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build_1.0.0.142_rev_3343_date_12:50:45 28-02-14 33.33%
1.0 66.67%

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Hijacker Removal Tool

What is Hijacker Removal Tool?  (from Security Stronghold)

Plenty spyware and advertising-supported software Browser hijackers have integrated Browser hijackers that get at pause setup during the host Browser hijacker's installation proceeding. Uninstalling the host application mainly doesn't cancel cross-packed Browser hijacker. Degrades common Internet browser stability and ...  Read more


Hijacker Removal Tool is a software program developed by Security Stronghold. The most common release is 1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named hijackerremovaltool.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 134.72 MB (141,262,377 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 67% of users of Hijacker Removal Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Canada.
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.securitystronghold.com/gates/browser-hijacker.html
Help link: www.SecurityStronghold.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hijacker Removal Tool\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Hijacker Removal Tool\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 134.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hijacker Removal Tool

Program executable:hijackerremovaltool.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\hijacker removal tool\hijackerremovaltool.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Hijacker Removal Tool?

You can uninstall Hijacker Removal Tool from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Hijacker Removal Tool, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Hijacker Removal Tool.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%
Windows 10
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Israel 16.67%
  Canada 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
LENOVO 20217 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1539 33.33%
Acer Aspire E5-573 33.33%

About (from Security Stronghold)

Company Profile Security Stronghold Company was founded by several computer security professionals.
Publisher URL: www.securitystronghold.com


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