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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Effectively Uninstall PCTechHotline From Windows - Get Rid of PCTechHotline Easily

PCTechHotline is a piece of adware application which usually gets added into Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Many people regard it as a potentially unwanted program due to its goal of generating online profit via ads that it shows on their computers. Once inside, PCTechHotline will display dozens of ads, coupons, deals and other offers while they’re browsing online especially for some shopping websites. In addition, it modifies the default browser settings to keep user randomly redirected to an endorser page and if he or she clicks on its link, it may implant more dangerous threats.

Third-party software is the most common source of adware like PCTechHotline. As a matter of fact, adware producers can smoothly spread their software via this method. Besides, spam email and suspicious links from social networking domains are also used to distribute the ads. Considering the safety of your PC, it’s urgent for you to eliminate PCTechHotline as early as possible. You’re suggested to remove it using effective anti-malware and anti-virus tools. See the detailed guides as follows.

PCTechHotline Removal Procedures

Procedure 1: Manually remove PCTechHotline
Procedure 2: Automatically uninstall PCTechHotline (with SpyHunter)
Procedure 1: Manually remove PCTechHotline
1. Uninstall PCTechHotline from Windows Control Panel.
For users who run Windows XP/Vista/7, please click the Start menu->then select Control Panel-> Locate and click Add or Remove Programs or Programs and Features. Scroll through the list to look for PCTechHotline or similar component and then choose this entry and click Remove or Uninstall.
(note: all the operation can be only performed with the permission of the administrator on the PC)
For users who run Windows 8, please enter Control Panel in the search box->then find out Uninstall a program. Carefully read the list of programs, look for PCTechHotline or similar item and then select this entry and click Remove or Uninstall.
(note: all the operation can be only performed with the permission of the administrator on the PC)
2. Remove PCTechHotline from all internet browsers.
Google Chrome:
1) Click on the "Tools" menu and select "Options".
2) Click the "Under the Bonnet" tab, locate the "Privacy" section and press the "Clear browsing data" button.
3) Select "Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data" and clean up all cookies from the list.
Mozilla Firefox:
1) Click on Tools->Options->select Privacy
2) Click "Remove individual cookies"
3) In the Cookies panel, click on "Show Cookies"
4) To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the "Remove Cookie" button
5) To remove all cookies click on the "Remove All Cookies" button

Internet Explorer:
1) Open Internet explorer window
2) Click the "Tools" button
3) Point to "safety" and then select "delete browsing history"
4) Tick the "cookies" box and then click "delete"

3. Find out and delete all related processes, files and registry entries created by PCTechHotline.
a) End malicious processes in Task Manager:
b) Delete PCTechHotline associated files on your hard drive such as:

c) Open the Registry Editor and delete the following entries added by PCTechHotline:
(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)
HKLM|HKCU]\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit

Procedure 2: Automatically uninstall PCTechHotline (with SpyHunter)
1. Download SpyHunter by clicking on the button below.
2. Follow the details to complete the installation processes listed below.
1) Double click on the download file, and follow the prompts to launch the program.
2) Then click "Yes" or "Allow", if asked by the installer. The installer needs your permission to make changes to your computer.
3) SpyHunter installer will download its newest version from the Enigma Software Group servers.
4) Select your preferred language and click "OK" button.
5) Accept the License Agreement and click the "Next" button.
3. SpyHunter will start scanning your system automatically right after the installation has been completed successfully.
4. Get rid of all detected files.
5. Restart your computer to apply all made changes.

Please be careful that certain expert skills will be required during the manual removal procedure to avoid wrong operation which may damage your computer permanently. If you cannot remove PCTechHotline completely by yourself, you’re suggested to download the most popular antivirus program SpyHunter to help you quickly and automatically remove all possible infections from your computer.

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