Awesomehp virus is a headache for many computer users today. If you’ve visited our website you’re probably in search for the good answer to this question – how to remove awesomehp virus from your computer. You’re probably in search for the free removal solution, right? If so, this guide will help you get rid of awesomehp absolutely at no cost for you.
Awesomehp virus is a special kind of computer infection classified as a browser hijacker. It is basically the same as NationZoom and Sweet-Page browser infections, which by the way are still active these days. Awesomehp malware, its distribution and development is the responsibility of several companies, such as Cherished Technology Limited, Tomoon,Inc. and InfoSpace,Inc. You may find out about this fact if you carefully read the privacy statement, the license agreement and the “About Us” page in the bottom part of this browser hijacker at the home page of your browser attacked by it. Each of this companies is sort of engaged in your PC hijacked by this nasty computer virus infection, however, the degree of the role of each of them is different though. For example, Cherished Technology Limited is actually responsible for installing this malware into your computer, whereas InfoSpace,Inc. will probably be engaged in providing perverted so-called “search results” redirected through this browser hijacker.
Basically, what awesomehp does is hijacking the home page of your browser, whether it is Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or other browser, and causing search engine redirection of your browser through other websites. These could be legitimate search engines, such as Google, Bing or Yahoo, or pseudo “search engines”, such as globososo.com, inspsearch,com, or css.infospace.com.
In addition to the amendments initiated by this malware with your search settings, you will also see a lot of annoying ads popping up on the awesomehp homepage of your hijacked browser, and also displayed together with the search results redirected through one of the search engines mentioned above.
To remove awesomehp manually and for free from your browser you will first need to uninstall several programs related to it. You may do it by removing them from the Control Panel of your computer. Most probably these programs will be as follows:
- Desk 365
- awesomehp Browser Protecter
This is the video guide that explains how to uninstall them from the Control Panel of your PC depending on the operating system installed on your computer:
If the information in the video hasn’t been clear to you, then please follow this tutorial below:
Step-by-step instructions to uninstall awesomehp and its related programs from the Control Panel of your PC.
Step 1. Uninstalling awesomehp from the Control Panel of your computer.
Instructions for Windows XP, Vista and 7 operating systems:
- Make sure that all your browsers infected with awesomehp virus are shut down (closed).
- Click “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
- In Windows XP click “Add or remove programs“:
- In Windows Vista and 7 click “Uninstall a program“:
- Uninstall programs related to awesomehp virus (those listed above). To do it, in Windows XP click “Remove” button related to it. In Windows Vista and 7 right-click related programs with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.
Instructions for Windows 8 operating system:
- Move the PC mouse towards the top right hot corner of Windows 8 screen, click “Search“:
- Type “Uninstall a program“, then click “Settings“:
- In the left menu that has come up select “Uninstall a program“:
- Uninstall programs related to awesomehp virus. To do it, in Windows 8 right-click them with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.
However, after you uninstall these four programs from the Control Panel of your PC you still might see awesomehp virus in your browser. You will need to check the Desktop icons of your browser infected with awesomehp virus. Right-click the Desktop icon of your infected browser, click “Properties”, then check the destination path to the executable of your browser. It must not contain anything related to awesomehp.com virus. If you see some additional links there, remove them. This video shows how to do it (on the example of Sweet-Page virus removal):
Please note that it is very important to check all Desktop and Start menu items related to your infected browser, and remove anything related to awesomehp.com virus (through checking the properties of these items as explained above). Anyway, we hope this information has been helpful to you. If you have any problems please let us know.