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

AppsHat intrusion method


AppsHat installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (AppsHat). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. AppsHat copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is AppsHat Mobile Apps.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name AppsHat and value AppsHat Mobile Apps.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name AppsHat Mobile Apps.exe or AppsHat. Also, it can create folder with name AppsHat under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation AppsHat starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove AppsHat immediately.

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How to remove AppsHat manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with AppsHat, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by AppsHat.

To get rid of AppsHat, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • Uninstall.exe
  • AppsHat Mobile Apps.exe
  • lpk.dll
  • npMinibarPlugin.dll
  • minibar.crx
  • minibar.xpi
  • SettingsHelper.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • WebPlayer.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • nsProcess.dll
  • AppsHat.lnk
  • Uninstall.lnk
  • Minibar.dll

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:

  • C:\users\user\appdata\local\appshat mobile apps\
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\0bs2vopy.default\extensions\{97A78363-B868-4B48-AC91-A783A31215AF}
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mpcknfcdcgpffjddjeceioobdelceffo
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Minibar
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\WebPlayer
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Start Menu\Programs\AppsHat
  • C:\Program Files\Minibar

3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    Value: AppsHat
    Data: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\WebPlayer\AppsHat\WebPlayer.exe
  • Key: HKCU\Software\WebPlayer\AppsHat
  • Key: HKCU\Software\WebPlayer
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AppsHat
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Minibar
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • Key:
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{AAA38851-3CFF-475F-B5E0-720D3645E4A5}
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy

    Value: Uninstall.exe
    Data: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\AppsHat Mobile Apps\Uninstall.exe

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 AppsHat related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for AppsHat 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 AppsHat 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.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find AppsHat under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate AppsHat or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find AppsHat

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find AppsHat related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like AppsHat are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like AppsHat.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with AppsHat and AppsHat Mobile Apps.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Cannot remove Apps Hat

I have tried to remove/delete Apps Hat from my internet browser (Firefox) however the next time I boot up my computer it always returns.

How do I get rid of it forever???

Thank you

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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