OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe – How To Prevent It From Getting Installed

Have you notice OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe files on your Computer? Is it automatically installed on your System? Are you unable to remove it from your PC after using several manual methods? Looking for an effective removal guide to eliminate it? If so, you are at the right place. Follow this removal guide and delete OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe easily from your affected PC.

Delete OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe

Summary of OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe

Name OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe
Type PUP
Discovered Date 27 Nov 2016
File size 9.42 MB
Supported languages English
Downloads 1,884
Affected OS All version of Windows OS

Do You Know Actually What is OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe?

OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe is actually an extension file which falls under the category of Potentially Unwanted Program. At the first glance, this extension file pretends itself as very helpful and legitimate which promises users to turn their PC with one click into a sharing WiFi hotspot. This extension file comes with great and advanced features some of them are shown below.

Key Features of OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe

  • Handy network speed detection 
  • Cut the data usage and save money 
  • Turn your PC into a Wi-Fi wireless access point. 
  • Easy to use, and no need for any advanced configuration
  • Share the Internet connection with all electronic devices. 
  • One-click create a Wi-Fi hotspot on laptop, notebook, desktop
  • FREE, secure, fully used, no advertising, and no annoying pop-ups
  • Standard WPA2 PSK password security to safe guard your wireless hotspot

Why is OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe dangerous?

Being a PUP, it installs into the user PC secretly via freeware installation, torrent files, online games, hacked sites, infected devices, online games etc. After intruding, it hijacks users all web browser and changes their search settings. Such type of unwanted program is located in f:\DL\'folder. It offers lots of tools and browsing services but it only aims to redirect user to the questionable site and generates profit for third-party. As long as stays on user PC, it attacks victims all sensitive data. If you really want to keep your data protected and avoid PC from further malware attack then you should get rid of OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe ASAP. To do this, an effective solution is provided here.

Easily Remove OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe From Your Computer

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Simple And Easy Steps To Remove Malware From Computer

    Manual Methods to Remove OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe Adware

    Step One : Start Computer In Safe Mode

    Below is provide the common steps to open your computer in safe mode. If you want to get steps to Open PC in Safe Mode with Networking for different Windows OS then you can click on the provided link.

    1. Restart your system and continuously press and release F8 key.

    f8-tab

    2. Once the Advanced boot option appeared, you need to use the arrow keys to navigate to Safe Mode with networking option and press Enter key.

    Safe Mode With Networking

    Step Two : Kill OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe Related Processes From Background

    1. First open the Desktop and then right click on Taskbar followed by Task Manager option from the pop-up menu.

    Taskbare Task Manager

    2. Once the Task Manager opened you to go for Process tab and search for any suspicious running process or program there. If detected you need to click on it and then to End Process to kill.

    Windows Task Manager

    Step Three : Now It’s Time to Uninstall OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe and Related Programs From Control Panel

    1. For Windows 10 Users : Press Windows + X key together to open the Quick Access Menu. Then go for Control Panel option there.

    Quick access menu control panel

    2. For Windows 8 Users : Slide mouse cursor from the upper right corner to bottom and click on Settings followed by Control Panel.

    settings-charm-bar

    3. For Windows 7 and Vista Users : Click on Start button and then to Control panel option.

    Win 7 Vista control panel 1

    4. For Windows XP Users : You can navigate through Start button followed by Control Panel.

    Start Control Panel XP

    5. Now users are required to select either Uninstall a program under Programs (For Windows 10,/8/7 or Vista users) or select Add or Remove Program for XP users.

    control-panel-programs

    6. Finally in the Programs and Features, you need to search and remove OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe and other suspicious programs by clicking on Uninstall button.

    Programs and Features

    Step Four : Remove suspicious Entries From Startup Processes

    1. In the Run dialog box you need to type msconfig and press Enter. Then you will see a Window will appear.

    run msconfig

    2. From the Start up tab you need to uncheck all entries having Unknown as Manufacturer or any suspicious ones.

    systems-configuration

    Step Five : Delete OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe Related Extensions and Toolbars From Different Browsers

    Manual Methods to Remove OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe Adware

    From Internet Explorer :

    1. Launch IE and navigate yourself through Gear icon followed by Manage add-ons.

    IE manage add-ons

    2. From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, search for any suspicious looking extensions. If detected right click on it and then select Disable.

    IE toolbar and extensions

    From Google Chrome :

    1. Start Chrome and click on Menu icon followed by Settings, hover over More tools and then choose Extensions there.

    chrome tools extensions

    2. Now here in chrome extensions tab you have to click on trash icon next to any suspicious and OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe related extensions followed by OK button to remove it.

    chrome extensions trash

    From Mozilla Firefox :

    1. Open Firefox and tap on Menu icon and then to Add-ons to open Mozilla Add-on Manager.

    mozilla add-ons

    2. In the Extensions panel you have to search and remove any suspicious or unwanted extensions by clicking on Remove button next to them.

    mozilla extensions

    From Microsoft Edge :

    Although Ms Edge don’t have any extensions manager but you can disable its Flash for security purposes and enable it only when needed.

    1. Open Ms Edge and click on More(…) icon and then to Settings there.

    Edge-2

    2. Now go for the View advanced settings below the Advanced Settings section.

    Edge-3

    3. Here you can disable Block pop-ups and Use Adobe Flash player options and enable only when needed.

    Edge-4

    From Opera :

    1. Run your Opera browser and click on Opera menu, drift through Extensions and select Extensions manager there.

    Opera Extension 1

    2. Next in the Opera Extensions manager, you have to search and uninstall OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe and related extensions by clicking on (X) button next to it.

    Opera Extension 2

    From Safari :

    1. Launch your Safari browser and navigate yourself via Gear icon followed by Preferences…

    safari settings - preferences

    2. Next tap on Extensions tab and look for any unwanted extensions. If found then click on Uninstall button next to it to remove.

    Safari Extension tab

    Step Six : Clean Registry Entries to Ensure OSToto-Hotspot_24984.1.10.8.exe Removal

    1. Press and hold Windows + R key together to open Run dialog box.

    Windows R button

    2. Now enter “regedit” in the text box and press OK button.

    run regedit

    3. Further you have to look for any suspicious looking entries as in the given below directory locations. If detected, right click on it and select Delete option there or simply hit Delete button.

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Related Programs}
    • HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}
    • HKEY..\..\..\..{Registry_Keys}

    Ctrl F find registry editor

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