How to remove Handycafe from the computer and browsers

This article will help you to delete Handycafe from the system. Except that, we will tell you what the goal of such tools as Handycafe is and why they are so perilous.


Handycafe adware

What is Handycafe. Removal reasons and methods

Handycafe is an adware that penetrated the machine and made the browsers almost useless, due to annoying ads. Handycafe could have penetrated the PC with help of bundled installation method, or you invited it on your own. This method is so good because web-criminals don't even risk anything. Customers gladly install adware and become acquainted with all its features. To launch the system, swindlers need to upload the malware bundle on the most popular torrent trackers. Now we will explain you how this happens. The most important thing is the good tool whose name could the package be called. This tool needs to be popular among users and free of charge. It can also be a cracked version of the paid software. Hackers append 3-4 viruses to the bundle and make that the resultant file can’t be revised. The only available action is the installation. So, scammers trick the user, coercing him to install viruses, while he believes he is getting useful program. This was the answer why advertising program's victims don't remember installing it and are amazed that this utility exists on their machines.

Have you experienced the irritating advertising banners on your favourite websites? Surely you did, since Internet can’t be even imagined without advertisement recent years, but were these ads acceptable? Did they appear few times in a minute, occluding the entire screen or the buttons and links on the site which you're currently viewing? Are they leading to multilevel marketing websites, dangerous sites that propose you plenty of substandard goods, "adult" sites, online-casinos or any other suchlike pages? If the answer on any of those questions is "yes", it's very possible that there's an advertising tool on your system. If you read this article you'll know more about adware in general and Handycafe in particular.



After entering the computer, hijacker starts to modify the settings of browser in order to display ads most effectively. The alterations are being applied to built-in browser pop-ups such as notifications about malicious content of the website. Also, adware usually alters the pre-set search provider and new tab pages to dangerous website. The last turn is the addition of dangerous strings to the registry. According to suchlike actions, Handycafe shields itself from removal, and keeps popping up advertising even if customer switches the settings of browser. After finishing this, Handycafe continues to show. We have told it before but now it can be seen for sure that Handycafe, from the very beginning was a harmful program. The sole thing web-criminals care about is money, so they will show ads until you remove Handycafe.

Many users are interested in the answer to one question: what is the aim of the functioning of Handycafe, and why scammers develop thousands of these programs every month? The answer is quite simple: scammers gain a direct profit for each pop-up shown to the user. Every time you click on the pop-ups shown by Handycafe, you increase the view count of the advertised websites, and make views and clicks, by whose quantity advertising is paid for. Due to the fact that intrusive advertising ordinarily emerges on the most inconvenient places and it cannot be hidden so there are lots of accidental clicks, which allows scammers to gain benefit and make more scam programs.

Handycafe removal tool

It is obvious now that Handycafe will not cease before you clean the machine from unwanted software. This operation isn't highly complex but you will still require to perform it correctly to succeed. During the manual deletion process, you will have to remove browser shortcuts and then create the new ones, delete the adware from the control panel, repeal the scheduled tasks for reinstallation of a virus, alter the browser settings and clear the registry. For normal PC operator, some of these actions might look too difficult therefore we've made a detailed instruction. According to the fact that we cannot verify the process, we advise you to backup the important files before proceeding with the deletion. You should know that there's no necessity to jeopardize the security of your PC if you can choose more efficient and fast manner - an automatic removal with help of Spyhunter antivirus. The software method, unlike manual, requires minimal effort from user, while providing maximum profit. This AV-tool has many advantages, including speed of operation, compatibility with other anti-viruses, modest price and day-and-night technical support. If you are interested in purchasing Spyhunter - click the link below.


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Handycafe removal instructions

If you use MAC OS, follow our article: MAC adware removal.



Step 1. Uninstall Handycafe from Control Panel

Instruction for Windows XP and Windows 7

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.

2. In the Currently installed programs box, click the Handycafe, and then click Change or Change/Remove.

3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to make the changes that you want.

Press Start - Control Panel Choose Programs - Uninstall a program Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Instruction for Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter Control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by: select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.


Instruction for Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Handycafe and press Uninstall

Type 'Control Panel' in Search field Programs in Control Panel Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Step 2. Remove Handycafe from the browser

Note: If you use antimalware scanner, it will take you through the following steps automatically.


Instruction for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome browser, click Menu (Customize and Control Google Chrome)

2. Select More tools > Extensions. Left-click on Extensions

3. On the Handycafe, click Remove from Chrome

4. A notice to remove the extension will appear. Click Remove

How to remove Handycafe from Google Chrome. Step 1 How to delete Handycafe from Google Chrome. Step 2 How to uninstall Handycafe from Google Chrome. Step 3


Instruction for Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools

3. Select Manage add-ons

4. Select Handycafe and press Disable

How to uninstall Handycafe from Internet Explorer. Step 1 How to remove Handycafe from Internet Explorer. Step 2 How to delete Handycafe from Internet Explorer. Step 3


Instruction for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Open Menu

3. Click Add-ons

4. Select Extensions

5. On the Handycafe, press Remove

How to uninstall Handycafe from Mozilla Firefox. Step 1 How to delete Handycafe from Mozilla Firefox. Step 1 How to remove Handycafe from Mozilla Firefox. Step 3


Instruction for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Menu (Display a menu of General Safari Settings)

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Press Reset

How to delete Handycafe from Safari. Step 1 How to uninstall Handycafe from Safari. Step 2 How to remove Handycafe from Safari. Step 3


Instruction for Opera

1. Start Opera browser

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Extensions

4. Choose Handycafe and press button Remove from Opera

How to remove Handycafe from Opera. Step 1 How to delete Handycafe from Opera. Step 2 How to uninstall Handycafe from Opera. Step 3


Video instruction how to remove ads from the browser




Step 3. Delete elements that would stay after Handycafe deletion

1. Remove files and folders, if they stayed:

  • Type Handycafe in the search box
  • Scroll to the bottom of the list of search results. Under Search again in, Click Computer
  • Wait for the search results
  • Delete items found

2. Delete registry keys

  • Click the Start button
  • Type Regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Press Ctrl+F and type 'Handycafe'
  • Click 'Find Next'
  • Delete the entries that were found

Step 4 (Optional). Scan the computer with antimalware scanner

  • Download antivirus tool, e.g. Adwcleaner
  • Press Scan button


AdwCleaner start window


  • Press Clean button


AdwCleaner scan the system


Instruction for Mac OS

1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications

2. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash

3. Choose Finder > Empty Trash


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