What is Kotcatkcomksz?

Kotcatkcomksz – is a potentially unwanted program that comes as an extension and hijacks your browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). The adware opens a new tab telling the user that his PC is infected, about an unsafe Internet connection and so on. In fact, Kotcatkcomksz is a very annoying extension. After penetration, Kotcatkcomksz begins to display annoying banner ads and coupons. Kotcatkcomksz can lead to your computer other malicious programs without your consent. Kotcatkcomksz significantly slows down your browser and if you find Kotcatkcomksz on your PC, then you need to remove it right away. Do not waste your time.

Kotcatkcomksz Hijacker

How Kotcatkcomksz gets on your PC?

Similar programs belong to potentially unwanted programs. These programs come on a computer without user consent, so you may have overlooked the penetration of this program. PUP is installed on PC bundled with freeware program such as archivers, download managers, players and so on. The user must be considerate during the installation process to prevent the penetration of unwanted programs. To do this, you need to read the user agreement. Do not agree to install unknown or suspicious programs. Not need to trust programs from unknown publishers. Always follow the installation process and do not rush to click “Next”. If your computer is already infected, you can use our instructions listed below to get rid of Kotcatkcomksz.

How to remove Kotcatkcomksz from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Kotcatkcomksz

Or uninstall Kotcatkcomksz manually.

Step 1: Remove Kotcatkcomksz from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Kotcatkcomksz from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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