How to uninstall (remove) HighliteApp

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What is HighliteApp?

HighliteApp – Potentially unwanted program that comes into your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). This program comes without user consent. HighliteApp is an advertising product, since the main problem with this program – distribute advertising, products of partner sites, and so on. After penetrating the computer, HighliteApp begins to display banner ads and coupons, promotional links, and more. Thus, the program tries to make the user spend money. In addition, HighliteApp can change the settings of your browser home page, configure your computer. HighliteApp can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. HighliteApp – very dangerous program. It can collect and transmit your personal information to third parties. Remove HighliteApp now.

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How HighliteApp gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. HighliteApp comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove HighliteApp completely.

How to remove HighliteApp from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove HighliteApp

Or uninstall HighliteApp manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove HighliteApp from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find HighliteApp.
  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 HighliteApp.
  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 HighliteApp.
  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:


HighliteApp.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%HighliteApp

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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