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How to Remove Awesomehp.com Search from Firefox-Chrome-IE

Question.

Awesomehp.com has been set as my homepage I have tried to remove it, i has been gone but after reboot my PC it’s still on there, Please give me a proper guide how to remove Awesomehp.com from my Google Chrome ?.

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Solved Answer.

Awesomehp.com is a very harmful browser hijacker and also categorized as a potentially unwanted program which can cause lots of annoying browser problems on your computer. It mainly attacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It comes into your computer without your permission.

After getting installation of Awesomehp.com into your computer, it will redirect, hijack and modify your browser, blocks many computer tasks. It can change your DNS settings, Registry files, Firewall settings and your browser homepage and default search engine into Awesomehp.com. Every time when you try to open normal websites, it redirects you to Awesomehp.com and keeps popping up irritating ads. You may be found your computer and internet speed performs very slowly than before. Maybe you found many unfamiliar add-ons are automatically installed with your web browser. It can work with all operating system such as windows xp, vista, 7 and windows 8 etc.

The main software of behind awesomehp is “supWPM” which is installed in the background. and a service creates named as “Wpm” , and software as named as “awesomehpSoftware” also they enters into “Search Scope” of the registry. So please be aware all that thing and remove all the through manual steps or automatic Fixit.

Technically, Awesomehp.com is not a virus itself. However, it comes into your computer without your permission and changes your default settings. It is classified as a browser hijacker and “PUP” (Potentially Unwanted Program).

How does it come Awesomehp.com into computer

Commonly, Awesomehp.com comes bundle with other various type of spyware/ adware which may contain rookits and Trojans and when you download free software packages. So, you should read all terms and conditions, when you download a software from internet. You should download from their official web sites.

Awesomehp.com is so dangerous for your computer, that you should remove it without any hesitation as soon as possible. Follow article mentioned steps very carefully to get rid of Awesomehp.com.

Awesomehp.com Removal Guide:

It can be created a dangerous problem for your computer, so you should immediately remove Awesomehp.com  to keep your computer safe from this browser hijacker. In order to remove this unwanted program, you have to follow article mentioned steps very carefully.


Automatic Fixit

Download Adware Remover Tool v3.8 to remove Awesomehp.com Automatically from all of you browsers, This is a Freeware utility specially deigned for Adware Removal. This tool can remove adware from Internet Explorer, Firefox, Mozilla Firefox and their registry as well..

TSA_Fixit

Adware-Removal-Tool-v3.8.exe

 


Manual Removal Guide

Step 1 : To Uninstall Awesomehp.com from computer

  • Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel.
  • Now click on Programs –> Program and Features –> Uninstall a program (Wind7, 8, Vista).
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Uninstall a program for Vista, 7, 8

 

  • For Windows XP users click on Add/Remove Programs.
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Uninstall a program for Windows xp
  • You will get a window which have listed all the installed programs.
  • Uninstall the programs, if you find any, from below list (Suspicious Programs list). Because all these programs are unwanted. You should uninstall all them immediately.
Uninstall all unwanted programs
Uninstall all unwanted programs

 

Suspicious Programs list

  • Awesomehp
  • Browser defender
  • Browser protect
  • Browser protected by conduit
  • Delta search, Babylon
  • LessTabs
  • WebCake 3.0
  • Yealt
  • LyricsContainer
  • VideoSaver
  • AddLyrics
  • privacy safe gaurd
  • unfriend checker
  • Price peep today
  • Coupon amazine
  • TidyNetwork.com
  • DownloadTerms 1.0
  • Yontoo
  • Uninstall all the unwanted programs, which are not listed here.

Remove following files from computer

  • C:\program files\Mozilla Firefox\browser\searchplugins\awesomehp.xml
  • C:\program files\SupTab\SupTab.dll
  • C:\ProgramData\WPM\wprotectmanager.exe
  • C:\Users\User1\Appdata\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\KSRX5A42\adks_awesomehp[1].exe
  • C:\Users\User1\Appdata\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Low\Content.IE5\XM97B5WQ\awesomehp_com[1].htm
  • C:\Users\User1\Appdata\LocalLow\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStore\OPP8HLZG\www.awesomehp[1].xml

Remove following folders from computer

  • C:\program files\SupTab
  • C:\ProgramData\WPM
  • C:\Users\User1\Appdata\Roaming\SupTab

Remove following Registry traces from computer

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\microsoft\windows\Currentversion\Uninstall : SupTab
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE : awesomehpSoftware
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\microsoft\windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\SupTab :: UninstallString ::: C:\Program Files\SupTab\uninstall.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\microsoft\windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\SupTab :: DisplayName ::: SupTab
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\microsoft\windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\SupTab :: DisplayIcon ::: C:\Program Files\SupTab\${STR_AppName}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\microsoft\windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\WPM :: UninstallString ::: C:\ProgramData\WPM\wprotectmanager.exe -uninstall
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\microsoft\windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\WPM :: DisplayIcon ::: C:\ProgramData\WPM\wprotectmanager.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{3593C8B9-8E18-4B4B-B7D3-CB8BEB1AA42C}\InprocServer32 :: (Default) ::: C:\Program Files\SupTab\SupTab.dll

Remove Awesomehp.com infection from Windows shortcuts.

  • 1. Right click on the shortcut of Internet Explorer / Firefox / Google Chrome and do left click on the properties option. then their properties page you will appear. Delete that following path from target field. (As per below screenshots)
    http://www.Awesomehp.com /?udftm_sources=b&ugtm_medokium=ct..etc.”

Shortcut infection clean

Awesomehp.com-shortcut-removal

 

3. Remove Awesomehp.com infection from startmenu’s shortcuts.

Remove Delta-Homes Start Menu

4. Remove Awesomehp.com infection from taskbar’s Shortcuts.

Remove Delta-Homes taskbar

 


 Step 2 : To Remove Awesomehp.com from Internet Explorer

Step 2.1 : Remove Awesomehp from homepage

  • Open Internet Explorer then go to Tools menu (press “alt” key once to active menu bar) and then click on Internet Option a configuration page will be opened, then click on General tab. Now look into under HOME PAGE Edit Box you got www.Awesomehp.com, replace it to www.google.com, then click on apply and close.
  • Now Restart Internet explorer

Step 2.2 : Remove Awesomehp add-ons from Internet Explorer.

  • Open Internet Explorer then go to Tools menu (press “F10” key once to active menu bar) and then click on Internet Option a configuration page will be opened
  • click on Programs tab then click on Manage Addons, now you’ll get a window which have listed all the installed add-ons.
  • Now disable the Awesomehp add-on, also disable all the unknown / unwanted add-ons from this list. (As per below screenshot).

disable-add-ons-from-ie

 

Step 2.3 : Reset Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer. Click on Tools menu (If tools menu doesn’t appear then press “F10” key once to active the menu bar), click on Internet Option. A internet option window will open.
  • For IE9, IE10 users may click on Gear icon IE Gear Icon. Then click on tools.
  • Click on Advanced tab, then click on RESET button.
  • Now you will get a new popup for confirmation, tick mark on Delete personal setting then click on RESET button on that. (As shown on below screenshot)

Internet Explorer Reset2

  • Now you will appear a popup says that complete all the tasks. After completion click on close button.

Step 3 : To Remove Awesomehp.com from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox, Click on Tools menu (press “alt” key once to active menu bar) then go to Options, after that a configuration page will be opened, then click on General tab and then look on the very first section named as Startup. Under Startup you will see a HOME PAGE Edit Box, under this edit box you will see www.Awesomehp.com, please replace it to www.google.com, then click on apply and close.
  • Restart Firefox Browser

Remove Awesomehp.com from Firefox configuration file.

  • In the Firefox type this command in the address bar “about:config” and then hit enter to open this page
  • After that you will get a page which is asking for permission to open config page that confirm that please use it carefully so please click on button named as “I’ll be carefully, I promise“.
  • Now you will a configuration page with search option on the top, so please type “Awesomehp.com” into search bar, you will get the result.
  • Replace all the string from “Awesomehp” to “google
    In the search result do double click on the all entries (related to Awesomehp.com) one by one, and change them to “google.com”
  • You can Right click on found results one by one and choose RESET option.

Reset Mozilla Firefox

  • Open “Troubleshooting information” page into Firefox.
  • Open Firefox and then go the Help menu (Press “alt” key once to active Menu bar)
  • Note: you can also open this page in this ways, open Firefox then type this command in the address bar “about:support” (without quote) and then hit enter or OK.
  • Go to Help menu then click on “Troubleshooting information”
  • You will get a page “Troubleshooting information”, here you will get “Reset Firefox” option in the right side of the page.
  • Click on Reset Firefox option, It will take time to reset

Firefox Reset1

Firefox Reset2

 

Step 4 : To Remove Awesomehp.com from Google Chrome

Remove unwanted homepage & search engine from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome, click on options iconGoogle Chrome Options Icon (Located in very top right side of the browser), click on Settings. You will get a configuration page.
  • Under configuration page find a option named as “Open a specific page or set of pages” click on their Set Pages. A another window will come up. Here you will appear the bunch of URL’s under “Set pages”. Delete all them and then enter only one which you want to use as your home page.
Google Chrome Homepage step1
Google Chrome Homepage Reset step1
Google Chrome Homepage2
Google Chrome Homepage reset step 2
  • In the same configuration page click on Manage search engines button. Delete all the search engines from there, just keep only www.goole.com as your default search Engine.
Google Chrome Homepage3
Google Chrome search engine step 3
Google Chrome Homepage4
Google Chrome search engine step 4
Google Chrome Homepage5
Google Chrome search engine Step5

Remove unwanted extensions from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome, click on options iconGoogle Chrome Options Icon (Located in very top right side of the browser), then click on Tools then, click on Extensions. (As shown on below screenshot)

Google Chrome remove extensions1

  • You will get a configuration page. which have installed all the extensions, Remove Awesomehp extension & also remove all the unwanted extensions from there. To remove them, click on remove (recycle bin) icon Google Chrome remove extensions button(as shown on screenshot)

Google Chrome remove extensions2

Reset Google Chrome

  • Close all Google Chrome browser
  • Now open this following path
    • Press “window key + R” (Flag sign key + R) , then you will get Run box.
    • Copy and Paste this following command in this Run box then hit Enter or OK
    • Windows XP
      %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
    • Windows 7, 8, Vista
      %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  • In the default folder please find a file named as “Preferences“ and now just need to rename this file from “Preferences“ to “Preferences.old“
  • In the same default folder please find a one more file named as “Web Data“ and now just need to rename this file from “Web Data“ to “Web Data.old
  • Now Start your Google chrome.

Step 5 : To Remove Awesomehp from Registry

  • Press “window key + R” (Flag sign key + R) you will get Run box then type “REGEDIT” into the run box then click on OK. You’ll get a registry editor window.
  • In the registry editor, click on Edit menu and then click on find option, you’ll get edit box to search any string into registry editor
  • Enter a string “Awesomehp” into the find box and then click on Find Next.
  • The search result will highlight the key or value which have contains the Awesomehp string.
  • Now delete the Registry Key/Value/Value-Data if any one contains “Awesomehp” string (must see the example screenshot below)
    Note:- Do not delete the complete value data, just delete the Awesomehp path only (for example see screenshot3 below)
  • Use F3 key to find Next. and do the last step to all results.
  • We are giving you the example on “Conduit” Adware please suppose “conduit” as “awesomehp”.

Screenshot 1

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Screenshot 2

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Screenshot 3

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Here is the screenshot of Awesomehpsoftware which is located in temporary files of internet explorer. Please delete that file if you seen on your computer. This is the main installer file of awesomehp.

Awesomehp.com-installer-Please-delete-it

Step 9 : To remove Awesomehp.com registry entries with Adwcleaner.exe

Here is the proper step-by-step guide to remove any adware from registry, please follow the steps.

9.1 : Download AdwCleaner from the below link.

Click Here to Download: Adwcleaner.exe

9.2 : Run that downloaded file (Adwcleaner.exe).

9.3 : When you get it started, click on scan button to search the Awesomehp.com files and registry entries (As shown below screenshot).

adwcleaner-scanning-process

9.5 : When scanning process will be finished, click on Clean button to delete all the Awesomehp.com files and registry entries (as shown on below screenshot)

adwcleaner-cleanup-process

Step 10 : To remove Awesomehp.com with Hitman-Pro

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x32bit.exe

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x64bit.exe

Hitmanpro-found-adware

 

Step 11 : To remove Awesomehp.com with Malwarebytes.

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

Click Here to Download Malwarebytes.exe

How to use malwarebytes

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11.2 : Update online Virus Definition

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11.3 : Tick mark on “Perform quick scan” then click on Scan

11.4 : When the scan done click on “Show results”How to use malwarebytes

11.5 : After clicking on Show result it will you a another window where you will get the found threats. Click on “Remove Selected”

How to use malwarebytes

FAQs

Q. I wish to remove Awesomehp.com from my computer?

Q. I can’t remove Awesomehp.com from my PC?

Q. I won’t uninstall Awesomehp.com from my computer. What can i do?

Ans.  Awesomehp.com is a harmful browser hijacker. So, you should immediately uninstall this adware. To remove this unwanted program, you have to follow article steps very carefully.

Q. What is Awesomehp.com ?

Ans. Awesomehp.com is a potentially unwanted program and also categorized as a browser hijacker. It comes into your computer without your permission and change your default settings such DNS files, Registry files, Background color, browser homepage and many more.

Q. Is Awesomehp.com a virus?

Ans. Technically, Awesomehp.com is not a virus. However, it is categorized as “PUP” (Potentially Unwanted Program) because it comes into your computer without approval.

Q. How Awesomehp.com enters in my computer?

Ans. Awesomehp.com comes into your computer via free software packages and when you click visit on malicious websites. You should not download any software from 3rd party website.

This post was last updated on:2015-08-06 | First Published:2014-01-23

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