Host Secure adware is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) responsible for ads, deals, coupons, and pop-ups displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens if Host Secure adware infected your computer when you installed it yourself, or got it installed with a free program that you download. Host Secure is not malicious, and your antivirus didn’t warn you on this potential threat. Now, you want to remove Host Secure and it is a good idea because any adware program is a potential threat to your security and privacy.
The way of installing Host Secure is often deceptive. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. Host Secure is one of adware programs that is used for this purpose, and it is set to be automatically installed unless you notice it and disable Host Secure before installing a free program.
Host Secure is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as Host Secure BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove Host Secure and to get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall Host Secure application and remove extensions related to Host Secure from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Host Secure removal guide placed below.
This removal guide helps to remove Host Secure manually or use special security software that removes Host Secure and other malicious programs. SpyHunter is definitely one of the best. It offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future infections.
What is Host Secure?
Host Secure is a program and web browser extension that are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. Host Secure adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins present as web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO. These Host Secure components are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in various ways. If you click on Host Secure ads, then the owner gets profit for your click from promoters. That is why Host Secure is often deceptively installed. It wastes your time, web traffic, and compromises your privacy since gathered information about your habits are often shared among promoters. Host Secure is often distributed with free program downloads. It is deceptively installed unless you disable this optional program before installing the program that you download. Removing Host Secure is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom”, or “advanced”, installation option instead of “typical”, or “normal” or “quick” because these options often hide adware programs from your view.
Host Secure Adware Removal ToolHost Secure Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Host Secure and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Host Secure malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Host Secure components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against Host Secure and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Host Secure from Windows
First, you need to uninstall Host Secure application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to Host Secure adware installed in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstall Host Secure on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "Host Secure" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall Host Secure on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight Host Secure program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Host Secure on Windows XP
Uninstalling Host Secure from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on Host Secure program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Host Secure from Chrome
Remove Host Secure extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find Host Secure extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Host Secure from Firefox
Remove Host Secure add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find Host Secure add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Host Secure from Internet Explorer
Remove Host Secure extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on Host Secure, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: I hope you done by now, and Host Secure are gone. However, other malware and adware programs might be present on your computer. If you still see ads displayed by other malicious program, then try to use Host Secure Removal Tool that can remove all malicious programs and protect your computer against future infections.
Remove Host Secure Adware Infection Completely
Host Secure adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove Host Secure adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software comes with a free professional support and a free scanners that you can use for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated removal process that is more safe and reliable.