What is Free WiFi Hotspot?

Free WiFi Hotspot – a program that gets into PC without user consent. According to the developers, this is a wonderful program that allows the user to create a hot spot from his computer, laptop or even tablet. In fact, this is an annoying potentially unwanted program that brings a lot of trouble. After penetration on the PC, Free WiFi Hotspot begins to spread promotional products of partner companies (eBay, Amazon, and others). Free WiFi Hotspot displays banners and coupons, pop-ups and links to ad sites. Advertising can appear at any time during browsing, it very much prevents for the user. Free WiFi Hotspot change your browser settings and homepage. Free WiFi Hotspot threatens the security of your personal information. It reviews the history of your browsing, collects your personal information transfers it to third parties. Free WiFi Hotspot is a potentially unwanted program, so you need to remove it immediately.

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How Free WiFi Hotspot gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as Free WiFi Hotspot, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without the consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Free WiFi Hotspot completely.

How to remove Free WiFi Hotspot from your computer?

To uninstall Free WiFi Hotspot remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Free WiFi Hotspot

Or uninstall Free WiFi Hotspot manually.

Step 1: Remove Free WiFi Hotspot from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Free WiFi Hotspot.
  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 Free WiFi Hotspot 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 Free WiFi Hotspot, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Free WiFi Hotspot and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Free WiFi Hotspot from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Free WiFi Hotspot from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Free WiFi Hotspot.
  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 Free WiFi Hotspot.
  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 Free WiFi Hotspot.
  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.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Got to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Free WiFi Hotspot:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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