How to remove Tohotweb.com hijacker from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Tohotweb.com is malicious adware program that can be also classified as browser hijacker. Often users ask how to remove Tohotweb.com hijack and how it got into the system protected by antivirus software and firewall. Tohotweb.com is a malware program which is usually spreads over the Internet.  It can be even hosted on some legitimate website that was hacked by cyber criminals. During the attack hackers can inject malicious code into the page and after that it becomes a host for adware, malware, Trojans and other malicious programs. When users visit those sites they think that they are safe but meanwhile the adware and malware are being downloaded and installed into their computers, without their knowledge.

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Additionally, a lot of browser add-ons and extensions installed by Tohotweb.com browser hijacker can periodically take screenshots of your screen and transfer them to the remote server of cyber criminals. Also, those malware programs can be automatically updated without user’s authorization and in any moment, harmless browser add-on or extension that only provides advertisements can be transformed into dangerous Trojan that will steal your logins and passwords or even credit cards information. And the worst part of this scenario is that you won’t be able to stop that, because most of the antivirus software does not consider Tohotweb.com as a virus. That’s why you should get rid of Tohotweb.com hijacker as soon as possible before it’s too late.

If you are used to download freeware and shareware programs from unofficial websites you should know that it is very important to pay special attention to the small checkmark in the installer window. If it is checked it means that you accept installation of additional software such as add-ons, toolbars and other adware like Tohotweb.com.com for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Also you authorize a third party to modify your default homepage and searching engine to Tohotweb.com. This trick is well known and it is legal because it is mentioned on the EULA of the program which nobody reads. So be patient when installing any program and read EULA and always opt for custom installation.

Follow the step by step removal guide and uninstall Tohotweb.com homepage from your web browsers. Those manual removal steps below will help you to get rid of Tohotweb.com adware, but if you already have it for a long time, most probably you have other malware already installed on your computer. Therefore we recommend you to download and install anti-malware tool to scan your computer for threats and remove them completely.

Tohotweb.com Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for Tohotweb.com

Symptoms of Tohotweb.com infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Tohotweb.com threat removal and it is easy to use.

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Manual Removal Instruction for Tohotweb.com

Step 1
UNINSTALL TOHOTWEB.COM AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    Tohotweb.com remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    Tohotweb.com remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Tohotweb.com and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Tohotweb.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Tohotweb.com remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE TOHOTWEB.COM FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove Tohotweb.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Tohotweb.com and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Tohotweb.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Tohotweb.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled Tohotweb.com completely.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Tohotweb.com and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove Tohotweb.com completely.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Tohotweb.com and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Tohotweb.com completely.
  • Remove Tohotweb.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL TOHOTWEB.COM REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the TOHOTWEB.COM and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 10/13/2015 04:44 PM;