How to remove Hlatomer.net/kolc

On this page we will explain you everything about Hlatomer.net and the ways to defend your system from it. Here you’ll see the instructions for safe and easy uninstalling and links to good anti-viral tool to get rid of Hlatomer.net and other “viruses”.

 

Hlatomer.net adware

What is Hlatomer.net. Removal reasons and methods

Hlatomer.net is an advertising tool that was developed to bring money to web-scammers and inconvenience - to common users. There are many methods for suchlike tool to get into the system, but the most effective of them is bundled installation. This way is so perfect because hackers don't have to risk. Users willingly install a virus and accept all its features. To make things work, hackers upload the viral bundle on few most visited torrent trackers. Now we will explain you how it works. Firstly, swindlers have to find a nice tool to create a bundle and name it by its name. The better it is the more users will install the bundle. It can just be a pirated version of the chargeable software. The most important function of an adware cluster is that you can't open it and see the content. The only available action is the installation. In this way hackers deceive the user, coercing him to download viruses, while he believes he's getting useful program. If you do not remember that you installed Hlatomer.net, but remember that you installed other free programs - apparently Hlatomer.net has penetrated your workstation through this method.

 

Most of victims of adware want to know the answer to single question: what goal do the advertising programs pursue, and why fraudsters create thousands of these tools each month? It's pretty easy to answer this question: scammers gain a direct benefit for each ad shown to the victim. Each time you follow the links on the pop-ups given by browser hijacker, you just promote the advertised webpages, and make views and clicks, by whose number ads are paid for. Swindlers oftentimes set banners in the spots on whose victims are used to click, for example, the search lines, to gain more random clicks and views.

 

The first thing that adware performs is the switch of certain system and browser settings. Such alterations generally affect pop-ups and alerts about the dangerous files and websites. Then Hlatomer.net alters the search provider and homepage, superseding the default addresses with the URL of swindler's website. The finishing stroke is the addition of viral strings to the registry. According to suchlike actions, Hlatomer.net shields itself from removal, and keeps showind banners even if man alters the settings of browser. After accomplishing all these actions, Hlatomer.net keeps on showing ads. As you can see, none of the Hlatomer.net's functions is created to be useful. The sole thing hackers care about is money, so Hlatomer.net will show ads until you remove Hlatomer.net.

Hlatomer.net removal tool

The most efficient way to stop annoying advertising is to clean your workstation from adware. Deleting adware is an important task that will demand close attention and certain level of experience. During the manual removal process, you'll need to erase the scheduled objectives for reinstallation of Hlatomer.net, check the registry, eliminate browser shortcuts and after that make the new ones, erase the adware from the control panel and switch the browser settings. Elimination is a highly substantial process, and if you want to make it easy - just follow the instructions that are in the following part of an article. Since we can't control the process, we recommend you to backup the system before proceeding with the deletion. On the other hand - there's no necessity to jeopardize the stability of your PC if you can choose more convenient and easy manner - an automatic deletion with help of Spyhunter anti-malware. The software way, unlike manual, needs minimal skill from user, while ensuring maximum profit. We can say a lot about this anti-malware, but its very significant advantages are high speed, compatibility with other anti-viruses, moderate cost and noctidial technical support. If you're interested in buying Spyhunter - click the button below.

 


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Hlatomer.net removal instructions

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

 

 

Step 1. Remove Hlatomer.net from the system

It is an optional step, if you have no installed software with the same name, go to the next step.

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 Hlatomer.net, 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 Program - 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 Hlatomer.net and press Uninstall

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

 

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

Step 2. Check browser's shortcut

1. Right-click on shortcut

2. Select Properties

3. Check the field Target: there must be only way to your browser, e.g.:

Google Chrome: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe"

Mozilla Firefox: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"

Internet Explorer: "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

Opera: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe"

Safari: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Safari\"

Step 3. Remove Hlatomer.net from browser's settings

Instructions for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome

2. Click Menu (Customize and control Google Chrome)

3. Select Settings

4. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings...

5. Click Reset settings

How to find Google Chrome Settings How to find Show advanced settings in Google Chrome How to Reset settings in Google Chrome

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Click on Help on menu bar

3. Select Troubleshooting information

4. Click Reset Firefox...

How to find Mozilla Firefox Troubleshooting information How to launch Reset Firefox... Reset Mozilla Firefox: last step

Instructions for Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools (You can press ALT+X on the keyboard)

3. Select Internet Options

4. Select Advanced tab

5. Click Reset... button

6. Put the tick near 'Delete personal settings' and click Reset

How to launch Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to find Advanced Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to reset Internet Explorer settings

Instructions for Opera

1. Start Opera

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Settings > Browser tab

4. Select On Startup - Open a specific page or set of pages - Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one

How to find Extensions in Opera How to disable extensions in Opera How to remove extension from Opera

Instructions for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

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

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Click Reset

How to display a menu of General Safari settings How to find Reset Safari tab How to reset Safari

 

 

Video instruction how to clean browsers

 

 

 

Step 4. Delete elements that would stay after Hlatomer.net deletion

1. Remove files and folders, if they stayed:

  • Type Hlatomer.net 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 'Hlatomer.net'
  • Click 'Find Next'
  • Delete the entries that were found

Step 5 (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

 

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