Mediahit browser is an adware program that offers custom search for popular media. It is installed in your web browsers as extension and designed to hijack your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer for displaying ads related to your browsing. Mediahit browser barely would hurt your compute, but your web traffic will be wasted and system performance will suffer from activities related to displaying advertising and spying on your web browsing history. Your privacy might also suffer. Mediahit browser is often deceptively installed along with free programs that people download. Such practice is called bundling, and if you fail to disable option for Mediahit browser installation, then it is installed as a Windows application and web browser extensions and BHO for Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer.
If you want to remove Mediahit browser, then you need to get rid of all Mediahit browser components. Read the guide below for details on Mediahit browser removal.
This removal guide will help you to remove Mediahit Browser adware manually or use special security software that removes Mediahit Browser and other malware. SpyHunter offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future problems with malicious programs.
What is Mediahit Browser?
Mediahit Browser is an adware that infects your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. It consists of a Windows application and similarly named browser extensions specific for web browsers installed on your computer. These adware components are designed for spying on your web browsing and displaying ads related to your browsing history. When you click on such ads, Mediahit Browser owners and distributors get some money on pay-per-click basis paid by promoters. While Mediahit Browser is not malicious, the downside of using it is wasted web traffic and your compromised privacy that put you at risk of sharing your user’s profile among various sales companies. Mediahit Browser is often distributed with free programs that you may download. This adware is deceptively installed unless you disable the optional for Mediahit Browser before installing a program or update that you download. Removing Mediahit Browser is quite easy, but other adware programs that might come bundled with it are often tricky and stubborn for your removal effort.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware products like Mediahit Browser, then you need to remember that adware programs are delivered with other free programs, set for automatic installation, and installed unless you disable such optional items. Pay attention to marked check boxes placed in setup wizard screens and disable additional software unless you know it. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs. Read EULA that might inform you about adware programs and terms of their use.
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand.
Mediahit Browser Adware Removal ToolMediahit Browser Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Mediahit Browser and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Mediahit Browser malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Mediahit Browser 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 Mediahit Browser and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Mediahit Browser from Windows
You need to uninstall all the Mediahit Browser components manually. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to Mediahit Browser.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall Mediahit Browser 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 "Mediahit Browser" 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 Mediahit Browser 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 Mediahit Browser program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Mediahit Browser on Windows XP
Uninstalling Mediahit Browser 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 Mediahit Browser program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Mediahit Browser from Chrome
Remove Mediahit Browser 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 Mediahit Browser extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Mediahit Browser from Firefox
Remove Mediahit Browser 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 Mediahit Browser add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Mediahit Browser from Internet Explorer
Remove Mediahit Browser 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 Mediahit Browser, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual removal of Mediahit Browser is an easy task even for a user with limited experience. However, you might get a bunch of other bundled adware programs present on your computer. You need to remove these threats to your security and privacy. Use free scanners that come with SpyHunter that helps to detect malicious files and residual damages of previous computer infections present in your system.
Mediahit Browser Infection Components:
Remove Mediahit Browser entries from system registry:
Delete Mediahit Browser files and folders:
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\MediahitBrowser
Remove Mediahit Browser Adware Infection Completely
It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can check suspicious program names with the list of adware removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. This checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.