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How to Remove Windows Active HotSpot (Uninstall Help)

Question.

Accidentally I got Windows Active HotSpot virus on my computer. I don’t know how to remove it. I have scanned my computer with AVG which is my Anti-virus protection but no success “Windows Active HotSpot virus” is still there. How to Remove Windows Active HotSpot virus?

Solved Answer.

Windows Active Hotspot is a rogue anti-spyware program from the Rogue.FakeVimes family of computer infections. This program is categorized as a rogue ware because it display fake security warnings, false scan result and does not allow you to run any windows programs. It makes your computer unusable until the infection is removed. It is distributed through web sites that display a fake online virus scanner that states your computer is infected and then prompts you to download the installation file. Anyway, we are giving you proper removal guide so please follow below listed instruction carefully.

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Once Windows Active HotSpot is installed into your computer: Windows Active Hotspot starts scanning your computer automatically without your knowledge and display a fake message there are lots of unwanted threats are available in your computer. If you try to remove these threats then Windows Active Hotspot give a message that to get rid of them you must purchase the full-version of Windows Active Hotspot. As all of the scan results are false, please ignore any prompts to purchase the program. This is very harmful application for your computer system. Generally, it looks like a useful antivirus program for your computer, however in reality it is not. Windows Active Hotspot is capable of blocking you from starting some windows utilities such as Task Manager and Registry Editor also.

Generally, Windows Active Hotspot comes into your computer: via free software packages or through spam emails, P2P files share and when you visit on other malicious web sites. So you should always pay attention and read all terms and conditions, when you download any software from internet. You should never download from any 3rd party websites. Windows Active Hotspot may also be downloaded manually by tricking the user into thinking they are installing a useful software for your computer. Be very careful, what you agree to install.

Windows Active Hotspot is a scam program: You should not trust this fake program. You should Ignore Windows Active Hotspot bogus alerts and definitely, do not pay the full version of Windows Active Hotspot to remove nonexistent computer threats. It can create a big problem for your computer system. So you should quickly uninstall Windows Active Hotspot from your computer. To remove Windows Active Hotspot and other related malware, please use the article removal steps.

Removal of Windows Active Hotspot.

To Windows Active Hotspot from your computer is a really hard task but we have to do. We are giving you some steps which will remove Windows Active Hotspot completely from your computer. Please follow the following guide to remove Windows Active Hotspot virus.

Windows Active Hotspot Removal Steps:

Method 1 : Remove Windows Active Hotspot virus with their activation code – Automatic Method.

Windows Active Hotspot has hijacked your computer registry to start itself before any program and stop you from running any else application. To prevent this from happening, we are giving you the code to register Windows Active Hotspot. 1. Open Windows Active Hotspot window, click on the question mark button in the right top corner, then click on Register button. How-to-register-Windows-Protection-Booster1 2. It’s will prompt you the license key in order to registry, enter the below registration codes to activate it. Windows Active Hotspot Product Key: 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0021 How-to-register-Windows-Protection-Booster2

Step 2 : To Uninstall Windows Active Hotspot from computer

  • Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel.
  • Now click on Programs –> Uninstall a program or Program and Features (Windows-7, 8, Vista). For Windows XP users: click on Add/Remove Programs.
  • Then find the Windows Active Hotspot in the list and then do uninstall if the uninstall option will not complete to uninstall the REVO uninstaller tool to uninstall Windows Active Hotspot forcefully. click here to Download:- REVO Uninstaller Tool and click here to know more how to REVO uninstaller tool

Step 3 : Remove Windows Active Hotspot with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes.exe and then run a quick scan. If Windows Active Hotspot will notify you that malwarebytes is a virus. Then please ignore it, because their all alerts are completely fake, do not belive on it. Just ignore that until it removed. After Removed, install a legitimate Antivirus 3.1 : Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free, then double-click on it to install it.

Click Here to Download >> Malwarebytes.exe

http://www.techsupportall.com/malbyte

OR

If above link haven’t worked, then click on below link to download malwarebytes-chameleon version. (Note: It’d download a zip file, zip file contained have lots of files, you can double-click on any one, It’d start malwarebytes-chameleon version)

http://downloads.malwarebytes.org/file/chameleon

How to use malwarebytes

How to use malwarebytes

3.2 : Update online Virus Definition

How to use malwarebytesHow to use malwarebytes

3.3 : Select the option “Perform quick scan”, then click on Scan.

3.4 : When the scan Finished, click on “Show results”How to use malwarebytes

3.5 : After clicking on Show result, it’ll give you a another window, where you’ll get a page named as “found threats”. Click on “Remove Selected” button to remove all the viruses which are selected.

How to use malwarebytes

Step 4 : Remove Windows Active Hotspot with HitmanPro

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x32bit.exe

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x64bit.exe

Scan-Computer-with-Hitman-Pro


If method 1 doesn’t remove the Windows Active Hotspot then follow the method 2 otherwise you don’t need to follow it.

Method 2 : Remove Windows Active Hotspot virus – Manual Method.

Step 1 : Reboot your computer with “Safe mode with Networking” to Uninstall Windows Active Hotspot from computer

  • Turn off your computer.
  • Turn back on your computer, immediately tap the “F8” key (pressing & releasing repeatedly “F8” Key) on your keyboard until you’ll get the advanced boot option (As shown on below screenshot). If you’re using Windows 8 then hold the “Shift” key while tapping the “F8” key.

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  • Select the option “Safe mode with Networking” using arrow keys on your keyboard, then hit Enter button.

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  • Windows will start in the safe mode with networking and then you’ll prompted that login into your account, so please login into your same account, which you’ve login usually. Then you’ll get your desktop with Safe mode.

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Step 2 : Remove Registry infection, which have been infected by Windows Active Hotspot.

First of all we need to repair windows registry, so that we can run any program/tool so that we can able to begin a scan with one of anti-malware software and can be able to remove Windows Active Hotspot completely. 2.1 : Download “Registry-Fix.reg” from below link.

OR

2.2 : Double-click on that downloaded Registry-Fix.reg file to run it. (As shown on below screenshot) Registry-Repair-1

Download : Registry-Fix.reg

2.3 : It’d prompt you below message, then click on Yes. (As shown on below screenshot) Registry-Repair-2 2.4 : It’d give you another message, click on OK. (As shown on below screenshot) Registry-Repair-3

Step 3 : Uninstall Koox System Optimizer from Control Panel

  • Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel.
  • Now click on Programs –> Program and Features –> Uninstall a program ().
Uninstall a program image 1
Uninstall a program for Vista, 7, 8

 

  • For Windows XP users only click on Add/Remove Programs.
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Uninstall a program for Windows xp
  • You’ll get a window which have listed all the installed programs.
  • Uninstall Koox System Optimizer from there.

Step 4 : Remove Windows Active Hotspot with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes.exe and then run a quick scan. If Windows Active Hotspot will notify you that malwarebytes is a virus. Then please ignore it, because their all alerts are completely fake, do not belive on it. Just ignore that until it removed. After Removed, install a legitimate Antivirus

4.1 : Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free, then double-click on it to install it.

Click Here to Download >> Malwarebytes.exe

http://www.techsupportall.com/malbyte

OR

If above link haven’t worked, then click on below link to download malwarebytes-chameleon version. (Note: It’d download a zip file, zip file contained have lots of files, you can double-click on any one, It’d start malwarebytes-chameleon version)

http://downloads.malwarebytes.org/file/chameleon

How to use malwarebytes

How to use malwarebytes

4.2 : Update online Virus Definition

How to use malwarebytesHow to use malwarebytes

4.3 : Select the option “Perform quick scan”, then click on Scan.

4.4 : When the scan Finished, click on “Show results”How to use malwarebytes

4.5 : After clicking on Show result, it’ll give you a another window, where you’ll get a page named as “found threats”. Click on “Remove Selected” button to remove all the viruses which are selected.

How to use malwarebytes

Step 5 : Remove Windows Active Hotspot with Hitman-Pro

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x32bit.exe

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x64bit.exe

Scan-Computer-with-Hitman-Pro

Install Antivirus Protection on your computer immediately

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This post was last updated on:2015-08-04 | First Published:2014-04-03

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