What is AppsHat?

AppsHat is a potentially unwanted program that comes into your computer without yours consent. AppsHat hijacks your browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome). It can modify the browser settings and change the homepage. AppsHat also can modify the search results and redirect user to ad sites. This program deals with the dissemination of advertisements. AppsHat displays coupons and banners with a ton of ads with signature “Ads by AppsHat”. Many of the proposals of this program doesn’t real, because of it, users risk spending money for nothing. AppsHat created to make money, it’s a useless program. In addition, this program can collect your personal data and transmit it to third parties. Also, it analyzes the browsing history to select ads that will interest you most of all. AppsHat can become a conduit for other malicious programs. This is not a virus, but this program can deliver a lot of trouble, so we recommended you to remove it right now.

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How AppsHat gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as this comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If AppsHat has already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove AppsHat from your computer?

To uninstall AppsHat remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have AppsHat in their database. You can try to use them for removing AppsHat.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove AppsHat

Or uninstall AppsHat manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find AppsHat.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find AppsHat and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find AppsHat, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove AppsHat from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find AppsHat.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose AppsHat.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable AppsHat.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


AppsHat.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%AppsHat

Written by Rami Douafi

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