How to uninstall (remove) HotLaps

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What is HotLaps?

HotLaps is a browser extension that is installed without the user’s consent. Usually it comes bundled with other free programs. HotLaps is not a virus, but it is unnecessary as a potentially unwanted programs. HotLaps comes to PC, hijacks your browser and displays the banners, links and more. All this serves to motivate you on pointless purchases. HotLaps can redirect the user to ad sites, to change the results, change the home page, and more. HotLaps unsafe and carries a hidden threat to your computer. HotLaps traffic increases, reduces the performance of your computer and transmits your personal information to third parties. Remove HotLaps now!

How HotLaps gets on your PC?

HotLaps refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove HotLaps.

How to remove HotLaps from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove HotLaps

Or uninstall HotLaps manually.

Step 1: Remove HotLaps from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove HotLaps from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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