I notice it's every annoying and I want to remove it. How?
It not only redirects me to its domain but also pops up various of ads. "
This post is offering useful information about hi.ru.
Please finish reading the post and get started to fix your beloved PC.
We are going to know about hi.ru from its roles.
hi.ru usually disguises itself as a bundle in your wanted main software. Most of the computer users like freeware, which has been used by cyber criminals. Freeware from unofficial websites are usually not safe. To cover the cost, extra components like hi.ru are dropped onto your PC. You must have download some freeware lately and installed without paying much attentions during the process. Besides, you may have browsed corrupted websites, planted with exploit code.
Browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer are its first targets. Typically, it attaches itself onto the target browser as an extension or an add-on, which surely make sure its automatic popping up when you start up your browsers. Some victims can remove hi.ru by cleaning the extension, some couldn't since the registries have been changed. The longer you keep hi.ru on your PC, the more difficult to remove it.
A trouble maker
hi.ru, it's already a trouble itself. However, it can bring your more troubles if you keep it.
A retarder: it definitely slows down your PC by taking up the system resource. You have to experience these situations: it seems to take forever to download a webpage and takes longer to execute any programs.
A PUP-dropper: the appearance is one of the signs that your PC is vulnerable. Now the longer you keep it on your PC, the more additional potential unwanted programs come to attack your PC since it's vulnerable.
A thief: your browsing history and cookies including your personal account log-in passwords and credit card details can be gathered for the third party. You have to be more prudent when inputting the privacy information.
An annoyance:hi.ru keeps you redirected to its domain and delivers a lot of pop up advertisements when you browse the Internet. What's worse, your searching results maybe block by hi.ru and the flying ads keeps interrupting your online activities.
How to Remove hi.ru Easily and Completely?
Plan A: Remove hi.ru manually
Click Start>Control Panel
Click Programs>Uninstall a Program
Search for the unwanted application hi.ru> right click hi.ru and choose Uninstall
Press Windows+R> input msconfig>click OK
Click Startup> input msconfig>check for the list> find hi.ru and Un-check it (uncheck the ones you don't want)>click OK
Remove it from Internet Explorer
- launch up IE> click Tools (click on gear icon in IE9/IE10)> choose Internet Option
- Internet Option window> Advanced tab> click Restore Advance Settings> click on Reset
- tick Delete personal settings> click on Reset
- reset the homepage
Remove it from Google Chrome
- open Google Chrome>click on Settings>choose configuration page> search for Open a specific page or set of pages> click on Set Pages
- find configuration page> search for Manage search engines and click it> get Default search engine settings> change your default search engine
- search for these 2 options: Make Defaul&Close button “x” to delete the search engine.
- make default your Google search engine and delete all one by one
- reset the homepage
- open troubleshooting information from browser Firefox
- get Help menu and click Troubleshooting information
- with page of Trouble shooting informaiton, search for Reset Firefox and click on Reset
- reset the homepage
Note: If you think the manual removal is complicated and you really want to be a lazy guy, no worries, there is still a perfect solution for you - Download and Install Spyhunter to Remove hi.ru Automatically. The most powerful antivirus program Spyhunter can remove hi.ru just like hands down for you.
Plan B: Remove hi.ru automatically (with SpyHunter)
1) Click here or the icon below to download SpyHunter automatically.
Step B. Run SpyHunter to block it
Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.
Step C. Restart your computer to take effect.