What is Hitnews1.net?

Hitnews1.net is a browser adware that comes bundled with free software’s web-clients, without user consent. This program hijacks popular browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). Hitnews1.net displays advertising content, such as banner ads, coupons, links to other sites and advertisements. Also, Hitnews1.net changing your browser settings, such as your homepage and search engine. This adware puts your personal data at risk. Hitnews1.net can collect your browsing history, passwords, and more. This information may be disclosed to third parties. Hitnews1.net is not a virus, but it can significantly degrade the performance of your computer, so you need to remove it right now.

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How Hitnews1.net gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that may contain consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select Advanced type of installation. If Hitnews1.net has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Hitnews1.net from your computer?

To uninstall Hitnews1.net remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Hitnews1.net in their database. You can try to use them for removing Hitnews1.net.

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You can try both of these products to remove Hitnews1.net

Or uninstall Hitnews1.net manually.

Step 1: Remove Hitnews1.net from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Hitnews1.net.
  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 Hitnews1.net 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 Hitnews1.net, 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 Hitnews1.net 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 Hitnews1.net from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Hitnews1.net from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Hitnews1.net.
  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 Hitnews1.net.
  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 Hitnews1.net.
  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: Remove following files and folders of Hitnews1.net:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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