What is Hoopla Search?

Hoopla Search – is an extension for the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer), that comes bundled with free software without user consent. Hoopla Search is a potentially unwanted program and can cause irreparable damage to your PC. After penetrating the computer, Hoopla Search begins to display advertisements, banners and other promotional products. This ad may pop up at any time during your browsing. Thus, Hoopla Search promotes products of its partners, online stores and other. It changes your browser’s homepage and can also redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. Among other things, Hoopla Search collects your personal information, browsing history, and so on. It is done in order to pick up the goods and services which will interest you most. Hoopla Search also increases the amount of traffic and significantly reduces the performance of your PC. If you find Hoopla Search on your computer, remove it immediately!

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How Hoopla Search gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as Hoopla Search, 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 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 Hoopla Search completely.

How to remove Hoopla Search from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Hoopla Search

Or uninstall Hoopla Search manually.

Step 1: Remove Hoopla Search from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Hoopla Search from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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